Yoga Poses for Problem Areas

As you age, you can develop nagging soreness and pain in certain parts of your body. Sometimes this can prevent you from staying active and can make it harder to function in your day-to-day routine. Yoga Central doesn’t want you to be in pain, they why we provided this guide for people who want to use yoga as a way to work out the pain and kinks in their body. Use these poses to relieve your pain points. Do you Suffer from Headaches? An effective pose to get rid of those annoying headaches is the Bridge Pose (Setu Bandha Sarvangasana). How to get into Bridge Pose 1) Start with lying on your back 2) make sure your feet are hip width apart 3) bend both knees 4) bring your arms directly beside your body, palms facing down on the mat 5) bring your fingertips in line with the heels 6) lift up your hips up to roll your spine off of the mat 7) ensure you engage your knees and legs 8) put your weight into your arms and shoulders and lift the chest up.   Do You Have a Pain in Your Neck? Useful poses to reduce neck pain are Cow Pose (Bitilasana) and Cat Pose (Marjariasana). Alternating between the two will reap the most benefits for alleviating your discomfort. How to Alternate between Cow Pose and Cat Pose 1) Begin on your hands and knees in the tabletop position 2) make sure your hands are aligned below your shoulders and your knees below your hips 3) distribute your weight in the palms of your hands and tops...