When your digestive system is a bit sluggish or you are feeling the effects of a big weekend a few minutes on the mat might help! A few simple yoga poses can help to debloat, get things moving, and relieve discomfort.
Abdominal release and strengthening poses: Ideal for alleviating cramps and bloating. Try Knees to Chest Pose aka Wind Releasing pose, Plank Pose and Boat Pose.
Deep twists: Great for calming the digestive system and aiding the elimination of waste. Get twisting with Seated Spinal Twist, Supine Twist and Chair Twist.
Forward bends: Gentle forward folds help soothe the digestive organs. Try Seated Forward Bend, Seated Wide Angle pose and Child's Pose.
Breathe deeply in each pose. Take a few minutes to rest afterwards. And stay hydrated.
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