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3 Yoga Poses to Help Detox & Restore Your body

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Hello fellow yogis!! Following up Mayra's recent blog, here are 3 poses to help detox and restore your body.

1. Cleansing Inversion

Benefits: Inverted poses, such as Salamba Sirsasana (headstand), Shoulder Stand, or a simple “Legs up the wall” pose helps to drain accumulated lymph fluid from the legs and re-circulate it through the body. This benefits the immune system. Inverting is also good for increasing metabolism as it stimulates the thyroid gland!

Instructions for a headstand:

1. From Downward dog bring your forearm to the ground pressing firmly; you can let the top of your head (the flattest part) gently rest on the mat (while still