Originally posted from: http://www.chopra.com/ccl/learn-the-ujjayi-breath-an-ancient-yogic-breathing-technique
Looking to simultaneously relax and energize your mind and body?
Your answer may be an ancient yogic breathing technique called Ujjayi. Follow this guide to get started.
Ujjayi (pronounced oo-jai) is commonly translated as “victorious breath,” and has been used for thousands of years to enhance hatha yoga practice. Also commonly referred to as the “oceanic breath,” the sound that Ujjayi provides helps us to synchronize breath with movements during yoga, making the entire yoga practice more rhythmic. – Read More