Vishuddhi Chakra: In Practice

November 27, 2013    BY Sandra Anderson

Bhramari pranayama (bee breathing) is an especially good practice for vishuddhi chakra, the throat center. It activates the voice box and engages both speech and hearing (the active and cognitive senses associated with this chakra). In bhramari, a bee-like humming sound is directed inward and upward toward the head. It makes the mind inward and is a good preparation for meditation. Sandy demonstrates bhramari and explains how to develop it further with regular practice.

Sandra Anderson
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>>