Thursday, April 25, 2019

YOGA: Breathe like Darth Vader (video)

ERB; Adriene; Melissa Eisler (; Dhr. Seven, Ashley Wells (eds.), Wisdom Quarterly
Learn the Victorious Breath (Ujjayi Pranayama). Let's focus on breathing techniques of inspiration for yoga fueled by the breath (prana). Ujjayi is a great tool for Hatha Yoga and is used to focus the mind and assist in the synchronizing movement and breath. Connect to the ocean's sound and ride the wave of breath ( Intro song by Shakey Graves (facebook).

Learn Ujjayi, an Ancient Yogic Breathing Technique
Looking to simultaneously relax and energize mind and body? The answer may be an ancient yogic breathing technique called Ujjayi.

Ujjayi (pronounced oo-jai) is commonly translated as “Victorious Breath” and has been used for thousands of years to enhance Hatha Yoga practice. Also commonly referred to as the “Oceanic Breath” and occasionally “Darth Vader Breath,” the sound that Ujjayi provides helps us to synchronize breath with movements during yoga posing, making the entire yoga practice more rhythmic.

Benefits of Ujjayi Breathing
Ujjayi has a balancing influence on the entire cardiorespiratory system, releasing feelings of irritation and frustration, encouraging calm and serenity as it helps calm mind and body. With Ujjayi, there are many benefits, providing good value for a simple practice. Here are a few benefits one may enjoy as a result of practicing the Ujjayi breath regularly: More

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