8 Yoga Poses to Detox Your Body

To detoxify your body, you may have tried different ways. You may have tried green juices or you may have said “no” to those dairy products. But these methods only make your detoxification process a complicated one. If you really want to detoxify your body naturally, “Yoga” can be the only answer to your query.

Yoga Poses to Detox Your Body

There are certain poses of yoga that squeeze out all the toxicity in your body. It’s the natural way of detoxification. So, you will have no side effects. 8 such yoga poses are discussed below to help you in your detoxification process.

1. Boat Pose

boat pose for detox


The boat pose is also called “Navasana”. This pose is essential to balance the energy of our body.

How to do it:

  • To make the boat pose you have to sit with your knees bent.
  • Once you do that you have to lift your right leg. Then you can lift you left leg.
  • Both the legs will be at 90 degree angle from your sitting position.
  • Actually you have to make ‘V’ shape of your body.


  • The leg muscles and kidneys will improve their ability to work.
  • Your energy will be centralized and balanced.
  • You will find great mental and physical strength.

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2. Ardha Matsyendrasana

half lord fish pose for detox


The pose actually means ‘sitting like a (half) fish’. The pose has some great benefits to the digestive system of your body.

How to do it:

  • At first, sit with your legs stretched.
  • Then, your right hand should go to back for balance.
  • Bend your right knee over your left knee and your left knee will be under your sit bone.
  • Keep your face backwards and keep your left elbow on your right knee.
  • Twist your spine mildly and keep your face backwards.


  • Your digestion will be improved.
  • The nerves in your spine will function better.
  • Your wastes will be eliminated.

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3. Marichyasana

marichyasana for detox


This asana means ‘a shine of light’. The asana is inspired by a sage called ‘Marichi’.

How to do it:

  • First of all, sit with your legs stretched.
  • Then, bend your left leg and keep your right leg straight.
  • Now, hold your left arm with your right arm in the back. Your left arm should be around your left knee.
  • Touch your forehead on the right leg thigh.
  • Your entire body will be bent and your fists will be locked in your back.


  • Your digestion will be improved.
  • Constipation and lungs problem will be lessened.

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4. Crow Pose

crow pose for detox


Crow pose is also called ‘bakasana’. This pose is inspired from the bird heron. The stability and balance are the key features of this pose.

How to do it:

  • Keep your legs and hips in a tight position.
  • With the help of two arms lift your body.
  • Keep your head little downward and try to balance your body on the two arms.


  • Your body and mind will be re-energized.
  • Your blood circulation will be better.

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5. Camel Pose

camel pose for detox


Camel pose is also known as Ustrasana. As you make an arch of your body, you will feel an immense spiritual and mental power in yourself.

How to do it:

  • Bend your body backwards.
  • Hold your ankles with your hands.
  • Try to make an arch of your body.
  • Close your eyes.


  • The asana is good for digestion and it will improve the function of chest & belly muscles.
  • Your kidneys will function better.

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6. Twisted Chair Pose

Ttwisted chair pose for detox


The twisted chair pose is an easy pose. This pose is also called parivrtta utkatasana. The pose is beneficial to different lower abdomen organs.

How to do it:

  • Take a pose in the middle air as if you are sitting on a chair.
  • Take both of your palms attached right at the middle of your chest.
  • Take your left elbow to cross your right thigh. Twist to the right with the attached palms.


  • Your liver and spleen will be improved.
  • Your digestion will be improved.
  • You lower abdomen organs will function better.

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7. Wide Legged Forward Bend

wide legged forward bend for body detox


This pose is also called Prasarita padottasana. The asana is good for your belly section.

How to do it:

  • At first, stand with your legs widely apart.
  • Keep both your hands in the back and make a fist uniting the two fists.
  • Now, bend forward as much as you can.
  • The point of bending will be from your waist.


  • This pose is really good for digestion.
  • The pose is also good for circulation of energy.

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8. One Legged Down Dog Pose

one legged down dog pose for body detox


The pose is good for the detoxification of your body. It’s a simple asana, but it has really good benefits.

How to do it:

  • Keep your two hands and two feet on the ground.
  • Now, lift your right leg towards the sky and keep your face downwards.
  • Nothing but the palms and one foot touch the ground.


  • The pose is good for shoulder muscles and back muscles.
  • The asana will balance your energy and it will improve the function of muscles all over the body.

These asanas should be done with proper guidance. You should be breathing naturally while doing these poses. These natural – 8 yoga poses to detox your body, will definitely help you to detoxify your body and your body will rejuvenate.

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Written by: Pravallika Menon

Pravallika Menon is editor & Writer for "BeautyEpic.com". Full time beautician for a organic Hair n Makeup saloon. She has completed graduation in Andhra University. Social Activist & Yoga Trainer.

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