Yoga nidra (relaxation/meditation)
Yoga nidra practice has been shown to be helpful in preventing period-related problems,particularly psychological problems such as anxiety and depression. It’s a specific relaxation and meditative practice used in yoga, performed in Shavashana or ‘Corpse’ pose and involves several steps such as:
Shavashana or ‘Corpse’ pose
- Lie flat on your back (bend knees if required).
- Spread your heels as wide as your yoga mat.
- Place your arms a few inches away from your body.
- Ensure your palms are facing upwards.