Afternoon my beautiful peoples! I know it's been awhile but let's take a moment and BREATHE....and talk a little about deep breathing or in yoga terms, Ujjayi breathing.

According to Wikipedia, "Ujjayi breathing is a technique employed in a variety of Taoist and Yoga practices. In relation to yoga, it is sometimes called 'ocean breath'. Unlike some forms of pranayama, the Ujjayi breath is typically done in association with asana practice."

Even though this term generally refers to deep breathing, there is a difference between Ujjayi breath and taking a regular deep breath. With Ujjayi breath, it would involve breathing in deeply through your nostrils, taking the air through your lungs, and dispersing the exhaled breathe throughout your mouth witho...

Sun Salutations to you all! 🌞 I hope this finds you in the greatest of spirits. Let's start this thang off with a little Sanskrit terminology, shall we?

The word 'yoga' or yuj derives from the ancient Indic language of India called Sanskrit, and commonly known to mean 'to yoke' or 'to join'. According to Yoga Online 'Yoga is a practical aid, not a religion. Yoga is an ancient art that's based on a harmonizing system of development for the body, mind and spirit. The continued practice of yoga will lead you to a sense of peace and well-being, and also a feeling of being at one with their environment. This is a simplified general  definition.

Yoga could mean many things depending on who's defining it. For me yoga has helped bring me a sense of peac...

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