If you have overindulged yourself and are feeling rather bloated or are simply suffering from an irritable stomach you might be surprised to know that yoga can aide in the digestive process. One Medical notes that by replacing the amount of stress in your day with the calm that can be gleaned from practicing yoga, the sympathetic nervous system will react as well. What's more many of the poses performed in yoga, according to One Medical, are like a gentle massage for our abdomens. So why not beat the bloat and ease stomach pain with yoga sequences specifically designed to help digestion. Detox, Cleanse, and Revitalize: Deep Detox by Siri Peterson Cavanna
1. Shape My Butt
In week 2 of the Summer Shape Up Challenge, Tara has created which includes these moves downward dog split, low lunge balancing with arms and foot, high lunge, and a twisted half moon.
2. Quick Fix for Shoulder Pain
This easy to follow video will help you learn how to relieve tension in your shoulders in four simple yoga moves.
3. Free Your Spine: Twists
A healthy spine is essential for feeling freedom in your body. In this 3 part series lead by Grokker Yoga Expert Ashleigh Sergeant, you will move dynamically through challenging twists to experience a deep range of motion along the spinal column. Spiral through this Grokker Premium video to unravel tension in a challenging and playful practice. This is the first video in a three part series focused on feeling, understanding, and deepening movement within the spine through twists, core strengthening, and backbends. Suitable for intermediate to advanced levels.
4. Morning Yoga for Flexibility
Try this routine when you wake up to release tension in tight areas including hamstrings, chest, back, and your brain.
5. Twisting for Ashtanga Beginners
Ashtanga Yoga Instructor, Kino MacGregor discusses the technical and anatomical foundations of Marichyasana C in the Ashtanga Yoga Primary Series. One easy tool is the simple seated twisting posture called Marichasana C. All Marichasana postures are named after the great sage Marichi. This posture is the third variation and it cleanses the digestive system, opens the muscles along the back and shoulders, helps build a deeper awareness of the essential breath-bandha connection and encourages the life energy rise along the central column of the subtle body.
6. Yoga Routine for Beginners
In this routine, Tara works on breathing and flow, an excellent series for beginners and a great refresher for you veterans out there.
7. Hatha Yoga at Home
Here are some Hatha Yoga poses you can do at home. you can follow this online yoga class anytime, except maybe right after having some food.
8. Vinyasa Sequence with Focus on Breathing
Here's a beginners Vinyasa routine with demonstration by Tara Stiles on when to breathe, which is a vital part of a complete yoga routine.
9. Detox, Cleanse, and Revitalize: Deep Detox
The final culmination of the Detox series. This is a strong sequence of standing poses, abdominals, deep twists and hip openers that will systematically cleanse and detoxify the body, leaving you feeling refreshed and revitalized from the inside out. Follow Grokker Yoga Expert Siri Peterson through these deep twists to still the mind as you wring out the body and powerfully connect to your center. This Grokker Premium video is an intermediate practice, not suitable for anyone suffering from back pain.
10. Yoga for Digestion: Awaken Your Agni
Yoga is amazing for building internal fire, which in Ayurvedic medicine, is called agni. Join Grokker Yoga Expert, Talya Lutzker, in this vigorous practice where we wake up our digestive fire, strengthen our core and promote healthy elimination. In this Grokker Premium video the breathing practices and asana practice are specifically focused on stimulating internal fire/digestion and promoting healthy, regular elimination. All Levels