Nadi Shuddhi Pranayama or Nadi Shodhana is a widely popular Alternate Nostril breathing exercise with many benefits for the mind and body.
One of the major benefits of a yoga practice over traditional western exercise programs is that it can be directly applied to improving internal organ function.
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Start breathing and your stomach swells. If you inhale, then. And deflates when you inhale deliberately so the stomach rises to exhale so it falls. That way, when we breathe. We consciously push our diaphragm into our abdomen in the most sedative, tranquilizing way of our primary breathing muscle.
An introduction to what pranayama is how and how to integrate it into a well rounded yoga practice. The breath is just as important as the poses themselves.