Stress & anxiety can take a toll on the body. Luckily, therapeutic yoga will help. Trudy, a fellow PT & registered yoga teacher stops by to indicate me stress & anxiety relief techniques. More stress relief:
Therapeutic yoga focuses on gentle yoga or modification poses with respiratory techniques. Trudy isn’t only a friend and mentor, but she can also be from Canada! So in the event you are a Canadian viewer, make sure that to present her a shout-out within the comments. And Canadian or not, make sure that you visit her website! Trudy’s website is
Specializing in the nervous system will help calm the body down. The nervous system is made up of the central and peripheral nervous system. The peripheral nervous system has the volitional control, which helps us move our body, and the autonomic control which we don’t have control over. That is the one we’ll concentrate on today. The parasympathetic and sympathetic systems of the autonomic system control our stress. These techniques should help decrease stress.
Eye movements with head movements activate the oculomotor nerve to assist reduce stress.
Next, activating the facial nerve may even help relieve stress. Something so simple as laughing could make a giant difference.
Finally, working on the accessary nerve by gently stretching the upper traps and the sternocleidomastoid (SCM) can calm down muscles across the neck and shoulders that cause stress.
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