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Happy International Yoga Day! Take a moment today to practice mindfulness and focus on your breathing. Save this pin for the next time you need a simple guide to yoga breathing: Practice in a comfortable space and on an empty stomach. Find a position you're comfortable, sit with good posture, and breathe through your nose. Be sure to concentrate on your breath or a mantra and take your time. #InternationalYogaDay #yoga #wellness #selfcare #guide #youngliving #yleo
The objective of pranayama, or breathing exercises, is to teach the ability to properly inhale, exhale, and retain your breath. There are different branches of pranayama dedicated specifically for inhalation, exhalation, and breathing retention.
Yoga is a great way to work with your heart chakra, as certain physical yoga poses, or yoga asanas, will allow you to open up your chest & shoulders. Yoga also improves the oxygen circulation in your body (the primary element of the heart chakra is air) as most of the yoga poses involve working with your breath. A yoga practice that emphasizes opening the heart center and chest will help you to activate this chakra. Click on the link in this pin to see my favorite yoga poses for the heart…