The Holistic Pharmacist Blog / holistic lifestyle
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April 27, 2018
You're probably familiar with meditation and if you regularly practice yoga you'll also be familiar with the importance of coordinating your poses with your breath.
But in Ayurveda, before you even begin any form of exercise or meditation it's breath work or pranayama which prepares and detoxifies the body.
The word pranayama is made up of two Sanskrit words prāṇa (प्राण, breath, vital energy, life force) and āyāma (आयाम, restraining, extending, stretching). In other words, it's a way of preparing our bodies for more formal exercise.
Here are some breathing techniques I was taught many years ago.