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Yoga Day: How To Reduce Belly Fat

Last updated on: June 21, 2023 10:55 IST
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rediffGURU Namita Piparaiya answers reader's questions

IMAGE: Namita Piparaiya does Dhanurasana or the Bow Pose. Photograph: Rajesh Karkera/

On International Yoga Day, we have a special treat for you, Dear Readers.

rediffYogaGurus Namita PiparaiyaSabrina MerchantRoopashree Sharma and Radhika Iyer are here to answer your yoga related questions. 

Ask Namita your yoga questions HERE.

Ask Radhika your yoga questions HERE.

Ask Sabrina your yoga questions HERE.

Ask Roopashree your yoga related questions HERE.

As a part of our International Yoga Day initiative, rediffGURU Namita Piparaiya, wellness coach and founder, Yoganama has answered a few interesting questions asked by you on video.

Do check them out!

Text: Divya Nair/
All videos produced by Rajesh Karkera/

TRS: Hi Namita. Can you recommend simple exercises that a beginner in yoga should start off with?

Here's your answer, TRS.

In the video below, Namita demonstrates how you can begin your yoga journey.


Deepak: I have anxiety problem. Is there any solution in yoga and meditation? I always feel afraid of everything in my profession. Whenever I have an anxiety issue feeling of vomiting comes but I do not vomit. Please suggest whether to consult any doctor or it can be cured naturally.

Dear Deepak, do watch the video.

Namita has some suggestions about how breathing exercises can help you cope with stress and anxiety in a healthy way.


Sumukh: Hello madam what are the exercises that help diabetics in reducing blood sugar levels to a large extent?

Hello Sumukh, Namita has a holistic answer to how yoga can help diabetics reduce their blood sugar.

Do watch the video.




Gouri: I am 21 years old. I can't sleep properly and I want to reduce weight. I have many sleeping issues. I wake up in a pin drop.

Dear Gouri, in the video below, Namita suggests a few simple changes that you can make in your daily routine as well as a few asanas that can help you sleep better.


Anonymous: Namitaji, I am not able to lose belly fat. Can you please suggest a few asanas?

Hi. In the video below, Namita explains how performing Hathayoga or Vinyasana over a period of 45 minutes every day can help reduce body fat.


Anonymous: I am a middle aged working professional. Post COVID, I am suffering from low energy, stress and fatigue. How can yoga help me feel healthy and better?

Hello. Namita suggests certain dietary changes as well as certain asanas that can help.

Most importantly, she adds, it is important to learn diaphragmatic breathing. And she demonstrates how to do it correctly.

Ask Namita your yoga questions HERE.

Ask Radhika your yoga questions HERE.

Ask Sabrina your yoga questions HERE.

Ask Roopashree your yoga related questions HERE.

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