1. Simhasana

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Also Known As – Lion Pose

How It Works

This asana is known to tone the facial muscles and is a good stress buster too. It is a basic pose, and anyone can do it, irrespective of their age. When you sit in the Lion Pose and stick your tongue out, your facial muscles, along with the thorax and spine, are stretched. If you do this regularly, you will see your double chin vanish within no time.


There are absolutely no potentials risks. If you have trouble sitting in this pose, sit on a chair and do the asana.


2. Jalandhara Bandha

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How It Works

It is one of the most sought-after asanas for thyroid patients. You need to lock your chin on the chest, between your collarbones, while holding your breath. This will make your jawline defined.


If you have any breathing issues, do this asana under the supervision of a certified yoga teacher. Do not attempt this if you suffer from high blood pressure or heart disease.

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Written by Amy