Category Archives: Pranayama

The Breath of Life

The Breath of Life

BreathofLife

Quite other than this physical sheath which consists of food and interior to it is the energy sheath that consists of breath. This is encased in the physical sheath and has the same form. The one is filed with the … Full Story

Integral Yoga Pranayama: Practice guidelines

Integral Yoga Pranayama: Practice guidelines

Recommended Seated Postures HalfLotus

Any sitting posture may be used for performing pranayama as long as the spine is erect and the hands rest on the knees. However, it is optimal if one of the meditation postures is assumed. The main … Full Story

What is Yoga Breathing?

What is Yoga Breathing?

YogaBreathing “When the Breath wanders, the mind is unsteady, but when the Breath is still, so is the mind still.” – Hatha Yoga Pradipika

Yoga breathing, or pranayama, is the science of breath control. It consists of series of exercises especially … Full Story

The Importance of Breathing

The Importance of Breathing

ImportanceBreathOne of the five principles of Yoga is pranayama or breathing exercise which promotes proper breathing. The Yogis realized the importance of an adequate oxygen supply thousands of years ago that is why they developed and perfected various breathing techniques … Full Story

The Anatomy of Breathing

The Anatomy of Breathing

BreathAnatomyBreath equals life. But do you ever bother to ask: why do we need breath that much?

Since we have been unconsciously doing it since the first day we came into this world, the breathing process has been taken for … Full Story

Safety of Breathing Exercises

Safety of Breathing Exercises

SafetyPracticing breathing exercise or pranayama should be safe if you are supervised by an instructor. Aside from that, you should also consult your doctor before you get into any serious breathing exercise especially if you suffer from breathing problems like … Full Story