Yoga is not only good for your body, but it is also great for your mental and spiritual health. When a yogi does yoga, he feels energized, motivated and enjoys his active lifestyle. Doing yoga has only benefits and not any harmful effects. Yoga poses can easily raise your energy levels.
Here are the five ways you can use yoga for positive thoughts in the mind and positive energy in your body.
The pose in which you are down on all fours, and you curl your spine up and down looking like a cat is known as the cat-cow pose. This pose is best for calming your mind and relaxing your nervous system. The cat and cow pose will allow the flow of positive energy through your body.
Mantra: “Happiness is in my control, and I choose to be happy today and tomorrow.”
The Goddess Pose is the pose in which your feet are firmly rooted to the ground and your spine is held straight whereas your hands are in a praying position. This pose relieves the tension and provides stability. This empowering pose will help to remind you that your happiness is in your control, and you hold the key to your own happiness.
Mantra: “I will do whatever makes me feel good”
This a back-bend pose that is not quite easy to do but you can master it as well. The wheel pose helps to release endorphins (happy hormones) which in turn helps to relieve stress. Do this pose for 2 minutes and you will be energized and happy.
Mantra: “I deserve to be happy and positive”
Warrior II Pose
This pose is for releasing stress and tension from your mind and makes you feel stronger. You feel more confident and energized after this pose.
- Helps to realign prolapsed or slipped discs in your back
- Assists in relieving pain from lower-back injuries
- Tones the hips and thighs
- Strengthens the knees and ankles
- Increases flexibility in the hips
- Helps to stretch out tension in the shoulders
Mantra: “I am enough, and I am worth it”
This pose will make you feel lighter and happier. It is known to be one of the best poses in yoga to increase energy levels. In dance pose your arms are stretched up, your chin is lifted high and also the leg is lifted high.
- Stretches out tension in the hips, groins and abdomen
- Builds strength in the back
- Opens the chest fully
- Tones and strengthens the legs, ankles and arches of the feet
- Greatly improves your posture
Mantra: “I will always put myself first.”
Do these yoga poses every single morning to raise your energy levels and feel positive.