Yoga for Stress by Vimla Lalvani
This text focuses on uses of yoga in relation to the stresses, pace and pressure of modern living. The side-effects of tranquillisers and anti-depressants are well-known and some people may be looking for natural solutions for coping with stress. The stretching and toning exercises combined with deep breathing and meditation help, aim to help develop a fitter body and banish tension from the muscle groups, increase your powers of concentration, bestowing a positive attitude and peace of mind. The first section is aimed at people suffering from chronic stress-related fatigue. The second section focuses on the art of relaxation, calming postures, meditation and visualization. The final section on remedial yoga contains exercises aimed at relieving particular stress-related ailments.