You have probably heard of people doing breathing exercises and yoga to reduce stress, but this infographic breaks down which poses will actually help calm you down. From Happify (a website and app dedicated to building happiness skills through scientifically designed activities and games), the chart lists seven simple poses that are designed to alleviate stress (with the help of professional yoga trainer Dana Santas).
In addition to the yoga moves themselves, the diagrams also incorporate instructions so you can be sure to do each pose correctly in the privacy of your own home or office. For added convenience, the movements can also be performed without any complicated equipment. Beginning with relaxing breathing exercises, the yoga to reduce stress includes warrior two and mountain pose and ends with your standard savasana.
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