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Yoga Asanas For Stress Relief - Utthita Trikonasana - Stretched Triangle Pose.



    Trikonasana is also known as Utthita Trikonasana. To pose in the form of a long triangle. This asana is a variant that taps into the energy held in the tailbone, which is a key source of power and vigor. 


    • This allows those who need more energy to perform well when they are stressed. 
    • The posture keeps the spine supple and aligned by activating it. 
    • Backache is relieved, and stiffness in the neck, shoulders, and knees is reduced. 



    BENEFITS


    • Tone the organs of the abdomen. Gastritis, acidity, and flatulence are relieved by stimulating digestion. 
    • Corrects the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle or poor posture by toning the pelvic organs.
    •  Backache is relieved.
    • Neck, shoulder, and knee stiffness are reduced. 
    • Arms and legs ligaments are tonified. 
    • Aids in the relief of menstruation problems. 



    PRECAUTIONS


    • If you have stress-related headaches, migraines, eye strain, diarrhea, low blood pressure, varicose veins, or if you are depressed or very tired, do not practice this asana. 
    • This asana should be avoided by rheumatoid arthritis patients who have a fever. 
    • Do not practice if you are on your period. 
    • Do not stare up at the lifted arm in the posture if you have high blood pressure. 
    • Do not gaze up for too long if you have cervical spondylosis. 



    PROPS - A MAT, A WALL, AND A BLOCK 


    • Practice against a wall supports the body, relieves tension, and aids in proper alignment. 
    • The mat keeps your feet from sliding and aids in maintaining the pose's ultimate equilibrium. 
    • The block aids individuals with tight backs in reaching the floor and enables for more spine, neck, and shoulder extension. 



    INSTRUCTIONS


    1 Place a block on its pad against the wall on the long side. 

    • Place the mat's right edge on a wooden surface. 

    • On the middle of the mat, stand in Tadasana. 

    • Inhale deeply, then stretch your feet about 3.5 feet (1 meter) apart. 

    • Your buttocks and heels should be in contact with the wall. 

    • Raise your arms out to the sides, aligning them with your shoulders. 

     

    2 Now, until it turns right to foot the out wall, it is parallel to the right. 

    • Turn your right left foot to the right slightly. 

    • The wall should be reached by your left heel and buttocks. 

    • Maintain a straight left leg. 

    • Stretch your arms out from your body, keeping them parallel to the ground and palms down. 

     

    3 Bend your right arm toward the floor.

     

    • Place your right hand on the block and extend your right palm. 

    • Pull your tailbone into your body while forcefully pressing your left buttock and shoulders into the wall. 

    • Raise your left arm toward the sky. 

    • Look at your left thumb as you turn your head. 

    • Your weight should be supported by both heels rather than your right palm. 

    • Breathe slowly and evenly, rather than deeply. 

    • For 20-30 seconds, hold the position. 

    • On the opposite side, repeat the position.



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