Pranayama is an aspect of yoga that deals with breathing. It is the breathing process or the control of the motion of inhalation and the retention of vital energy.
ANULOMA-VILOMA- This Pranayama manipulates the flow of energy through the channels in our body and ultimately brings about a balance of both stimulation and relaxation.
BHASTRIKA- “Bhastrika” is a Sanskrit word meaning the “bellows of a blacksmith”. Bellows breathing technique in which the breath is forcibly drawn in and out through the nose in equal proportions, like the pumping action of the bellows.
BHRAMARI- In this breathing practice a soft “humming-bee” sound is produced during exhalation.
KAPALA BHATI- “Kapala” means “skull” and “bhati” means “shines” in Sanskrit. This practice cleanses the nasal passage in the skull and other passage of the respiratory system.
SHEETALI- “Sheetali” means “cooling”. A Pranayama technique lowers the body temperature by inhaling through the mouth while letting the breath flows in over the tongue.
SURYA BHEDAS- n this breathing technique in done through the right nostril.
UJJAYI- A kind of breathing technique that produces a light sonorous sound.