Lion's breath - Simha Mudra Pranayama

Lion's Breath: 6 step guide (Simhasana Pranayama)What is the lion’s breath?Lion’s breath is a sitting pranayama practice in yoga for releasing tension in the jaw, neck, and face. This practice helps you feel more energized as we wake up our face with a new flow. It is strong pranayama that...
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Alternative Nostril Breathing - Nadi Shodhana

nah-dee     show-DAH-nahnadi - channel    shodhana - cleaning, purifying    = Chanel Cleansing Do you feel stressed and anxious? Then nadi shodhana can be your remedy. Nadi Shodhana has a long history with yogis and within Ayurvedic medicine.  It is a powerful and extremely beneficial...
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What is Yoga? A Beginner’s Guide

What comes into your mind when you hear the word ‘yoga’?For some people, it’s rolling mats and stretchy athletic wear.For others, it’s twisting about into a pretzel while doing a headstand.And for still others, it’s that thing mum does on weekends.But what is it, really? This online...
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Kapalabhati Pranayama - Skull-Shining Breath

Kapalabhati pranayama or Breath of fire/Skull-shining breath is a pranayama which is a set of breathing exercises within yoga. Pranayama exercises are believed to come with a lot of health benefits for our bodies as well as our minds. For us to be healthy and happy, the body and mind need to be...
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Sitali Pranayama - The cooling breath

Yogis, long ago, discovered that Sitali Pranayama (cooling breath) was a great way to soothe, relax and cool body and mind. Sitali is a Sanskrit word meaning “cooling” or “soothing.” The technique adds moisture to your system, it soothes the mind and softens a pitta dosha...
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