5 Yoga Positions to Combat Vertigo

5 Yoga Positions to Combat Vertigo

Vertigo is a type of indication of dizziness distinguished by a feeling of spinning and dis-balance due to a disorder in the brain's sense of balance and stability. It impacts the internal ear, the space that observes the directions of movements and activities, originating from calcium or liquid build-up or even a virus. Nevertheless, it has been verified that specific yoga postures improve balance and promote the nervous system, thus terminating vertigo from the system conclusively.


Ayushakti brings you 5 Yoga Positions to Combat Vertigo.


1. Halasana

Lie flat on your back. Hold up your waistline with your hands, raise your feet and back off the floor. Now, gently droop your legs such that your feet come onto the floor, and your toes are in sequence with your head. Extend out your arms in the path of the legs. Maintain the posture until you are comfortable. Gently raise your legs up and liberate to come out of the pose. This asana toughens the neck. As it does that, it performs on the equilibrium system, the internal ears, and the tense system. It removes the strain on the nervous system and relaxes your mind. It supports tackling the side effects of vertigo with comfort.


2. Shavasana

Lie flat on your back, with your palms relaxing beside you, fronting upwards. Make yourself relaxed and assure that your body is in a forthright line. Lock your eyesight and concentrate individually on every part of your body. Take in-depth, cleansing breaths. Fall into a meditative state, but try not to sleep. This pose brings an in-depth, meditative form of rest, which may support the restoration of tissues and cells and remove stress. It also helps in easing blood pressure, stress, and sleeplessness.


3. Shanmukhi Mudra

For this asana, sit in any comfortable sitting position. Control the breath, seal the eyes, and wrap the ears with the thumbs, the sights with the index fingers, and the nose with the center fingers. Squeeze the upper lip a little over the lowermost lip with the ring and Forth finger. Keep your concentration on Ajna chakra. Withdraw the hands from the face and exhale. Inhale consecutively again and rehearse these rounds for a few minutes. This practice relaxes the brain and the anxious system and can be beneficial in the prevention and deduction of stress, anger, or irritation. It calms and rejuvenates the eyesight and facial nerves, and tissues.



4. Salamba Sirsasana

To perform this asana:

  1. Kneel on the ground.
  2. Position your arms on the floor in front of you and intertwine your fingers. Your elbows should be shoulder-width asunder.
  3. Place your head on the bottom, fixing your crown against your grabbed palms.
  4. Inhale, raise your knees off the floor, and stroll towards your elbows.
  5. Exhale, and while exhaling, slowly raise your feet off the floor.
  6. Position your legs perpendicular to the ground.
  7. Maintain the posture for a few seconds, gradually advancing to more prolonged durations.
  8. Release.


Due to its backward-pull impact of gravity on the organs, this practice helps in devastating difficulties of the kidneys, intestines, stomach, liver, and reproductive organs. Apart from healing vertigo, when practiced for a reasonable duration, it also promotes the pituitary and pineal glands, which help develop and form sex hormones.


5. Supta Baddha Konasana

Lie flat on your back. Curve your knees, and bring your feet together, thereby spreading up your legs on the side. Lift your arms above your head. Be comfortable. Unleash when you are relaxed. Attempt to maintain the position for 4-5 minutes. The slouched bound angle posture relaxes the nervous system and relieves anxiety. It also supports strengthening and opening up the back, neck, shoulder, and ab muscles. A nourishing blood flow to the brain benefits cure vertigo, and this yoga posture does that.



In broad terms, vertigo sufferers are warned against hurried forward bends. Downward facing postures should also be avoided. Additionally, vertigo sufferers should rehearse yoga slowly to avoid any dizziness. One must always be cautious about the placement of the neck.



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Author of the Blog: Dr. Rajeshri Mehta

Expert Review By: Dr Smita Pankaj Naram

Co-Founder, Ayushakti Ayurved Pvt Ltd