Green Yoga Exercises for Stress Relief

Yoga exercise in nature even has a name. It is called “green yoga.” Many research studies validate the potency of “green yoga.” Yoga in nature are good for physical fitness and stress management. This is a 10-minute green yoga sequence in nature that encourages the use of mindful breathing and gentle movement ensuring your day begins with ease and joy.

Green Yoga Postures:

Nature YogaNo time to yoga? This 10-minute routine can be done at home or on the garden. This sequence that anyone can do (no experience or flexibility required!). Not only do these feel-good poses perk you up, but they’ll also open your hips, stretch your shoulders, and lengthen your spine. The green yoga posture sequences are as follows:

1. Child pose, bring your chest down onto your thighs and your forehead to the floor. Do this for 15 breaths.

2. Do alternate between cow and cat poses for 15 breaths.

3. Do downward dog pose. Lower knees to floor, then push back up. Repeat five times.

4. Do triangle pose for 15 breaths

Benefits of Green Yoga:

Physical Benefits:
✔ Increases strength & flexibility
✔ Improves range of motion in joints
✔ Improves blood circulation
✔ Prevents & treats lower back pain
✔ Corrects posture
Mental Benefits:
✔ Improves concentration
✔ Improves sleeping patterns
✔ Builds confidence by improving coordination & balance
✔ Quiets chatter in the mind
✔ Calms mind & reduces stress
Emotional Benefits:
✔ Reduces anxiety & depression
✔ Promotes positive behavioral choices
✔ Balances emotions
✔ Clarifies goals & higher purpose
✔ Enhances inner peace
Energetic Benefits:
✔ Calms central nervous system
✔ Improves digestion & detoxification
✔ Lowers blood pressure & heart rate
✔ Improves immune function by reducing stress
✔ Increases lung capacity & respiration