Here is the first type of Pranayama.
Anulom vilom is also named as alternate nostril breathing or Nadi shodhana pranayama. By the practice of Anulom vilom pranayama breathing yoga, your entire nervous system is toned and cleaned.
How to do Anulom Vilom asana
♦ First close your eyes.
♦ Sit in this position for a few minutes till you calm down.
♦ Now close your right nostril with your right thumb and breathe in slowly through the left nostril. Fill your lungs as much as you can.
♦ Hold your breath, in the beginning, do not hold breath, do practice only inhalation and exhalation for around 2 to 3 months and also do not hold your breath at all if you are patient of asthma and hypertension.
♦ Now close your left nostril with middle and ring finger and breathe out through your right nostril, do it rhythmically and very slowly.
♦ Now come to your original position. Toxic air is released by you into the atmosphere.
♦ Repeat breathe in again through the right nostril and breathe out again through the left nostril.
♦ Repeat it slowly, don’t do it forcefully in the beginning.
♦ With the regular practice, your inhaling and exhaling time will increase. Soon you will start breathing deeply and your breath will become smoother.
Remember and keep in mind
Remember it is very important that you breathe deep into your lungs and not into the stomach.
Benefits of Anulom Vilom-
♦ This yoga asana Clean and tone up your entire nervous system.
♦It is also helpful in getting relief in chronic sinus problems and migraine.
♦ It makes the heart stronger.
♦It improves your breathing capacity and blood circulation.
♦ Practice, I mean the regular practice of Anulom Vilom pranayama will help you to throw out all your mental tensions and worries.
♦ Your face will become more bright and calm.
♦ It cures stomach problems and also maintains digestive system to function properly.
♦ It can help you to put a full stop to hereditary diseases like heart problem and diabetes.
♦ It is useful in meditation and also gives the power to meditate for a long time.
♦ Anulom vilom will keep your mind peaceful, calm and cheerful.
♦ It will help you to overcome from depression.
After knowing so many benefits I am sure you will start this pranayama soon.
Do let me know when start Anulom Vilom Pranayama and you get benefits. I would be the happiest person to know.
Wear yoga pants and get set go……start