Age does but if you are one of those who has a desk job and addicted to all kinds of gadgets, say hello to puffy eyes on your youthful skin. It is all interlinked. Addiction to gadgets causes insomnia which further leads to health problems and so on. All these manifest as a pair of bags under your eyes. The skin around your eyes is fragile making your puffy eyes look more prominent. Even more, a reason to get rid of them. Let’s do the yoga to bring back your beautiful eyes!
Paschimottanasana (Seated Forward Bend)
Paschimottanasana or the Seated Forward Bend is a seemingly easy pose to start off with. It gives a good stretch to your body, opening up the blocks in it. Practice Paschimottanasana in the morning on an empty stomach and clean bowels to gain maximum benefits. It is a basic level Hatha yoga asana.
Halasana (Plow Pose)
Halasana or the Plow Pose unleashes the hidden treasures in your body. It is compared to the plow which found Sita in a casket when her foster father plows a piece of land in Ramayana. It is a basic level Hatha yoga asana that works well when practiced in the morning on an empty stomach. This pose strengthens your immune system and cures insomnia and headache.
Chakrasana (Wheel Pose)
Chakrasana or the Wheel Pose is a backbend that forms the shape of a wheel when assumed. Hence, the name. Practice Chakrasana in the morning or evening on an empty stomach. In the evenings, make sure you practice after 4 to 6 hours of having a full-fledged meal. Chakrasana is a basic level Ashtanga yoga asana. The pose is therapeutic for asthma patients. It enhances the functioning of your nervous system.
Salamba Sarvangasana (Shoulder Stand)
Salamba Sarvangasana or simply the Shoulder Stand is called so as the weight of your body rests on your shoulder in this asana. It is a powerful pose that takes time to master. It works best when practiced in the morning on an empty stomach. Salamba Sarvangasana is known as the queen of asanas and comes under the advanced level Hatha yoga asana category.
Salamba Sirsasana (Head Stand)
Salamba Sirsasana or the Headstand is the king of all asanas. The pose requires sufficient upper body strength and takes the daily practice of a couple of other asanas to be able to assume Salamba Sirsasana. Practice this asana preferably in the early hours of the day on an empty stomach and with clean bowels. Salamba Sirsasana is an advanced level Vinyasa yoga asana.
Adopt a healthy lifestyle and practice the asanas mentioned above to prevent puffy eyes from spoiling your aura. Because puffy eyes drain your effectiveness and make you look dull. Get started and make your eyes shine!