Surya Bhedi Pranayama: Video Practice
Activate and expand the pranic body
Like bhastrika (bellows breathing), surya bhedi strongly activates and expands the pranic body from the navel center. And like nadi shodhanam (alternate nostril breathing), this practice stimulates the flow of energy equally in the two master nadis, ida and pingala. Equilibrium between these two energy channels establishes the flow of sushumna, the central energy channel essential to achieving the ultimate goal of yoga: perfect absorption of the mind in the state of samadhi.
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For over 20 years Sandra Anderson has shared her extensive experience in yoga theory and practice with students from all over the world. A senior faculty member and resident at the Himalayan Institute, her teaching reflects access to the living oral tradition, and the embodied experience of 30 years of dedicated practice. With a background in the natural sciences and interest in classical Sanskrit, along with frequent pilgrimages to India, Sandy has a rare capacity to eloquently convey the... Read more>>