Kumbhaka- We become a force to reckon when we hold ourselves together. Yogendra Pranayama-VII- holding breath (Kumbhaka) In this Pranayama, after deep inhalation, the breath is retained. Starting position : [ordered_list] Do preliminary conditioning in Sukhasana or any other meditative posture. If not possible to sit on the floor,...

Viparitakarani - Inverted pose Yogendra Viparitakarani; inverted pose. Although apparently a postural exercise, this technique has been spoken of as a Mudra (neuromuscular control). According to the authorities on Hatha yoga, this exercise of inverted balance has been formulated particularly with the object of bringing about inner...

Prolonged exhalation-Rechaka Pranayama Rechaka Pranayama or Yogendra Pranayama-VIII- In this Pranayama practice a long continuous exhalation is done. Starting position: Do preliminary conditioning in Sukhasana or any other meditative posture. If not possible to sit on the floor, sit on a firm chair with an erect backrest. Keep...