You may be surprise what a little bit of yoga can do for as a premed. From energizing and recharging your over-worked brain to relieving stress and anxiety, there are many yoga poses that can benefit you. Here are six to get you started:

Standing Forward Bend

Calms the brain, Reduces fatigue and anxiety, Relieves headache and insomnia

Upward-Facing Dog

Calms the brain and helps relieve stress and mild depression, Energizes the body, Relieves headache, insomnia, back pain, and fatigue.

Downward-Facing Dog

Increases blood flow to the brain and helps relieve stress and mild depression, Energizes the body, Relieves insomnia and fatigue

Upward Salute

Helps relieve mild anxiety and fatigue

Mountain Pose

Helps help develop the brain and concentration

Four-Limbed Staff Pose

Calms the mind by relieving from tension, anxiety and depression