Yoga Poses for Upper Belly Fat: A Beginner's Guide

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Mountain Pose

Start by standing tall with feet together, arms at your sides. Engage your core and lengthen your spine to improve posture and strengthen abdominal muscles.

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Plank Pose

Begin in a push-up position with hands beneath shoulders. Keep your body in a straight line from head to heels, engaging your core to support your upper body.

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Boat Pose

Sit on the floor with knees bent, feet flat. Lean back slightly, lifting your feet off the ground as you extend your legs. Balance on your sit bones and engage your core.

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Downward-Facing

Start on hands and knees, then lift hips toward the ceiling, forming an inverted V shape with your body.

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Bridge Pose

Lie on your back with knees bent and feet hip-width apart. Press into your feet to lift your hips off the ground, engaging your glutes and core.

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Warrior II

Step feet wide apart and turn one foot out while bending the knee. Extend arms parallel to the floor and gaze over the front hand.

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Cobra Pose

Lie on your stomach with palms flat near your ribs. Inhale as you press into your hands to lift your chest off the ground, engaging your back muscles.

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Seated Forward

Sit on the floor with legs extended. Hinge at the hips to fold forward, reaching toward your feet. Keep your spine long and engage your core.

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Cat-Cow Stretch

Begin on hands and knees. Inhale as you arch your back, lifting your head and tailbone (cow pose), then exhale as you round your spine.

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