"When the Breath wanders, the mind is unsteady, but when the Breath is still, so is the mind still." - Hatha Yoga Pradipika
Breath. One of the most important things we do as human beings is to take a full and invigorating breath. Delivering fresh oxygen to the body is a necessary function, however when breath combines with the practice of Asana, you will know vitality!
Benefits of Yoga Breath, Pranayama
- Increased Oxygen Intake
- Purifies the Body and Mind
- Brings Vitality and Youthfulness
- Increases Muscular Stamina and Endurance
These are the essential aspects of Pranayama. Please note that Yoga Breathing Exercises are very powerful exercises. Many people experience dizziness or lose consciousness while practicing Breathing Techniques, whether basic or advanced exercises. Practice all Breathing Exercises slowly. Perhaps ask a friend to stay with you when trying out a new Breathing Technique. In addition, you can sign up for some Breathing or Yoga Classes and practice under supervision of an expert.