The Brain & Breathing: Active & Passive Breath

In both yoga and corrective exercise we often draw awareness to the breath. Β It's an important aspect as breath is fundamental part of any movement pattern. "If you don't own breathing, you don't own the movement" -Dr. Karel Lewit Breath gives us the biggest indication of where we are at currently in the exercise or … Continue reading The Brain & Breathing: Active & Passive Breath

The Anatomy of Ujjayi Breath

There are a bunch of different ways to breath in yoga. Β Pranayama is the umbrella term used to describe all the different yoga breathing techniques. Β One of the most common breathing techniques, maybe one you've even heard before, is Ujjayi breath. Ujjayi in Sanskrit translates "to be victorious." And that's exactly what this breath accomplishes … Continue reading The Anatomy of Ujjayi Breath