Yoga & Pranayama for healthy & glowing Skin
– Dr.Yogesh Chavan, M.D.(Ayu.) Ayurvedic Skin Specialist in Nashik India
Beautiful glowing skin is dream of every woman. If you are in search of remedy for beautiful ageless skin, then Yoga & Pranayama is one of them. Many researchers have proven that yoga has positive effects on the skin & regular practice of some yoga postures & pranayama makes skin look healthy & glowing.
Pranayama is a breathing exercise which directly targets your respiratory system and corrects its functioning by removing unwanted energy blocks along with it purifies your blood.
Pranayama for healthy & glowing skin includes –
– Bhastrika, Anulom Vilom Pranayam & Kapalbhati Pranayam.
Bhastrika pranayama is also called as Breath of Fire & it involves forceful breathing. Bhastrika Pranayama increases oxygen supply to the skin & also clears out toxins accumulated in blood through forceful expiration resulting in healthy glowing skin. That is why Bhastrika is called as best pranayama for healthy & glowing skin.
How to do it–
Sit in Vajrasana or Padmasana (legs crossed), take a deep breath & then exhale forcefully with help of abdominal muscles, while doing this concentrate your mind on your breaths. Remember to keep your shoulders, chest, head, and neck still while your belly moves.
After doing 10 bhastrika take a break for 10 to 20 seconds & then continue for next 2 to 3 inutes.
Benefits of Bhastrika-
Helps to correct digestion.
Helps to clear blockages in respiratory passage, chest and the nose.
Stimulates all the organs.
increases oxygen supply to the skin
Anulom Vilom Pranayam-
Anulom Vilom is the excellent breathing technique to balance vata , pitta & kapha Tridoshas. Balance of these tri-doshas is important for health, immunity & healthy glowing skin. Anuloma Viloma Pranayam is very simple but has a powerful impact on your body, mind & soul and a good Pranayama for healthy & glowing skin. It clears and opens the channels for good circulation & helps to remove all the toxins from your body.
How to do it-
Seat in Padmasana and breathe in through left nostril while keeping the other blocked with the thumb of right hand. Take a pause for few seconds then c