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. Morning Flow Practice
This is a great routine to get you ready for your day.
2. Yoga for a Happy Stomach
Samara Chopra tells us how yogic techniques are valuable, not only in removing digestive disorders, but also in preventing their recurrence.
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. 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.
5. Hangover Recovery
These simple yoga exercises can help detox your body and clear your head.
6. 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.
7. Twists to Release Back Tension
The mid and upper back can store tension and cause back pain. Here are some gentle yoga twists to release that tension. Do this gentle online yoga routine as a warm up at the start of the day and you will feel the difference.
8. Beginners Yoga for Flexibility
Try this routine to open up the spine, hips, hamstrings, and it creates more space in the mind.
9. 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!
10. Burn More Fat & Calories
It's a myth that you can't lose weight doing yoga. If you're looking for a real calorie- and fat-torcher, this sequence definitely delivers.