10 Yoga Asanas to Increase Height and Flexibility

10 Yoga Asanas to Increase Height and Flexibility

The development of human body is a complex process involving various genetic, biological and environmental factors. As these process itself is very complex, science has not decipher them all. Popular notion about children is that they attain maximum height by the reaching adolescent. After certain age height stops growing so if you really desire to increase height then better start at early age.

Same is the case of flexibility of body. Many factors contribute towards less bendy body, it means genetic to outside weather condition. Once gender and age also matters a lot, men tend to be less flexible as become older than younger and from females.


Yoga helps in maintaining our correct posture, spinal cords gets flexible. With an incorrect posture, more compression is put on entire structure. When you align your spine properly and maintain right posture, the structure of spinal decompresses and makes you taller and flexible. Regular practice and stretching will help in rectifying many deficiencies. With correct yoga postures, your body muscles are toned properly and flexibility helps to look as well as tall. Provides energy to all part of the body and overall health get affected greatly. is indirectly connected to growth of height because it correct body posture and make you more flexible to stand taller, align spine and develop a strong core muscles.

Yoga has to be practiced with controlled breathing technique which helps in stretching the body through complete range of motion. With deep inhalation helps to release the stress causing pressure over back muscles and alternatively alleviates all the obstacles to increase growth of your body.

There are various types of postures for increasing the height and flexibility of the body correctly.

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Top 10 Asanas for Increasing your Height and Flexibility

  1. Tadasana or Palm Tree Pose

Tadasana/Mountain Pose
Tadasana/Mountain Pose

In Tadasana, your body needs to remain erect and person looks towards sky that is why also called heavenly pose. It enables the entire spinal column to stretch and loosen from top to the bottom thereby helping spine healthy. This is a great yoga for stretching spine and helps in correcting your posture. This will result in great height.

  1. Surya Namaskar or Sun Salutation

Sun Salutation - Surya Namaskar
Sun Salutation – Surya Namaskar

Stand on your feet together, face towards sun, and now take your two palm tip-tip making namaskarm. You must inhale breathe while raising your arms towards up and bend backwards. Stretch your arm, now exhale while you bend forward and touch the ground slowly. You must keep the hands align with feet and head must touch your knees. Now inhale and move right leg backside and raise your head slowly bringing to normal position. Exhale move left leg now to backwards and keep parallel to right leg and toes touching the ground. Raise your hips keeping arms straight and arms align with arms. Arch pose is formed by pushing yourself forward. Exhale low the body and touch the ground with feet, knees, and fore head palms. Now inhale raising head back and stretch your head pushing yourself on the palms and feet. Bend you left leg by inhaling and bring feet together and do namasakar pose.

  1. Bhujangasana or Cobra Pose

Bhujangasana - Cobra Pose
Bhujangasana/Cobra Pose

Lies on the stomach with your toes on ground and stretch out, keeps your legs close and feet must touch each other. Your hands on ground put pressure and lift your chest towards upward, make it sure to put equal pressure on both hands. While you stretch upwards inhale and move your head back as much you can. Exhale, back to the ground. It improves flexibility and middle back helping to increase the height.

  1. Trikonasana or Triangle Posture

Trikonasana -Triangle -Posture
Trikonasana/Triangle Posture

Beneficial to stretch muscles of your spinal Colum, trikonasana is helpful to have flexibility and stretched spine. It helps in expanding your muscles and thereby for good height increase. It relives backache and will strengthen your buttocks. Stand legs apart by keeping one arm on your led and other arm parallel to your shoulder same side by inhaling. Now exhale and come to normal position, does it again.

  1. Natrajasana or Lying Down by Twisting Body

Natarajasana - Lying Down by Twisting Body
Natarajasana – Lying Down by Twisting Body

As this name suggests yoga posture is done by lying down. You must lie on the ground by stretched arms horizontally and keeping legs straight. Now bend the knees bringing feet together close to the hips. Your feet must be flat and knees close swing to your left side without moving your upper body. Inhale and stress as much possible, gradually knees must touch the ground. Exhale and bring your legs to right side same way by inhaling.

  1. Sukhasana


A beginner pose is Sukhasana which helps to control breath and on the same time tone your hips and lower back. Sit on the floor and cross leg, place hands on knees by focus on your breath. Align spin perfectly and get lengthened. Now by pushing buttocks on floor, slowly lower the knees and take breath. Inhale while raising arms upward and your head over. Exhale lower arms down.

  1. Balasana


Incredibly the basic pose to rest, start with knees bend sit on the floor by touching feet on ground. Now inhale and place your forehead on floor and stretch the arm completely out towards your front on floor.

  1. Ardha Chakrasana

Ardha Chakrasana
Ardha Chakrasana

Half wheel pose, stand on your feet close to one another and arms on either side. Stretch both your arms overhead and bend toward back. Bend as stretched and one thing, it is not possible at first attempt. Slowly you make your body flexible and then it will be easy to bend more.

  1. Veerbhadrasana


Warrior pose strengthen your arms, thighs, shoulders and muscles all together. Stand straight, make your legs apart as much possible and lift your arms sideway towards shoulder height keeping palms upward. By breathing in bend your right knee, turn head and look right.

  1. Dhanurasana


Bow pose is act to rejuvenate spinal column. Lie on your stomach with arms on ground, feet apart. Bend knees and grip your ankle with hands. Inhaling lift your head, chest and thigh to certain height like a bow.

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