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Ujjayi Pranayama

Importance Of Yoga 

All of us know about the importance of Yogic activities . Also we know importance of doing physical and mental activities . But after knowing about these importances some people do not do any yogic activities . Not doing yogic activities is not benificial for your health . In this modern world all the things are easily available but to maintain the health is difficult . But remember that to maintain health is difficult for those persons who does not do any yogic and physical activities . But those persons who does any yogic and physical exercises can become fit and achieve all the desires in their life . It highlights the importance of doing yoga . If we want to achieve your dreams in your life then it is necessary that your health should be good . Everybody knows that " Health Is Wealth " . If you earn less money in a day but your health is good then it is most valuable thing . But if you earns many lakhs in a day but your health is not good then my friend tell me what is the value of that money ? Thus do yogic activities and stay fit always .

Ujjayi Pranayama 

Ujjayi Pranayama is a breathing exercise or ujjayi pranayama is a type of several pranayama mentions in Yoga practice . Ujjayi is sanskrit word which means one " who is victorious " . Ujjayi is also considered as " victorious breathe " , " cobra breathe " " ocean breathe " . . These names of ujjayi pranayama is due to the sound that is emitted by the yogi during the practice of this breathe . In ujjayi pranayama both the inhalation and exhalation are done through the nose . The breathe fills the lower belly first , then the lower rib cage , the upper chest and throat . The opening between the vocal cards is narrowed , creating a rushing or hissing sound . The audible breathing has been likened to ocean waves , breathing through scuba gear or Darth Vader's famous inhalations / exhalations . 




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Importance Of Doing Ujjayi Pranayama 

Ujjayi pranayama is a breathing exercise . As we discuss above that doing yogic activities is very important . But also in your yogic activities it is very important to add Ujjayi Pranayama . Because Ujjayi Pranayama has a lots of benifits which we discuss below briefly . But in this section we can discuss a upper layer of doing Ujjayi Pranayama . Ujjayi Pranayama helps a human being to improve his concentration in the physical practice . Ujjayi Pranayama make focus of human being better and helps to diminishes distractions . Ujjayi Pranayama releases tension or stress of human being . Ujjayi Pranayama release the tight areas of the human body . Ujjayi Pranayama can help to get relief from headache , other minor pains . Ujjayi Pranayama strengths the nervous system and digestive system of the human being .

Science Of Ujjayi Pranayama

There is also a scientific proof of Ujjayi Pranayama . Ujjayi breathing produces internal heat . The friction of the air passing through the throat and lungs generates internal body heat . It is similar to the the massage for the internal organs as the core becomes the warm from the inside , the body becomes  .

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Ujjayi Pranayama Steps 

First of all close your mouth and constrict the throat ( the glottis - a part of larynx ) .

Make a short exhalation and then start inhaling slowly and rhythmically in one long and unbroken inspiration .

Allow the air to pass through the constricted throat creating a " friction sound " . 

Then continue inhaling till sense of fullness is felt in the chest .
Retain the inhaled air for 6 seconds most probably but you can retain according to your own capacity . 

Ensure while sitting spine , head , neck should be maintained and keep straight .

Facial muscles are relaxed and nose is not constricted . Inhalation is slow and rhythamtic - long , unbroken and without jerks .

Now exhale as naturally as possible - gradually avoiding jerky or hasty movements . 

Take few normal breathes and relax . 




Ujjayi Pranayama Benifits 

There are lot of benifits of Ujjayi Pranayama in which few benifits we can discuss below :-

Physical Health :- 

Ujjayi Pranayama helps in overall development of a human body .This breathing technique builds internal heat which helps to make our body parts flexible and release tight areas of the body therefore our body is less prone to the injuries while stretching . When in Ujjayi Pranayama anybody takes deep breathe then the lungs expand more then the usual , circulation of blood increases , toxins ( harmful substances ) release from the body . Ujjayi Pranayama helps to increase the whole immune system of human body and also improves sleep . Ujjayi Pranayama helps to improve the nervous system , high blood pressure , thyroid problems . 

Flow Of Energy :- 

Ujjayi Pranayama makes a flow of energy in whole body of human being . It also cleanses the channels ( nadis ) through which it passes of their stagnent energy . Thus Ujjayi Pranayama helps to overcome the fatigue , stress , and negativity . This pranayama encourages the movement of energy from the root energy center all the way up to the crown . 

Mentally Health :- 

Ujjayi Pranayama helps to increase the overall mental health of a human being . Ujjayi Pranayama relaxes the nerves of human brain and helps to feel calm , happy , stress free . 

Ujjayi Pranayama helps to improve the digestive system of human body .

Ujjayi Pranayama helps to make focus of human better .

Ujjayi Pranayama increase the memory power of human mind .

Ujjayi Pranayama helps to stay stress free , to live a happy and cheerful life . 

Ujjayi Pranayama cure thyroid problems .

Ujjayi Pranayama helps to cure respiratory system related diseases . 

Ujjayi Pranayama fills the need of oxygen of human body and improves circulation of human body . 

Ujjayi Pranayama makes all the organs of the human body good and healthy .

Ujjayi Pranayama Precautions :- 

Remember that do ujjayi pranayama with empty stomach .

If a person have heart problem , respiratory system related problems then talk with your doctor or yoga expert first then do this pranayama according to his prescription .   

Also Read :- Bhastrika Pranayama 

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