10 Types of Yoga Asanas & Their Health Benefits

1. Paschimottanasana
Paschimottanasana Health Benefits

This asana calms the mind and also relieves mild depression and stress. Menopause and menstrual discomfort can be combatted with this asana. The kidneys, liver, uterus, and ovaries are activated by practising this asana regularly.

2. Padmasana
Padmasana Health Benefits

Padmasana stretches the ankles and knees and also calms the brain. It keeps the spine straight and helps develop a good posture. It also eases menstrual discomfort and sciatica.

3. Bakasana
Bakasana Health Benefits

It increases endurance capacity. Practicing this posture on a daily routine helps you in strengthening your forearms, wrists, and shoulders.

4. Vajrasana
Vajrasana Health Benefits

Vajrasana helps in nerve issues and indigestion. Siting in Vajrasana will ensure obstruct blood flow to the lower part of your body – thighs, and legs. This increases blood flow to your pelvic area and stomach due to which bowel movement and digestion becomes better.

5. Baddha Konasana
Baddha Konasana Health Benefits

The asana helps in intestine and bowel movement. It removes fatigue from long hours of standing and walking. Offers relief from menstrual discomfort and menopause symptoms. Also beneficial for smooth delivery if practised regularly until late pregnancy.

6. Pincha Mayurasana
Pincha Mayurasana Health Benefits

Pincha Mayurasana makes the back, shoulders, and arms strong. It gives the neck, shoulders, chest, and belly a good stretch. It improves balance and concentration.

7. Halasana
Halasana Health Benefits

Halasana helps in relieving gas and upper/lower back pain or discomfort. It promotes good digestion.

8. Supta Pawanmuktasana
Supta Pawanmuktasana Health Benefits

Supta Pawanmuktasana is ideal yoga asana for people trying to lose weight. It also cures acidity and constipation. It gives a flat stomach. It is very beneficial for reproductive organ and menstruation disorder.

9. Jyestikasana
Jyestikasana Health Benefits

It reduces stiffness in the neck and upper back, thereby relaxing the entire spine. Good for people suffering from cervical spondylosis.

10. Natarajasana
Natarajasana Health Benefits

Practicing this asana gives strength to your chest, ankles, hips, and legs. Natarajasana increases your metabolism and helps in weight loss and digestion.

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