Yoga for Vata, Pitta and Kapha

There are different Yogic Postures for different body types. If you have not found your body type as yet then find your Body Type. (All postures should be performed while inhaling deeply)

Yoga Asanas for Vata

All postures should be performed while doing deep, quiet breathing.

  • Asthma
    Backward Bend, Plough, Knee to Chest, Corpse
  • Backache 
    Knee to Chest, Plough, Half Wheel, Backward Bend
  • Constipation
    Backward Bend, Yoga Mudra, Knee to Chest, Shoulder Stand, Corpse. Belly should be drawn in while doing these postures.
  • Depression
    Yoga Mudra, Plough, Corpse, Palm Tree, Lotus
  • Sciatica
    Knee to Chest, Backward Bend, Plough, Yoga Mudra, Half Wheel
  • Sexual Debility
    Backward Bend, Plough, Shoulder Stand, Elevated Lotus
  • Varicose Veins
    Head Stand, Backward Bend, Corpse
  • Wrinkles 
    Yoga Mudra, Backward, Bend, Head Stand, Plough
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Half Wheel, Bow, Plough, Head Stand, Backward Bend
  • Headache 
    Plough, Yoga Mudra, Head Stand
  • Insomnia
    Corpse, Cobra, Backward Bend
  • Menstrual Disorders
    Plough, Cobra, Half Wheel, Yoga Mudra

Yoga Asanas for Pitta

All postures should be performed while doing deep, quiet breathing

  • Peptic Ulcer
    Hidden Lotus,Sheetali (inhale through coiled tongue through mouth)
  • Hyperthyroidism
    Shoulder Stand, Ear Knee
  • Malabsorption
    Knee to Chest, Fish, Locust
  • Hypertension
    Shoulder Stand, Cobra, Half Bow, Quiet breathing
  • Anger or Hate
    Half Bow, Shoulder Stand, Hidden Lotus, Corpse
  • Migraine Headache
    Sheetali, Shoulder Stand, Fish
  • Colitis
    Fish, Ear Knee, Boat, Bow
  • Liver Disorder
    Fish, Shoulder Stand, Ear Knee, Hidden Lotus
  • Hemorrhoids
    Fish, Shoulder Stand, Bow
  • Stomatitis (Inflammation of the Tongue) –

Yoga Asanas for Kapha

All postures should be performed while doing, deep, quiet breathing.

  • Bronchitis
    Head Stand, Plough, Forward Bend, Backward Bend, Half Wheel, Fish
  • Emphysema
    Half Wheel, Shoulder Stand
  • Sinus Congestion
    Fish, Boat, Plough, Bow, Breath of Fire (Bhasrika)
  • Sinus Headache
    Lion, Head Knee, Fish
  • Diabetes
    Boat, Fish, Half Wheel, Backward Bend, Forward Bend
  • Chronic Gastro
    Intestinal Disorders – Fish, Locust, Cobra
  • Sore Throat
    Lion, Shoulder Stand, Locust, Fish
  • Asthma
    Half Wheel, Bow, Boat, Shoulder Stand, Palm Tree, Fish, Cobra

So just steal away 15 minutes from your hectic schedule and devote those precious moments to Yoga!

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