Shifting the pattern of your breathing can have a powerful effect on your state of mind. This collection will introduce some accessible techniques with wide-ranging aims—from quieting the mind and preparing for sleep to activating vitality and creating inner warmth. You’ll learn the basics of breathwork in a gentle way while having the opportunity to experiment.
Created by Glo
7 classes • 99 mins
Using Ayurvedic principles, this gentle breath practice will help light your internal fire to generate warmth and activate vitality. After a brief body scan, you'll be guided through several phases of ujjayi breathing before returning to a state of ease and present moment awareness.
With a simple change in focus, your breath can guide you toward deep relaxation. This meditation will help you prepare for sleep, or find tranquility any time of day. Practice this breathing exercise while lying down in bed for a smooth transition into sleep.
Making space for a new practice isn't easy - especially first thing in the morning. Be proud of yourself for taking this time to help your day unfold more intentionally. Today's class will focus on creating space in your body with a three-part breathing technique called dirgha pranayama. You'll focus on observing your full, complete breath, then end with an expansive mantra. Props Suggested: A meditation cushion or yoga block.
A gently uplifting practice of breathing that leads to greater awareness, steady and focused attention and for evolving your sense of inner witness. Especially helpful in the morning of a full, potentially overwhelming day. Props Needed: Two blankets.