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. 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. Learning to Fly: Arm Balances
This Arm Balance sequence is all about play. The sequence will teach you how to use your back and stomach to lift up away from the ground and keep your weight off your arms. Kathryn Budig has you practice this principle with poses including crow pose, baby crow and side crow. Overall, this practice is a great lesson in how to be okay with falling down and letting your go of your ego.
3. Revolved Side Angle Pose
Ashtanga Yoga Instructor, Kino MacGregor breaks down the method to work on Parsvakonasnaa B, or Revolved Side Angle Pose.
4. 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.
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. Yoga for Digestion & Metabolism
Welcome to the lunchtime sequence, in Tammy Jones's Daily Rhythms series. This complete flow is designed for those with time to practice before their lunch or dinner, to give your body a digestive boost for the meal ahead. With a series of twists, core stabilising and strengthening exercises, your metabolism will be stimulated and digestive fires activated. So join Tammy Mittell in this Grokker Premium Video, as she shows you some amazing flows that you can fit with your Daily Rhythm!
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. 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.
9. 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.
10. Treat Insomnia with Yoga
Sleep better by releasing physical and mental tension through an easy yoga routine with Tara Stiles.