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10-minute yoga for anxiety to let all that tension go

Healthista’s new series features yoga experts talking about how to use yoga for your greatest health benefit. This week, Kirsty and Kat from Movement for Modern Life guide you through a 10-minute yoga for anxiety sequence

Our Yoga for… series is back, this week we’ve partnered with yoga experts from Movement For Modern Life, the online home to the best yoga instructors in the UK.  This week is all about how to reduce and calm anxiety using yoga. Let us know what you think on Twitter and Facebook and scroll down for a brilliant membership offer.

This short practice will reset your nervous system and turn off the fight or flight response of anxiety. The quickest way to change your physiology is your breath so we use a 1:2 breath count. Use it as a maintenance practice so you keep returning to a soft, easy space in your breath and body. This sequence is deliberately simple and you will need a blanket.

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Sequence

  • Half happy baby pose
  • Lie down on belly
  • 1:2 Breath
  • Mountain pose
  • Forward fold
  • Sun salutes
  • Forward fold
  • Guided progressive relaxation

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kristy norton. yoga for digestion. Healthista

Kirsty Norton  is a yoga passionista and teaches people how to live life to the fullest. If you want to be the best version of yourself, you have to make changes. Simple, steady steps are what it takes to create fulfilment. Listening to the language of the body is what creates balance. She has been doing yoga for over 25 years and educates people in the language of health and movement. 

Kirsty has been teaching since 2004. She teaches people the potency of breath, movement, meditation and relaxation and how effective these tools are to realising the infinite possibilities available to us all. 

yoga for digestion. Kat farrants. HealthistaKat Farrants is the founder of Movement for Modern Life the online home to the best yoga teachers in the UK. Kat has been practicing yoga for over 20 years. She was a corporate lawyer for a decade but only found the real wonder of yoga as a tool in the toolbox for thriving through life after surviving a bad car crash and unexpected divorce. Kat’s mission is to bring the very best teachers of yoga, movement and breath-work to people in an accessible and easy way. She believes yoga is an invaluable tool for people to deal with the challenges which they face in life.

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