Hormones are vital elements of our body and are responsible for overall health and well being. Hormones help in maintaining body system and emotions under control. Imbalance in hormones is generally due to high stress, insufficient sleep, pregnancy, thyroid issues or unhealthy diet. To bring your hormones back in track and to balance them, you will need to make sure that you keep yourself stress free and follow a healthy diet. Apart from this you can also follow yoga that not calms down your nerves and mind but also helps in bringing balance in your hormones. Scroll over to find 3 yoga poses that you can follow bring balance in your hormones:
1. Fish Pose
Fish pose relieves stress from your shoulders and neck. This pose is helps to stimulate your thyroid and deepens your voice. To do this pose, lie down on your back on a yoga mat. Keep your feet together and hands on either side. Press your arms and elbow and raise your chest to form an arc on your upper body. Lift your shoulders and torso off the floor and tilt your head back towards the floor. Keep your arms and elbows engaged and hold the pose for 5 seconds. Release the pose by pressing your forearms firmly and lower your head torso slowly to the floor. Follow 5 to 10 reps. However if you have neck or spines issues then do not attempt this pose.
2. Corpse Pose
For this pose lie on your back with your legs straight and arms on either side. Keep your hands about 6 inches away from your body and breathe in and out as normal. Allow your body to feel the gravity on the ground and let your body from head to toe feel the silence and peace. Stay in this pose for 5 minutes. This pose relaxes mind, body and soul and keeps you calm. However it should not practiced if you back issues.
3. Sphnix Pose
To do the sphnix pose, lie on your stomach with your legs together and toes flat on the floor. Let your forehead rest on the ground. Stretch out your hands in front of you on the ground. Breathe in and lift your chest and abdomen off the floor. Pull your torso back and get it off the floor with support of your arms. Keep breathing and curve your spine. Ensure your head is straight and legs remain together. Breathe out and slowly bring your body back to floor. This pose relieves stress from your body and improves blood circulation in your body. This pose should be done if you injuries in ribs and wrists or you are pregnant.