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Counting the breath
Mechanics of breathing
Respiratory system awareness
Thoracic breathing with passive exhalation
Thoracic breathing with forced exhalation
Clavicular breathing
Clavicular breathing with thoracic breathing
Awareness of the components of yogic breathing
Deep breathing practice
Viloma Pranayama (reverse breath)
Padadhirasana (breath balancing pose)
Danda Kriya (stick action)
Lying on the side
Alternate nostril breathing
Acupuncture point
Intermediate level
Ujjayi Pranayama (psychic breath)
Bhramari Pranayama (humming bee breath)
Moorchha Pranayama (swooning or fainting breath)
Technique 3: Chandra Anga Pranayama (moon part breath)
Swana Pranayama (panting breath)
Bhastrika Pranayama (bellows breath)
Kapalbhati Pranayama (frontal brain cleansing breath)
Jala Neti (nasal cleansing with water)
Sutra Neti (nasal cleansing with thread)
Asanas Relevant to Pranayama
Shavasana (corpse pose)
Sukhasana (easy pose)
Ardha Padmasana (half-lotus pose)
Siddhasana (accomplished pose for men)
Siddha Yoni Asana (accomplished pose for women)
Vajrasana (thunderbolt pose)
Simhasana (lion pose)
Bhadrasana (gracious pose)
Mudras Relevant to Pranayama
Jnana Mudra (psychic gesture of knowledge)
Chin Mudra (psychic gesture of consciousness)
Aadi Mudra (primal or first attitude)
Shanmukhi Mudra (closing the seven gates)
Khechari or Nabho Mudra (tongue lock)
Unmani Mudra (attitude of mindlessness)
Akashi Mudra (awareness of inner space)
Jalandhara Bandha (throat lock)
Uddiyana Bandha (abdominal lock)
Moola Bandha (perineal contraction)
Index of Practices
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Prana and Pranayama

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