5 Yoga Asanas Good For Your Back And Spine

If you work on a computer and have to sit for a long time then you could face back problem. But never worry as you can relax your back by doing the following yoga asanas. The good thing is that these asanas can be practiced while sitting on a chair.

  1. Majariasana

It is a cat and cow pose you can make while sitting on a chair. Inhale and arch your back by taking your hands back. It will open your chest and lift the chin. Exhale and round the back while drawing the chin towards the chest. Also, bring your hands to the front.

  1. Matsyasana

It is a seated fish post that you can make by taking your hands overhead. Stretch your hands while making an arch. Hold the pose for a couple of seconds before relaxing.

  1. Prasarita Padottanasana

Stand at a safe distance from your chair. Widen your feet more than the shoulder length. Bend forward and place your elbows on the chair. Now join your palms over your head and stretch your neck. Also, move your torso from one side to the other. Do it a couple of times and come back to the first position.

  1. Uttanasana

Sit on the chair with your feet apart and stretch your hands overhead. Now bring the hands down and upper half towards the thighs. Let your chest rest on your thighs while you stretch your hands to ankles and head further downwards. Stop for a few seconds and then come back.

  1. Bharadvaja twist

Rest your hands on your thighs while sitting on a chair. Twist your torso towards the right side with your right hand firmly placed on the top of the chair. Now turn your torso towards the left side using the same technique. Repeat this asana a couple of times before relaxing.

Disclaimer: Take necessary precautions while doing yoga asanas.

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