The Complete Yogic Breath, often called ‘The Yogi Complete Breath’ or ‘the Full Yogic Breath’, is a powerful tool for centering the mind and calming the nervous system.
With its roots in Pranayama, the complete yogic breath is a type of breathing exercise which involves inhaling deeply through the nose, filling the lungs from the bottom up.
This breathing technique can be practiced anywhere, at any time. With regular practice, the complete yogic breath can help to reduce stress, improve sleep quality, and increase energy levels.
Full Yogic Breath Benefits
Amongst the numerous health benefits, it is said to promote relaxation and well-being.
Also, the complete yogic breath can help to improve digestion and detoxify the body and is a great way to get in touch with your breath and connect with your body.
Overall the complete yogic breath is a simple yet powerful tool that can offer many benefits, especially if you are looking for a way to reduce stress, improve sleep quality, or increase energy
How to Practice the Complete Yogic Breath
To practice the complete yogic breath, sit with your spine straight and your eyes closed.
Place one hand on your stomach and the other hand on your chest. Inhale slowly through your nose, allowing your stomach to expand.
Then, exhale completely through your mouth, drawing your stomach in toward your spine. The exhale is slow and steady, emptying the lungs completely.
Continue inhaling and exhaling in this deep, rhythmic way for several minutes.
The complete yogic breath can be practiced any time of day, but some people find it especially helpful to do before bedtime or during moments of stress.
With regular practice, the complete yogic breath can help to improve respiratory function and overall cardiovascular health.
Being a core pranayama exercise this type of breathwork is an essential part of many yoga and meditation practices.
Yogic Breathing PDF Download
Music For The Complete Yogic Breath
We have created some special music to help you with practicing the complete yogic breath. This is a powerful root chakra based seed mantra with the tones of the singing bowls.
You can download this here
Yogic Breathing Books
One of the most definitve books on the subject of yogic breathing is called the Yogi Science of Breath. It was written over a 100 years ago by Yogi Ramacharaka
You can download a copy of this highly detailed book here.
Please bear in mind it was written over 100 years ago and some of the terminology and language reflect a very colonial outlook of the world. Thankfully times have moved on, but the information contained within the pages is a fantastic starting point for anyone wishing to explore the power of breathwork and pranayama.
Have you tried the complete yogic breath, breathwork or pranayama? If so how did it make you feel?
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