- Asanas For Hyperthyroidism:
- MARJARIASANA (CAT-COW STRETCH):
It helps to release stress and improves the coordination of the body. It is formed by the combination of two asanas (Marjariasana+Bitilasana). It helps to increase emotional balance, stimulates the regions of the abdomen and kidney and adrenal glands. It also works on the throat chakra.
Start with a table pose by placing palms and knees on the floor. Look straight and maintain a neutral spine. Arch your back with the next inhalation and stretch your neck in the upward position. Drop your head while exhaling and bring your chin closer to the chest. Repeat this by stretching your neck and binging chin close to the chest. Head and shoulders should be relaxed and the movement should be natural.
- BALASANA (CHILD’S POSE):
This pose has a soothing effect on the mind and body. It helps to relieve stress and tension in the spine and neck by strengthening the muscles of the back. You can practice it during vinyasa when in rest position.
Try and sit in Vajrasana, fold forward while stretching hands forward. Try to rest your forehead on the floor and continue gentle breathing.
You can also practice BhramariPranayam, Sheetali, NadiShodhan, etc. These helps to calm your body and mind. You can also include meditation in your daily life for better results.
- SETU BANDHASANA (BRIDGE POSE):
Meaning of Setu is bridge and Bandha is bind. It also works great on lower body parts and helps to tone buttocks. It calms the nervous system and relieves symptoms of menopause, high blood pressure, etc.
Lie down with arms resting on the side. Bend your knees and try to place your feet hip-distance apart. Lift your hips towards the ceiling, knees should be parallel to each other in line with the ankle. As you will lift higher, bottom firm up, chest move closer to the chin. Avoid exerting pressure around the neck or shoulder.
Stay in this posture with few breaths and see how your body is supported by feet, arm, neck, and shoulder. You can also try to hold your ankles with your hands.
- SURYA NAMASKAR (SLOW-PACED):
It is also referred to as SarvangaSundara Asana which means total body workout. It can be practiced at a faster pace by breathing in and out when you shift from one asana to others. It helps to release mind and body stress.
- SAVASANA (CORPSE POSE):
This pose can be practiced at any time to release stress. It increases inner awareness by relaxing your mind and body completely. Time can be extended from 10 to 30 minutes according to your need for deep healing and relaxation.