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. Arm Balances and Inversions by Celest Pereira
1. Arm Balances and Inversions
Arm balances and inversions are a staple of a strong yoga practice. Bringing the head below the chest area, can stimulate our nervous system and boost energy levels through increased blood circulation. Join Celest for this enjoyable and energising introduction to inversions.
2. Beach Bod Yoga Hips Back & Hammies
Create your own hot yoga session while following Tara who is on a hot beach. She will help you workout your core and hips with this video.
3. 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.
4. Treat Colds
Regular yoga practice reduces sickness, but if you do get a cold follow this quick routine to treat your symptoms.
5. Treat Insomnia with Yoga
Sleep better by releasing physical and mental tension through an easy yoga routine with Tara Stiles.
6. Yoga for Digestion: Ayurvedic Body Care Practices
Ayurvedic expert Talya Lutzker will take you through a series of exercises that are diesnged to enhance the digestion process. If you're new to Ayurveda, don't worry. This class is appropriate for all levels!
7. Yoga for Hangovers
Here is a short, gentle sequence of poses that are good to do when you might have had too much to drink the night before.
8. Morning Flow Practice
This is a great routine to get you ready for your day.
9. Yoga for a Strong Core
Do this routine to build and maintain a strong core from the inside out.
10. Yoga for Digestion
Yoga can help you when your digestion system is not performing too well, or when you've just been a bit too greedy. You will feel much better after this gentle yoga routine.