Pranayama is the practice of guiding breath. In yoga, we call this life force energy. The details of breath quality are inquisitively monitored, including texture, temperature, length, and depth, as well as the subtle spaces between each inhalation and exhalation. There are many different styles of pranayam exercises, all of which are meant to strengthen the respiratory system, enhance concentration, and energize the body.Don't be intimidated by the idea of taking up yoga. Yoga for beginners classes are designed specifically to ease you in gradually into a practice. Yoga poses in beginners classes are easy enough not to put off first timers but just hard enough to stretch your muscles and give you a real workout. What's more there is such a range and variety of yoga styles and instructors for beginners to try that you will certainly find the right yoga practice for you. 3-Part Breath Exercise (Pranayama) by Christina Robohm
Relieve pain, reduce stress, and ease insomnia with this short breath work (Pranayama) exercise, led by Grokker expert, Christina Robohm. Our breathing is influenced by our thoughts, and our thoughts and physiology can be influenced by our breath. Learning to breathe consciously and with awareness can be a valuable tool in helping to restore balance in the mind and body.
2. Lion's Breath - Foundations of Yoga
Learn Lions Breath or Simhasana with Adriene! In this video we break down this pranayama practice and pose. We remind ourselves to have fun, let go of what people think and to invite in a practice that serves you! Explore this breath practice in many shapes or whilst in traffic. Take a moment to find what feels good! Smile!
3. Breath of Fire - Pranayama Series
Learn a new yoga breath technique with Adriene! In this pranayama practice we tackle the Breath Of Fire or Kapalabhati. This powerful breath is rhythmic and consists of short strong exhales and passive inhales. It works the diaphragm and when practiced regularly can benefit the entire muscular body, remove scary toxins and sharpen your focus! Breath Of Fire is a cleansing breath that can reboot the system and is especially yummy during winter months when the respiratory system/bronchial passages could perhaps use some extra TLC. Go deeper with Kapalabhati Pranayama!
4. How to breathe better
This is an instructional video about breathwork basics and two pranayama teachniques - the three part yogic breath and nadi sodhana.
5. The Art of Pranayama: Breathwork
The breath is the foundation of our yoga practice. In this lesson we will introduce the concept of prana and how energy can flow optimally through the body to create more strength, ease, and vitality. Follow Grokker Yoga Expert Siri Peterson to explore a three-part breath that will allow you to access your fullest lung capacity. To solidify the lessons of this Grokker Premium video, we will move into ujayyi breath, the essential breath that will accompany your Hatha yoga practice. All Levels.
6. Yoga to Calm The Mind: Breathe
Warm up with a 10-minute sequence of meditative postures to elongate the abdomen, chest, and side body. Then alleviate anxiety with breathing practices to center the mind amid stress. Anxiety creates poor breathing habits by constantly stimulating the autonomic nervous system, ultimately changing the way we breathe. These poor breathing habits, which are caused by anxiety, actually contribute to the anxiety itself, creating a viscous cycle. Follow Grokker Yoga Expert Siri Peterson in this Grokker Premium video to rejuvenate the power of a healthy, natural breath. Let your breath bring you peace...
7. Ujjai Breath and the Three Part Breath
This video offers a short primer on the intrinsic, powerful benefits of effortless breath control. These two practices are meant to assist you in any yoga practice by giving you basic exercises to strengthen your diaphragmatic focus through each inhale and exhale. In this Grokker premium video, Anusara instructor Sam Shakti Brown reminds us how to focus on the breath in order to maximize the physical and emotional gratifications of yoga.
8. Yoga Routine for Beginners
In this routine, Tara works on breathing and flow, an excellent series for beginners and a great refresher for you veterans out there.