Thursday, 30 April 2020

5 Yoga Asanas for Boosting Your Immunity

Yoga is a miracle when it comes to health and wellness. As it works on the mind, body, and spirit, you are rewarded with holistic overall wellness. Your body gets fitter and stronger. Your immunity gets strengthened, and you are able to have a better grip on stress and anxiety. 

When stress hormones lie cortisol accumulate in the body for long periods of time, the immunity of the body decreases. It also increases inflammation. Yoga helps in balancing all the 7 chakras of our body, resulting in overall health and vitality. 

In today's post, we are going to discuss 5 yoga asanas that can help in boosting your immunity. Keep breathing easily while you hold the asana. Try holding each asana for 10 seconds and then gradually increase it to a minute. 

1. Setu Bandhasana (The Bridge Pose)

Setu Bandhasana or the Bridge pose instantly relaxes the entire body. If you are feeling stressed and anxious, lie down on your yoga mat and try the asana. 

It improves blood circulation in the body and opens the heart, thereby healing the respiratory system. It also facilitates digestion. You will experience an increase of energy after doing this asana for a few times. 

You can also try variations of the asana to increase your balance and strength. 

2. Bhujangasana (The Cobra Pose)

Another wonderful Yoga Asana for strengthening your immunity is the Bhujangasana. It is great for people who suffers from asthma as it opens up the heart and the lungs. 

It improves blood circulation in the body. It is also therapeutic for people who face stomach disorders as the asana helps in digestion. It improves the function of various organs such as liver, pancreas, gallbladder, and kidney.

Moreover, it increases energy in the body and elevates your mood. 

3. Dhanurasana (The Bow Pose)

Dhanurasana is another wonderful asana that improves your appetite and digestion. Practicing this asana regularly will keep gastrointestinal disorders at bay. It strengthens the muscles of the back, thereby relieving back pain. 

The yoga asana is beneficial for curing respiratory and menstrual disorders. It is also great for diabetes patients. 

4. Ustrasana (Camel Pose)

Ustrasana is one of the best yoga asanas for boosting your immunity. It is a great heart opener that prevents the body from any respiratory diseases. 

It also improves digestion by toning the abdominal region. It makes the spine flexible. 

The yoga asana strengthens the shoulder, arms and back muscles. 

5. Matsyasana (The Fish Pose)

Matsyasana is often called "destoyer of diseases." It is a powerful yoga asana that can help you get relief from respiratory ailments such as sore throat, cold, fever. 

It is one of the best yoga asanas for boosting immunity as it tones the pituitary, parathyroid and pineal glands. It heals back ache and menstrual pain.

These are some yoga asanas that when practiced regularly can boost your immunity and give you joyous health. Focus on your breath when you practice the asanas. All these asanas are great at curing stress, anxiety and fatigue. 

"Yoga is a light, which once lit, will never dim. The better your practice, the brighter the flame." - B.K.S.Iyengar

This post is a part of Blogging with a Purpose series in association with Blogchatter. My theme for this year is Physical, Mental, and Emotional Wellness. 


  1. Purba, Thanks for your Yoga tips.
    Usefull post. Stay well.

  2. Thank you for sharing, Purba. The lockdown has got me worried about many of my lifestyle choices and I'm seriously tempted to take up yoga. Your post is really inspiring.

  3. TThanks for your post purba. Yoga is the source of spiritual energy.

  4. I love doing Yoga. It is the best way to gain flexibility and balance and is very relaxing. These asanas are a part of my routine. I also love Halasan, Sarvangasan and Pashchimottanasan.

  5. Nice one Purba, Great to see the different variations, I have tried the bridge one. I'm still very much in the boundaries of Yoga, trying to combine this with some weight training. I must say that I do like that it doesn't hurt any of the joints or muscles contrary to gym. No wonder it is such a beautiful regime :)

  6. Purba, thanks for sharing such a useful tips which are necessary in this situation of the world.. I will definitely do these yoga..

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