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How Does Practicing Yoga Help in Anti-aging?

Yoga is not only a healthy exercise to stay fit and tone the body but it is also a great way to slow down aging. Surprisingly the secret to some

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Yoga is not only a healthy exercise to stay fit and tone the body but it is also a great way to slow down aging. Surprisingly the secret to some celebrities not aging isn’t plastic surgery but practicing yoga and meditation.

As you get older back pains and leg aches become a norm, however some yoga poses can help to prevent them keeping you agile and your body young. Not only that yoga along with meditation reduces stress and anxiety which automatically contributes to a younger feeling and looking person.

Apart from yoga for the body, models and celebrities practice facial yoga which is great for healthy and glowing skin reducing anti-aging on the face. Practicing face yoga can minimize the appearance of wrinkles, reduce a double chin and make the face look more shaped and chiseled. It can also help you reduce bad habits such as clenching jaws.

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Practicing yoga and meditation requires a certain level of concentration and focus on breathing. The mind wanders away from worldly troubles and focuses on perfecting the poses. Yoga relaxes the body and the mind and reduces stress, increasing happy hormones in the body. People who are happy age slower compared to people who are always anxious, stressed and depressed.

If you are generally healthy it’s optimum to practice yoga everyday and ideally when you start your day to free your mind from any bad thoughts and stress. Here are 5 yoga poses you should do to prevent aging:

  1. Tree Pose
  2. Downward Dog Pose
  3. Supported Shoulder Stand
  4. Warrior Pose
  5. Locust Pose
Aizah Hasan

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