The yoga is a highly beneficial form of exercise that not only improves strength, balance and flexibility, it can also help lengthen the spine. Technically speaking, if you are a fully grown adult, the yoga will not make you “grow” as it can not increase the length of your bones. However, yoga can help you look taller by stretching the spine, creating space between the vertebrae and helping to build muscle to support this extension. The yoga can also improve your posture and correct spinal curvature, which will make you look taller over time. Some people claim to have won three inches by the regular practice of yoga .
Concentrate on your breathing. The breath control is an important part of yoga and a key component in the elongation of the spine. Each posture works on lengthening the spine while inhaling through your nose. As you exhale through the nose, is moving forward in the stance, without straining your body.
Learn proper alignment. To learn more benefits proper alignment of basic postures under the eye of a trained instructor. Even the basic poses such as Tadasana (Mountain Pose), will help you learn how to lengthen your spine in two directions to extend your tailbone toward the floor while moving your lumbar spine and above it all up. Continue reading “How to become taller doing yoga”