1.Yoga for Neck

YOGA FOR NECK

• Using the following exercises one can remove the stiffness from the neck joint area and improve mobility and flexibility of the neck. Please remember to keep the breathing pattern normal. One shouldn’t hold the posture for more then 10 - 30 seconds and do a maximum of three repetitions at one time, depending upon one’s level of strength and fitness.

EXERCISE 1
* Place your palms on your thighs * Keep the back straight and slowly and gently drop the neck and head back as far as it will comfortably go * Hold on to the posture for 10 - 25 seconds * Then, slowly relax the head * Repeat the same movement thrice.

EXERCISE 2

STEP A
• * Place palms on thighs * Slowly drop the head forward * Hold on to the posture for 10 - 25 seconds * Then, slowly relax the head.

STEP B
• * In the same position bend the head slowly sideways * Hold on to the posture for 10 - 25 seconds * Then, slowly relax the head.

STEP C
• * Now bend the head slowly down to the other side * Hold on to the posture for 10 - 25 seconds * Then, slowly relax the head.

EXERCISE 3

* Drop the chin and slowly rotate the neck and head clockwise * Then, reverse and rotate the neck and head anti-clockwise. * Repeat the same movement slowly for five times in each direction.

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