6 Ways To Release Gas With Yoga



| Published: Saturday, August 9, 2014, 6:02 [IST]

When your tummy gets filled with gas, it makes you feel so very uncomfortable. The yoga positions to help you release the gas in your tummy is easy to follow. Though, there are various methods and foods to find that source of relief, nothing can beat yoga poses. These 6 yoga poses to help release gas and good for gastric is good and should be tried everyday so that no gas forms in your system.

There are more than a million yoga poses to help you keep fit and healthy. But, for certain issues like gas and acidity, these yoga poses will help serve the purpose and deal with the problem immediately. An important thing to keep in mind is to not drink water before you perform these yoga poses as each of these poses have a great impact on the stomach. The pressing of the stomach helps the gas to exit. The yoga poses for gastric problems should be done first thing in the morning. Breathing in and out is essential when it comes to these specific yoga poses.

Take a look at these simple and superb yoga poses for gastric problems:



Sit down on the floor with both legs extended forward in front of you. Stretch your arms and body forward and try to touch your toes without bending your knees. This asana gives a good stretch to your hands, arms and your spine and is one of the best to release gas from the tummy.

Uttitha Hasta Padangustana

The best yoga pose for gas is this. Stand straight in Tadasana position. Now try to lift up your left leg in the upward direction. Now try to touch the ankle of your left leg with your left hand. Try it the other way too.


Lie on your back quite flat. Raise your legs slowly. Lift the trunk, hips, and legs vertically. Place both your hands, one on either side. Rest the elbows on the ground. Press the chin against the chest. Allow the back-shoulder portion and neck to touch the ground closely. Keep the legs straight. When the Asana is over, bring the legs down slowly.

Anulom Vilom

Close your eyes and relax. Sit in this position for a couple of minutes till you settle down.Close your right nostril with your right thumb.Breath in from your left nostril. Hold the breath for a couple of seconds.Open right nostril and close left nostril with middle and ring finger.Breath out from right nostril.Breathe in from right nostril, close the right nostril.Open left nostril and breathe out.


Exhale and while inhaling slowly raise the legs to a 90 degree angle from the floor. Bend both legs at the knees and rest the thighs against the abdomen, keeping the knees and ankles together. Encircle the knees with both arms, hands clasping opposite elbows. Bend the neck and place the chin on the knees. Continue to maintain the asana, breathing normally.

The Cycling Yoga Pose

Sit on the ground. Lay down straight. Begin by breathing in deeply and while exhaling, lift your legs in the air and begin to cycle slowly. Doing this yoga pose for 5 minutes will help to release gas from the bloated tummy.


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