Pranayama

How Is SOMA Breath Different To Other Breathwork Modalities?

soma breath

A lot of people ask the difference between SOMA Breath and other breathwork techniques. I will answer this question for you in this article. I will briefly discuss three popular breathwork modalities, followed by Pranayama, and then finally we will discuss how exactly SOMA Breath fits into the equation. Holotropic Breathwork This popular breathwork practice …

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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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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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