Asana for height

(June 16, 2011)

Through which asana we can get good height

Tips For Increasing Height Naturally

The art of yoga is now being practiced by several individuals living all over the world, regardless of their gender, age and levels of physical fitness. Apart from yoga studios, people can now learn various yoga asanas or poses from their gyms, fitness centers, schools, dancing institutes, sports trainers and so on. Many health and fitness experts recommend the use of certain yoga asanas to increase height, reduce weight, alleviate stress, elevate strength, boost immunity, improve memory, and so on. The health benefits of yoga are endless. There are hundreds of poses that are a part of yoga and the health benefits associates with each of them is different, since most of them focus on a different part of the body. One of the yoga poses that can be recommended for people of all ages is the bhujangasana or the cobra pose. This is because there are a number of bhujangasana benefits that people can enjoy, just by practicing this yoga pose on a regular basis

How To Practice The Bhujangasana, Cobra Pose?

Just like in the case of most other yoga poses, there are a couple of bhujangasana variations; some of the steps are ideal for beginners, but as people move on to a more advanced level of yoga, the way that they practice the bhujangasana pose also changes, thereby becoming more challenging. There are certain bhujangasana combinations too, that people practice of various reasons. Given below are the steps of performing the easier type of bhujangasana or the cobra pose:

  • Lie down on a flat surface, on the stomach, with the back facing up and the arms on both the sides.  
  • Raise the head and the chest as much as possible applying some pressure with the hands 
  • Allow the weight to rest on the chest and make the head fall a bit backwards, as the movement proceeds from the neck and the chin
  • The belly should be moved further backwards, as if the arms are being pulled. The body weight should shift to the belly, while the main work is done by the lower back 
  • Place the palms on the flat surface, close to the chest. Stretch the arms in a way that they are perpendicular to the floor and the body is raised. 
  • The body weight should be shifted on to the arms, as the lower back relaxes. Throughout the routine, the muscles in the buttocks should remain relaxed 
  • While exhaling, the chest should move backwards, in a relaxed way, without any force. The head should also move backwards at the same time 
  • This position should be held for at least 10 seconds, before allowing the body to rest. The exercise should be repeated four times.

After a while the time that the position is held for, should increase by around 10 seconds or so every week. Given below are some of the common health benefits that have been associated with the bhujangasana yoga pose:

  • Reduces the symptoms of asthma 
  • Increases the strength in the spinal column 
  • Gets rid of stress, anxiety, depression and fatigue 
  • Improves the circulation of blood and oxygen through the body 
  • Rejuvenates the heart 
  • Controls moods, channeling them in a better direction 
  • Adding flexibility to the muscles 
  • Decreasing stiffness in the back 
  • Soothing conditions like sciatica 
  • Enhancing the digestion process
  • Clearing the passages of the heart and the lungs 
  • Stimulating certain organs internally, such as the kidneys 
  • Toning the buttocks, by helping them to firm up 
  • Stabilizing menstrual problems

There are certain side effects that are also associated with the practice of bhujangasana in yoga. Therefore, it is important that people who have weakened abdominal muscles or organs avoid this pose completely.

Ardha Chandrasana Benefits

Ardha chandrasana, more commonly referred to, as The Half Moon Pose can be performed by people of all ages. It is a highly energizing pose, which also increases the flexibility in the spine. There are several health benefits that have been associated with the Half Moon Pose, some of which include:

  • Improvement in bowel movements 
  • Opening out of the joints in the shoulder area
  • Reducing the chances of fat accumulation in the abdominal area 
  • Providing relief from sciatica problems 
  • Enhancing the functioning of the circulatory and skeletal system 
  • Bringing about an improvement in posture, as well as the functioning of organs like the pancreas, kidneys and the liver 
  • Decreasing psychological and physical stress 
  • Trimming the waistline, buttocks, hips and the abdomen

Yoga Asanas For Increasing Height

Several people are skeptical when they hear about yoga asanas for height increase. However, there are several factors that could keep a person from achieving the full height potential that he or she can. Therefore, there are certain yoga height asanas, which undo these factors, allowing a person to gain a few centimeters or even inches. Hence, by using a yoga asana for increasing height, a person can undo some of these factors. Given below are some of the most commonly recommended poses in yoga for height increase, growth or gain:

  • Adho Mukha Svasana (The Downward Dog Facing Pose)
  • Janu Shirsasana (The Head to Knee Pose) 
  • Uttanasana (The Standing Forward Bend)

In spite of all the health benefits that are associated with yoga, it is absolutely essential for people to consult a doctor before practicing a yoga asana or pose for height increase, or for any other purpose. This is all the more important in the case of those people who would like to take up yoga, but are suffering from any preexisting medical condition, or are elderly. Moreover, if any of the yoga poses are performed in an incorrect manner, they could have a severe impact on the body. Therefore, it is important for people to ensure that they learn the poses from a yoga guru or an expert. Additionally, all these yoga poses should only be practiced under the guidance and supervision of an expert, so that risks of injuries can be minimized. In case there are any adverse effects felt after practicing yoga poses, it is necessary to stop right away and consult a medical health care provider.

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