Sunday, February 12, 2012

8 Limbs of Yoga for Kids - Week 4: Pranayama

Pranayama is breath awareness. Our breath is very important in yoga - it keeps us steady, focused, connected, and brings oxygen to our muscles to help us stretch deeper. Our breath is our life force, our energy, our prana. Learning how to breathe or just watching your breath can change your mood control your levels of stress. Being aware of our breath helps transform the energy in our body from stress to relaxation. What's great about our breath, is that we have absolute control over it! Try some of the breathing exercises attached below:

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