16/08/2016 10:03 PM AEST | Updated 16/08/2016 10:12 PM AEST

8 Yoga Poses That Will Help Ease Chronic Pain

These are the definition of relief.

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Young female sitting on dock practising yoga during sunrise/sunset.

Yoga can be an excellent way to release anxiety, but perhaps one of its more underrated benefits is the magic it can do for chronic pain.

Those who suffer from conditions like rheumatoid arthritis can reap the perks from the gentle motions of a yoga practice. And thankfully Happify, a website and app dedicated to helping people build skills for happiness through science-based activities and games, collected a few poses that are known to help ease aches in the infographic below.

Take a look at the instructions and give them a try the next time you're needing some relief. It's time to send that pain packing.

―Lindsay Holmes

More from Happify:

Love Your Life Despite Chronic Pain

Yoga Poses To Relieve Stress

9 Tips For Finding Happiness When You're Dealing With Chronic Pain

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