Two Yoga Asanas for Better Digestion

 

It's easy to overindulge, and feel bloated and puffy after a big meal. The main cause? Not-so-savory reasons like gas and acid reflux. Instead of popping a Tums and flopping back on the couch, think about trying a natural cure for your stomach troubles. Yoga, is a great way to incorporate in your daily schedule to reduce the chances of indigestion. 

 

Here are two poses of yoga to help for better digestion:  

 

* Apanasana 

 

Directions: 

1. Lie down, relax and inhale. 

2. Place your hands on your knees.

3. Exhale, and hug your knees to your chest.

4. Rock your knees from side to side to maximize the stretch.

5. Stay for five to ten breaths, and release your knees.

6. Repeat this move a few more times. 

 

* Spinal Twist

 

Directions: 

1. Lie down, hug your knees and inhale.

2. As you exhale, drop your knees to the left, using your left hand to push them down gently.

3. Then, turn your head and stretch your arm out to the right. Stay for five to ten breaths.

4.Inhale, and return your hands and knees to center.

5. Repeat on the other side.