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5 yoga poses to relieve acidity

It is believed that a vast number of diseases today result from our negligence toward what we eat, how we eat, when and in what amount we eat. One of the most common ailments that affect us is a form of indigestion called acidity where gastric juices are over-produced in our stomach. Here are 5 yoga poses that will help relieve acidity.

 

Halasana or Plough Pose:

Hala means Plow and Asana means Pose. So it is also named as plow pose. Halasana rejuvenate the inner parts of your body and make it healthy again. This pose gives flexibility to spine as well as strengthens the back muscles. Halasana is one of advanced yoga pose, simple to practice and contains lots of benefits. If you practice halasana regularly then you completely avoid lifestyle diseases like diabetes, obesity, constipation, stomach disorders, blood pressure and menstrual disorders.

 

Pavanamuktasana:

Pavanamuktasana knows as Wind Removing Pose, which is beneficial for Gas Problems and Poor Digestion. It is a yoga pose in which the body is positioned in a supine position. Regular practice of  Pavanamuktasana help to stimulate bowel movement which is very necessary for removing waste material. Yoga Instructor Keerthana from Rutland Gate Studio shows us how to do Pavanamuktasana (Wind Removing Pose).

 

Setubandhasana or Bridge Pose:

In sanskrit ‘Bridge’ means ‘Setu’, ‘Bandha’ means ‘Lock’ and ‘Asana’ means ‘Pose’. The poses look like the shape of the bridge, so this pose is called as bridge pose. This rejuvenating backbend will open your chest up and keep your spine flexible. Setu Bandhasana will also help to prepare you for more intense backbends. Basically this pose is effective in relaxing the body and reducing stress. Today in ‘Yoga and You’ Dhivya from Dhivyam Yoga shows us how to do this Bridge Pose – Setu Bandhasana.

 

Vajrasana:

‘Vajra’ meaning thunderbolt or diamond is a pose (asana) with the calves beneath the thighs. The first toe of both the feet touch each other and sit erect. This asana helps in digestive issues like constipation. It also strengthens the muscles of the legs and the back.

 

Ustrasana:

Camel Pose (Ustrasana) is a backbending yoga posture that opens the entire front side of the body. It is an intermediate level back-bending yoga posture known to open Anahata (Heart chakra). This yoga posture adds flexibility and strength to the body and also helps in improving digestion. Today in ‘Yoga and You’ Dhivya from Dhivyam Yoga shows us how to do Camel Pose (Ustrasana).

 

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