Best Yoga Poses or Exercises to Increase Your Height
Do you feel that you are short and want to increase your height? You might have tried a lot of medicines and many exercises promising to increase your height, but in vain. If you are disappointed with all these, here is the best solution for you to increase your weight, that too without any side effects and causing any body pain. Yoga can help you become taller. There are some exercises in yoga that can increase your height.
How to Increase Your Height by Yoga Asanas?
By stretching your body to its maximum when you do yoga exercises and by creating suppleness while you control your breathing, you can succeed in increasing your height. When you practice deep inhalation in yoga, it helps in releasing the stress, which is responsible for causing tension in your back muscles. As a result, the growth of the body is increased. There are many yoga exercises that can help you increase your height. They are as follows:
Adho mukha svanasana:
- Stand on your hands and knees with the palms facing the ground.
- Now inhale deeply and sink your stomach in.
- Lift your knees up so that your body rests on your palms and the toes.
- As you do this, your tailbone will be lifted up and is raised towards the ceiling.
- Stretch your spine and legs as much as possible so that your body takes an inverted V shape.
- Remain in this pose and take 5 breathes.
- Lie on your back and then bend your knees so that so that your legs are at the hip level.
- Bend your elbows and place your palms on the sides of your head in such a way that the fingers point towards your body.
- Inhale and raise your body up and curve your body, so that your body is supported by your palms and the feet.
- Remain in this pose for a few seconds.
Dog and cat pose:
- Stand on your hands and knees with knees hip-width apart and the hands slightly ahead of your shoulders.
- Now tilt your pelvis up as you inhale and curve your spine inwards. Stretch your body and curve your spine outwards to get into cat position. Get back to the original position.
- You must move your body smoothly as you do this exercise.
Parivrtta trikonasana or Revolved Triangle Pose:
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- Stand with your legs stretched out to the sides and keep your hands in line with your shoulders.
- Turn the upper part of your body towards right and touch your right foot with your left hand. The right hand should point towards the ceiling.
- Look at the fingertips of your right hand and stay in this pose for 30 seconds.
- Get back to the original pose and repeat on the other side.
Most of the yoga poses originate from Sukhasana.
- Sit cross-legged on the floor with your hands on your knees.
- Focus on breathe so that it is deep and even.
- Keep your spine straight.
- Now you have to push your buttocks on the ground and lower your knees gently.
- Take five breathes and inhale as you raise your arms up over your head. Now exhale and bring your arms down.
Surya Namskar consists of 12 different poses, which must be done one after the other as given below.
- Stand facing the sun, with your feet touching each other.
- Now bring your hands together in a namaskar, with the palms touching each other.
- Inhale and raise your arms up.
- Stretch your arms above your head as you bend backwards.
- Now bend forward as you exhale slowly and then touch the ground with your hands. Your head should touch your knees.
- Next you have to inhale and move your right leg backwards without a jerk.
- Raise your head as much as it is possible for you.
- Now bring your head back to its normal position and move your left leg backwards. So that so that it is parallel to your right leg. In this position only your hands and toes should touch the ground. Exhale as you do this step.
- Keep your arms straight and raise your hips forming an arch and push yourself up.
- Next you have to lower your body so that your feet, knees, chest, forehead and the palms touch the ground. Exhale as you take this pose.
- Now inhale and raise your head backwards as much as possible.
- Push your body upwards as much as possible, so that your body rests on your palms and the feet.
- Inhale slowly and bend your left knee and bring your feet together. Lift the legs upwards. Exhale and keep your hands on the ground and keep your feet together and aligned with your hands.
- Inhale and raise your hands upwards. Then bend backwards with your arms stretched above our head.
- Get back to the original position.
Talasana or Plam Tree Posture:
- Stand straight with your feet together, spine erect and your hands on your sides, with the palms facing your thighs.
- Clasp your hands with your fingers and inhale deeply. As you do this, stretch your spine and raise your arms above your head. Let your palms face the ceiling.
- Next try to stand on your toes and stretch your body as much as it is possible for you. Exhale and get back to the original position.
- Stand with your feet parallel to each other and 3 to 4 feet apart. Raise your hands and keep it at straight line with your shoulders.
- Now bend to the right side and touch the right toe with the fingers of your right hand and raise your left hand up towards the ceiling.
- Look up to your left hand.
- Stay in this pose for a minute and then repeat the same pose in the opposite side.
- Stand with your spine straight and feet together. Hold your hands in a namaste position over your head.
- Now bend your right knee and place the sole of your right foot on the inner thigh of your left leg.
- Breathe normally and then do this with your left leg.