Yoga Poses for Diarrhea

Published on
January 18, 2009

These abdomen inverted postures slow bowl motility and promote fluid absorption. Add the hip opening and back bending poses if the condition is chronic. Avoid squatting poses and postures that compress the abdomen.

Click on an image or posture name for detailed instructions, contraindications and modifications.

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Timothy Burgin is a Kripalu & Pranakriya trained yoga instructor living and teaching in Asheville, NC. Timothy has studied and taught many styles of yoga and has completed a 500-hour Advanced Pranakriya Yoga training. Timothy has been serving as the Executive Director of YogaBasics.com since 2000. He has authored two yoga books and has written over 500 articles on the practice and philosophy of yoga. Timothy is also the creator of Japa Mala Beads and has been designing and importing mala beads since 2004.
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