Archive for 'pranayama'
Well…it’s taken a little over a month for me to pull my thoughts together about my recent trip to climb Mount Rainier. I hope you enjoy it, and I welcome your thoughts and feedback. NOTE: I get a bit wordy below…if you’re short on time, you can read the extremely truncated version of this piece [...]
Posted: October 8th, 2010 under beginnings, nature, philosophy, photos, pranayama, seattle.
Tags: climbing mount rainier, Disappointment Cleaver, Ishvara Pranidhana, letting go, Mount Rainier, release, surrender
Respiration, (second to excretion), is one of the primary methods by which we eliminate waste and toxins. Constrained breath limits our capacity to cleanse ourselves, and also limits the amount of energy in the body. In the long term, impaired or incorrect breathing can lead to disease in other organs and systems, especially in the [...]
Greetings from the “Ask the Yogi” Department!! This is quite a belated response to a question posed by a student back in March: “I often find myself wanting to use yoga breathing techniques at certain stressful times in my day. For instance, when I’m angry, anxious, tired, or tense. Are there different techniques that work [...]
Posted: June 3rd, 2009 under geekstuff, pranayama.
Tags: alternate nostril breathing, ask the yogi, balance, brahmari, breathing for stress, calm, darth vader, energize, kapalabhati, maintain, nadi shodana, obi wan, pranayama, pranayama techniques, sithali, star wars, stress, ujayi