In Sanskrit ‘Pran’ means ‘Breath’ and ‘Ayama’ means ‘control’ so it is called as Pranayama. Pranayama is the complete breathing exercise which is the part of yoga. Our breath plays an important role in pranayama. Pranayama cures our body internally if you practice regularly. These seven pranayama are excellent breathing exercises for our healthy life and releasing stress and depression.
It takes 35 to 45 minutes to complete the whole process of seven pranayama. According to experts, these seven pranayama are enough to become healthy and fit.
Pranayama cures and prevents cancer, blood pressure, stress, anxiety, stomach disorders, depression, diabetes, heart problems and so many health issues.
Morning is the best time to practice pranayama and after you take a bath. Wear loose clothes and sit straight. Let’s see most recommended seven pranayama as follows.
Seven Pranayama, Breathing Exercises, Relaxation Techniques
Bhastrika Pranayama and Benefits
Bhastrika pranayama consists of deep inhaling (Breath in) and forcefully exhaling (breath out). Read more…
Kapalbhati Pranayama and Benefits
Exhale (Breath out) with all your force so your stomach will go deep inside. Kapalbhati pranayama cure stomach disorders like indigestion and constipation as well as cure heart problems, lose belly fat and cures acidity Read more…
Bahya Pranayama and Benefits
In Bahya pranayama exhale completely and touch your chin to the chest. Hold the breath for 15 seconds and pull your stomach inside and upward. This pranayama is excellent for curing hernia, prostate problems, acidity, and abdominal problems Read more.
Anulom Vilom Pranayama and Benefits
Excellent breathing exercise for improving blood circulation. Removes heart blockages. Releases stress, anxiety and depression naturally. Effective in high blood pressure. Cure asthma, sinus, allergy. Read more.
Bhramari Pranayama and Benefits
Bhramari pranayama is the excellent breathing exercise which plays important role in releasing agitation, frustration and anger. It is the best breathing exercise in calming your mind. Read more..
Udgeeth pranayama and Benefits
In this pranayama the inhaling and exhaling duration should be long. Inhale deeply and while exhaling chant ‘Ommmmmmmmm’ for a long time as much you can. It cures hypertension and acidity. Improves memory power. Read more..
Pranav Pranayama and Benefits
This is the last seventh pranayama. After practicing all six pranayama concentrate your mind on inhaling and exhaling. Good for meditation and increasing concentration. Releases stress and depression. Strengthens the mind. Read more..
Important Precautions – These breathing exercises (seven pranayama ) should be done on an empty stomach and in fresh air. Always consult a doctor before practicing any exercises. Practice should be done under expert guidance.