Yoga Mudras to improve health


MUDRAS…..The power is in our hands

Mudras are yoga movements that are performed with the arms and hands. They are extremely simple, but so powerful that they will transform your life. You can use Yoga Mudras to improve health. How? Simply releasing the blocked energy inside your body in the energy channels called Nadis and in the energy centers called chakras. By arranging and directing this energy through the mudras, you can achieve your goals and have the ability to solve the problems of daily life.

Hypertension or high blood pressure is a common clinical presentation worldwide. High blood pressure control is important to reduce many disease complications such as kidney failure, heart diseases and stroke. Apart from medications, yoga Hand Mudra is an effective supplement to medical healing clinical conditions like blood pressure, asthma, stress, obesity and heart diseases.

Apana Mudra

This mudra is known as the mudra of energy. It helps the body eliminate toxins and treats bladder problems.
With both hands: join the yolks of the thumb, the ring finger and the middle finger, while the other fingers remain extended.
Practice as needed, from 5 to 45 minutes, or as a cure 3 times a day for 15 minutes.
The Apana Mudra exerts a balancing effect on the state of mind, which depends on a liver that works well. It grants patience, serenity, confidence, inner balance and harmony. In the mental sphere, it generates the ability to develop visions. All this is necessary when looking to the future, when we have to face new challenges and when we want our wishes to be fulfilled.


Reduces heart problems and normalizes palpitations. It is used as first aid for a heart attack when it is done in the first couple of minutes. Maintains blood pressure. Reduces stomach problems and reduces acidity. Regulates intestinal transit and relieves constipation. Maintains body temperature. Increases self-confidence. Reduces menstrual problems.

Garuda mudra

To perform the Garuda mudra, seat straight, place your right hand on top of your left hand, wrapping your right thumb around the joints of your other thumb. The mudra should look like the wings of a bird, with the palms of the hands facing you. Soften your shoulders and place your hands in front of your lower abdomen; hold the mudra for ten breaths. Move your hands up your body, stopping at the navel and center of your chest for ten breaths. This mudra should be done three times a day.

This mudra activates blood circulation, revitalizes the body and balances the energy of the two halves of the body. It revitalizes and stimulates. It also relaxes and softens menstrual irregularities, discomfort with shortness of breath. If you have hypertension, be careful when performing mudras and consult your doctor prior to use.


Surya Mudra or Mudra of the Sun:

The tip of the ring finger touches the base of the thumb, which applies slight pressure to the ring finger. Benefits: Increases body heat production, is useful for overweight, aids digestion, lowers cholesterol levels. Precautions: Do not practice this mudra in hot weather.

Prana Mudra or Mudra of Life

The tips of the thumb, ring finger, and pinky finger touch each other, while the rest of the fingers are stretched out. Benefit: awakens the power of prana, is useful for eye diseases and improves vision, increases the body’s resistance to disease, relieves fatigue. Reduces hunger pangs during fasting. In case of insomnia, together with Gyan Mudra, it helps to get to sleep.

Apana Vayu Mudra or Mrita Sanjivani Mudra

Sit comfortably with your spine straight. Breathe gently through your nostrils. Now connect the tip of your middle and ring fingers to the tip of your thumb, then bend your index finger towards your thumb and touch the base of your thumb to the tip of your finger. Leave your pinky finger as long as possible.

This mudra should be kept for 10-15 minutes.

Benefit: Apana Vayu Mudra is believed to be very beneficial for the heart. People with heart disease should practice this mudra on a regular basis. Suitable for those who suffer from stomach problems such as heartburn and indigestion. It normalizes blood pressure and thus stimulates the circulatory system, reduces nervousness, calms the nervous system, and is also very effective in treating migraines. A migraine or headache is primarily caused by poor digestion or nervous nerves. As mentioned, this system calms the nervous system and strengthens the digestive system, leaving no reason for migraines. By calming the nervous system, it induces sleep and cures insomnia.

You can see what is the benefit of using Yoga mudras in our daily life and how it can improve our health.