Pranayama

Nadi Shodona – alternate nostril breathing

One of my favourite practices because with time you and practice you can do so much with this.  Here I have merely included the basics of the practice.  Feel free to ask me in class for more information.

Hasta Mudras for Prana Vayus

I wasn’t sure where to put this information but I think it fits well here.  This sheet gives a little information around the 5 vayus but importantly the mudras for each one as these are easily accessible to most of us.  You can treat each practice as a breath awareness one, or even a meditation.  Any queries do get in touch.

Samavritti – Square Breath

Another wonderful practice that can be used in so many ways.  It helps to balance and harmonise the body and mind but also helps us to develop and strengthen our breath.

Brahmari Breath (Humming Bee Breath)

A wonderful practice that can be used in so many ways.  This just explains the basics of the breath.

Sheetali (Sitali) Pranayama

Just what you need on a hot day to help cool the body.  Or, use this to calm the mind and nervous system.

LOW BREATHING & RELAXATION

This is a lovely simple practice from Pam Horton, a great teacher with so much experience.

Ujjayi Pranayama

A wonderful practice to help sleep and generally releasing anxiety and stress.

Jalandhara Bandha Info Sheet

This practice is best learnt from a teacher…feel free to contact me about it.

Kapalbhati How To

This is a wonderful practice to learn and has so many health benefits.  Please don’t over do it though…remind yourself about ahimsa…non harming to yourself and others.

Mula Bandha Info Sheet

This practice is best learnt from a teacher…feel free to contact me about it.

Temple Breath

A very simple breathing practice that I quickly recorded for someone looking for something to help her relax.  You can do anywhere but it is especially wonderful if you can do outside and connect the hands to the earth.  You could do it standing and make it more energetic.  Or you could do in bed if you find falling to sleep a challenge. Let me know how you get on.

Triangle Breath

I recorded this ages ago for someone in particular but it is suitable for us all.  You can do lying or standing.  Feel as though you are drawing positive energy in on the inhale and releasing with exhale.  Stay with the visualisation of the triangle, feel the space as you travel the awareness up and down the legs.  Let me know how you find it helps you.

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