5 comments on “How to Get Over a Bad Mood by Cultivating Breath Awareness”

How to Get Over a Bad Mood by Cultivating Breath Awareness

Yoga is the dance of every cell with the music of every breath that creates inner serenity and harmony.”  - Debashish Mirdha, MD., neurosurgeon & philosopher  So you’re in a mood.  What do you do?  What are your go-to ways to…

12 comments on “Breathing Techniques: Why are they essential to yoga?”

Breathing Techniques: Why are they essential to yoga?

By Suzana Altero Inhale, and God approaches you. Hold the inhalation, and God remains with you. Exhale, and you approach God. Hold the exhalation, and surrender to God." ~Krishnamacharya Pranayama (breathing techniques) are a key practice of Hatha Yoga, the…

6 comments on “Mindful Breathing: Round n’ Round We Go…”

Mindful Breathing: Round n’ Round We Go…

The most effective and accessible antidote to anxiety is to establish a grounded, centered breath with sound, referred to as ujjayi, “one who is victorious,” or ujjayi breath, “victorious breath.” Read more to learn how to find the ujjayi sweet spot...

2 comments on “7 Reasons You Need to Breathe Right Now”

7 Reasons You Need to Breathe Right Now

Where is the conflict when the Truth is known, Where is the disease when the mind is clear, Where is the death when the breath is controlled, Therefore, surrender to Yoga. --Poem by  T. Krishnamacharya As aspiring yogis we recognize the…

8 comments on “Dominate Technology and Breathe Better with the Totally Awesome iPad/iPhone Pranayama App”

Dominate Technology and Breathe Better with the Totally Awesome iPad/iPhone Pranayama App

Technology is a two-edged sword.  It makes our lives easier in so many ways, but it also brings with it all sorts of distractions (too many to list here). President Bush may have never found WMD's in Iraq, but he…

4 comments on ““He who binds the breath…”

“He who binds the breath…

He who binds the breath, binds the mind. - Svatmarama, Hatha Yoga Pradipika Yoga works primarily with the energy in the body, through the science of pranayama, or energy-control. Prana means also ‘breath.’ Yoga teaches how, through breath-control, to still…