What is Pranayama
Pranayama are the breathing practices that comprise a balanced approach to yoga. On face value these practices involve breathing but in actual fact their action is on the energetic body. Pranayama translates as expanding energy. When we practice pranayama, we have a direct effect on the energy body, bringing about a balanced and more harmonized state. Pranayama will leave you feeling relaxed and energised. We practice this each time we do yoga and it is a great preparation for meditation.
Pranayama progressively strenghtens and improves the quality of our natural breath but it also enhances the quality of our experience of the more subtle energetic body which is fueled with prana