Breathing Techniques

Yogic Breathing

by Restorative Yoga Poses on July 26, 2011

Pranayama and Breathing Techniques: Pranayama, derived from Sanskrit means to extend/manipulate the ‘prana’ or breath inside of you. ‘Prana’ means life and ‘yama’ means control. You learn to control the breath that gives you life. To achieve an active mind and healthy body, you have to learn the secrets of pranic healing. When done in […]

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Breathing Techniques

by Restorative Yoga Poses on April 14, 2011

Diaphragmatic Breathing Exercise

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Diaphragmatic Breathing

by Restorative Yoga Poses on March 16, 2011

Benefits: Also known as abdominal breathing, diaphragmatic breathing is an excellent way to increase relaxation in a supported position. It allows the parasympathetic nervous system to kick in which promotes rest and digestion as well as an overall sense of well being. How it works: The diaphragm is a large dome-shaped muscle that divides the […]

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