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5 Pranayama Practices for Beginners

By Rose S. / July 12, 2021

Want to deepen your yoga practice with yogic breathing? Here are 5 simple Pranayama practices to get you started… Pranayama, the practice of yogic breathing, has been used for a variety of different purposes since ancient times. In fact, some refer to Pranayama practices as the foundation of all yoga disciplines. Some use breath control […]


What Is Nadi Shodhana Breath?

By Rose S. / June 14, 2021

Enhance your yoga or meditation practice with nadi shodhana breath… If you’ve been doing yoga for a while – especially any type of yoga that focuses on Pranayama or breath practices, you may have been introduced to nadi shodhana – or alternate nostril breathing. (The Sanskrit term “nadi” means “stream,” “channel,” or “flow,” while shodhana […]


Using the Udana Vayu Prana In Your Yoga Practice

By Rose S. / May 18, 2020

Enhance your yoga practice with the 5 prana vayus. Here’s a brief introduction to working with Udana vayu… If you’ve been practicing yoga for a while, you’ve probably been introduced to some form of pranayama – or yogic breath practice. While there isn’t always a lot of emphasis placed on breath techniques in the Western […]


A Quick Introduction to the 8 Limbs of Yoga

By Rose S. / April 13, 2020

Practicing all 8 limbs of yoga can help you transcend the physical & experience a more meaningful & purposeful life… Most everyone is familiar with the yoga asanas or poses, but few people in the Western world are aware of the many other aspects of yoga that were originally part of the practice. Contrary to […]


Why You Should Listen To Your Breath for a Better Yoga Practice

By / August 28, 2017

Simply listening to your breath has surprising benefits both on and off your yoga mat… How often do you just listen to yourself breathe? If you’re like most people, the answer is probably almost never. Breath is a sign that we are alive. It is arguably the most important thing in the world to us […]


How Pranayama Can Improve Your Health

By / March 17, 2017

The ancient practice of pranayama techniques in yoga has been found to have many scientifically proven health benefits. If you’re new to practicing yoga, you may be wondering, “what the heck is pranayma?” Put simply, pranayama refers to a number of different types of breath control techniques that are often used in traditional yoga. Unfortunately pranayama […]