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Yoga for breast cancer: Yoga expert reveals 5 exercises to reduce the risk

Updated On Jan 29, 2022 02:24 PM IST

Want to keep the risk of developing breast cancer at bay? Ahead of World Cancer Day 2022, we got you sorted on how to reduce the risk of developing breast cancer with these 5 Yoga asanas

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In an interview with Zarafshan Shiraz, Himalayan Siddha - Grand Master Akshar suggests the following yoga asanas to reduce the risk of breast cancer. Practice them early in the morning, or in the evening. Give your awareness to alignment and breath to get the maximum benefit of the poses.  (Twitter/Yogaissexy) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jan 29, 2022 02:24 PM IST

In an interview with Zarafshan Shiraz, Himalayan Siddha - Grand Master Akshar suggests the following yoga asanas to reduce the risk of breast cancer. Practice them early in the morning, or in the evening. Give your awareness to alignment and breath to get the maximum benefit of the poses.  (Twitter/Yogaissexy)

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1. Ustrasana or Camel Pose - Kneel down with pelvis lifted. Place your palms on your heels, the arms are straight. Inhale and push your pelvis forward Bend back. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jan 29, 2022 02:24 PM IST

1. Ustrasana or Camel Pose - Kneel down with pelvis lifted. Place your palms on your heels, the arms are straight. Inhale and push your pelvis forward Bend back. (Unsplash)

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2. Hasta Uttanasana or Raised Arms Pose - From standing position, lift your arms up over your head and stretch. Inhale as you gently bend back using your head, neck and upper back. Keep your arms beside your ears as you lean back with your upper body.  (Instagram/@nikkiwellsyoga) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jan 29, 2022 02:24 PM IST

2. Hasta Uttanasana or Raised Arms Pose - From standing position, lift your arms up over your head and stretch. Inhale as you gently bend back using your head, neck and upper back. Keep your arms beside your ears as you lean back with your upper body.  (Instagram/@nikkiwellsyoga)

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3. Bhujangasana or Cobra Pose - Lie on your stomach. Slowly raise your trunk and head with the support of the palms alone. The arms should be bent at the elbows. Arch your neck slightly backwards and look up. Make sure that your navel is pressed against the floor.  (Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jan 29, 2022 02:24 PM IST

3. Bhujangasana or Cobra Pose - Lie on your stomach. Slowly raise your trunk and head with the support of the palms alone. The arms should be bent at the elbows. Arch your neck slightly backwards and look up. Make sure that your navel is pressed against the floor.  (Shutterstock)

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4. Paschimottanasana or Seated Forward Bend Pose - Sit with legs stretched out. Inhale and lift your arms up. Keep your back straight. Exhale and fold forward to place your upper body on your lower body.  (Twitter/aol_chennai) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jan 29, 2022 02:24 PM IST

4. Paschimottanasana or Seated Forward Bend Pose - Sit with legs stretched out. Inhale and lift your arms up. Keep your back straight. Exhale and fold forward to place your upper body on your lower body.  (Twitter/aol_chennai)

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5. Chakrasana or Wheel Pose - Lie on your back. Bend your legs at your knees and bring your feet closer to your pelvis. Feet and knees must remain parallel. Fold your arms and place your palms under your ears. Inhale and push up to lift your body up. Relax your neck. Let your head fall gently behind.  (Instagram/@soulofariver) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jan 29, 2022 02:24 PM IST

5. Chakrasana or Wheel Pose - Lie on your back. Bend your legs at your knees and bring your feet closer to your pelvis. Feet and knees must remain parallel. Fold your arms and place your palms under your ears. Inhale and push up to lift your body up. Relax your neck. Let your head fall gently behind.  (Instagram/@soulofariver)

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