Try these three yoga postures give them a go in case you are suffering from neck pain. Indian Express

Neck pain could be the result of poor choices in your lifestyle for example, being too focused on your smartphone or computer screen for long periods of time or having poor posture or craning your neck way too frequently, or not exercising and so on.

Purchase Now Our best subscription plan is now available at the lowest price available.

Neck pain is often accompanied by stiffness and , sometimes, an odd throbbing. However, it is easily prevented. According to Akshar the yoga master as well as a spiritual guru as well as a lifestyle expert, to fight this issue, it’s best to begin your day with yoga and regularly stretching. “This will help ease problems such as stiffness or pain in the shoulder and neck regions,” he says.

The professional will explain the following yoga techniques that may provide relief. They can be incorporated into your routine at least once every week. Continue reading.

Stories for Subscribers Only Stories

A Yogic Warm-Up

Akshar suggests to start your training by doing Sukshma Vyayam or gentle exercises. “The warm-up routine stretches your ankles and helps to gradually increase the joint flexibility, by gently rotating your wrists, hips, arms and necks.. Walk for a long time as it can relax and stretch your muscles and prepare your body for practice and preventing injuries. Before you try any back-bending poses such as Camel Pose or Snake Pose, ensure that your body is properly well-conditioned,” he adds.

1. Marjariasana Variation (Bird Dog)

This yoga posture is great to build your strength in the transverse abdominals as well as the back.


– On all fours, kneeling down (use double mats to provide more cushioning) move one arm forward, and then stretch the other leg back. Keep a few breaths before switching sides.

Repeat five times for each side.

It’s great for abdominals as well as back support.

It helps improve spinal health.

Additionally, it keeps the brain active and helps improve concentration.

2. Ustrasana (Camel Pose)

Kneel down onto the mat or any other surface that is soft.

Put your hands on your hips.

Slowly, begin to bend your back.

Place your palms on your ankles until the arms have straightened.

Be sure to avoid any strain on your neck by staying your neck in an upright posture.

Exhale and slow down to get back to the beginning of the posture.

3. Sarpasana (Snake pose)

Lay on your stomach flat.

Lock your hands to your back.

Take a deep breathe into and hold (this is also known by the name of Kumbakh).

Then, lift your shoulders, head and chest as high as you can.

– Place your feet and firmly planted on the ground.

– Keep the position for 10 seconds.

Inhale deeply and relax.


The expert concludes that a significant cause of stiffness in the shoulder, neck and back may be related to stress. “When you’re suffering from stress, this built-up tension and nervous energy can be found in the shoulder and neck region, causing discomfort. By focusing on gentle yoga asanas and breathing exercises, as well as meditation, you will be able to release tension.” the author concludes.

To stay up to date with more lifestyle news follow us on Facebook, and don’t be left out on the latest news!