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Asana 46: 5 Yoga Poses To Reduce Hair Fall & Have Sundar Ghani Zulfein

Come winter and your hair fall becomes more pronounced, not that it gets any better during summer. And, oh monsoon, the lesser said, the better. Truth be told, hair fall is a consistent problem for most of us, irrespective of the time of the year. It may be a lifestyle problem, while at other times, it may be an underlying symptom of a health condition. 

The Channel 46 caught up with Nikita Agrawal, Founder of Isira Yoga, who recommends 5 yoga poses that can arrest hair fall and encourage healthy hair growth.

1. Matsyasana (Fish Pose)

Asana 46: 5 Yoga Poses to Reduce Hair Fall & Promote Healthy Hair Growth

Instructions to reach the pose:

  1. Lie down in savasana or on your back, facing upwards with hands stuck on your sides. 
  2. Bring hands underneath hips with palms facing down.
  3. Bend your arms from elbows.
  4. Inhale, raise your chest, stretch your neck, and place the crown of your head on the mat.
  5. Close your eyes and breathe deeply while holding the posture.
  6. Release posture very gently.


  • Do not put weight on the crown of your head;  rest it gently.
  • Do not strain your neck.
  • Avoid it if you have spondylitis.
  • Avoid if you have recently injured your neck or spine.

Read: 5 Yoga Poses To Help Your Body Stay Fit As Your Grow Older

2. Sarvangasana (Shoulder Stand)

Instructions to reach the pose:

  1. Lie on your back with your hands on the side.
  2. Draw the feet close to the hips, then exhale and push your thighs to your core.
  3. Support your back with your palms.
  4. Lift the lower part of the body vertically, feet away from head.
  5. Draw your elbows towards each other.
  6. Bring your thighs in line with your torso.
  7. Bring your chin down to the chest.
  8. Breathe normally while holding the posture.
  9. To release the posture, continue using your palms to support the back and slowly and carefully lower the hips to the mat.


  • Refrain from doing this if you have high blood pressure
  • Avoid this asana in case you have a neck or spine injury

3. Balasana (Child’s Pose)

Asana 46: 5 Yoga Poses to Reduce Hair Fall & Promote Healthy Hair Growth

Instructions to reach the pose:

  1. Sit in vajrasana with your knees apart and place your hips on your heels.
  2. Slowly lean forward and bring your forehead to the ground.
  3. Extend your arms forward and place your palms on the ground with fingers pointed in front.
  4. Belly should rest between the thighs.
  5. Relax your jaws and breathe comfortably in the posture.


  • Knee injury
  • Avoid during pregnancy

4. Viparita Karani Asana (Legs Up The Wall)

Instructions to reach the pose:

  1. Lie down with your legs resting up a wall.
  2. Place your arms as comfortable for you.
  3. This simple inverted posture helps with circulation and releases stiff neck and fatigue.

Read: 5 Yoga Postures To Get Rid Of Your Love Handles

5. Ustrasana (Camel Pose)

Instructions to reach the pose:

  1. Sit on your knees, legs hip-width apart. 
  2. Push your hips forward, inhale and expand your chest.
  3. Keep your core engaged and move backwards.
  4. Drop your shoulders back and place your palms on your heels.
  5. Let your head and neck extend backwards.
  6. Stay in this pose for 30 to 60 seconds and gently release.


  • Avoid this if you have low or high blood pressure.
  • Do not do this yoga if you have a back or neck injury.

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