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” The normal rate of breathing is 21,600 breaths inhaled & exhaled every 24 hours. The yogi measures his/her span of life not by the number of days, but of breaths. Since breathing is lengthened in pranayama, its practice leads to longevity.” B.K.S. Iyengar   Related articles Light on Pranayama (pranayamayogastudio.wordpress.com) Pranayama (tirisulayoga.wordpress.com)

The integration of Yoga in normal day life

The Sanskrit word ‘Purna’ means integrated, complete or ‘full’. Purna Yoga represents a holistic approach to yoga integrating all eight limbs of yoga the way it was originally taught in India. The focus is not just on the physical postures, but also on the other seven limbs including philosophy, meditation, pranayama and yogic personal and …

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Yoga of the Props

Iyengar yoga is created by B.K.S. Iyengar and characterized by great attention to detail and precise focus on body alignment. He has developed an innovative and inspired approach to classical Hatha yoga. Iyengar yoga teachers have completed at least two years of rigorous training through a world-wide standardized system of instruction. The Iyengar yoga style …

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Pranayama

Pranayama is derived from two Sanskrit words: prana (life force) and ayama (control). So, in its broadest description, pranayama means ‘the control of the flow of life force’. Through the practice of pranayama you can achieve a healthy body and mind. Pranayama is the fourth limb within Patanjali’s Eight-fold path of Yoga. Patanjali says that …

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