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Vital Q&A:  Lisa from Lake Wylie asks, “Why do people use Ujjajayi Breath, and how do I do it?”

Vital Q&A: Lisa from Lake Wylie asks, “Why do people use Ujjajayi Breath, and how do I do it?”

Thank you for your question Lisa!  The following article from Sarvyoga gives some great, detailed information! Ujjayi Pranayama {Ocean Breath}-Steps And Benefits ujjai-pranayama-stepsThe word “Ujjayi Pranayama” made from the Sanskrit prefix “ud” (उद्) and “ji” (जि): “ujji” (उज्जि), Ujjayi (उज्जायी), which means “Victory”, “one who is victorious”. Thus the Ujjayi breath means “victorious breath”. In this breathing exercise the process of Inhalation (breath in) and exhalation (breathe out) are both done through the nostrils. During…

Sheila from Charlotte, asks, “Why do I sometimes feel dizzy and lightheaded in yoga?”

Welcome to Vital Q & A!  Our first question is from Sheila of Charlotte, NC.  She asks a question that is commonly posed by students.  Below, we have provided an answer from WholeLifeYoga.com which focuses on the subject.  We look forward to answering more of your questions, so please keep them coming @ VitalQ&A What to do if you experience dizziness in class?

HABIT 21

HABIT 21

Are you ready for HABIT 21? We’re so excited to start the new year with new, healthy habits. Commit to practice yoga 21 days in the month of January and create a habit that will help you find inner peace, allow you to let go of stress and negativity, and keep your body feeling great! Next time you’re at Vital Yoga Center, fill out the HABIT 21 form to help keep track of your progress.…