Yoga for immunity
If you frequently catch a cold, it is likely that your weakened immune system cannot effectively resist viruses. International studies indicate that low physical activity lowers the resistance of the human immune system to viral diseases. With moderate physical exertion (at least 45 minutes a day), incidence rates among the study group decreased significantly. But if you are not a fan of active workouts in the gym or daily runs, then yoga for immunity can provide an equally good service to the body. Try to set aside a little time for yourself, not only to use yoga as a means to increase immunity, but also to improve the functioning of all organs of the body.
Taking a deep breath with the belly in the Baby Pose allows you to calm down the central nervous system and the adrenal glands. This light restorative posture helps the whole body to relieve excessive tension, relax, after which the body can work in full force.
Take the position of the child: the knees should be at the width of the hips, the big toes touch each other behind you, the pelvis should touch the heels. Try to lengthen the neck and spine, fully stretch your arms in front of the body. Stay in this position for at least 5 breaths.
Prasarita Padotanasana (Pose standing bent forward with legs apart)
Pose from Hatha Yoga, which can provide good health, it allows you to relax the whole body. In addition, each time you lower your head below the level of the heart, you help the lymphatic system to cleanse the body of toxins, thereby increasing the body’s ability to fight infections.
When performing this pose, it should be remembered that the heels should be slightly wider than the socks, before bending, you need to take a deep breath and slowly bend over, keep the vertebra flat, trying to lengthen it. It is necessary to be in the pose of Prasarit Padotanasan for five deep breaths, slowly leave the pose, leaning firmly on the legs.
Pose chair with a twist
It will help in the elimination of toxins from internal organs and increase blood flow to internal organs. In addition, yoga postures with a twist torso help in improving the work of the digestive tract.
To perform a pose, it is necessary to take a chair pose, turn the body, so that you put your right elbow on your left thigh near the knee, connect your left hand with your right. Lower the right palm on the floor next to your left foot. If you cannot reach the floor, keep your hand in the air as close to the floor as possible.
At the same time, extend your left hand to the ceiling and turn your head so that you look at the fingers of your outstretched hand. Knees should be parallel to each other, try to hold the pose for five deep breaths and exhalations. Firmly leaning on the legs, return to the chair’s position, and then repeat the exercise on the right side. Return to the chair’s position and only after that level your legs.
This is one of the most common inversions of the Dogs posture in the practice of yoga, this posture is easily performed even by beginners, but it also brings all the advantages of posture with a tilted head. Pose A three-legged dog with a slope helps to improve blood circulation throughout the body.
When performing this yoga pose, it is necessary to press the entire foot of the supporting leg to the floor, hands should be at the level of the hips. Shoulders should be parallel to the floor, you need to be in a pose for at least five deep breaths on each leg.
Pose Luka (Dhanurasana)
If you have problems with the work of the gastrointestinal tract, then you just need to master this position. Being in the Pose of Onions you help the digestive system to become healthier and work more efficiently, besides this yoga posture allows you to improve the functioning of the circulatory system, thanks to the Pose of Onions, fresh blood goes to the organs faster, saturating them with oxygen and essential trace elements.
When performing this pose, feel the maximum tension in your chest and shoulders. Shift the weight forward as much as possible, by raising your legs. Hold for five deep breaths, and then slowly release.
Yoga is quite an effective remedy for improving immunity if you exercise every day for at least 45 minutes. A few minutes of correctly selected yoga poses that can be performed daily will allow you not only to effectively strengthen the immune system, but also to increase the flexibility and endurance of the body as a whole.