10 Yoga Poses to Find Instant Calm and Peace

Feel grounded and relaxed with this soothing, hip-opening sequence.

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1 Achieve a calm mind with this sequence culminating in Padmasana(Lotus Pose), which is often recommended for meditation and pranayama. Hold the symbolic teaching of the lotus flower in your mind. Like the lotus, our spiritual unfolding is rooted in the muddy waters of life: Our mistakes can make us more compassionate, our losses can make us more understanding, and our frailties provide necessary fuel for empathy, connection, and acceptance. Here’s the sequence to help you feel calm, grounded, and relaxed.

Downward Dog Lunge