10 Yoga Poses to Ease Period Cramps

Corpse Pose (Savasana)

Conclude your practice with Corpse Pose, lying flat on your back with legs extended and arms at your sides.

Happy Baby Pose (Ananda Balasana)

Lie on your back, draw your knees toward your chest, and grab the outsides of your feet.

Legs Up the Wall Pose (Viparita Karani)

Sit close to a wall and extend your legs upward.

Bridge Pose (Setu Bandhasana)

Lift your hips toward the ceiling while lying on your back.

Reclining Twist (Supta Matsyendrasana)

Lie on your back, draw one knee towards your chest, and guide it across your body.

Supine Bound Angle Pose (Supta Baddha Konasana)

Lie on your back with the soles of your feet together, knees falling outward.

Seated Forward Bend (Paschimottanasana)

Sit on the floor with your legs extended, and reach forward to grasp your feet. This forward bend soothes the nervous system

Downward-Facing Dog (Adho Mukha Svanasana)

Transition into Downward-Facing Dog to stretch the entire body. This pose helps relieve back pain and strengthens the core

Cat-Cow Pose (Marjaryasana-Bitilasana)

Flow through Cat-Cow poses to warm up the spine and increase circulation to the pelvic region.

Child's Pose (Balasana)

Begin your practice with Child's Pose. Kneel on the mat, sitting back on your heels, and stretch forward with your arms extended.


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