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Pranayama 101: This Mindful Breathing Practice Builds Ease After Asana

Want to learn how to develop basic breath awareness as well as breath-manipulation techniques that will transform your practice? Join Pranayama 101: Breathing Practices for Vital Energy and Deep Relaxation. In this six-week online course, Tias Little, founder of Prajna Yoga and author of Yoga of the Subtle Body, will help you tap into the power of your breath for optimal mind, body, and spiritual well-being and to open energetic pathways for the flow of prana (life force). Learn more and sign up today!

As Patanjali laid out in the Yoga Sutras, breathing is the bridge between physical practice and the more meditative limbs of yoga. It’s where you begin tapping into the subtle body and other energetic forces. And it’s more accessible than you think. Here, Tias Little, who leads YJ’s online course, Pranayama 101, offers a short mindful breathing practice you can try after asana to begin connecting with the fluid movement of your breath and eventually begin to sense prana, or life force.