Whether you’re on the hunt for your inner voice, want to lose some weight and connect yourself all at once, or are finally listening to the voices of yogi’s begging you to try it, yoga is one of the most important daily activities and will change your life forever.
By combining sound, breath and rhythm, mantra meditation channels the flow of energy through the mind-body circuit, adjusting the chemical composition of our internal states and regulating brain-hemisphere imbalances, contributing to a natural abatement of fear and despair–emotions that underlie both of these common afflictions. By balancing the nervous system, chanting regulates the chronic stress and tension that is the norm for many people in today’s hyper-stimulated lifestyle. And by balancing the endocrine system, chanting normalizes hormone production, which balances our moods and overall sense of well-being
Kapalbhati Pranayama or Skull Shining Breath is a powerful breathing technique and quite famous among the yogis. This is an alternating, short explosive exhales and longer inhales technique. Kapalbhati Pranayama is excellent to increase your concentration level.
One can control the rhythms of pranic energy with pranayama and achieve healthy body and mind. Patanjali in his text of Yoga Sutras mentioned pranayama as means of attaining higher states of awareness, he mentions the holding of breath as important practice of reaching Samadhi. Hatha Yoga also talks about 8 types of pranayama which will make the body and mind healthy