Yoga Poses For Beauty by The Wandering Yogis March 18 2015

I have a very strong yoga practice.  While I love the energy of group classes, I also enjoy taking private lessons in order to really focus on my alignment.  When I am looking for a private lesson I always go with The Wandering Yogis.  We are birds of a feather just based on our social media handles, but more importantly based on our philosophies about life, health and beauty! I sat down with The Wandering Yogis and learned a little more about what I can do to transform my skin from the inside out.
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One of the most profound ways you can transform your skin from the inside out is through the practice of yoga.  There are obvious benefits to yoga including changes to your body and increased peace of mind through meditation and breathing techniques.  The following yoga poses can increase blood flow and circulation in your face.  By practicing inversions your face becomes flushed with nutrients which creates a glowing effect.  Twists, backbends and forward folds improve digestion which has a very positive effect on your skin.  
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Sirsasana is also known as a supported headstand or the ‘king’ of all asanas.  The physiological benefits are the drainage of blood and lymph which are held in reserve in the legs. Any inversion, when the legs are held over the heart, helps to move stored fluids into the core for oxygenation, filtration and elimination of metabolic and cellular wastes
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Halasana is known as plow pose. The abdominal organs are rejuvenated due to contraction.  This pose increases the flow of blood to the face, improves the skin texture and removes dark circles under the eyes.
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Paschimottanasana is known as seated forward fold.  This pose helps to increase the blood flow to the face as well as improves stomach functioning.
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Surya Namaskar is a sequence of 12 postures also known as sun salutes.  This sequence helps to remove toxins.  A regular regimen of early morning sun salutes results in a clear complexion and glowing skin. Sun salutation exercises are the natural solution to prevent onset of wrinkles.
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Overall, yoga is excellent for the skin and it can also provide good benefits for people with acne.
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