Yoga for Emotional Imbalance

Control and Balance your Emotions, Mood Swings by Therapeutic Iyengar Yoga

Some common asanas or yoga for emotional imbalance which can be performed by patients are:


  • During the treatment, all the yoga for emotional imbalance will be performed with the help of props.
  • Patients will be treated by the trained yoga teachers & under the guidance of Yogacharya Rajveer Singh Chauhan.
  • The sequence and difficulty level of asanas may vary according to the condition of patients and their respective medical conditions.
  • Every person will be advised to perform asanas based on their current health, age and their present capacity to perform asanas.

Emotional imbalance occurs when a person experiences a long period of excessive stress. This stress could be due to personal problems or work-related stress.  A person suffering from emotional imbalance feels emotionally weak, confused, and tired. All these feelings tend to build up gradually and could not be noticed easily.  Emotional imbalance can have a very negative effect on a person’s relationships, routine life, and health.

There could be many factors that can cause an emotional imbalance in a person.  Normally emotional imbalance occurs after a phase of stress. The occurrence of emotional imbalance in a person depends on many factors like a person’s level of tolerance for stress or the surrounding environment.  Some factors that can cause emotional imbalance are:

  1. Going through a major life change  such as divorce or death of a loved one
  2. experiencing financial stress
  3. juggling several things at once, such as work, family, and school
  4. having a baby or raising children
  5. being homeless
  6. working long hours
  7. working in a high-pressure environment
  8. living with a chronic medical condition
  9. Comparison with others

Emotional imbalance occurs in a person when a person feels he/she is confused about life or feels that he/she is defeated in many parts of life.  Such people feel a lack of control in their life and think that they can’t make a balance in their life. Try the healing practice of yoga for mood swings when you feel an imbalance in your body.

Risk Factors of Emotional Imbalance

Some people are ta more risk of an emotional imbalance than others, some common risk factors that could cause emotional imbalance are:

  1. Certain jobs- high demanding jobs like police officers, doctors, etc are prone to stress and could cause emotional imbalance. some jobs that require long working hours, a bad environment at a job are prone to emotional imbalance.
  2. Perfectionism
  3. Poor self-care- lack of sleep, unhealthy diet, lack of exercise contributes to emotional imbalance.
  4. Drug or alcohol addict
  5. People who feel they have too few personal resources, such as status, money, or support.
  6. People who live or work in a culture that does not value their freedom of expression

There could be many signs and symptoms in a person suffering from emotional imbalance, the symptoms could be emotional or physical. the symptoms develop gradually and it could be hard to identify them in some cases.

Identifying these symptoms early on can help the patient in getting early treatment which in turn will make their life normal and much better.

  1. Mood swings/ changes in the mood-  there could be frequent changes in the mood of a person.  A person may feel more cynical, pessimistic, less socializing. A person may feel various emotions such as anger and irritability, anxiety, apathy, depression, failure, lack of motivation, hopelessness.
  2. Sleeping problems
  3. changes in appetite
  4. Headaches
  5. weight loss or gain
  6. digestive problems
  7. heart palpitations
  8. Compulsive/obsessive behaviors
  9. Anger issues
  10. Chronic fatigue, tiredness, and lack of energy.
  11. Memory problems
  12. Confusion
  13. forgetfulness
  14. Lack of concentration
  15. Memory loss
  16. less ability to connect with others on a personal or emotional level
  17. missed deadlines at work
  18. low self-esteem
  19. poor work performance
  20. social withdrawal from others
  21. increased rates of absence from work
  22. a lack of enthusiasm in work and personal life
  23. Lack of interest in sex