We all have days when nothing seems to be going the right. Often, both mind and body can feel the effects of that hard day. Your shoulders begin to hunch and your hips begin to feel tight. It feels impossible to make small decisions.


Yoga is one of the easiest and healthiest ways to remind yourself that you are strong and capable when days get hard. Whether you do an hour yoga practice or just have time for a few poses, yoga will release the stress you are holding in your body and allow your mind to clear.

When you feel stuck in a hard day, try these 6 yoga poses to help empower you: 

1. Warrior II (Virabhadrasana)


Warrior II uses all parts of the body. From feet, through legs, and out through arms and head. It will ignite your passion, stamina, and confidence. The name, Warrior II, shows how empowering this pose is. As you hold Warrior II, take deep breaths feeling your inner strength. 

2. Upward-Facing Dog (Urdhva Mukha Svanasana)


Upward Facing Dog helps keep your back healthy while also opening up your shoulders, chest, and core. As a backbend, it will energize and expand your heart. Continue to pull your shoulders away from your ears in Upward-Facing Dog. As you hold this pose, lengthen your breath and feeling the release through the front of your body.



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By: Ellie Huizanga
Title: 6 Empowering Yoga Poses To Get You Through A Hard Day
Sourced From: yogadigest.com/6-empowering-yoga-poses-to-get-you-through-a-hard-day/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=6-empowering-yoga-poses-to-get-you-through-a-hard-day
Published Date: Thu, 28 May 2020 03:08:15 +0000

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