5 Yoga postures for Flat stomach

Yoga twisting postures for Flat stomach

Do you practice Yoga regularly? Then why not add these postures in your practice to work on your spine and core

Here in this post will share few Yoga postures which are great to work on your abdominal region stomach digestion core and all the joints of spine

Yoga mostly people think it’s just an exercise but its effects is beyond physical level it releases tension from the body both physical and mental level what makes the yoga practice more effective is the breathing and holding the postures

These postures are designed in a way which makes the energy in the body to align and to bring in harmony to not just one part but the whole body itself, as to do any yoga posture the whole body has to be aligned properly to make the practice work

To break it down what happens when you hold the posture is it stretches not only the muscle but also massages the internal organs and increases blood circulation and keeps the organs functioning properly but this can be achieved only when we practice regularly – Don’t expect it to work over night sustained regular practice is what will help


Benefits of practicing the twisting postures

  1. Twists are great to release stress and tension
  2. Twists help to strengthen the core muscles
  3. Good for digestion
  4. To reduce weight from the belly
  5. Twist work on all the vertebral joints of the spine
  6. It boosts our self-esteem as it works on the navel center which is our Manipura chakra
  7. Helps in weight loss with regular practice
  8. It works on the shoulder joints and increases mobility as most of the twist we use our arms to do it
  9. Regular practice of twist helps to keep the spine mobile and healthy
  10. Good for people who have diabetes as it creates pressure to the abdominal region works on the spleen and helps it to function efficiently

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Here are the postures that you can practice for flat stomach or to improve your digestion

Parivrita trikonasana – Revolving triangle pose


It’s a standing twisting posture

To start keep your feet medium to wide stance

Turn your right foot towards right side and back leg 45 degree in

Square your hips and place your opposite hand beside the foot

Twist to the side and then lift your arm up to the ceiling and look at the same side where you twist

Hold the posture for 20 to 30 seconds



Parivrita utkatasana – Revolving chair pose

It’s a standing twisting posture

To start keep your feet together

Bend your knees like chair pose

Put your right arm or elbow out to the knee

Keep your palms like prayer pose or Namaste position

Look at the same side where you twist

Hold the posture for 20 to 30 seconds


Parivrita parshvakonasana – Revolving side angle pose

It’s a standing twisting posture

Excellent posture for the stomach

Keep your feet wide distance

Turn your right foot to the side and come into high lunge position

Put your right arm or elbow out to the left knee and bring your palms together Namaste position and twist to the side gaze at one point to the side and hold the posture for 20 to 30 seconds


Ardha-Matsyendrasana – Half lord of the fish

Excellent posture for the belly spine and shoulder mobility

It’s a seated twisting posture

Place your left heel to the right sit bone & and right heel over the left knee

Put your opposite hand or elbow out to the knee or leg and other hand to support the floor exhaling gently twist to the side

Hold the posture for 20 to 30 seconds


Dhanurasana – Bow Pose

It’s a back-bending posture excellent for the spine

Lay down on the stomach

Fold the legs at the back

Hold the ankles with your palms

Inhale with exhalation press the ankles to the palms and lift the chest up thighs of the floor

Most body weight on the belly

Hold the posture for 20 to 30 seconds

Get into child’s pose once done


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