Pranayama Before Meditation

In yogic meditations, one would traditionally perform two types of pranayama (one being a kriya) prior to settling into their meditation practice. Below is one of them. Perform for a minimum of 5-10 minutes. Nadi Shodhana …. …… one of the most commonly practiced pranayama techniques in yoga. The word “nadi” means “nerve channels”. In […]

Psychophysiological Effects of Nadi Shodhana Pranayama

Nadi Shodhana

Yoga Research Foundation Psychophysiological Effects of Nadi Shodhana Pranayama Nadi shodhana pranayama, with its various stages and combinations, is a unique practice that covers the full spectrum of applications, starting from the basic application of purification to preparing pranamaya kosha, the pranic body, for higher spiritual progress. We present here some thoughts on its basic […]

Cultivating Prana

Grounded By Yoga Breathwork

Whoever you may be, and wherever you may live, you live your life well when you live it at the right rate. Plow your way through life and life will wear you out; poke your way along and your life will grind to a halt. Find a pace that suits you, though, and amble along it […]