chest breathing

Puffing your chest enhances ‘Breath Retention’ during Pranayam

The popular Hindi idiom “garv se chati phul jana’ has both literal as well as figurative connotations. Figuratively, it signifies a ‘victory over the strains and tribulations of life’. Literally, it means expanding or bulging your chest up to the maximum during inhalation. The term Pranayma consists of prana + ayama i.e. ‘lengthening of your …

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Why Thoracic / Chest Breathing is a must to avoid back pain……

The abdomen needs to remain soft to assist ‘abdominal breathing’. This necessitates ‘locked position’ at the thorax region, which, in turn, restricts the movement of the thoracic area and thereby leads to back slouching with the repeated practice of abdominal breathing. Not only that, this one-dimensional breathing technique fails to engage intercostal muscles which are …

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 ‘Slouched-Sitting’ exposes you to constant & accelerated ‘STRESS’

The aforementioned statement is one of the main causes of ‘Stress’ in your life. A few simple breathing techniques can give you the ability to conquer and vanquish breath related stress disorders. A small test to check this concept Assume your usual slouched position and try to breath deep and slow with awareness. You will …

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Breathe Right to Live Right … with YOGIC Breathing

Flawed breathing and stress are the principal reasons for most of the psychosomatic problems today. This is probably why many people come to me stating that their Doctor has suggested ‘Pranayama’ to deal with their psychological as well as medical issues (mostly triggered by lifestyle).   Pranayama helps optimally manage the Central Nervous System and also …

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