The transistion from a bitter cold winter to the breakthrough of spring can often bring with it seasonal allergies. In fact, over 40 million people around the globe suffer from allergies. During a bout of seasonal allergies people often find themselves becoming increasingly agitated and stressed-out as their immune systems begin to shut down. Incorporating regular yoga practice is the perfect method to calm your body's fight-or-flight response system which in turn settles your annoying allergies as well!The Art of Pranayama: Breathwork by Siri Peterson Cavanna
1. Pranayama for Beginners
Explore a deeper breath. In this short primer on working with the breath, Grokker Yoga Expert Siri Peterson will show you how this simple, yet vibrant element of guiding the breath is the cornerstone of your yoga practice. In this video, we we will introduce the concept of prana and how a deliberate breath can flow optimally through the body to create more strength, ease, and vitality. We will explore a three-part breath that will allow you to access your fullest lung capacity. And finally, we will move into ujayyi breath, the essential breath that will accompany your hatha yoga practice. Beginners welcome.
2. Tension Tamers: Anxiety Balancing
In this series, Grokker Yoga Expert Robyn Capobianco reveals centering routines to deeply relieve the tension of your day. In this class she is focused on unraveling anxiety. Begin by working with guided breathwork, then release the neck and shoulders. Move deeper into pranayama (breathwork) in a supported inversion against the wall to shift your perspective and restore blood flow to the hips and heart. This Grokker Premium video is appropriate for all levels, even beginners, but will be therapeutic and informative for the advanced practitioner as well.
3. How to breathe better
This is an instructional video about breathwork basics and two pranayama teachniques - the three part yogic breath and nadi sodhana.
4. 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.
5. 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!