(Kundalini Yoga: An Exercise that Boosts Immunity, Helps Cut Belly Fat)Lie down; close your eyes, inhale and exhale. Observe the breath expand the low belly, then up into the ribs and chest. You can practice this relaxing breath at night before going to sleep.
According to ancient Yoga Literature, 'Nadi' refers to the channels through which flow the energy within your body. Nadi Shuddhi is a practice of cleansing these nadis and is also referred to as alternate nostril breathing. This breathing exercise controls and balance the breath, grants energy, clears the mind and enriches the soul.(Yoga for Weight Loss: 6 Ways to Get Back in Shape)
This breathing exercise has a whole many benefits: As pure oxygenated air is breathed into the lungs with each cycle, the blood gets purified and circulation improves. It helps strengthen the lungs and increase overall lung capacity .The alternate nostril breathing can also help treat disorders of the respiratory system. And of course, regular practice of the Nadi Shuddhi can helps reduce stress.(Power Yoga: Your Guide to Physical Vigour)Now, watch and learn how to best do this exercise.Video Courtesy: Isha Foundation