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Yoga Asanas for Asthma/Breathing Problem

Yoga is known to keeps our mind and body healthy. If you are suffering from asthma or any other breathing problems, you can try these basic breathing yoga asanas:

Adhyam Pranayama:

This yoga pose is very beneficial for breathing problem. Though, this pranayam works on the whole body, but it is mostly effective on upper limb and chest part of our body. This yoga pose helps in maximum inhalation of oxygen in our lungs, which means when you will inhale, your chest will rise and your shoulders will be in relaxed state. The air passes to the uppermost part of our lungs reaching to the upper lobes of our body.

Purna Maha Mudra:

Purna Mahamudra yoga enhances the breathe capacity of an individual. As the name explains Maha mudra is a great mudra posture which helps in proper channelizing or directing of the vital energy that regulated the flow of our prana. It is a very high technique yoga pose and hence should be done under proper guidance.

Balasana Pose:

The Sanskrit word for child is Bala – hence it is also called as child’s yoga pose. A very powerful yoga pose for beginners where the individual has to sit on his knees in a way to touch your buttocks with your heel. Put your hands on your thigh and bend forward towards the gravity. It’s a simple yoga pose that helps in curing many health issues like breathing, constipation, spinal etc.


In yoga, there are different yoga asanas to improve your breathing technique which are deep breathing, abdominal breathing, Clavicular and intercostal breathing. To perform these breathing technique there are 3 different types of breathing exercise which are Shasha Asana, Purna Shasha Asana, Paripurna Shasha Asana.

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