If you feel like you get stressed easily, you’re probably always on the look out for ways that can help relieve stress quickly and effectively. Have you, however, ever considered hand yoga? It may sound funny, but hand yoga, which originates from ancient India, is known to be a perfect way for someone to enter a meditative state without having to find a place to set down a yoga mat. Interested in trying out hand yoga? Try these 7 simple hand yoga positions below and let us know what you think!
1. Gyan Mudra
The Gyan Mudra position is known as the wisdom position. In order to perform the position, touch the tips of your index finger with your thumb.
The Gyan Mudra is known to be great for increasing air through your body, boosting enthusiasm and creativity, enhancing memory, and reducing laziness!
2. Vaayu Mudra
The Vaayu Mudra position is known as the calmness position. To perform the position, place the tip of your index finger and the base of your thumb and then use your thumb to cover your index finger at the first phalangeal joint.
The Vaayu Mudra is known to great for decreasing air through your body, making you feel calm, suppressing the hormanal and nervous system, and reducing aggression and hyperactivity.
3. Aakash Mudra
The Aaakash Mudra position is known as the lightness position. To perform the position, touch the tips of your middle finger and thumb together.
This position is known to be great for increasing space in your body, relieving your mind of worry, detoxifying your body from metabolic waste, and relieving congestion.
4. Shunya Mudra
The Shunya Mudra is known as the pain relief position. To perform the position, place the tip of your middle finger at the bottom of your thumb and then cover your middle finger with your thumb while gently pressing down.
This position is known to be great for decreasing the space within your body, helping relieve pain stemming from ear disorders such as nausea, and reducing numbness across the body.
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