Category: breathing techniques

  • MASTERING RELAXATION: TAKING A LONGER EXHALATION FOR ANXIETY RELIEF

    MASTERING RELAXATION: TAKING A LONGER EXHALATION FOR ANXIETY RELIEF

    In the course of one’s life, it is almost inevitable to encounter distressing situations that trigger feelings of anxiety. Perhaps you have received an email from your supervisor with the ominous subject line “We need to talk,” a message that instantaneously sets off a sense of apprehension. The subsequent anticipation of the impending meeting, along…

  • DOES PRACTICING YOGIC BREATHING HELP REDUCE ANXIETY?

    DOES PRACTICING YOGIC BREATHING HELP REDUCE ANXIETY?

    Sudarshan Kriya Yoga (SKY) is a set of yogic breathing techniques that consists of four different types of breaths, including Ujjayi, Bhastrika, Om, and Sudarshan Kriya, touted for their calming and mood enhancing effects. A growing body of research has reported its psychological benefits; however its clinical application has been largely ignored. which The current…