Sunday, September 24, 2023

Check out the 5 yoga asanas for a healthy heart

Our heart is an organ that works continuously even when we fall asleep. It is the most vital organ responsible for pumping blood throughout the body and so it is crucial to take better care of it.

Yoga helps to reduce stress, anxiety and lower the risk of depression, which is quite benefical for your heart health. Following these five asanas is considered the best for the heart.

1. Vajrasana
Kneel down and place your pelvis on your heels. Place your palms on your knees facing upward.

2. Malasana
Squat down and join your palms in front of your chest. Use your elbows to push thighs out as much as possible.

3. Santolanasana
Lie on your stomach. Place your palms under your shoulders and lift your upper body, pelvis and knees up.

4. Adomukhi Svanasana
Start on your fours, ensuring palms are under the shoulders and knees below hips. Lift the hips up, straighten the knees and elbows, and form an inverted ‘V’ shape.

5. Bhujangasana
Lie down flat on your stomach. Place palms under the shoulders. Inhale completely, hold your breath (Kumbakh) and then lift up your head, chest and shoulders. Let your navel remain down.

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