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The Science of Breathing | Ujjayi Breath

Breathing is something that we do all day, every day, typically without thinking. It’s automatic and intuitive and without it, well, we wouldn’t be alive. There are a lot of functions in the body that work without thinking and psychologists have developed an analogy to categorize how our brain processes this type of thinking versus […]

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Breath-Focused Meditation Will Strengthen Your Brain

A significant part of meditation and yoga is your breathing patterns. Yogis and Buddhists have trusted that Pranayama, an ancient breath-focused practice, strengthens our brain. They’ve believed that focusing on your breathing during meditation can have numerous cognitive benefits including… “Increased ability to focus, decreased mind wandering, improved arousal levels, more positive emotions, decreased emotional reactivity, along […]