Ustrasana or Camel PoseSit on your feet with your knees and calves close together. You need to use some soft cloth under you to prevent pain. Now come onto your knees and place your hands on your hips. Stretching out the torso, look above. Hold your heels slowly, one hand after the other. Bend backward and stretch out the chest and tummy. You can feel the weight in your arms. This position is useful to melt the fat in almost all the areas of the body.The instructions above will be able to help you in effectively stretching the muscles around the hips, waist, abdomen, legs and hands. This will eliminate the fats and give you a healthier, lighter body. They help you to lose unhealthy fatty tissue in the body. Constipation, stress and nervous tension are reduced by these poses. Following these yoga poses for weight loss will help you get a sound mind and a sound body.Keep practicing all the postures that we have brought to you so far. Why? Well, because on June, 25, 2017, we would like to see you participating in our International day of Yoga event hosted at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence, East Bank Demerara, from 4pm to 5pm. All the yoga postures that we have introduced will be on demonstration and you, YES YOU, will be doing them on that day. So get those yoga mats out and keep working. Summer is rapidly approaching and everyone wants to trim some fat off before they hit the lakes in beautiful Guyana or hope on that plane to another country. Our hectic lifestyle and workloads do not let us live in a healthy way. The craving for junk food and stress filled environment gives us an unhealthy body. The area around the waist and thighs is usually flabby.The risk of diseases and ill health increases with the fat around these areas. A fitness routine and a good diet will help to reduce these risks. Since some people prefer not to sweat too much while exercising, yoga is the best option. By adopting the methods of yoga one can reduce weight, control the body and soul. Along with these benefits, one can also experience mental peace. Losing weight and staying in shape will also build self-esteem and reduce the stress levels.In today’s edition, we will be looking at two postures that will help us get in shape. Once you have been practicing our previous postures, then you should make very light work of these.Navasana or BoatSit down on a mat, and stretch out your legs. Your knees should be pulled up, thighs should be tight and your toes should be pointed out. Now try to raise your feet of the ground and bring your legs to a 45 degree angle. Inhale while you raise your feet and avoid bending your knees. The spine should be straight and your body should make a V shape.Raise your arms to the shoulder level. This pose will increase your stamina and also cut down tummy fat. It will increase your lower and upper body strength.