Yoga Articles

Inhale Versus Exhale

Most of us have been mispronouncing these two words: breathe and breath. Breathe is a verb we use for the process of inhaling and exhaling. Breath is a noun that refers to a full cycle of breathing. It can also refer to the air that is inhaled or exhaled. Inhale.

Benefits of Ujaya Breathing on Respiration

Ujaya breathing, or “whisper breath” is a fundamental part of asana practice.  This type of breathing is achieved by partially closing the epiglottis upon both inhalation and exhalation, resulting in a whisper or snoring sound.  Ujaya breathing accomplishes several things:  Slows the breath, evens the length of inhalation and exhalation,