In today’s world, every person suffers from High Blood Pressure Problems. Now Question is arising “How could you avoid high blood pressure to maintain your healthy life”. Yoga has marvelous assistances such as increased flexibility, better concentration, stress relief, stronger bones and muscles, and much more. If some people suffer from High Blood pressure and they do yoga, then they need to be practiced with extra safety. The practice of Yoga poses (Vinyasa Yoga) (Hatha Yoga) offers tremendous health and wellness benefits. High blood pressure is not good for health and this is serious for health Function that generates many contraindications mainly in Yoga postures that invert the head below the level of the heart.

What is High Blood Pressure?

When your heart beats pump your blood around your body to give the energy and oxygen it needs. As the blood moves in the body, it pushes against the sides of the blood vessels. The strong point of this pushing is your blood pressure. If your blood pressure is too high, it puts extra stress on your heart and this may lead to heart attacks and strokes.

There are two types of blood pressure:

  1. Systolic blood pressure refers to the pressure inside your arteries when your heart is pumping.

2. Diastolic pressure is the pressure inside your arteries when your heart is resting between beats.

Causes of High Blood Pressure

1.           Smoking

2.           Coffee or other caffeinated drinks

3.           A full bladder

4.           Recent physical activity

5.           Consume too much salt.

6.           Don’t eat enough fruits and vegetables.

7.           Do not workout.

8.           Overweight

9.           Drink too much alcohol.

10.         Tension

11.         Blood pressure is also affected by your emotional state and the time of day

What are the poses to avoid High Blood pressure?

Some of these poses are:

1.           Sukhasana

2.           Uttanasana

3.           Adho Mukha Svanasana

4.           Virasana

5.           Baddha Konasana

6.           Supta Padangusthasana

7.           Setu Bandhasana

Sukhasana (Easy Pose)

Sukhasana (Easy Pose)

The Sukhasana is also called the Easy Pose and this is a meditative pose that works on relaxing and relaxing both the mind and the body. Asanas work on the nervous system and regulate its stroke. It easily helps in reducing hypertension, and therefore, directly or indirectly works on bringing down blood pressure.

Uttanasana (Standing Forward Bends)

Uttanasana (Standing Forward Bends)

It helps in reducing the fat deposits in the abdominal part, thus enabling weight loss. It also acts as an effective stress reliever and normalizes high blood pressure.

Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Facing Dog Pose)

Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Facing Dog Pose)

Benefits of Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Facing Dog Pose) analyze the body feeling too energized and rejuvenated. It Relaxing the brain and helps to relieve stress and Little depression. Its growths the spine and supports the muscles of the chest thereby increasing lung capacity.

Virasan (Hero Pose)

Virasan (Hero Pose)

This asana is a meditative pose, so it is best if you practice this pose in the morning. But you could do it in the evening as well. It gives the ankles, thighs, and knees a good stretch. It improves the circulation of blood in the legs and relieves tired legs. It helps cure high blood pressure, asthma, and flat feet.

Baddha Konasana(Bound Angle Pose)

Baddha Konasana (Bound Angle Pose)

Stimulates the heart and leads to better circulation of blood all over the body. It also relieves stress and weariness. Baddha Konasana also known as the Butterfly or Bound Angle Pose, is a seated pose that strengthens and opens the hips and groin while eradicating abdominal discomfort. During each exercise, you will make sure to maintain a focus on your proper breathing.

Supta Padangusthasana (Hand To Big Toe Pose)


By this asana, you could stretch your arms and legs, which gives you relief down of the trapped stress in the limbs. When all the energy blocks are opened up, blood and oxygen flow are improved. The back is also stretched and relaxed. It is a very good asana to practice when your main goal is to normalize the blood pressure.

Setu Bandhasana(Bridge pose)

Setu Bandhasana(Bridge pose)

Stretches the chest, neck, spine, and hips. Strengthens the back, buttocks, and hamstrings. Improves circulation of blood. It helps alleviate stress and mild depression.