Why Pranayama Should Be Part Of Your Yoga Routine

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If you’re a regular practitioner of yoga, you probably know that pranayama is the practice of controlling the breath (coming from ‘prana’ which means breath, our life force, while ‘Ayama’ means to extend). It’s a major part of practicing yoga. While for many people living in the Western world, yoga is primarily a way of building up physical fitness, pranayama is a huge aspect of its spiritual quality. Pranayama, therefore, is very important to yoga; it can be especially beneficial during stressful times. It helps to channel internal stores of ‘pranic’ energy and to control that energy. It can help you gain not just physical relaxation but also a kind of mental clarity.

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