Boost Your Immunity With These Yoga Postures

Here are some tried and tested yoga poses that have been long known to boost immunity in individuals who practice yoga every day.

Things you need

  •     Blankets
  •     Bolster
  •     Blocks
  •     Eye pillow

POSTURE 1

What is it called?

Upward Salute, variation

How is it done?

  •     Slowly come to standing
  •     Bring your feet hip-width apart
  •     Interlace your fingers and extend your arms up
  •     Lift your heels, balancing on the balls of your feet
  •     After 5 breaths, lower your heels and your arms

POSTURE 2

What is it called?

Reclining Hero Pose, Variation

How is it done?

  •     Place a folded blanket at the top of a bolster
  •     Sit between your heels with the bolster behind your tailbone
  •     Lie back on the bolster, resting your head on the blanket
  •     Turn your palms up
  •     Stay here for 10 to 15 breaths

POSTURE 3

What is it called?

Wide-Legged Standing Forward Bend

How is it done?

  •     Slowly sit up, and then stand up with your feet about 4 feet apart
  •     Interlace your fingers behind your back, and straighten your arms
  •     Fold forward, lifting your arms up toward the ceiling
  •     Stay for 5 to 10 breaths

POSTURE 4

What is it called?

Revolved Wide-Legged Standing Forward Bend

How is it done?

  •     Unclasp of your fingers
  •     Place your left hand on a block at a comfortable height in line with your sternum
  •     Twist to the right
  •     Hold for 5 to 10 breaths
  •     Do both sides

POSTURE 5

What is it called?

Extended Hand-to-Big-Toe

How is it done?

  •     Shift weight to your left foot
  •     Lift your right knee and interlace fingers underneath
  •     Grasp your right foot with your left hand
  •     Twist right and extend your right arm
  •     Exit the twist, returning to standing

POSTURE 6

What is it called?

Warrior Pose III, variation

How is it done?

  •     Interlace your fingers behind your back, and extend your arms
  •     Shift weight onto your left leg, lean forward and lift your right leg to hip height
  •     Press your knuckles up to the sky
  •     Repeat poses 4 to 6 on second side

POSTURE 7

What is it called?

Standing Forward Bend

How is it done?

  •     Stand with your feet hip-width apart
  •     Fold forward from your hips, and place your hands on the floor
  •     Evenly distribute weight in your feet
  •     Extend up through your sitting bones and down through your crown

POSTURE 8

What is it called?

Plank Pose

How is it done?

  •     Step or hop your feet back into Plank Pose
  •     Align your hands directly under your shoulders, and spread your fingers wide
  •     Firm your thighs, and gently draw your belly in toward your spine to engage your core

POSTURE 8

What is it called?

Corpse Pose, variation

How is it done?

  •     Place a bolster behind you with a folded blanket on the top end
  •     Lie back with your head on the blanket
  •     Cover your eyes
  •     Let your elbows and hands rest on the floor
  •     Breathe gently

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By : Natural Health News

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