does help in getting rid of fat around the abdomen only when you PRACTICE it regularly.
2. one of the best known yogic posture to reduce fat around abdomen is :Udharav Mukha Shvan asan (upward facing Dog) which helps in streatching of the muscles of mid section and lengthening of stomach.
3. other Yogic postures to reduce fatty tissue are: Simhasana,Ushtra asana, Garuda asana, and Pawanmuktasana:these postures help improve digestion and reduce stagnation of food and other toxins in the body and thus have a reducing effect on the body which we call as "Langhana" in Ayurveda.
4. make sure you do a warm up exercise prior to performing these postures .
5. also follow a proper diet along with Yoga for better results, if you are a beginner make sure you perform yoga postures carefully or under the supervision of yoga teacher or instructor.