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Quickly Relieve Stomach Discomfort With These 5 Simple Yoga Poses

Whether you're feeling bloated, gassy or nauseous, trying these easy poses could take you from cramps to comfort in as little as 15 minutes!

The key to these (and really every) poses is proper breathing. Never move faster than your last breath and always take your time transitioning, especially if you're feeling nauseous.

These poses are made to massage your digestive system and release built up gasses, so if you toot, you're doing it right. So, take a deep breath, relax and let's get started!

Wind Relieving Pose - Pavanamuktasana

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  • Lay on your back
  • Bring both knees to your chest
  • Clasp your hands over the left knee
  • Exhale and bring your nose to knee
  • Extend your right leg
  • Hold for one minute
  • Repeat on the other side

Reclined Twist - Supta Matsyendrasana

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  • Lay on your back
  • Bring both knees to your chest
  • Extend your arms to a T-position
  • Twist your knees to the right
  • Exhale and lower your stacked knees to the ground
  • Turn your head to the left
  • Close your eyes and hold for one minute
  • Repeat on the other side

Reclined Knees to Chest - Apanasana

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  • Exhale, Bring your knees to chest,
  • Place hands on your knees,
  • Inhale, Draw the knees away from your body,
  • Exhale, Draw the knees towards your body
  • Rotate the knees clockwise, exhaling as they draw close to your body
  • Rotate the knees in the opposite direction, exhaling as they draw close to your body
  • Repeat for 1-3 minutes

Cat and Cow Pose - Marjaryasana and Bitilasana

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  • Begin on all fours
  • Spread your fingers wide, hands shoulder-width apart, knees hip-width apart
  • Exhale, drop your head and tuck your tailbone
  • Inhale, lift your head, lift your tailbone, roll your shoulders back and down
  • Repeat 1-3 minutes

Seated Forward Fold - Paschimottanasana

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  • Sit with your legs out in front of you
  • Lift your arms up alongside your ears,
  • Lower your shoulders
  • Inhale, stretch up through your sides
  • Exhale, fold forward from your hips
  • Hold for 1-3 minutes

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