What is Ujjayi Breath?

“Having closed the opening of the Nâdî (Larynx), the air should be drawn in such a way that it goes touching from the throat to the chest, and making noise while passing.”Hatha Yoga Pradipika 2:51 “Ud” is a prefix which means moving upward, “Jaya” means conquest, victory. Therefore, its usually translated as “Victorious”. Also Ujjayi…

Ashtanga toe

Many ashtangis all over the world have caught a toe at least once. When the skin is peeling back on the big toe it is called Ashtanga toe. It may happen due to intensive jumping back when the force and friction from landing in chaturanga dandasana repeatedly or just from propelling yourself forward while walking…

Rub the sweat during the practice

“The perspiration exuding from exertion of practice should be rubbed into the body (and not wiped), as by so doing the body becomes strong.” Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Chapter 2 verse 13 Sweat is important product of vinyasa (breathing and movement system) and during the practice when we combine asanas with the breath and the movement…