pranayama


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pranayama

(ˌprɑːnəˈjɑːmə)
n
(Alternative Belief Systems) (in yoga) the art of breath control, practised as an aid to concentration

pranayama

Breathing exercises that form part of yoga.
Translations
pránajáma
pránajáma
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Treatment involves concentration (samadhi) and pranayama, and, in the case of diseases located in the limbs, bloodletting is recommended.
Regular practice of pranayama should produce a positive effect on the lungs by increasing the pulmonary capacity and thereby improving the lung functions.
Exercise: Breathing exercises like Pranayama and pursed lip breathing help to cope with breathlessness associated with this disease.
The club's 'Yogi' Carla Julian will lead the sessions, taking participants through Yoga asanas, Pranayama (breathing exercises) and strengthening and coordination sequences in what she calls will be "a mindful approach".
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Gladwell has been actively studying yoga in its various forms of physical practice (asana), bodywork, breath work and pranayama, meditation and mindfulness, vibration and mantra, devotion and bhakti for about 35 years.
There will be one or two traditional pranayama techniques, with timed sitting practices incorporated into each class.
She told the audience Surya Namaskar not only includes asanas and pranayama, but also includes mantra and meditation techniques, expressing gratitude to the Sun as a life and light giving source to all forms in the planet.
Pranayama which was once translated as "breathing exercise" is now recognised by scientists throughout the world as a means of invigorating and accelerating the revitalising processes in the body.
There are tonnes of breathing tutorials online - just Google Pranayama breathing.
The power of breathing, pranayama and meditation cannot be equated with anti-depressants or anti-anxiety medication.
Sanders stares them all down, then works to regain composure through the breathing exercise pranayama.