Yoga practice also activates the chakras. This balancing of the body helps support physical and mental health.
Yogic breathing techniques, or pranayama, are effective in promoting brain function and soothing the mind.
Mudras, or yogic gestures, are performed usually with the hands and promote the flow of prana in the body. This helps maintain a balanced state of body and mind. Examples of mudras that promote healing include gyan mudra, prana mudra, apaan mudra and vayu mudra.
As part of a yoga practice, meditation is one of the best ways to heal the mind. It relieves stress, promotes calm, boosts mental clarity and improves focus. Meditation is also often recommended in the healing process of various physical health conditions.