Category Archives: Pranayama

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

Importance of Exhalation

Importance of Exhalation

ExhaleThe object of pranayama practice is to emphasize the inhalation, the exhalation, or retention of the breath. Emphasis on the inhalation is called Puraka Pranayama. Rechaka Pranayama refers to a form of Pranayama in which the exhalation is lengthened while … Full Story

Prana: The Vital Energy

Prana: The Vital Energy

Prana
Pranayama, as traditionally conceived, involves much more than merely breathing for relaxation. Pranayama is a term with a wide range of meanings. Patanjali defines pranayama as “the regulation of the incoming and outgoing flow of breath with retention.” It is … Full Story

An Introduction To Pranayama – The Seven Chakras

An Introduction To Pranayama – The Seven Chakras

chakrasWhen we talk about Pranayama – The Seven Chakras, we discuss the interrelationship between the Pranayama and the Chakras of the body. Let us understand the meaning of Pranayama and Chakras. Pranayama are breathing techniques that help the individuals in … Full Story