Relaxation Techniques

Relaxation Techniques | Lean and Green Body

When faced with numerous responsibilities of work and family it can be difficult to find time for yourself. Taking a few moments each day to relax and unwind can be very beneficial.

Practicing relaxation techniques can reduce stress by:

Slowing your heart rate

Lowering blood pressure

Slowing your breathing rate

Reducing production of stress hormones

Increasing blood flow to major muscles

Reducing muscle tension

Reducing or elimination chronic pain

Improving concentration and boosting mood

Lowering fatigue and increasing energy

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Deep breathing

Hypnosis

Massage

Meditation

Yoga

Biofeedback

Music

Learning which relaxation techniques work best for you will help you to manage your tension and stress. You will become more aware of muscle tension, tightness and stress in the body and be able to eliminate or diminish it with these techniques. This will help you to prevent your stress and tension from getting out of control. All of these techniques take practice, and you may need to experiment and try several different techniques until you discover which ones work best for you.

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Jennifer Khosla

Founder, Lean and Green Body.  Mind Body Wellness Practitioner, Holistic Nutrition Specialist and Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher; Jennifer Khosla received her B.S. in Athletic Training from Springfield College. She later went on to study clinical dietetics, holistic nutrition and modalities to heal the body naturally through nutrition and lifestyle.