The Yoga of Breath: A Step-by-Step Guide to Pranayama By Richard Rosen
Uncover the fundamentals and advantages of breath management–pranayama–and the way to incorporate it into your yoga apply.
For a number of thousand years, yogis have drawn on the highly effective apply of pranayama, a way of controlling the breath to maximize prana or life vitality. Pranayama has been practiced to rejuvenate the physique and as a way of self-study and self-transformation. Whereas most yoga practitioners immediately give attention to asanas or physique postures, a rising quantity of persons are studying the complementary apply of pranayama to deepen and enrich their apply.
The Yoga of Breath is a information to studying the basics of pranayama and incorporating them into an current yoga apply. Rosen’s strategy is simple to observe with step-by-step descriptions of breath and physique consciousness workout routines accompanied by clear illustrations. The guide additionally covers the historical past and philosophy of pranayama, affords helpful apply ideas, and teaches readers how to use props to improve the workout routines.