How to Breathe: Ujjayi

Ujjayi, “victorious,” breath is central to a fruitful practice of Ashtanga Yoga. It is performed continuously during the practice of asana. Technique Ujjayi is performed by lightly constricting the musculature of the throat so that the epiglottis is slightly closed. This creates friction as breath passes through the narrowed opening of the airway. Then, with the … Continue reading How to Breathe: Ujjayi