Therapeutic usage of Pranayama---Pranayama For Strength
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Pranayama Benefits & Pranayama Techniques For Strength

Pranayama For Strength

Pranayama Benefits: These asana and pranayama exercises make the body strong both mentally and physically. The practice of these increases the courage, understanding and enthusiasm of the practitioner.

Pranayama Technique:

  • Sitting down in Padmasana, contract the anus.
  • Perform a long poorak with the right nostril.
  • Place the chin on the chest and perform Jalandhar Bandh and Mool Bandh.
  • Then while performing kumbhak, hold the toe of the right foot with the left hand and the toe of the left foot with the right hand.
  • Maintaining kumbhak as well as both the above mentioned bandhs bend the head and let it touch one of the knees.
  • Now straighten the body and end both the bandhs and perform rechak with the left nostril.
  • Repeat the bandhs, kumbhak and rechak with the right nostril and touch the other knee.
  • This completes one full round of the whole exercise.
  • The exercise can be repeated as many times as the body can take it. The duration can slowly be increased to one hour.

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