Whether you've had a booze-filled weekend or ate too much cake at Johnny's birthday party, today's yoga class is designed to help you cleanse it out of your system. This yoga sequence is all about the twists!
Can you really detox the body with simple movements? Well, kind of. Yogic twists do provide an internal massage to the organs, such as the liver and kidneys. They also aid in digestion and help to increase metabolism, which can help to flush things out of your system. However, there is no scientific evidence to back up yogi's claims of the detoxing nature of spinal twists.
There is good needs! Deep, yogic breathing has been scientifically proven to help detox the body. Therefore, I highly recommend that you focus on deep, belly breaths throughout the practice in over to receive the best effects.
Let's Twist it Out!
This is a basic seated pose with crossed legs. Sit comfortably with the spine long, pressing the tailbone into the floor...