Growing taller depends entirely on your genetics from parents as a calculation of their height can determine your future or current height. Other factors also affect your body growth substantially like nutrition or medical condition. Yoga doesn’t necessarily increase your height but promotes a better standing posture, heightening your body to its maximum potential. Poor posture may make you appear shorter than you are and over time, slouching or slumping can have a permanent negative effect on your back.
Positioning your spine in the right position to align itself with the rest of the body, will prevent it from curving awkwardly while maintaining a better poster hence heightening your body. Yoga will help you develop a better posture, to maximize your growth or height potential, helping you attain your growth desire. After puberty, the chances of growing taller reduce as human height stops at 21 years or earlier. This sounds disappointing for most who didn’t grow tall enough before attaining 21 years. Fortunately, there is good news, you could still add a few centimeters to your current height.
When certain yoga poses are performed correctly and regularly, they can improve your posture making a person stand taller than before. Sun salutation poses are a great height enhancer to work out your body when performed during yoga. It is often practiced twice a day, engaging your spine with joints, making them flexible. Other health benefits can also be obtained from this pose like reduced stress, weight loss, or physical strength.
The hand-to-foot pose known as Hastapadasana is a practice that will greatly influence your overall height. For those with shorter uppers and longer lower bodies, this body positioning may just be a life-changer for you. Hastapadasana elongates the spine to the maximum while engaging your full body to stretch, making your spine adapt to a better curve. This will significantly influence your general height, making you gain up to 4 cm of height. Other health benefits of this pose include reduced constipation, better menstruation, and decreased belly fat.
Sukhasana, known for its easy poses, is known to work out your body while boosting your height. By practicing Sukhasana regularly, your lower back with the hip region will be toned increasing your height. You can begin this pose by simply sitting on the floor while tugging your legs together inwards, then place your hands on the knees and hold the position long enough. The pose reduces your stress levels, making sure your knees are flexible.
No matter your age, a yoga pose referred to as wheel pose or Chakrasana, will extremely help increase your height and improve your posture. Bending backward until your hands touch the floor as you straighten your knees will help you build strength while stretching your back and hip joints to boost flexibility. Chakrasana will be helpful if done regularly and correctly, benefiting your physical or mental health.
Yoga has many health benefits other than just increasing height and you will end up gaining more from yoga than you had anticipated. It will be hard to cope with at the beginning but with time, you will get used to the intensity.