Here are 3 Yoga poses that might help during hormonal imbalance | AyuRythm

Yoga is also beneficial for those with heavy hormonal imbalance as it helps increase the threshold of pain. Regular practice of yoga helps to build muscle mass that will improve resistance during PCOS. Knowing what your combination of Dosha is, certain asanas might help you with digestive disorders. 

Here is the list of three yoga that will help one with hormonal issues.

1. Malasana/Garland Pose

  • Start by standing up tall keeping your feet a little wider than hip-width distance.
  • Then, join your hands in front of your chest in namaskar mudra and turn your toes slightly outwards.
  • Take a deep inhale and on the exhale, begin to slowly bend your knees lowering your hip towards the floor. Once your hip is a few inches above the ground, use your upper arms to press your thighs open. Simultaneously, squeeze your thighs inwards so that you feel a lift through the hips. Keep your torso upright and chest lifted. Relax your shoulders. Keep your whole body engaged and hold for 8–10 breaths.

2. Baddhakonasana/Butterfly pose

  • Begin by sitting on the floor with your legs stretched out straight in front of you and spine erect. Now, bring the soles of your feet together, bending both your knees out to the side.
  • Place your feet in front of your pelvis, around a fist distance from your groin. Now, take deep breaths and press your thighs and knees down towards the floor providing gentle pressure.
  • In a slow and controlled motion begin to flap both your legs from the hip like the wings of a butterfly for around 60 seconds and then release.

3. Balasana/ Child’s pose

  • Kneel on the yoga mat and sit on the heels keeping your knees separated about hip-width apart.
  • Now, bend forward from the waist and bring your head down in front to touch the floor. Lay your torso down between your thighs.
  • Place your hands on the floor at the side of the torso and relax the shoulders towards the floor. Rest in this posture for 30 seconds to a minute.