Wind Removing Pose: Pavanamuktasana

Woman doing wind removing pose

This Bikram Yoga pose massages ascending, descending and transverse colon, which helps the body to absorb nutrients from food more readily. By helping to cure and prevent flatulence, Wind Removing Posture may help to relieve most chronic abdominal discomforts.

Benefits of Wind Removing Pose

  • Regulates and normalizes hydrochloric acid levels in the stomach
  • Improves and may cure conditions of constipation, flatulence and hyperacidity
  • Relieves lower back pain
  • Improves flexibility of the hip joints
  • Firms and tones muscles of the abdominal wall, thighs and hips
  • Will help to maintain regular digestion when combined with a healthy diet

Woman doing wind removing pose

Tips for Wind Removing Pose

  • Keep your elbows close to the body
  • Fully interlace the fingers all the way to the webbing and take hold of the raised leg two inches below the knee
  • Keep pulling to your same shoulder until you feel a pinch in your hip joint
  • Keep both of your shoulders all the way on the floor
  • When you are pulling in both of your knees look down through the diamond that is created between your arms and legs

Woman doing wind removing pose

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