Pranayama the yogi's art of breathing - Guy Powiecki

Pranayama is a profound practice. It has a whole host of health benefits and is probably one of the most effective tools there is for holistic health. It works primarily on the nervous system, and through that, it has an influence on pretty much every other system in the body. It can improve...
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Ujjayi Pranayama - Victorious Breath

Pranayama is the control of breath. It is translated as an "extension of the prāṇa (breath or life force)" or "breath control.” By feeling and reflecting on the inhalation and exhalation of breath, it is a technique used to help create a deeper connection between the body and mind. There...
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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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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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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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