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Relieve anxiety and promote well-being with the side child two yoga pose

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On May 22, 2014, Manalapan health Examiner Stacey Chillemi interviewed Diana Ross a restorative yoga teacher, breast cancer survivor and founder of Breast Cancer Yoga. Diana shared with us how to do a yoga pose that promotes deep relaxation. This pose relieves anxiety and promotes well-being while balancing the healing response of the autonomic nervous system.

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You will love this side child two yoga pose says Diana Ross a restorative yoga teacher for the Breast Cancer Yoga Authority. Deep relaxation is a definite result of these well supported poses. It relieves anxiety and promotes well-being while balancing the healing response of the autonomic nervous system.

The benefits of the side child two yoga pose

  • Promotes progressive muscle relaxation
  • Brings the nervous system back into balance
  • Relieves anxiety and promotes well-being
  • Facilitates parasympathetic healing response
  • Creates a “moment-to-moment” experience for both internal and external
  • Promotes supported relaxation for general health benefits
  • Facilitates parasympathetic healing response
  • Reduces strain on sacroiliac joints

How to do the side child two yoga pose

  1. Begin on back, and roll onto right side, head needs to rest on support that makes it level, then extend right arm straight out away from body.
  2. Left arm can rest on left hip or be placed on a bolster/blankets at shoulder level.
  3. Bend both knees and place bolster, pillow or folded blankets in between legs make sure feet are resting on prop or blanket too.
  4. Close your eyes and begin to focus on your breath, feel the breath rise to the upper rib cage.
  5. Stay in pose up to 5 minutes or longer if desired.
  6. When ready to release, remove prop from legs and roll back onto your back.
  7. Take another breath or two and then roll onto your left side and repeat.
  8. To experience the benefits of yoga for breast cancer, it is essential that you begin with simple, gentle yoga movements. You should also consult a doctor before you begin practicing yoga. It is also necessary that you follow a yogic diet that consists of a mainly vegetarian diet to enhance the benefits of yoga.

Diana RossAbout Diana Ross: E-RYT 500 restorative yoga teacher, survivor that cares and founder of Breast Cancer Yoga. Diana is making a difference with Breast Cancer Yoga therapeutic products designed to support you emotionally and physically during breast cancer.

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