This pranayama (breathing) technique helps balance the flow of energy and clears nasal passages. Sit comfortably, use your thumb and ring finger to block one nostril at a time while inhaling and exhaling through the open nostril. Alternate sides for a few minutes.
Kneel on the floor and sit back on your heels. Extend your arms forward and rest your forehead on the mat. This pose promotes relaxation and can relieve congestion.
Lie on your back, bend your knees, and place your feet hip-width apart. Lift your hips off the ground while keeping your feet and shoulders grounded. This pose opens up the chest and can help drain mucus from the sinuses.
Lie on your back, lift your chest and upper back off the ground, and rest on your forearms. Tilt your head back to open your throat and chest, which can help clear congestion.
Kneel on the floor, tuck your toes under, and reach back to grasp your heels while arching your back. This pose expands the chest and throat, promoting better breathing.
Lie on your belly, place your hands under your shoulders, and gently arch your back while keeping your pelvis grounded. Cobra pose can help open the chest and improve airflow.
Stand with your feet wide apart, reach one hand down to your ankle or shin while extending the other arm upward. Triangle pose can help with sinus drainage and promote overall well-being.
If you have a regular yoga practice and are comfortable with inversions, headstand can help improve blood circulation and relieve sinus congestion. Make sure to practice this pose safely and with proper guidance.