Stomach Pain due to Gas and Constipation is a common problems nowadays. It can be due to our busy daily routine and sedentary lifestyle. Most of us, doesn’t make time for our body and exercise which results in accumulation of toxins and waste materials in our body. These toxins results in various ailments such as Gastric Reflux, Joint Pain, Constipation and other Metabolic Problems. To get relieve from such problems, just spare a few minutes in morning and do these easy Yoga asanas.
Makarasana – The Crocodile Pose
Makarasana or the Crocodile pose is a yoga asana used for relaxation. In sanskrit, ‘Makar’ means crocodile and ‘Asana’ means a pose.
How to do Makarasana or the Crocodile pose
1. Lie down on the floor on your stomach with your hands folded under the head.
2. Place the palms on your shoulders in a relaxed way and close your eyes.
3. Stretch the legs as far as possible. The toes should point outwards.
4. Relax the whole body. Breathe normally and slowly. Feel the whole body touching the ground.
5. Relax in this posture for 2 – 5 minutes.
Vajrasana (Diamond Pose)
Vajrasana is the simple asana which can be practiced after lunch or dinner also. Regular practice helps to make metabolism better and stronger.
How to do Vajrasana (Diamond Pose)?
1. Sit on the flat floor and fold your legs as shown in the above image.
2. Keep the spine straight and close the eyes.
3. Keep the right palm on right knee and left palm on left knee.
4. Now start to inhale slowly then exhale.
5. When you exhale try to think that your disorders are coming out from your nose.
6. Repeat these steps for 5 minutes and take a rest. You can increase the time for 15 minutes.
Pawanmuktasan (Wind Relieving Pose):
It relieves excess gas from the system and treats chronic acidity and also known as gas release posture.
How to do Pawanmukatasan?
1. Exhale and while inhaling slowly raise the legs to a 90 degree angle from the floor.
2. Bend both legs at the knees and rest the thighs against the abdomen, keeping the knees and ankles together.
3. Encircle the knees with both arms, hands clasping opposite elbows.
4. Bend the neck and place the chin on the knees. Continue to maintain the asana, breathing normally.
Balasana (Childs Pose):
Child’s pose or balasana is a bend, which stretches and releases the spine and lower back.
How to Balaasana (Child Pose)?
1. Start with table poses
2. Maintaining the position of the hands, exhale while you sit back on your heels and rest your upper body on the thighs
3. Keep your forehead on the floor
4. Place your arms next to you with hands adjacent to feet and palms facing up
5. Exhale when you release the hips to the heels and feel your spine lengthening
6. Remain in this pose for up to 2 minutes
7. Release the pose by inhaling when pressing the hands into the floor to lift yourself to seated position
Mandukasana (Frog Pose)
The meaning of manduk is Frog and asana is showing a yoga posture and at the final stage, the asana seems to like frog.
How to do frog pose?
1. Sit in Vajrasana.
2. Now, make fists where thumbs should be inside.
3. Put the fists at the naval region.
4. Inhale deeply.
5. With exhale bend forward and put maximum pressure on the naval area.
6. While bending forward, your chest should touch your thigh and see ahead with open eyes just like as frog.
7. Maintain the pose as long as you can do.
8. Inhale-exhale slowing while maintaining the pose.
9. Come to Vajrasana with deep inhale.
10. Perform it 3 to 5 times.