Pranayama means the control of breath. It is all about certain breathing exercises that you will practice together with the yoga poses. Embark on a pranayama yoga retreat and learn how to control the vital energy in your body. You will deepen your breathing and you will take your yoga practice to the next level. With pranayama and yoga, mind and body purification are guaranteed.
Sleep apnea affects somewhere between 3% to 7% of people worldwide. This condition leads to an increased risk of hypertension, heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes. The problem is that many people suffering from apnea aren’t even aware of that.
“The mind is the king of all senses and The breath is the king of the mind”
– Shri B.K.S. Iyengar
No one can deny the power of mind or the breath in doing competitive sports or excelling in any physical activity that requires endurance and concentration before one can achieve excellence.
The first thing we do when we are born is breathe. As adults, we take between 12 to 20 breaths per minute, thus supplying oxygen to our cells and also eliminating toxins from the body. Yet most of us don’t give much attention to it.
Vinyasa Yoga is one of the most practiced styles worldwide, indeed, according to a survey by the Yoga Journal, it is the most popular style amongst yogis. So, why is it that there seems to be some confusion about what Vinyasa is? Is it a style? A sequence? Or is it just a technique? And what exactly does it mean when a teacher says “take a Vinyasa”?
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