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. Vinyasa: Mid Back and Core
Ignite your inner passion and workout your core. Grokker Yoga Expert, Tammy Mittell, will show you a flow sequence focused on the center of the body to strengthen the core and improve posture and alignment. Through this Grokker Premium video you will become emotionally empowered to build confidence in yourself and your practice. All Levels.
2. Treat Insomnia with Yoga
Sleep better by releasing physical and mental tension through an easy yoga routine with Tara Stiles.
3. 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.
4. Strengthen Your Core
The Strengthen Your Core Podcast provides you with deep focused abdominal work that will strengthen all aspects of your practice. The practice focuses on floor work including traditional boat (navasana) pose, pick-ups and learning how to jump through with straight legs on blocks. The practice reviews mula-banda and the small details of engaging the stomach though out your entire practice and concludes with counter-stretches to release the core.
5. Yin Yoga
Here a few yin yoga poses focusing on the lower back and hip area. In yin yoga you hold the poses from 3-5 minutes. It is of great benefit to the body, it works more on the deep connective tissues and joints, rather than on the more superficial yang tissues like the skin and the muscles.
6. Treat Digestive Problems
If you're feeling bloated, sluggish or have digestive problems, try this quick and easy routine from yoga expert Tara Stiles. Yoga practice makes a healthy body from the inside out.
7. Yoga For Digestion
Oh digestion. You can't live with it and you can't live without it! Thank goodness Talya Lutzker is here to lead you through a series of poses designed to improve digestion and increase core strength. This class is appropriate for all levels.
8. 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.
9. 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.
10. 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.