Category: Breathing Exercises

  • Antara kumbhaka – Internal retention pranayama

    Antara kumbhaka - Internal retention

    Introduction: Antara kumbhaka is one of the important breathing exercises where you have to forcibly breath out, breath in then hold the breath. The ratio of this process has to be in 1:2:3 Antara kumbhaka can also be called as Internal Retention – Antara means internal, pranayama means breathing technique and retention means kumbhaka or holding […]

  • Anuloma Viloma Pranayama – Alternate breathing Technique – Kumbhaka

    Anuloma viloma pranayama

    Introduction: Anuloma Viloma Pranayama can also be called as Alternate breathing in and out technique. Anuloma means natural where as viloma means against the natural. Pranayama means breathing technique. The ultimate goal of this pranayama is to have a deep long breath inwards through left nostril then long deep breath out through right nostril, then […]

  • Udgeeth Pranayama Tutorials and its Benefits

    Udgeeth Pranayama Tutorials

    Introduction: It is the Pranayama where you actually have a deep long breaths inwards and chant Omkara while breathing outwards. It is also called as Omkara Japa Breathing technique or Chanting breathing technique. It is one of the most important 7 pranayamas and also this breathing technique should be done after all breathing exercises. Glimpse […]

  • Pratiloma Pranayama – Alternate nostril breathing – its benefits

    Pratiloma Pranayama – Alternate nostril breathing

    Introduction: Pratiloma Pranayama involves inhaling alternately between the left and right nostrils and exhaling through both nostrils together naturally . The thumb of the right hand is used to manipulate the right nostril, while the ring finger is used to control the left nostril. Pratiloma means Inverted Anuloma (Inverted way of doing the anuloma), prati means […]

  • Bhramari Pranayama – Humming Bee Breathing Technique

    Bhramari Pranayama - Humming Bee

    Introduction: Bhramari Pranayama is also known as humming bee breathing technique. Bhramari means a Indian humming black bee and pranayama means breathing technique. The main aim of this pranayama is you got to have deep long breaths inwards and make a sound like humming bee when you are actually exhaling by blocking your ears and […]

  • Bahya Pranayama – External kumbhaka – Benefits

    Bahya Kumbhaka

    Introduction: Bahya pranayama is one of the important breathing exercises where you have to forcibly breath in, breath out then hold the breath. The ratio of this process has to be in 1:2:3 Bahya Pranayama can also be called as External Retention – Bahya means external, pranayama means breathing technique and retention means kumbhaka or […]

  • Anuloma Pranayama – Alternate nostril breathing – its benefits

    Anuloma Pranayama

    Introduction: Anuloma Pranayama involves inhaling through both nostrils together naturally and exhaling alternately between the left and right nostrils. The thumb of the right hand is used to manipulate the right nostril, while the ring finger is used to control the left nostril. Anuloma means ‘natural’ where as pranayam means breathing technique. Glimpse of Anuloma Pranayama  […]

  • Kapalabhati Pranayam – skull shining breath – Benefits

    Kapalbhati pranayama

    Introduction: Kapalabhati Pranayam means illuminating the organs of the skull or head by forceful breath outs and natural breath ins. Kapal means skull or head and bhati means shining or illuminating, where as Pranayam means breathing technique. Brain, small brain and other are influenced in good manner when you are in the process of Kapalabhati […]

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