Yoga for Beauty by Caroline Klebl
Yoga Asana practice is a 5000 year old tradition, which is designed to improve the life experience. Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga is a dynamic method of Asana practice, which quickly builds strength and increases flexibility. Ashtanga Yoga includes a Primary, Intermediate and Advanced series of Yoga postures. Each series consists of about sixty Yoga postures, which are connected by Vinyasa, breath initiated movements between the postures. The practice of Yoga postures eliminates toxins and improves the functions of the body, mind and sense organs. It is a healthier than weight training and cardio workouts, because there is no impact on the joins and develops a smooth, even muscle tone across the entire body. Both men and women can achieve their ideal physique by practicing Ashtanga Yoga three to six days a week.
A vegetarian diet is traditionally recommended to accompany Yoga practice. A balanced vegetarian diet consists of dairy products, including milk, yoghurt and purified butter, beans, whole grains, vegetables, fruits, pure oils and nuts. A vegetarian diet is easy to digest, provides energy to the body, builds healthy tissues and is said to purify and strengthen the mind.
By practicing Yoga it is possible to lose weight and maintain ideal weight. Yoga practice improves circulation, which clears and bestows a vibrant complexion. The detoxification of the body eliminates dark circles under the eyes and swelling in the face.
The practice of Yoga Asana improves posture and gait. Yoga practice reduces stress and tension, which is held in the body and especially in the muscles in the face. Relaxing the muscles in the face reduces stress lines, especially in the forehead and around the eyes.
Yoga is known to increase the lifespan and slow down the aging process. This reduces the signs of aging. Yoga practice cultivates Santosha or happiness or contentment. A positive mental state is also very attractive. Everyone can enjoy the benefits of improving their appearance by practicing Yoga.