6 Effective Baba Ramdev Yoga Asanas To Increase Height

Stretch the right way to relax your muscles, get flexible, and achieve a taller posture.

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Before discussing Baba Ramdev’s yoga asanas to increase height, let us first understand who he is. He is a revolutionary who has revived the treasure wells of yoga sutras and Ayurveda in India. If not for Baba Ramdev, we were becoming a country, which was smitten by the glitter of the west. We were forgetting our own gold mines of knowledge. Baba Ramdev has not only brought yoga to every household in our country but has also popularized his form of yoga, called as Ramdev Yoga. If you follow Baba Ramdev or are a consumer of Patanjali products, you would know that everything has a cure and a remedy in the world of Ramdev Yoga and Ayurveda. So whether you want to lose weight or gain some, improve memory power or eyesight, grow hair faster, or make skin glowing, you’ll find your share of yoga cures for overall health and fitness there. Baba Ramdev Yoga is based on the concept of healing. The best part about Ramdev yoga is that it is for everyone, the young as well as the old.

A person with good height always possesses a good personality. Having good height makes the person more attractive, which in turn makes them confident. I am 5’6’’ and I still wish I was 2’’ taller! My vanities aside, if you really want to increase your height and look taller, try Ramdev Yoga.

How Does Yoga Help In Increasing Height?

Yoga is a form of natural therapy that involves various physical and mental techniques to ensure holistic wellness. They can be plenty useful for increasing height during the growth stages of the human body. Including stretching exercises, yoga asanas focus on increasing the flexibility of the body. These help in attaining a good, taller posture. Resulting in a taller frame, yoga asanas realign and straighten the spinal cord, which may have bent a little because of bad posture.

Performing yoga releases mental and emotional stress and relaxes the body. This also leads to a release of the growth hormone, which helps in increasing height.

Stretching is an integral part of yoga asanas and helps elongate the muscles. As a result, the yoga asanas (along with the gravitational forces) may pull the body and help increase the height.

Top 6 Asanas Of Baba Ramdev Yoga For Height Increase

So, which asana is helpful in increasing height? Curious? Here are Baba Ramdev’s top 5 effective asanas to increase height. According to Baba Ramdev, these asanas need to be practiced daily religiously. The result can be seen in about a 3 month period of time.

1.  Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose)

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One of the most famous yoga poses, the asana works on abs, upper back, and lower back muscles and helps in cutting back the bad fat around the stomach. It is also one of the best asanas suggested by Baba Ramdev yoga for increasing height.

Steps To Perform Bhujangasana:

  1. Lying prone on the ground, stretch your body with the front of your feet on the floor with your hands under your shoulder.
  2. Keep your lower body pressed firmly into the floor.
  3. Inhale and lift your chest and most of the torso off the floor by straightening your arms. Make sure your pubis does not leave the floor and keep the back bend even along the spine.
  4. Make sure your belly button is tucked in, abs are tight and shoulders are rolled back. Bend the neck backward to work around the neck muscles.
  5. Hold the pose for 30 seconds.
  6. Exhale while coming back to the prone position.

2. Hasta-Padasana (Hand-To-Feet Forward Bend Pose)

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Hasta-Padasana is a variation of the Padasana. It is effective for increasing height as it elongates the spine and at the same time stretches the hamstrings.

Steps To Perform Hasta-Padasana:

  1. Stand straight and tall in Tadasana, with your shoulders rolled back, chest puffed out, abdominal muscles tight and belly button sucked in.
  2. Inhale and extend your arms straight overhead.
  3. Exhale and bend forward, trying to touch your head to your knees and your hands to your feet.
  4. If you are flexible enough, try to touch the back of your feet with your hands.
  5. Hold the pose for 30 seconds and then return to Tadasana.

3. Sarvangasana (Shoulder Stand)

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Sarvangasana is one of the miracle asanas. Its difficulty level is intermediate and it can be done with a little progressive practice. The inversion asana is known to benefit skin, hair, blood pressure, thyroid, glaucoma and much more.

Steps To Perform Sarvangasana:

  1. Lie on your back with your abs tight and shoulders firmly pressed into the ground.
  2. Tighten and lock the muscles of your legs.In one movement, lift your legs, butt, and back off the floor and into the air with your shoulders taking up the weight.
  3. Support your back with your hand and try to keep your body lifted straight in the air.
  4. Hold the pose for 40 seconds.
  5. Return to the original position slowly by first lowering your knees to your forehead, then bringing your spine back to the ground, and finally, laying straight on the ground.
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Sarvangasana is known as the mother or queen of all asanas. It is said to give vigor and vitality to the body and aid in healing the digestive, respiratory, and urinary systems.

4. Adho-MukhaSvanasana (Downward Dog Pose)

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This asana is as popular as the cobra pose. It helps in weight loss, strengthening arm muscles, abs and leg muscles. The asana stretches the lower body as well as the upper body. This makes it perfect for increasing height.

