Nadi Shodhana is an equalizing breath that balances the polarity of our inner energy. It is considered one of the best pranayamas to calm the mind and nervous system, and it also balances both sides of the brain; the creative with the an analytical. Ancient yogis believed that the practice contributed to vitality because it keeps the prana flowing between the nostrils.



These two full breaths are called one round of Alternate Nostril Breath. Perform 5 to 9 rounds of this alternating breath between the nostrils. trying to equalize the length of the inhale and the exhale. If your left hand dominate use it and take a full inhale and close the left nostril with your thumb and continue as stated above.

Things to remember when practicing Nadi Shodhana: