As this article clearly illustrates, there are many reasons to practice Alternate Nostril Breathing and no reason not to give it a try. Anuloma Viloma, as the technique is sometimes called, helps me to relieve stress and tension and it's also an excellent alternative to taking medication for allergies. To learn more, click here.
In vinyasa yoga, breath plays a pivotal role in the mind-body connection that we strive to attain. Not only does the breath help calm the mind, but it also serves as a signal that it may be time to change or release from a pose. Read more about ujjayi breathing here.