When women's waist becomes 35 inches or more and men's 40 inches, then belly fat is really dangerous. This not only causes difficulty in doing normal activities but also increases the risk of many health-related problems like diabetes, thyroid, heart-related diseases etc.

Although women want to reduce belly fat, they are so busy with home and office responsibilities that they do not have time to go to the gym and exercise.

Such women do not need to worry, because today we are telling you about some yoga asanas, which you can easily do while sitting on the office chair. These asanas work on the abdominal muscles and get rid of fat. Founder of Akshar Yoga Center, yoga and spiritual guru Himalaya Siddha Akshar is telling us about these yoga asanas.

Expert opinion

Expert says, “With the help of yoga, you can easily reduce weight and belly fat. This makes you feel light and young. When our body gets addicted to fitness, we feel active and full of energy throughout the day.

He further said, “Yoga can be done to lose weight, improve posture, increase flexibility and improve balance to avoid injury. Slight changes are made in the yoga asanas done while sitting so that they can be easily done while sitting. This yoga asana is beneficial for people in two ways. Whether at work or home, you can do stretching exercises at least once every hour. Apart from this, chair yoga is also beneficial for those who sit in one place for a long time.

Spinal Twist - ArdhaMatsyendrasana

  • Sit on the chair facing left.
  • To bend the spine, hold the back of the chair and turn the head to the right.
  • While inhaling, stretch the spine and while exhaling, bend it for five breaths.
  • Move the legs to the left side of the chair.
  • Repeat this yoga asana from the right side.

Chair Virabhadrasana

  • While exhaling, open and spread the arms by moving the right hand forward and the left hand backwards.
  • Pull the left hips back and turn the head to the left, so that it is in line with the front of the chair.
  • Look outward from the right finger and hold this form of Virabhadrasana for three breaths.

Chair Utkatasana

  • Stand near the chair.
  • Join the palms and raise the arms to form Namaste in front of the chest.
  • Bend the knees and slowly lower the pelvis.
  • Make sure the pelvis is parallel to the floor with a 90 degree bend in the knees.
  • Keep the ankles and knees in a straight line.
  • Focus on Namaskar Mudra with your eyes.
  • Keep the spine straight.
  • This can be repeated for 5 sets, pausing for 30 seconds each time.

Chair Eagle-Garudasana

  • Wrap the right thigh over the left for Garudasana or Eagle Pose.
  • If you can, wrap the right foot around the left shin.
  • Do the same with the arms by crossing the left arm over the right arm near the elbow.
  • If possible, bend the elbows and bring the palms together in Namaste Mudra.
  • Keep your shoulders loose and raise your elbows.
  • Hold for 3 to 5 breaths.
  • Repeat on the other side.

Chair Kapalbhati

In Sanskrit, 'Kapal' means skull and 'Bhati' means 'light'. Therefore this Kapalbhati Pranayama is also known as the Skull Shining Breathing Technique.


  • Sit in a comfortable posture on the chair.
  • Straighten your back and close your eyes.
  • Place the palms upwards on the knees.
  • Breathe normally.
  • Focus on exhaling with short, rhythmic and forceful breaths.
  • Try to forcefully expel all the air from the diaphragm and lungs by pressing the stomach.

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