List Of Pranayamas posted on "August 2013"

Bhastrika

Relax into Padmasana, Virasana, or Siddhasana. With spine strait, bend head down to touch chin on the chest. Breathe in quickly and with force, and then breathe out forcefully. Read More...


Bhramari

Relax into Padmasana, Virasana, or Siddhasana. With Spine straight, bring hands up and press the ear cartilage flaps, near the ear canal, closing the ears to outside sound. Read More...


Nadi Shodhana

Do Surya Bhedana. Breathe out completely through the right nostril. Press the nostril in half way to control the amount of air going in. The breath should be slow and steady. Read More...


Sheetakari

Keeping tongue flat and with lips closed, stick out the tongue a but through the lips. Perform the steps of Sheetali this way. Read More...


Sheetali

Relax into Padmasana, Virasana, or Siddhasana. Keep the spine erect, and place the back of the hands on the knees, performing Jnana Mudra. Curl the tongue, and stick it through the lips so that there is a passage where air can escape. Read More...


Surya Bhedan

Relax into Padmasana, Virasana, or Siddhasana. Go into Jaladhara Bandha – placing chin to chest with spine pin strait. Place the back of the left hand on the left knee, perform Jnana Mudra, lift the right hand up to the face, and bring the index and middle fingers to the palm. Read More...


Ujjayi

Relax into Padmasana, Virasana, or Siddhasana. With spine strait, bend head down to touch chin on the chest. Reach arms out and rest them on the knees. Read More...