Steps To Perform Adho-MukhaSvanasana:

  1. Come onto all fours with your palms, knees and toes in contact with the ground.
  2. Now straighten your knees and lift your butt high in the air, pushing your hips up.
  3. Keep your hands shoulder-width apart and stretched straight.
  4. Stretch as if you are pushing your spine back towards your legs and try to touch your heels to the ground
  5. Hold the pose for 40 seconds and come to the original position.
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Although the Adho-MukhaSvasana is not mentioned in medieval yogic texts, it is revered as the quintessential yoga pose in popular culture for strengthening the entire body and promoting overall wellness.

5. Trikonasana (Triangle Pose)

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Trikonasana strengthens the muscles in our legs, arms and chest. It also benefits our joints like knees and ankles. The asana opens the hip; stretches hamstrings, calf muscles; and opens up the chest. It helps in the realignment of the spine and improves the equilibrium of our body.

Steps To Perform Trikonasana:

  1. Stand straight with your feet wide apart.
  2. Turn to your side, preferably right side. Now you have the left foot pointing straight and your right foot pointing to the right side.
  3. Inhale and exhale once and then bend your body to the right side with your right hand touching your right foot.
  4. Keep your arms in a straight line. So that when you bend, your one arm is touching your right foot and your left arm is stretched straight into the air.
  5. Make sure you are not bent forward or backward. Stretch as much as you can. Open up your chest. Be sure to have your feet firmly pressed into the ground.
  6. Keep your eyes open and look into the sky.
  7. Now straighten and then bring your arms down.

6. Shalabhasana

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Shalabhasana, also known as the locust or grasshopper pose, helps strengthen muscles of the lower back, legs, hip joints, and buttocks. This asana helps improve one’s posture and flexibility.

Steps To Perform Shalabhasana:

  1. Lie on the stomach, with the chin resting on the mat, and legs stretched full length.
  2. Rest the arms by the sides, palms facing down beneath your thighs.
  3. Inhale and lift both of your legs and arms off the ground without bending the knees.
  4. The weight of the body should rest on your lower ribs, belly, and front pelvis.
  5. Hold the pose for 20–30 seconds and breathe deeply.
  6. Exhale and gently lower your legs and arms back to the floor.

Word Of Caution

As these asanas are mostly for beginners to the intermediate level, everybody can do them. But do not perform these poses if you have any kind of issues regarding your back. And if you have a back issue and still feel like doing it, better check with your physician first.

Infographic: Best Baba Ramdev Yoga Asanas To Increase Height

You now know that yoga helps improve flexibility and heart health, reduce back pain, and promote sleep. If you want to get a taller frame and a good posture, go through the infographic below to know about the best yoga to increase height.

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Yoga is a fantastic exercise, and certainly, practicing yoga asanas can help you grow taller. Yoga’s stretching and flexibility exercises can aid in the development of a taller posture. Yoga asanas realign and straighten the spine, which may have become somewhat curved due to poor posture. Yoga soothes the body and relieves mental and emotional tension. This helps in releasing growth hormone, which aids in height gain. However, the outcomes are influenced by several additional factors. Individual results vary depending on diet, asana consistency, and hormonal imbalances. So, consume balanced food and practice Baba Ramdev’s yoga for height increase.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can Shirshasana increase height?

According to anecdotal evidence and proponents of Shirshasana, it may help improve height. However, there is no scientific evidence to support this claim.

Can Tadasana increase height after 22?

A person cannot grow taller after the growth plates close. Tadasana may stretch your muscles and strengthen them, but there is no evidence to prove that it may increase height.

Does posture affect height growth?

Actually, your posture does not affect height growth. Height is mostly dependent on factors like genes, diet, and physical activity. However, a bad posture such as hunched shoulders can make you look shorter than you are. Hence, good posture makes you appear taller.

Which sitting position is best for height growth?

There is no best sitting position that can help in height growth, however, sitting straight on a chair making a 90-degree angle with your thighs and your feet straight with your soles on the floor or a footrest can help maintain a good posture and spine.

Key Takeaways

  • The flexibility and stretching exercises of yoga asanas may help in increasing your height.
  • Asanas like Tadasana, Surya Namaskar, and Uttanpadasana are suggested by Baba Ramdev to increase height.
  • Regular practice of yoga can help to stretch and strengthen muscles and bones and thus help to increase diet.
  • However, avoid performing the asanas if you have back issues.
Baba Ramdev Yoga Asanas To Increase Height

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Sri Yogi AnandE-RYT 500, YACEP

Sri Yogi Anand has 24 years of experience in the practical and philosophical aspects of yoga and spirituality. He has been teaching yoga and spirituality through his institution, Adwait Yoga School. He integrates scientific and medical approaches with yoga therapy to help in cases of cardiovascular and respiratory diseases and disorders and orthopedic and lifestyle disorders. He is also a...read full bio

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