7 Yoga Asanas That Will Give You A Flat Stomach

1.Tadasana (mountain pose)

Tadasana (Mountain Pose)It’s a warm-up pose. Use it before you start.

2. Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Facing Dog Pose)

Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog Pose)The downward facing dog pose is one of the sun salutation poses. It helps both balance the body and work the abs.

How to perform:

  • Use your hands and legs to come on the floor
  • Lift your buttocks to form a 90 degree angle with your body
  • Hold this pose for up to 3 minutes

3. Ardha Purvottanasana (inverted table top pose)

Ardha Purvottanasana (Reverse Table Top Pose)It’s an active pose that works your abs harder to balance your body.

How to perform:

  • Sit on the floor with your feet flat and bent on your knees
  • Put your arms slightly behind your back
  • Lift your body with your head and knees forming a straight line
  • Hold this pose for up to 30 seconds

4. Bitilasana (cow pose)

Bitilasana (Cow Pose)Cow posture and cat posture make your abs as hard as steel.

How to perform:

  • Kneel on the mat
  • Straighten your arms and put your weight on your upper body
  • Bend your spine for the cat pose
  • Push your spine down for the cow pose
  • Hold for up to 30 seconds

5. Dhanurasana (bow pose)

Dhanurasana (Bow Pose)The bow pose might seem easy to do, but it’s the abs that do all the work, that’s exactly what you need to strengthen them.

How to perform:

  • Lie face down on the ground
  • Lift up your hands and feet
  • Hug your feet with your hands
  • For up to 30 seconds, hold this pose gradually increasing to 90 seconds

6. Vrksasana (tree pose)

Vrksasana (Tree Pose)Another balancing pose is the tree pose that strengthens your abdominal muscles. It is also good for meditation.

How to perform:

  • Stand up and place your right foot inside your left hip
  • Put your arms in a prayer position
  • Smile
  • Hold the pose for up to a minute

7. Eka Pada Adho Mukha Svanasana (One Paw Downward Dog Pose)

Eka Pada Adho Mukha Svanasana (One-Legged Downward-Facing Dog Pose)The downward facing dog pose can help you learn balancing your body and strengthening your abs.

How to perform:

  • Get into the downward facing dog pose
  • Straighten one leg and lift it up
  • Lower the straight leg below your abs
  • Repeat this movement 10 times for each leg, then rest