How Yoga can Help to Increase Your Height?

Looking for a safe way to add a few inches to your height? Then look no further and join yoga teacher training in India because yoga is a holistic practice that can provide you with a solution to increase your height. Practicing yoga is known to increase your growth hormone, and fitness experts insist that practicing certain yoga asanas is definitely a way to recharge those hormones and make them work for you. Regular yoga can bring innumerable benefits to the body, mind and spirit because yoga asanas are breathing postures that require flexibility, strength, endurance and balance and when practiced repeatedly can prove to be very beneficial for also practicing to increase your size.

How yoga can help increase height?

It is known that practicing yoga increases growth hormone. And this can occur naturally in both adults and children. With this particular asana, yoga then activates these growth hormones, allowing you to add an extra inch, or at most a few inches. Practicing certain yoga asanas is definitely a way to trigger those hormones and make them work for you.

Let’s find out the effective Asanas in order to increase bodily height. 

Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose) – Bhujangasana stretches the lower back, upper back and abdominal muscles. Helps reduce bad fat around the waist. This is also one of the best yoga asanas to increase your height.

How to do it?

  • Lie on your stomach and bring your feet together.
  • Place your hands under your shoulders.
  • Now keep your lower body firmly on the floor and lift your upper body off the floor.
  • Use your arms to lift your body.
  • Make sure you engage your core and your shoulders are rounded back.
  • Tilt your head back to activate your neck muscles.
  • Stay in this position for 30 seconds and then return normal

Paschimottanasana (Sitting Forward Bend)

Paschimottanasana is a seated yoga pose with a forward bend. It greatly stretches the entire back of the body from head to toe, including the spine and promotes spinal mobility and general flexibility. 

How to do it?

  • Start by stretching your legs forward.
  • Make sure your knees are slightly bent while your legs are stretched forward.
  • Stretch your arms overhead and keep your spine straight.
  • Exhale and bend your hips forward, placing your upper body on top of your lower body.
  • Try grabbing your big toe with your fingers if you can’t reach an accessible area

Sarvangasana (Shoulder brace)

Sarvangasana is one of the miracle asanas. The level of difficulty is moderate and can be mastered with some progressive practice. Inversion asanas are known to benefit skin, hair, blood pressure, thyroid, glaucoma and many more.

How to do it?

  • Lie on your back with your stomach tight and your shoulders firmly planted on the floor.
  • Squeeze and tighten your leg muscles. In one motion, lift your legs, buttocks, and back from the floor into the air, with your shoulders supporting the weight.
  • Support your back with your hands and try to keep your body upright in the air.
  • Hold the pose for 40 seconds.
  • Slowly return to the starting position, first lowering your knees to your forehead, then returning your spine to the floor, and finally lying flat on the floor.

Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation)

This asana greets the sun. It consists of 12 poses that must be performed cyclically. It helps in muscle stretching and weight gain. This is the most common yoga to increase height quickly.

How to do it?

  • Start with standing on the ground, facing the sun.
  • Perform namaskar with your palms and raise your hands while inhaling.
  • On an exhale, bend forward and touch the floor without bending your knees.
  • Lift your head while pushing your left foot forward, followed by your right foot until it is flat on the floor.
  • Exhale and reverse the cycle step by step.

Trikonasana (Triangle Pose)

Trikonasana or triangle pose strengthens the ankles, knees, arms, calves and chest. Opens the chest, hips and stretches the calf muscles and hamstrings. It also helps improve spinal alignment.

How to do it?

  • Start by standing straight on your feet wide apart.
  • Turn to the right with your right foot pointing to the right and your left foot pointing straight ahead.
  • Bend your body to the right. Try touching your right foot with your right foot and extending your left hand toward the sky.
  • Straighten your body and keep your left foot firmly on the floor.
  • Now return to the starting position.

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Author Bio:

Devakar Sandhu likes to spread the awareness of yoga among people helping them to live healthy and without tension. He is also Founder of Ekam Yogashala, A Yoga Teacher Training School Based in Rishikesh. EKam Yogashala offers 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training India (Rishikesh, Kerala, Nepal and Dharamsala)





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