Friday, October 29, 2010

The Power of Bridge Pose: By Dr. Weil

The Bridge Pose is a powerful tonic for body and mind. It provides an invigorating stretch for the chest, neck and spine. Traditionally, its benefits are said to also include:

•Calming the mind and alleviating stress and mild depression

•Stimulating abdominal organs, lungs and thyroid

•Rejuvenating tired legs

•Improving digestion

•Relieving the symptoms of menopause

•Reducing anxiety, fatigue, backache, headache and insomnia

It is also held to be a therapeutic for asthma, high blood pressure, osteoporosis and sinusitis. Visit Simple Pleasures Yoga & Massage to learn how to do the pose!

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