Yoga asanas to boost your kids' immunity during the pandemic

A strong immune system is the best defense against COVID-19. Exercise not only will help built your kids' immunity but also keep their energies channelized during the lockdown.

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Elderly people and those with underlying health conditions like heart disease, diabetes and weaker immune system have an increased risk of contracting COVID-19. While the number of children infected with the novel coronavirus is far less than adults, they can play a significant role in spreading the disease. Therefore, it is important take necessary precautions to protect children from the COVID-19 infection. Since no drug or vaccine to fight this viral infection, a strong immune system is the best defense against the disease. The flu season is also near and children are, in particular, more vulnerable to catching the influenza virus. Studies have shown that being active can help boost immunity in children and reduce cold and flu episodes. Exercise not only will help built their immunity but also keep their energies channelized during the lockdown. Here are 5 simple yoga asanas that your kids can do for a stronger immunity.

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Standing forward bend (Hastapadasana): This pose increases blood circulation to the brain and sinuses, and help relieve congestion. It also strengthens the nervous system and increasing its immunity.

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Ustrasana-or-camel-pose- In Marathi

Camel pose (Ustrasana): It is one of the best yoga poses that can help prevent respiratory illnesses. Camel pose helps open up your chest and relieve congestions. It also improves digestion and strengthens the body’s immunity.

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Fish pose (Matsyasana): This pose stretches and stimulates the organs of your belly and throat. It helps relieve tension in your neck, throat, and shoulders, which helps regulate relaxed breathing. It can also help relieve symptoms of flu such as congestion and respiratory illnesses such as asthma and bronchitis.

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Padangustha Dhanurasana

Bow pose (Dhanurasana): This pose opens up the chest and shoulders, helping to ease the breathing passageway. It also stretches the thighs and abdominal organs, which improves the flow of gastric juice and promotes good digestion. Practicing this pose can improve your child’s posture that helps the circulation of blood, which builds immunity.