by Kamana Pereira
“Our breath is linked to our emotions. For every emotion, there is a particular rhythm in the breath. So, when you cannot directly harness your emotions, with the help of the breath you can do that”.– Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.
In today’s fast paced life people live without being aware of how many breaths they take in a minute. Correct breathing techniques play a vital role in any workout regimen. It is therefore necessary to understand and practice correct breathing techniques. Pranayama trains the lungs and improves the capacity of respiratory system immensely. Pranayama directly works on the nervous system. Daily Pranayama has positive effect on Autonomous Nervous System which controls and governs essential functions of the body like the heart rate, respiration and blood pressure. Other benefits of Pranayama’s are as follows:
- Daily Pranayama slows the ageing process.
- It makes your skin glow and releases toxins.
- Provides stillness of mind and provides lightness in your body.
- Helps in weight reduction and melts excess fats.