Pranayama Archive

Pranayama and the Mechanism of Respiration

In Yoga, the process of inhaling Pranashakti (Energy associated with Prana) and exhaling it out is called Pranayama. This Pranashakti can be achieved through the control of respiration. There are certain functions of the human body, which are both voluntary and involuntary.

Teaching Hatha Yoga – Two Simple Seated Yoga Postures

Sitting Yoga postures are valuable exercises in themselves - limbering the legs, hips, and pelvis, strengthening the back and improving posture. They provide a solid sitting position for practicing breath (Pranayama) control and meditation.

Bhastrika Pranayama

Learn how to easily practice bastrika pranayama. Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 Director of Yoga Teacher Training at Aura Wellness Center, explains and demonstrates a simple and interactive method for practicing bhastrika pranayama.

Yoga Teacher Exam Stress

Yoga teachers often help their students with stress management techniques. Can you imagine a Yoga teacher intern stressed out over his or...

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