Dynamics and use of Breath to Deepen and Open Yoga Practice
By: Nils Thomas
“When the asana is correct there is a lightness, a freedom. Freedom comes when every part of the body is active. Let us be free in whatever action we are doing. Let us be full in whatever we do.” B.K.S. Iyengar
One of the fundamental foundations of yoga is the breath.
Indeed, without proper breath and breathing technique, it can be said our yoga postures are little more than acrobatics.
As the tides and waves breathe and cycle life into the oceans, so too does our own breath ebb and flow with an unconscious rhythm bringing energy, calmness and stability. The breath affects our emotions, moods, physicality and health....