Do you experience abdominal bloating and discomfort on a regular basis? Are you looking for a healthy way to cure them? Yoga could be the answer you are looking for. Studies have shown that yoga can effectively reduce bloating and improve overall health and wellbeing.
Child’s pose is a gentle stretching pose that lengthens the spine and abdomen. This pose gently re-invigorates the abdominal organs and increases flexibility. To get into child’s pose, you start on your hands and knees and sit back on your heels with your arms stretched out in front of you. Allow your stomach to relax and your back to relax and round. Remain in this pose for several deep breaths and then release.
This pose offers the same benefits of child’s pose with an added bonus: it strengthens your abdomen and spine. The sphinx pose helps to tone the abdominal organs and massage the digestive tract to relieve stomach pain and discomfort. To perform this pose, you will start on your stomach with your legs stretched out behind you and your elbows at your sides. Use your forearms to lift your head and chest slightly off the ground and try to hold for 10 deep breaths. Repeat the pose several times to activate the abdominal organs.
Tree Hugger Pose
This pose helps to activate the abdominal organs and stimulate the flow of energy throughout the digestive tract. To get into this pose, you start seated on your feet and the soles of your feet pressed against each other. Slowly draw your feet up towards your chest with your arms draped over your legs. Hold for several breaths and then come back to a seated position.
Cat and Cow Pose
This pose helps to reduce tension in the abdomen and relieve uncomfortable bloating. To get into this pose, start by getting on your hands and knees and then slowly exhale while rounding your spine and tucking your chin into your chest. On your next inhale, arch your spine towards the sky and draw your chin away from your chest. Allow your stomach to sag. Move between these two poses slowly and with mindful breathing.
Knees to Chest Pose
This pose gently massages the abdomen and encourages digestion and overall abdominal wellness.To perform this pose, you start by lying down on your back with your arms outstretched by your sides and your legs straight. Then, bend your legs and bring them into your chest, and hug your knees for added abdominal pressure. Hold this position for several breaths and then release your legs and come back to a lying position. Performing this pose in the morning and evening can help to reduce bloating and abdominal discomfort.
Yoga can be a great way to reduce bloating and improve overall abdominal health. Incorporating these poses into a regular yoga routine can help to reduce bloating and also to clear the mind and body. So why not give it a try?