- Rujuta Diwekar learned this yoga pose from Iyengar yoga
- She says that it has been very effective in reducing pain during periods
- It can also be effective when you’e feeling low or annoyed during periods
Period pain isn’t something that can be ignored. For some, the pain can be excruciating enough to make them miss school, work and other important to-do tasks. Celebrity nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar recently took to Instagram to share an exercise, more like a stretching yoga pose, that can calm you, soothe you and reduce period pain, cramps and even the flow. For performing this exercise, all you need is a yoga matt, a bolster cushion, and a yoga belt. Keep reading to know more about it.
Menstrual cramps are abdominal cramps that can occur monthly just before and during a woman‚Äôs menstrual period. Usually they do not indicate a problem. However, sometimes cramps can be a symptom of a disorder.
Yoga pose for period pain shared by Rujuta Diwekar
Before beginning to elaborate on the yoga pose, Rujuta gives due credit to Iyengar yoga and has found it to be extremely useful for reducing period pain and discomforting cramps. “This asana is highly recommended during periods, especially if you have cramps, bad flow or simply if you want to unwind, relax and feel better about yourself,” says Rujuta in her IGTV video.
Also read: 7 Best Home Remedies To Deal With Irregular Periods
Yoga pose for period pain: How to perform it
To perform this yoga pose, take a yoga belt and a bolster. Place boster at your back. Create a loop of the belt and put it around your pelvic region. Watch video below to see exactly how to do it. The belt should neither be up on your waist nor low waist. It should be placed at back at the position right above your thigh