Stress is not a disease in itself, it is a condition that can creep into anybody’s life affecting your body - mind, physical bio-rhythms and mental equilibrium. Modern life is full of hassles, deadlines, frustrations and demands. Stress has become a way of life in this scenario. Stress if left untreated for a long period of time can cause health conditions like depression, anxiety, fatigue, sleep disorders, headaches, digestive disorders, irritability, emotional instability, etc. We consider stress as a major cause of the physical and mental illness. Ayurvedic procedures like Abhyanga, pizhichil, shirodhara, thalapothichil etc are done to soothe the spastic muscles and tensed nerves thus relieving stress, improving relaxation of body. Simultaneously yoga asanas are some means to promote physical well being by balancing a harmony between the mind, body and the soul.