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Vayu Siddhi: Secrets to Yogic Breathing A Guide to Ujjayi Breathing and Pranayama – 30m

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    Uj: upward, expansive
    Jaya: victorious
    Bahya: external
    Antara: internal
    Kumbhaka: retention

    This first pranayama introduces bahya kumbhaka (retention after exhaling) and antara kumbhaka (retention after inhaling). The kumbhaka ratio is approximately 6:4 inhalation/exhalation. This means th...

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  • instructed Third Pranayama Bhastrika

    Bhastrika: Bellows

    Bhastrika is a highly active, energy rousing technique that tones the absomen and helps you to activate your respiratory musuclature. The forceful rhythmic pumping of the breath churns the belly and stirs up the dormant, sluggish energy within muladhara, the root support cha...