8 Yoga Poses That Boost Immune System

Here we have compiled 8 tried and tested yoga poses that guarantee a boost in the immune system if incorporated into daily yoga routine religiously. You can easily fight cold-flu or any other mild immunity system related infection with these poses.

Collect your props

  •     Blankets
  •     Bolster
  •     Blocks
  •     Eye pillow

POSE NO. 1

What is it called?

Side Plank Pose, variation

How is it done?

  •     Shift weight to your right hand, and roll onto the outside of your right foot
  •     Extend your left arm along your left ear
  •     Lift your left hip and arch your side
  •     Breathe into the left side ribs
  •     Repeat poses 8 and 9 on second side

POSE NO. 2

What is it called?

Plank Pose

How is it done?

  •     Lower your top hand to the mat, and roll onto your toes to come into Plank Pose
  •     Align your hands directly under your shoulders, and spread your fingers wide
  •     Firm your thighs
  •     Gently draw your belly in toward your spine to engage your core

POSE NO.  3

What is it called?

Downward-Facing Dog Pose

How is it done?

  •     Lift your hips into Down Dog, and press your heels down
  •     Hang your head between your upper arms
  •     After each exhalation, hollow out your belly &
  •     Pause for a moment before your next inhalation

POSE NO.  4

What is it called?

Comfortable Moonbird Pose

How is it done?

  •     Sit with your legs extended in front of you
  •     Bend your right leg, and wrap it over your right arm (as high as it will go)
  •     Press your hands into the floor, and lift your hips
  •     Relax the breath, eyes, and jaw

POSE NO.  5

What is it called?

Marichyasana I

How is it done?

  •     Bend your right knee
  •     Place your right foot on the mat close to your groin and left thigh
  •     Twist to your left, either binding the pose or placing fingertips on the floor in line with your chest
  •     Breathe evenly into your ribcage
  •     Repeat poses 12 and 13 on second side

POSE NO.  6

What is it called?

Revolved Head-of-the-Knee Pose

How is it done?

  •     Bend your right knee
  •     Place the sole of your right foot on your inner left thigh
  •     Sidebend to the left, reaching your right arm along your right ear
  •     If you can, hold your left foot with both hands
  •     Do both sides

POSE NO.  7

What is it called?

Plow Pose, variation

How is it done?

  •     Lie back with your shoulders at the edge of 2 to 3 folded blankets
  •     Engage your core and use momentum to lift your hips and legs up and over until the balls of your feet touch the floor
  •     Interlace your fingers behind you

POSE NO.  8

What is it called?

Shoulderstand, variation

How is it done?

  •     Support your lower back with your hands as you gently roll down
  •     Remove the blankets
  •     Then lift your hips, and place a block at its medium height under your sacrum
  •     Lift your legs, and evenly press up through your feet

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