Pranayama Articles

Pranayama translates to "extension of the life force." In yoga, breath is the basis of all that is. How you breathe can affect your mood, your mindset and your health. Learn about regulating the breath, techniques to manage stress and ways to harness the power of your breath through Pranayama.

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September 13, 2016
Potential benefits of a pranayama practice include mental clarity, physical well-being, relaxation and stress relief. Start your pranayama practice with...
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September 13, 2016
Learn the ancient origins of pranayama and the benefits of a dedicated breathing practice.
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November 17, 2015
Chances are you will be very busy between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. We’ve come up with some simple ideas to get you started with your yoga ­on­-the...
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December 1, 2014
Many people do not realize just how important breathing, that is deep and focused breathing, is to your overall well being. If you can learn how to...
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August 20, 2014
It was only until I discovered yoga years ago that I started to learn how to breathe properly. First off, I noticed how much I took my breath for granted...
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March 7, 2014
One of the things my students found most difficult or confusing about a yoga class, was when the teacher started talking about when to breathe and how to...
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January 7, 2014
Imagine this was the year that you finally reached a better state of health; better than ever before. On top of that, what if this was the year that you...
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December 20, 2013
Nothing lifts me up like a solid, deep breath. It used to be a glass of wine that relieved me, or watching hours of Sex and the City or forcing myself to...
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December 13, 2013
Kapalabhati Pranayama or "Cleaning Breath" is an intermediate to advanced pranayama that consists of short, powerful exhales and passive inhales. This...
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November 8, 2013
Yoga is an ancient practice that can take many different forms. From devotion, to physical movement, to the quest for knowledge, yoga is as unique as all...
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September 20, 2013
Breath is the basis of all life. Breath is also the basis of all meditation and meditative movement. It is the primary manner in which we all obtain life...

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