Healing Yoga Little Rock AR

Yoga can help prevent a pounding head by lowering stress levels, improving posture, and reducing muscle tension in the upper back and neck. But if you’re experiencing pain, your normal practice can make things worse. Here are three poses to help relieve a headache.

All About Yoga
(501) 563-8089
PO Box 7305
Little Rock, AR
Yoga Styles
Kundalini /Tantra Kriya Yoga

Yoga Teacher
(901) 240-1133
216 Catalpa Drive
Marion, AR
Yoga Styles
Iyengar Yoga

Cedar Rock Yoga
(501) 470-0138
210 Scenic Hill
Conway, AR
Yoga Styles
Iyengar

Marvin Altman Fitness Center
(479) 441-5469
810 Lexington Ave. PO Box 17006
Fort Smith, AR
 
All About Yoga
(501) 563-8089
PO Box 7305
Little Rock, AR
Yoga Styles
Kundalini /Tantra Kriya Yoga

Yoga Studio of Little Rock
(501) 372-1780
910 W 6th St
Little Rock, AR
 
River Spirit Retreat
(870) 446-5642
HCR 72
Parthenon, AR
Yoga Styles
Varied

Nurture Day Spa and Yoga Studio
(501) 627-4823
117 Trivista R.
Hot Springs National Park, AR
Yoga Styles
Hatha

Arkansas Yoga Center
(479) 521-9642
1949 Green Acres Road
Fayetteville, AR
Yoga Styles
VariYogaTM

Ozark Yoga Center
(870) 391-2297
1881 May Lane.
Harrison, AR
Yoga Styles
Integrative Yoga Therapy; Kripalu Yoga

Balance: Yoga RX

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By Timothy McCall, MD

Yoga can help prevent a pounding head by lowering stress levels, improving posture, and reducing muscle tension in the upper back and neck. But if you’re experiencing pain, your normal practice can make things worse. Here are three poses to help relieve a headache. Close your eyes, and breathe slowly and deeply through your nose. Hold each pose for five minutes or for as long as you are comfortable.

1. Supported Cobbler’s pose. Sit, and place the soles of your feet together. Loop a strap around your sacrum and under your feet (run it between your legs), and lie back over a bolster with a blanket under your head. Place blocks or pillows under your thighs to relieve tension in the groin area.

2. Seated Forward Bend with the forehead supported. Sit on the edge of a chair in front of a table. Hold each elbow with the opposite hand, bend forward at the hips, and place your forehead on your folded arms. Create slight traction between your head and arms so that the skin on the forehead is tugged gently down toward your cheeks.

3. Deep Relaxation pose. Lie on your mat with your head supported and arms and legs gently splayed to the side, palms up. Breathe normally.

Author: Timothy McCall, MD

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