The Art of Pranayama – An Online Training.
Yoga discipline holds many practices for enlightenment and awareness, but one of the primary ones is called Pranayama. Pranayama are two Sanskrit words – Prana, or life force energy, and Ayama, the control of it. Pranayama balances the brain, detoxifies the body, reduces the awareness of pain, balances emotions, and clears away anxiety. It connects us to our truth and wisdom, and allows greater creative consciousness to emerge.
The Yogis speak of it, and your doctor may have even recommended aerobic exercise, but rather than simply filling your lungs up with oxygen, what else is going on? People have become experts at measuring the impacts of what they eat on their body’s functioning, as well as how they exercise for fitness and health. It’s been made into near religious fervor! But so few have truly paid any attention to the most basic and crucial function of the body’s needs. How does your breath relate directly to more than just survival of the body, but to the true flowering of your psyche and spirit?