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5 Poses To Improve Your Memory

Sharpen Your Mind With These Poses!

Feeling mentally drained? Are you having trouble remembering what you did 30 minutes ago? As we get older and take on more daily tasks, we tend to have trouble recalling things. Part of the problem is that we are focused on too many things at the same time. When you try to do too much at once, you can become overwhelmed. This creates stress, which can negatively impact memory. By focusing on those few important priorities, you are giving your brain time to concentrate, thus improving your recall. To help you improve your focus, the following article presents 5 yoga poses that will give your memory the boost it needs.

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1. Paschimottanasana:

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How To Do:

  • To do the paschimottanasana, sit on the floor
  • legs spread straight and hands placed on the floor besides the body.
  • Bend your body in the forward direction from your hips.
  • Lengthen your tailbone, lean forwards and stretch your hands forward towards your toes. Relax.



2. Padahastasana:


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This pose is also known as hands-to-feet pose.
How To Do:

Stand on the floor in a straight position.
Exhale and bend downwards from your hips until your hands reach your toes.
Hold the toes with your hands and remain steady. Relax.

3. Halasana:

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This is an advanced yoga pose and should not be practiced by beginners.

How To Do:

  • Lie down on the floor.
  • Lift up your legs in the upward direction until they become perpendicular to the floor.
  • Now bring your legs downwards from over your head until they touch the ground.
  • Rest the palm of your hands on your back in order to support your position. Relax.

4. Tree Stand Pose:

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How To Do:

  • Stand on the floor in straight position.
  • Stretch your hands up in the air and bring them down.
  • Fold you left leg from the knee and place it on the inner side of your right thigh.
  • Look straight. Join your palms together in prayer position and place them in front of your chest.
  • Close your eyes and relax.

5. Vajrasana:

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How To Do:

  • Kneel down on the floor.
  • Your knees, big toes and ankles should be parallel to each other and should touch the ground.
  • Place your palms on the knees.
  • Keep your spine straight.
  • Look in the front direction, close your eyes. Relax.

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