Here’s How Yoga Can Help You During COVID19: Kosha Yoga Co.

With the COVID19 pandemic gripping the entire planet, it is natural for everyone to feel at least a little nervous and uneasy.

The constant barrage of coronavirus news only adds to the fear, heightening the sense of uncertainty and instability, the perfect environment for anxiety to fester.

While your usual coping mechanisms like meeting friends or even going for a walk might not be possible, the simple tools of Yoga are the perfect remedy to calm those nerves.

We’ve put together a list of simple asanas that anyone can perform, in any space and for however much time you choose.

So change into something comfy and follow this gentle practice to instantly feel a whole lot better about yourself, your environment, and the world as a whole.


Practice the asanas in the order mentioned and hold each asana for 5 to 8 deep breaths; you’re guaranteed to come out of the practice with renewed energy and a sense of peace.


Sukhasana or The Easy Pose

Begin the practice by accepting where you are today, connect with your surroundings and make peace with them.

Sukhasana on Kosha Yoga Co. Blue Foliage Yoga Mat


Pranayama or Breath Control

Focus on your breathing to calm your nerves. The mind is powerful, but the breath is powerful too. Use it to centre the body and calm any distractions.

Pranayama or Breath Control


Balasana or Child's Pose

This posture is calming and a great way to check in with the hips, knees and the spine. Breathe deep and sink deep.

Balasana on Kosha Yoga Co. Bird of Paradise Yoga Mat


Cat - Cow Pose

When the mind is distracted, any spine work can be super beneficial. These simple poses will loosen the spine and reduce any burden you may feel.

Cat-Cow Pose


Adho Mukha Svanasana or Downward Facing Dog

Downward facing dog is a great way to quieten the mind and relieve stress. It also activates and energises the shoulders, hamstrings, calves, arches and hands preparing your body for the practice to come.

Downward Facing Dog on Kosha Yoga Co. Pure Yoga Mat


Virbhadrasana (Warrior) 1 & 2

The Warrior 1 & Warrior 2 poses are postures that bring energy, confidence and positivity to your mental and physical state. Practice slowly & repeat on each side.

Warrior Pose 1 Warrior Pose 2


Urdhva Mukha Shvanasana or Upward Facing Dog

The gateway to back-bends, this posture makes your spine supple, frees the lungs and opens your heart, filling you up with positivity and gratitude.

Upward Facing Dog on Kosha Yoga Co. Blue Foliage Yoga Mat


Supta Baddha Konasana or Reclining Bound-angle Pose

This pose is highly relaxing and ensures a great stretch in your hips, groin and lower back, the perfect way to close this gentle practice.

Reclining Bound Angle Pose


End the practice with at least 10 breaths of Shavasana or Corpse Pose for the body and mind to cool down and return to a neutral state.

You can even create your very own calming yoga flow by performing these asanas one after the other in the order mentioned above.

You’re guaranteed to come out of this practice with an open body and mind.


For online yoga classes to keep you fit during the quarantine, explore Kosha Classroom at koshayoga.co

Follow us on Instagram @kosha_yoga_co for all things Yoga!











Join Our Mailing List

© 2020 by Pasithea Inc​. 

  • Grey Facebook Icon
  • Grey Twitter Icon
  • Grey Pinterest Icon
  • Grey Instagram Icon
Instagram@PasitheaMagazine

For all queries contact support@pasithea.in