It can be challenging to stay active and productive following the exuberant celebrations of festivals, which include indulging in delectable sweets, binge eating, and a drop in temperature. Yoga is the addition of energy, power, and beauty to body, mind, and spirit. Lethargy, low energy, stiff muscles, and painful joints are common during this phase of the changing seasons, but it is also true that the body’s natural stamina and strength are at their peak during this time.
Therefore, incorporating easy, healthy yoga poses into daily life will not only increase immunity and energy but will also improve mood and give the body strength to fight off seasonal illnesses and other health issues. While you can’t stop the change in seasons, you can use the widely accepted health benefits of yoga to improve your well-being.
Here are some of the best winter yoga practices to get you started:
Nauli: Diabetes is prevented by an enhanced immune system, a stimulated metabolism, and stable blood pressure.
Kapalbhati: During the cold season, this asana is excellent for removing mucus and stale air.
Bhastrika: It increases body warmth by moving the diaphragm.
Surya Namaskar: It fosters improved attention, mental clarity, physical control, and energy harmony.
Setu Bandhasana: It is a great pose for calming and uplifting your moods as well as reducing abdominal fat.
Paschimotanasana: Older folks particularly love Paschimotanasana because it doesn’t require a lot of movement and eases back ache.
Ushtrasana: It supports breathing and strengthens muscles.
The best ways to keep your body warm, strong, and active are to practice Surya Namaskar every day and simple warm-up poses like Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose), Paschimottanasana (Seated Forward Bend), Trikonasana (Triangle Pose), Balasana (Child Pose), Setu Bandha Sarvangasana (Bridge Pose), and Shalabhasana (Locust Pose
Deep breathing exercises and Pranayam can be implemented into a yoga regimen to treat various breathing problems, colds, coughs, viral fevers, and chest congestion, as well as to enhance blood circulation and ensure the optimal functioning of the nose, ear, throat, and respiratory system.
A calm, joyful, and healthy mind can be attained by these yoga poses and some brief meditation! Yoga can provide you with an additional layer of defense this winter by keeping you warm and giving you the strength to fend off common infections. Give yourselves a daily dose of these Yoga therapies to help you fully experience the spirit of the season.