Breathing lies at the core of human existence. Bhramari Pranayam is believed to improve the melodiousness of the voice. The humming exercise is considered as a form of sound therapy for the brain.
These cooling pranayama techniques are great for people suffering from heatstroke. You can practice them anytime in the day.
Respiration is closely tied to the heart and the quality of your heart health directly affects the span of your life.
Practising hatha yoga -- a combination of asanas, pranayam and meditation -- daily as well as maintaining healthy lifestyle may help reduce blood pressure in patients with pre hypertension, a study has found.
Kapalbhati kriya should always be followed by subtler breathing practices such as anulom vilom
Bhastrika is a balancing technique, it helps in correcting any imbalances in the three doshas - vata, pitta and kapha.
Anulom Vilom, also known as the alternate breathing technique, is excellent for respiratory problems and asthma. It facilitates proper functioning of the lungs, mitigates stress, lifts up your mood and keeps stress at bay.