Try these 4 poses to quiet your nervous system and ease pain.
4 of 4 | Mountain Pose (Tadasana)
& Sun Salute
Stand tall with your feet a few inches apart and
parallel. Bring your palms together and hold them at
Inhale and lift your arms overhead, keeping them
shoulder-width apart and your elbows straight but
not locked. Look directly ahead or up slightly (shown).
Exhale and lower your arms as you bend forward
from the waist, bringing your chest out and down
and as close to your knees as is comfortable. Bend
your knees slightly if needed, and stretch your hands
toward the floor. If you’re especially flexible, you can intensify
the pose by pressing your palms to the floor and
straightening your legs.
Inhale and return to standing. Lift your arms
overhead and gently lean back and arch your torso.
Then exhale and bring your hands back to your
heart. Repeat the sequence 6 more times.