"A Kundalini Yogi examines and breaks the habit to ignore the breath. Think of the breath in broader terms than simply respiration. Consider that the breath and its movements are connected to the movements of all the emotions and thoughts."
-Yogi Bhajan, PhD
Master of Kundalini Yoga
If there was just one tool we could offer anyone, it would be awareness of breath. According the The Aquarian Teacher KRI Level One Instructor Textbook, Pranayama is the science of breath which can assist in the following:
The following easy breathing techniques:
CHALLENGE YOURSELF: If you don't already, commit to a morning practice of breathwork, which is a meditation in itself. Hundreds of techniques exist out there, but here are five simple steps that we use and feel has helped us find a sense of peace and tranquility in our mind and body.
Breathwork Exercises for Warm Weather
*With hands in prayer pose, begin by tuning in with 3 om's or a mantra of your choice so that the body and mind are united in sound and vibration.
1. Deep Breathing with Arm Toss:
5. Bhramahi (Bumble Bee) Breath
Join me in integrating this breathwork with the Kundalini Yoga every Friday from 11am-12:15pm at the Awareness Center in Pasadena, CA.
About the writer:
Marisa loves hoop dancing, riding her bicycle, playing, hosting gatherings, practicing yoga, traveling, meeting people, eating, and savoring dark chocolate covered strawberries and coconut ice cream. She strives to be fully present, compassionate, and act and connect from a place of love.