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Kapalbhati Pranayama: Detoxifying Breathwork

Kapalbhati Pranayama

Kapalbhati Pranayama is a conscious breathing exercise that can detoxify the body and clear nasal congestion. The Sanskrit word Kapalbhati breaks down into kapal meaning “skull”, and bhati meaning “to shine”. Another translation for this Kapalbhati Pranayama breathing exercise is “skull shining breath”, or “the shining forehead”. What exactly does having a shiny forehead have …

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Breath Is The Key To Access Your Inner Pharmacy

Inner Pharmacy

Did you know that you can access your inner pharmacy on demand? Until recently, we were absolutely certain that the autonomic nervous system could not be consciously controlled. Things like heart beat, pupil dilation, digestion, and arousal were considered automatic processes only. However, there are ancient Yogic techniques and modern scientific research that tells us …

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Cerebrospinal Fluid, Breathwork, and Brain Health

Cerebrospinal Fluid, Breathwork, Brain Health

Cerebrospinal fluid plays a vital role in our overall health and well-being. We can voluntarily regulate the flow of cerebrospinal fluid to ensure a healthy brain and body. The best way to do this is through Pranayama exercises like SOMA Breath. Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is a clear liquid produced by specialised cells in the brain. …

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Alternate Nostril Breathing Facts and Meditations

Alternate Nostril Breathing

According to Yogic philosophy, one of the main ways to enhance the connection between body and mind is by breathing. Alternate nostril breathing is a powerful technique that can balance, calm, and energise the mind. Did you know that each nostril corresponds to a different hemisphere of your brain? Your left nostril activates your right …

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