Yoga for Allergies
Yoga has many effects on the body, mind and nervous system. Different poses and the way they are approached can support students in amazing ways. There are sequences of poses that allow the body and nervous system to restore enabling the immune system to function stronger reducing or eliminating allergy symptoms. The poses can be adjusted for each persons unique body to have a safe and effective experience. While a basic series of poses created individually for you is ideal, below is a single pose to start the nervous system relaxation for your allergy relief practice.
Settubanda Sarvangasana (Bridge Pose)
Benefits: Opens the chest and breathing passages, relaxes the body and nervous system
Props needed: two blankets or bolsters and a strap or belt.
Setup: fold blankets so each one is approximately 6 inches wide and 2 to 3 feet long (or you can use two bolsters), place them end to end. If you have a belt or strap place a loop in itl.
Getting in, Being in, and Getting out of the pose: