5 Basic Yoga Poses for Healthy Glowing Skin

Majority of us simply rely on cosmetics for the perfect healthy glowing skin. We go for brands and keep experimenting with different products. Though they are not unhealthy practices, but cannot be considered completely healthy either. In such a scenario, a completely effective healthy practice will be Yoga. Best Yoga Exercises with the basic poses done on a daily basis will be all. Needless to say, this form of exercise is the answer to your all round physical, mental and spiritual development. Workouts are the root to weight loss and glowing skin.

Below are the top 5 best yoga exercises with basic yoga poses that will help you lose those extra kilos and get you fair and healthy looking skin.

1. Breathing Exercise

Breathing ExerciseStep 1: Sit on the floor on a comfortable position with your legs crossed.

Step 2: Relax yourself completely, slowly close your eyes and start breathing normally.

Step 3: Take a deep breath, count till 10 and release at the count of 10.

Step 4: Keep on repeating the same process for around 5-10 minutes.

This basic yoga pose rejuvenate your mind and is effective for your beautiful glowing skin. This exercise eases your mind and body off stress and cleanses your aura.

2. Headstand Pose

Headstand Pose YogaStep 1: Make a stand of your hands to support your head on the floor.

Step 2: Move to the mountain position without bending your knees and try balancing your back.

Step 3: Now fold your legs and gradually open them and stand them in the air.

Step 4: Breathe properly between poses and take special care while doing them.

This yoga pose is recommended under supervision as it is a bit tricky. This works gives you the glowing skin you always wanted and also help you lose weight.

3. Shashankasana (hare pose)

Shashankasana pose YogaStep 1: Sit in vajrasana position with both hands on your thighs with your upper body straight and relaxed.

Step 2: Now take a deep breath and raise both of arms above your head.

Step 3: Exhale and gently bend the upper body and arms till it touches the floor. Your back has to be straight and buttocks should remain on the heels and relax for a while.

Step 4: Finally exhale and slowly get back to your former position.

Shashankasana is an anti-ageing asana that also comes handy for weight loss and increased blood circulation especially in the head area.

4. Halasana (plough pose)

Halasana pose YogaStep 1: Lie on the back with your head, spine and legs aligned with your feet.

Step 2: Take a deep breath and raise both the legs in a vertical position by supporting with the abdominal muscles.

Step 3: Exercise pressure on the arms and lift your buttocks and roll your back away from the floor. Now try to touch the floor by lowering your legs over the head.

Step 4: Support your back by turning your palms and bending your elbows. Place both the hands behind the rib cage to support the back. Hold in the same position for a while

Step 5: Finally exhale and slowly get back to your former position.

This basic yoga asana improve blood circulation and takes care of sleep disorder, restless sleep and insomnia finally giving you a healthy skin.

5. Dhanurasana (Bow pose)

Dhanurasana YogaStep 1: Simply lie down on your belly and place your hands on the sides with palm facing upward.

Step 2: Bend your knees in a way that your heels come near your buttocks.

Step 3: Let your hands relax at the back and grasp your ankles lowing your body weight on your abdomen.

Step 4: Pull your ankles with your hands until your upper torso rises automatically to fit into a bow shape.

This effective workout makes your skin soft and glowing and also helps in weight loss. This is a basic yoga pose that is considered one of the best workout to cleanse your blood.

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