Ujjayi Breath: A Quick Guide for Beginners

The 8 Limbs of Yoga is integral to deepening your yoga journey and is the centrepiece of a truly yogic lifestyle. One of the key breathing techniques of Pranayama, the fourth limb of yoga, is the Ujjayi breath. Performed properly, Ujjayi can be both energizing yet calming to the mind…

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Yoga breathing as fuel for your practice

Breathing during yoga practice What makes yoga what it is, and not gymnastics or any other workout, is the synchronization of breath and movement. I never understood this philosophy in the early days of doing yoga until the day I was introduced to ujjayi breathing in Ashtanga Yoga and realised…

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