bhastrika pranayama

Chetry, D., Telles, S., Mahadevan, J., Prasoon, K., Gandharva, K., Agrawal, M., Balkrishna, A. 2022. A Comparison of Practice Guidelines for Yoga Breathing from the Traditional Texts and PubMed-Indexed Research. International Journal of Yoga Therapy, 32.

This paper compares traditional (Hatha Yoga Pradipika) and modern-day (PubMed) guidelines for often-practiced yoga breathing techniques (bhastrika, bhramari, and kapalabhati pranayama; bellows breath, bee breath, and breath of fire). The authors compare factors such as recommended body posture, practice time and location, duration and frequency of practice, retention of breath duration, speed/force, breathing ratios, movement […]

Chetry, D., Telles, S., Mahadevan, J., Prasoon, K., Gandharva, K., Agrawal, M., Balkrishna, A. 2022. A Comparison of Practice Guidelines for Yoga Breathing from the Traditional Texts and PubMed-Indexed Research. International Journal of Yoga Therapy, 32. Read More »

Bal, B., Kaur, P., Singh, D., and Bhardwaj, M. 2012. Effects of 6-weeks Bhastrika Pranayama Intervention on Health-related Components of Physical Fitness. Physical Education of Students, 25: 230-238.

This paper explores how 6-weeks of Bhastrika Pranayama impacts the physical fitness and associated health-related components of female students. The results suggest that Bhastrika Pranayama Intervention (BPI) has a positive impact on health-related components such as maximal oxygen consumption, flexibility, and muscle strength, and helps keep the lungs healthy and operating efficiently.

Bal, B., Kaur, P., Singh, D., and Bhardwaj, M. 2012. Effects of 6-weeks Bhastrika Pranayama Intervention on Health-related Components of Physical Fitness. Physical Education of Students, 25: 230-238. Read More »

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