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How to do Kumbhaka Pranayama - Full Breath Retention

Kumbhaka pranayama is one of the traditional pranayama's breathing exercises of Hatha yoga. Kumbhaka (kuhm-BAH-kah) is Sanskrit word that means pot. This is not just any pot but the human torso as seen as a pot with two interiors (one at the throat and the other at the base of the...
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Did you know that Pranayama doesn't just relieve stress but also makes you stronger?

How much thought do you give to each breath that you take? Breathing is an involuntary function. Most of the time, you'll breathe without even thinking about it, which is both a good and bad thing. It's good because you don't have to remind yourself to take a breath. It's terrible because your...
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Bhramari Pranayama - The humming bee breath

This pranayama relieves anxiety associated with short quick breathing. It uses slower breaths that are derived from the diaphragm and therefore it is effective at reducing stress. Bhramari is a Sanskrit word that means bee.The technique is named with this word because of the humming bee sound...
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Pranayama and Breathing Exercises for Anxiety and Stress

Anxiety is a common problem affecting at least 300 million people across the globe according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Worse, millions of people that suffer from anxiety can’t find an effective solution.Anxiety can range from very mild incidents that virtually everyone has...
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Uddiyana Bandha Kriya - Pre Nauli

Step by step to Nauli KriyaUddiyana Bandha, Upward flying lock or Pre nauli that is called sometimes is an essential exercise for health, well being, and energy flow. This exercise will help your digestive organs, improves digestion, massage your solar plexus and abdominal organs, release...
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