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Pranayama Beginners Course — 2nd Week

2A 2A Breathing Course for Beginners — Second Lesson

 

 

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Breathing exercises to transform stage fright and everyday anger. Overcoming restlessness and listlessness through «Pranayama», breathing exercises. This is the course video from the second week of the five-week Yoga Vidya Breathing Course for Beginners. In this video you will learn a lot about the connection between breathing and state of mind — and how you can influence your mood through Yoga Breathing Exercises («Pranayama»). In particular, you will learn «Stage Fright Transformation Breathing», «Anger Transformation Breathing» and «Kavacham», the energy field exercise or protective field exercise. Other «Pranayamas» you will learn in this course:

 

  • Pranayama while Walking
  • Uddhiyana Bandha
  • Agni Sara
  • Gorilla — Standing Charging Exercise
  • Alternate Breathing while Sitting
  • Bhramari, the Bee Breathing

 

After this video you can continue to practice the exercises with the video «2B Breathing Course Long Practice» or «2C Breathing Course Short Practice».

 

 

2B Long Practice 2nd week: Standing Breathing Exercises and Gentle Alternate Breathing

 

 

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Breathing Exercises for rest, centering, activation and balance. Instructions for the Breathing Exercises that you have learned in the «2A Breathing Course for Beginners, 2nd week course video». Sukadev and Ananta guide you to:

 

  • Kavacham
  • Uddhiyana Bandha
  • Agni Sara — Gorilla
  • Standing Recharge Exercise
  • 10 Rounds of Alternate Breathing while Sitting 4 : 8 : 8

 

This is the «Long Practice Video» of the 2nd week of the five-week Yoga Vidya Breathing Course for Beginners. For this week there is also the video «2C Breathing Course Short Practice».

 

 

2C Short Practice 2nd Week: Uddhiyana Bandha and Alternate Breathing

 

 

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«Uddhiyana Bandha», the Abdominal Activation Exercise, and «Alternate Breathing» for inner balance in gentle variations. Sukadev and Ananta will guide you to

 

  • Uddhiyana Bandha, an exercise for activating the abdomen and relaxing the abdominal organs
  • Alternate Breathing in gentle variation 4 : 8 : 8

 

These exercises are suitable for daily practice. They work best if you haven't eaten 2-4 hours beforehand. This is the «Short Practice Video» of the 2nd week of the five-week Yoga Vidya Breathing Course for Beginners. This week there is also the video «2B Breathing Course Long Practice». You can learn these exercises and have them explained in the video «2A Breathing Course for Beginners, 2nd Week Course Video».