Pranayama is a deep breathing technique in yoga with its origin in India. Prana means ‘life force’ and ayama means to ‘draw out’. It supplies your body with fresh oxygen, something that it needs in abundance to function optimally. It is one of the most effective ways to get rid of toxins. It also helps relieve stress, anxiety and tension.
8 variations of pranayama that have incredible health benefits
Shitali pranayam—a yoga pose to help you relax and cool down
Bhastrika pranayam — a yoga asana to relieve stress and indigestion
Ujayi pranayam — a yoga breathing technique that helps you beat stress
Yogendra Pranayam 1 — yoga pose to beat the ill-effects of smoking
Yoga therapy for lung diseases – Nadi shodhan pranayama
Anulom vilom pranayam – yoga for diabetes and heart disease