Pranayama is the technique of breath control during yoga or meditation. The origin of the term is Sanskrit, literally translated as ‘control of the life force’. Pranayama is an incredibly powerful technique that can influence both the mind and body. If performed incorrectly however the influence can be negative. There are many ways of controlling the breath, including changing rate, depth, mouth shape and other variables.
But how can Pranayama work? How can changing the breathing have any impact on our body?Read More›