Yoga Poses To Relieve a Headache – Weekly Advanced Class 142

Focus: This 40 minute video focuses on poses that will help to relieve headaches. The class includes some approaches that are commonly used in the Iyengar method for helping to ease headaches. It shares methods such as wrapping a bandage around the forehead and eye region to help relieve the sensation of pressure within the skull. It also shows how forward bends can be used to help diffuse headaches by soothing the nervous system and releasing tension from the neck and upper back. 

Key Poses: Supta baddha konasana, pavanamuktasana, savasana.

Equipment: Mat, 2 bolsters, 2 chairs, 2 blankets, 2 blocks, belt.

Level: Advanced

Duration: 40 min

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  1. silvana o

    I started with a terrible headache and at the end of the class I felt better, my headache had been gone.
    Excellent, the way you use the props is very creative.

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