Power Of Breathing Right

Pranayama is a practice that entails providing energy to every cell of our body. It also exemplifies to draw out life force or the breath that sustains our body. It is simple and often requires training. Pranayama essentially targets to regulate and guide to practice correct breathing. Here while you are training to breathe right, it involves all your body parts, whereby the fresh oxygen reaches every organ of your body.

Well, who wouldn’t desire a radiant skin, fit body sans any lifestyle diseases with just a few correct breathing techniques or Pranayama!

Pranayama benefits:

  1. With daily practice, it purifies as many as 80,000 nerves in the body. It balances out the energy flow of the body, thereby affecting our overall well-being. With meticulous practice, expect a steady mind and a disease-free body.
  2. Meditation with physical fitness benefit. Due to the oxygen supply reaching all the organs, it balances the digestive system and gives a natural glow to your skin besides increasing vitality.
  3. If improving mental health is your lookout, increasing concentration, memory and stress reduction this one should be your go-to, for bringing serenity to our cerebral nerves as it increases oxygen supply and blood circulation in the body thus relieving stress.
  4. If you are suffering from high blood pressure issues, Pranayama is an ideal practice for you. Blood pressure can spike at a fast and unpredictable speed; this exercise can help in bringing the sudden rush in complete control. It is a meditative state, where your body is calmed to release hormones that may relax you. Even diabetes and depression can be solved with regular practice.
  5. This is not all; regular pranayama can increase lifespan or longevity of a person only because it helps you breathe systematically.
  1. If you are looking to shed weight, this helps you control your body. With daily practice, our food craving decreases as it starts eliminating the imbalances in our body. When a body is tired, in an exhausted state, we end up eating unwanted, unhealthy foods but with meditative practices, our awareness of food consumption is heightened.

Practice Postures:

  1. Sit in a cross-legged position on your yoga mat or folded sheet.
  2. Close your right nostril with your thumb.
  3. Inhale from your left nostril. Remember to keep your back straight, body relaxed, and the left hand on your left knee.
  4. Next, close your left nostril with your ring finger of your right hand, and then release breath from the right nose.
  5. Repeat the same for 15 minutes. Take a break every 5 minutes, if needed.

Happy Pranayama!