It is popular knowledge that yoga can help relieve pain and general stress. With a combination of current events and uncertainty for the future, we are, as a whole, enduring heightened levels of anxiety and stress. The American Psychological Association found that most Americans are reporting a significant increase in stress due to the Coronavirus pandemic. For American parents, this increase is even more heightened with additional worries including education, milestones and healthcare.
Restorative yoga may be used as a tool to relieve stress, relaxing both the body and mind through passive stretching.
Read on to find out more about restorative yoga and 7 restorative yoga poses we recommend for relieving stress.