Yoga for constipation

Author : arogyayogaschool
Publish Date : 2021-03-12 15:31:54
Yoga for constipation

Gas, acidity or constipation is some very common stomach disorders and the basic reason of these problems is our own carelessness and nutritional discomforts. Too much gas formation in stomach is the due to acidity and flatulence. Our food habits and lifestyle are mainly responsible for gas and acidity. Some other common reasons for gas are low fibre diet, lack of the physical works, not drinking sufficient water, hold-up stool for long time, stress and some time excessive traveling. Yoga for gas problems is very beneficial because it helps to push out the gas by exciting peristalsis and increase blood circulation in the digestive system; therefore digestive organs start working more effectively. Some yoga asanas for controlling gas problems are given below:

Vajrasana for constipation –

This asana is very helpful in reducing the gas problems. Practice 10 to 15 minutes vajrasana daily after meal is enough.


  1. To start asana put yoga mat on floor.
  2. Then sit on mat with straight legs.
  3. After that bend one by one your legs from knees and place them under your hips in such a way that the toes touch each other and knees should form V shape.
  4. Finally place hips on heels and hands under stomach and concentrate on your breath.

Pawanmuktasan for constipation –

This asana will not only help to remove surplus gas but also give flexibility to your hips and knees and control the belly fat. Steps:

  • Lie straight on back on your yoga mat.
  • Then bend your left leg from knees and try to bring it closer to your stomach. Hold this position with the help of your left hand.
  • Now bend your neck and try to touch your nose to the knee. Keep this position for 30 seconds and than repeat similar steps with right leg. And finally do it with both the legs together.

Wind relieving pose (Pawanmuktasana)

As name states Wind relieving pose is helpful in releasing unwanted gas from your stomach. It also improves efficiency of digestion process. In addition to balancing digestion process this yoga pose provide a good stretch to lower back.

Yoga can help alleviate severe stress, with specific asana in constipation. Arogya Yoga School as one of the best yoga teacher training in rishikesh offers natural treatments such as yoga and meditation to control high blood pressure. Here are a few asanas to help control high blood pressure:

Thunderbolt pose (Vajrasana)

Thunderbolt pose increase blood flow to digestive organs by reducing blood flow to legs. It improves digestion and aid to release the gas from stomach. This yoga pose also helps to prevent acidity problems. Vajrasana stretches the thighs, ankles, knees, and feet. This pose also helps to calm your mind.


Kapalabhati Pranayama

Basically Kapalabhati Pranayama is a breathing technique in yoga. It involves active exhalation and passive inhalation. Kapalabhati Pranayama stimulates abdominal organs. Apart from that it also improves lungs activity. It aids digestion and prevent acidity and gas trouble.


Ustrasana (Camel Pose)

Ustrasana is a back bending yoga pose. This pose provide a good stretch to back and shoulder. It also helpful in strengthening in back, shoulder and thighs. In addition to that this yoga pose also improves digestion and prevent gastric problems.

It is not just enough to know about the asana, but important to learn from trained yoga teachers who can guide you do the asana correctly. At Arogya Yoga School yoga Retreat in Rishikesh, yoga has a special place as therapy and trained experts will guide you to practice disease-specific asana for natural healing. It is one of the most renowned 200 Hour yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh and offers holistic treatments to enhance total health, – mental, physical and social.

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