Shilpa Shetty Yoga Tips for Flat Stomach and Tummy Fat

Shilpa Shetty fitness mantra

All the celebrities are very cautious regarding their workouts regime. They like to include different types of fitness mantra and workouts to give unique shape to their body. Very few Bollywood celebs like to embrace Yoga as an integral part of their workouts plan. Shilpa Shetty is one of them who devoted 2 days out of 5 for Yoga practices. The credit of Shilpa Shetty’s stunning body and gorgeous look is also went to yoga that helps to tone her figure and flawless skin.

Shilpa Shetty Yoga poses for weight loss

The Bollywood diva is very much interested in Ashtanga Yoga. She is herself a master in Yoga and practices yoga very technically and aesthetically. Her inclination towards yoga leads in making of Yoga DVDs for her fans to make them aware about the relevance and significance of Yoga. She realizes that yoga has the power to touch mind, body and soul. In fact, yoga is the connecting link among all these three domains.shilpa shetty yoga for belly fat

 Shilpa Yoga for flat belly

Though, the Bollywood heartthrob performs various yoga poses to be fit physically, mentally, socially and spiritually. But she practices many yoga poses that has greater importance and significance for weight loss. Here, get the list of Shilpa Shetty yoga for weight loss, tummy loss, fat burning and flat belly:

Dhanurasana for belly fat

The Bow pose yoga is very useful in weight loss as it give maximum stretching to the body. It is beneficial for backache, diabetes, asthma, constipation and piles.

How to do (steps)

  • Lie down in prone position.
  • Now, bend the knees and hold the ankles with hands.
  • Inhale; raise the head portions and the legs area as high as possible.
  • Maintain the pose as long as one can hold and bring down the surface with deep exhalation.
  • Continue inhale and exhale while maintaining the pose.
  • Perform 3-5 rounds.

Natrajasana for hips fat

It is also called Lord of the Dancers pose. This is good for strengthening the arms, legs and improves the balance of the body.

How to do (steps)

  • Stand erect.
  • Raise the right leg behind the back and make sure that your arms are above the surface.
  • Bend the right knee and bring your arms backwards so that one can hold the toes with both of the arms.
  • While doing this, stand on the left legs and try to maintain the position.
  • While standing, try to gaze the front.
  • Stand in the position as long as one can hold.
  • Continue inhale and exhale while maintaining the pose.
  • Do it with another legs.

Chakrasana for slim waist

The wheel pose has the power to delay aging if practice properly and regularly. It is good for asthmatic patients and persons experiencing respiratory problems. It provides adequate flexibility to the vertebral column.

How to do (steps)

  • Lie in the supine position
  • Bend your knees and makes 10-12 inches gap between your legs.
  • Place the palms on the floor above the shoulders beside the head.
  • Inhale; raise the body as per one’s capability
  • Slowly drop the head and try to make your arms and legs straight as much as possible.
  • Maintain the pose as long as possible.
  • Continue inhale and exhale while maintaining the pose.
  • The duration of maintaining the pose should be increased gradually
  • Exhale, bring the body down
  • Perform 3-5 times

Bhujangasana for flat stomach

The cobra pose is one of the important yogasanas for flat belly. It is one of the few yoga poses that benefits the body from head to toes. It is good to relieve backache, acts like as stress buster, and enhances digestion. It is an important yoga pose that prevents women from many gynecological disorders. It is beneficial in case of thyroid problems and slipped disc.

How to do (steps)

  • Lie down on the prone position.
  • There should be least gap between your legs.
  • Place your palms besides your shoulder and the head should rest on the ground.
  • Inhaling; raise your head up to your navel region and try to see the roof.
  • Hold the position as long as one can do.
  • Continue inhale and exhale while maintaining the pose.
  • Bring the body down with deep exhalation.
  • Repeat the process for 3 to 5 times.

Vakrasana yoga for belly fat

The twisting yoga pose is helpful in making the spine flexible and supple. It is effective in case of diabetes, improving lungs capacity and dyspepsia.

How to do (steps)

  • Sit on the ground with legs stretched out.
  • Bend right leg from the knee and place the foot beside the left knee.
  • Keep the spine straight and twist the waist towards the right with exhale.
  • Bring the left arm towards the right side foot in such a way that outer side of left arm touches outer side of right leg; and place the left hand beside right foot.
  • Continue inhale and exhale while maintaining the pose.
  • Repeat from opposite side.

Ustrasana for abdominal fat

Burning abdominal fat through Yoga? Try Ustrasana. Ustrasana is one of the few yoga poses, which is beneficial in reducing belly fat if practiced after knowing its simple and correct procedures.

How to do (steps)

  • Kneel down on the floor and stand on the knees.
  • Bend backward with inhaling.
  • While exhaling place the right palm on right heel and left palm on the left heel and thighs will be vertical to the floor and head tilted backwards.
  • Balance the weight evenly by the arms and legs.
  • Continue inhale and exhale while maintaining the pose.
  • Do it 3-5 rounds.

Padhastasana for obesity

The arm leg pose is helpful in overcoming obesity and relieving constipation. Padhastasana is one of the yoga poses in Surya Namaskar. It is good for cholesterol thus helps in reducing blood pressure and beneficial for cardiac problems.

How to do (steps)

  • Stand erect with least gap between your legs.
  • Inhale; stretch your hands upward  above your shoulder
  • Exhale; come forward slowly.
  • If possible try to clasp your ankle with your palms and made your nose touch to the knees.
  • Maintain the pose as long as one can hold.
  • With inhale become straight.
  • Perform 3-5 rounds.

Halasana for tummy fat

The plough pose is having many health benefits. It is good for those who are having thyroid problems. It is helpful for diabetes, piles, constipation and dyspepsia.

How to do (steps)

  • Lie down in supine position.
  • Slowly raise the legs at 90° angle.
  • Now, lift the buttocks rolling the back away from the floor; bring the legs towards the head and touch the floor with the toes behind the head.
  • Your arms should be pressed on the floor and behind the back.
  • The body from hip to shoulders should be kept straight.
  • Maintain this position for as long as comfortable.
  • Slowly let the waist rest on the ground and bring the legs first at 90° angle and then on the ground without lifting the head.

Virabhadrasana yoga for hips fat

How to do (steps)

  • Stand in Tadasana.
  • Raise your arms above the head. The joined palms should be straight and stretched.
  • Inhale and make a gap of 4 feet between your legs.
  • Exhale, turn to the right and bend your right knee at 90° angle.
  • Take maximum stretch to the left legs and try to maintain equal weight balance between your legs.
  • Hold the pose with slow inhaling and exhaling as long as one can.
  • Perform the same thing with the left legs.


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