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  • Writer's pictureRashpal Singh

Ujjayi Pranayama (200 Hour Y.T.T.C in Mcleodganj, Dharamshala India

Updated: Dec 8, 2023

Ujjayi Pranayama (ooh-JAH-yee prah-nah-YAH-mah) is one technique that helps calm the mind and helps both recharge and relax while building internal body heat and removing toxins.

Steps to practice Ujjayi Pranayama

Sitting in a comfortable position, inhale through the nose and lift the chest while slightly contracting your throat. Hold for two seconds while exhaling through the nose, and guide the breath to the back of the throat, creating a deep ocean wave-like sound. Repeat 8-10 times


It brings focus

It frees from bondage

It diminishes distraction and helps the practitioner to become more self-aware of his surroundings.

Helps the body to get rid of toxins


Patients of hypertension and high blood pressure must avoid doing this pranayama

If you feel dizzy, discontinue the process and start breathing normally.

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