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Looking to improve posture and treat hunchback? These yoga asanas can help

Here's an easy guide on how you can better your posture, starting today

International Yoga Day, International Day of Yoga, yoga asanas for posture, how to improve posture with yoga asanas, simple asanas for hunchback problem, yoga asana guide, indian express newsEven when you are home, there are a few basic asanas you can do every day to improve your gait and posture. (Representational image/Getty)

Yoga is an important part of life, one that has the power to bring balance and a sense of calm, especially in the pandemic. Experts suggest you do yoga every day, for consistency brings results.

On the occasion of International Day of Yoga today, Grand Master Akshar, a philanthropist, spiritual master, lifestyle coach, yoga-preneur and author emphasises on maintaining a good posture and avoiding a hunchback.

Many of us have been working from home, and in the absence of an actual office discipline, our posture may have been affected. It is imperative that you stand up every few minutes, “straight and tall with your shoulders back. Pull your stomach in and put your weight mostly on the balls of your feet. Keep your head level and let your arms hang naturally. When you stand, keep your feet about shoulder-width apart,” says the yoga expert.

He shares an easy guide on how you can better your posture, starting today. Read on.

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Malasana (Waste Evacuation Pose)

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Formation

– Lie down flat on your stomach.
– Stretch your hands out forward.
– Inhale completely (Purak), hold your breath (Kumbakh) and then lift your legs up together.
– Balance on your stomach, lift your head and shoulders.
– Keep your knees straight.
– Hold the posture for 10 seconds, slowly bring your legs down and then exhale breath.

Adomukhi Svanasana (Downward Dog)

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