In Sanskrit, it’s known as nadi shodhana pranayama.
practice. Alternate nostril breathing can also be done as its own practice to help you quiet and still your mind.
and respiratory endurance. This pranayama has an extremely good effect on swimmers and athletes.
help you lower your heart rate in the moment. + + + + + +
breath awareness and have a beneficial effect on the nervous system.
have a medical condition such as asthma, COPD, or any other lung or heart concern.
own, but you may want to ask a yoga teacher to show you the practice in person so you can make sure you’re doing it correctly.
Focusing on your breath will help you to remember where you are in the cycle.
time and place that feels most comfortable to you.