Nadi Shodhana Tutorial

Here is a step by step tutorial on alternate nostril breathing, an excellent pranayama for balancing the mind and preparing for meditation. Continue reading Nadi Shodhana Tutorial

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Ujjayi – The Whispered Breath

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When hearing Ujjayi for the first time, many are reminded of their first Star Wars viewing, with Darth Vader breathing heavily into his mask, telling Luke the truth of his identity. Who knows if the source of inspiration for Darth Vader’s voice was taken from yoga science, but Ujjayi is a pranayama worth examining and exploring in depth…. Continue reading Ujjayi – The Whispered Breath

Nadi Shodhanam – Breath of Balance

I have to contain my excitement while writing this post because I LOVE nadi shodhanam. I truly believe it is the most powerful pranayama practice, facilitating the use of the breath to delve deep into your meditation. Not to mention the overabundant benefits in your everyday life. Continue reading Nadi Shodhanam – Breath of Balance

Beauty and the Breath: The Pranic Body

pranic_bodyAthaasane dridhe yogee vashee hitamitaashanaha. Guroopadishtamaargena praanaayaamaansamabhyset.

Thus being established in asana and having control (of the body), taking a balanced diet; pranayamas should be practiced according to the instruction of the guru. Continue reading Beauty and the Breath: The Pranic Body