Yoga for Market Participants? Celebrating the purest form of love this Valentine's day with some Partner yoga poses

Market Participants and Investors / Traders or other stakeholders (Employees, Fund managers) are constantly looking out for different ways to connect and bond with our loved ones. This Valentine's day you can strengthen your bond with your kids or even as a couple by practicing some fun Partner Yoga poses at home. Investing money in stock markets needs a lot of patience.

Rahul Kamdar | Feb 10, 2021, 09:12 PM IST

Sabrina Merchant,Founder of Li’l Yogis, a certified Kids Yoga Expert and the Author of 'Ocean Yoga' highlighted that Market Participants and Investors / Traders or other stakeholders (Employees, Fund managers) are constantly looking out for different ways to connect and bond with our loved ones. This Valentine's day you can strengthen your bond with your kids or even as a couple by practicing some fun Partner Yoga poses at home. Investing money in stock markets needs a lot of patience.

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Practising yoga helps market participants to remain calm and not get worried about the market volatility. HNI Investors like Vijay Kedia have been vocal about yoga on twitter and have always expressed his love for yoga and explained why it is extremely important to practice yoga in day to day life.  
 

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Partner breath exercise that offers an opportunity to connect with your partner in a deep

Partner breath exercise that offers an opportunity to connect with your partner in a deep

Back to Back Breathing:
 
This is a partner breath exercise that offers an opportunity to connect with your partner in a deep and meaningful way. Use it as transition to bedtime, sharing time, or anytime you need calm and connection.
 
What to Do?
 
1. Sit back to back with your partner in Easy pose and close your eyes. let the weight of your body push back against your partner.
2. Place your hands slowly on your lower belly.
3. imagine your belly is a blood. To inflate your balloon belly, breathe in slowly though you nose, filling up your balloon belly. stick out your belly to fill it up all the way.
4. Slowly exhale through your nose and feel your ballon belly deflate.
5. Continue breathing together for 1 minute or more with your partner.
6. What did you notice? How do you feel? Share with your partner.
 
Benefits:
 
Builds physical and mental balance
Gradually strengthen the muscle of the back and improve posture.

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A pose that builds trust on the opposite person, at the same time helps you focus on your own balance and strength

A pose that builds trust on the opposite person, at the same time helps you focus on your own balance and strength

PARTNER TREE POSE/ Vrishasana:
 
A pose that builds trust on the opposite person, at the same time helps you focus on your own balance and strength. 
 
What to Do?
 
Stand next to each other, either holding hands or with your arms around each other’s waist.
Stand tall with your shoulders back, head up, spine straight, and legs firmly planted into the ground. Then shift to stand on your inner leg—you’ll be creating a mirror image with your partner. 
Bend your other leg, place the sole of your foot on your inner thigh or calf (just not on your knee), and help each other to balance. 
If you feel steady, take your outer arm and form a namaste . 
Switch sides and repeat the steps.
 
Benefits:
 
Strengthening the thighs, calves, ankles and spine.
Stretching the inner groin and thighs.
Opening the chest and shoulders.
Strong sense of balance.

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Lizard on a rock pose is not only fun — it's a great stretch! Two children can do the pose or a child and an adult

Lizard on a rock pose is not only fun — it's a great stretch! Two children can do the pose or a child and an adult

A Lizard on the Rock  (Partner Child Pose)?
 
Lizard on a rock pose is not only fun — it's a great stretch! Two children can do the pose or a child and an adult. ‘The rock’ comes into child’s pose while the lizard carefully lies down back to back with the rock. A pose that’s grounding for the rock and an easy heart-opening stretch for the lizard.
 
How to Do:
 
1. Kneel on the floor and sit back on your heels. make sure you and your partner's toes touch.
2. One partner ,bend forward to rest your forehead gently on the floor while the other partner lies over.
3. Relax your arms by your sides, palms up.
4. Close your eyes and relax your body for several breaths.
 
Benefits:
 
1. Calm
2. Restore
3. Stretch

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This is an easy and helpful technique to use when feeling stressed or anxious

This is an easy and helpful technique to use when feeling stressed or anxious


Butterfly Calming Technique: 
 
This is an easy and helpful technique to use when feeling stressed or anxious.  
 
 
What Should you do?
 
1. Sit up tall and bring the bottoms of your feet together to form your butterfly wings.
2. Breathing in, lift your knees. Breathing out lower your knees
3. Continue to breathe and flap your wings.
 
Benefits:
 
1. Strengthens
2. Stretches the inner thigh
 

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Li’l Yogis, is an innovative and fun filled Yoga class that is curated exclusively for children

Li’l Yogis, is an innovative and fun filled Yoga class that is curated exclusively for children

About Li'l Yogis :
 
Li’l Yogis, is an innovative and fun filled Yoga class that is curated exclusively for children. It was founded by Sabrina Merchant in December 2018 with the sole purpose of introducing yoga to children and to guide them towards a healthier lifestyle.

 

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A pose that builds trust on the opposite person, at the same time helps you focus on your own balance and strength

A pose that builds trust on the opposite person, at the same time helps you focus on your own balance and strength

PARTNER TREE POSE/ Vrishasana:
 
A pose that builds trust on the opposite person, at the same time helps you focus on your own balance and strength. 
 
What to Do?
 
Stand next to each other, either holding hands or with your arms around each other’s waist.
Stand tall with your shoulders back, head up, spine straight, and legs firmly planted into the ground. Then shift to stand on your inner leg—you’ll be creating a mirror image with your partner. 
Bend your other leg, place the sole of your foot on your inner thigh or calf (just not on your knee), and help each other to balance. 
If you feel steady, take your outer arm and form a namaste . 
Switch sides and repeat the steps.
 
Benefits:
 
Strengthening the thighs, calves, ankles and spine.
Stretching the inner groin and thighs.
Opening the chest and shoulders.
Strong sense of balance.