6 of the Best Yoga Poses for Anxiety and Panic Attack

5. Child’s Pose or Bālāsana:

Child pose helps relieve anxiety and promote calmness as well. Apart from that, it is a great pose for stretching the tensed muscles, improving flexibility, blood circulation and easing back pain.

How to Do Child’s Pose:

  • Sit on the mat in kneeling position. Spread the knees wide apart keeping your big toes touching. Buttocks should be placed on the heels.
  • Lay the torso over your thighs.
  • Stretch the neck and spine forwarding the ribs away from tailbone.
  • Place the forehead on the ground as the arms extend out in the front.
  • Stay in the position for 3 minutes.
  • To release, use the hands to walk the torso upright to get back on the heels.
Childs Pose

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