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Entries tagged with “Breath”

3 Simple Steps to Optimal Health

By re-training the muscles of your body and recovering the levels of oxygen your body requires, you’ll notice profound physiological and psychological changes.

A 3-Minute Practice to Make Inspiration Soar

"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are."  - Theodore RooseveltI just completed leading a yoga retreat in Hawaii, and as we concluded, students asked how to keep t…

Breathe Deep, Live Deep: Yoga of Synthesis #1

Sponsored Content from Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat Bahamas

Breathing Through Grief to Joy

A yoga teacher trainee experiences Max Strom’s breath work

Breathing: The Poetry of the Body

 We know intuitively that our state of mind will affect our breath: it comes quick and jagged when we are agitated, and smooth and slow when we are relaxed. The yogis figured …

Feeling Stuck? Try a Beginner’s Mind

“In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities. In the expert's mind there are few." - Shunryu Suzuki, Zen monkMany years ago, as a yoga student, I envisioned how wonderful i…

How Breathing Helped Me to Heal

Through my stillness in asana class and in meditation, I learned that breathing slowly unleashed my inner poetry.

How to Be Here

Before anything else can be said about you, you have received a gift.

How You Breathe Changes Memory and Perception

Inhaling makes your memory sharper, as does using your nose instead of your mouth.

Mastering the “Master Switch”

In 1949, a stocky Italian air force lieutenant named Raimondo Bucher decided to try a potentially deadly stunt in a lake on the island of Capri. Bucher would sail out to the center…

Metabolism-Boosting Yoga: Clear Mind Meditation

Try this introduction to yogic breath control (pranayama) in a 15-minute meditation that will leave you feeling calm and refreshed.

Summer System Overload

It’s been a hot summer. I showed up to my yoga studio the other day, and noticed that the air purifying machine was blinking and beeping, which made me think of my kitchen lights, …

Take 10

This simple way to use conscious, rhythmic breathing can help you savor life and live more fully.

The Gift of Breath

A dear friend of mine recently succumbed to emphysema. Before he became ill, he’d been a scholar and a poet and a social activist. He’d had a passion for beauty in all its myriad f…

The Happiness Track: A Crash Course in Enlightenment

My junior year of college I was driving back from a ski trip during a Vermont snowstorm when I shifted gears and lost control. We swerved across several highway lanes into a ditch,…

Touchbreath: Helping You Keep Your Focus During Meditation

Touchbreath is an excellent meditation for those just starting out, as it helps keep your awareness on just one thing – your breath.

When "Just Breathe" Isn't Enough: Practices for Deep Breathing

Breathing is, indeed, good for you. It’s been shown that breathing into the belly helps encourage a relaxed state in your body, nourishes your organs, calms the nervous system, and…

Your Breath Is Your Super Power

If you’ve ever taken a yoga class, you’ve heard some reference to the breath at some point. We know it’s incredibly central to the yoga practice; the awareness of the breath is per…

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