You may have developed a curve in your back over time, or do would you like to prevent one in the future?
The good news is you can use Yoga for slouching. It will help reinforce the natural curve in your back and improve your posture.
This is common, especially since girls often grow rapidly at the onset of puberty and end up being several inches taller than the boys! For teenage girls, stooping in the shoulders may also reflect an attempt to conceal their growing breasts. As a result, many girls grow up with a rounded upper back.
Our posture is an important dimension of health, which doesn't get the attention it deserves. Your posture influences the alignment of the spine and thereby the overall health of your body. The spine is the central channel of the nervous system, and when your spine is healthy, the pathways of the nervous system are strong and clear, and vital energy flows unimpeded, creating maximum vitality and well-being.
If you're looking to improve your posture, why not make it a fun, pleasant, and enjoyable? Consider trying corrective Yoga postures.
Yoga exercises can help improve bad posture and even reverse hyperkyphosis, the age-related posture issue also known as dowager's hump.
Benefits of Improving Posture
Feel Better. People with a good posture and healthy, strong back are generally happier, more confident, and have more energy; they may even be less prone to worry, depression, and anxiety.
Prevent Chronic Pain. Keeping your back flexible and correcting posture imbalances can be more effective prevention and treatment for back pain
Live Longer. People with deteriorated, hunched posture (hyperkyphosis or dowager’s hump) are more prone to fractures and more likely to lose balance and function as they age. A chronic, hunched posture restricts breathing, creating shortness of breath. In the elderly, this is associated with increased anxiety and depression and is considered the main factor of general health deterioration in the elderly. Older men and women with a forward hunched posture have higher death rates; as much as 44% higher.
Yoga Exercises Improve Posture:
Week 1. Heart Opening
A soothing and relaxing heart and chest-opening sequence to improve posture and reverse forward head posture.
Week 2. Core Integration
This core integration sequence of Yoga exercises lays the foundation for better posture by building a strong foundation of core posture support and restoring proper posture alignment.
Week 3. Back Strengthening for Posture Support
This sequence of gentle Yoga backbends helps improve posture by strengthening the main posture support muscles of the back.
So, the answer is Yes! Taking steps to improve your posture through Yoga will not just help you prevent back pain and joint stiffness. As you increase the health of your spine by building strength, increasing flexibility, and improving alignment. As vital energy flows more freely, you will experience more energy and greater well-being.