Pranayama 101: A Daily (Hands-Only) Vinyasa Practice to Connect to Your Breath

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You may typically associate a vinyasa with expansive Sun Salutations or a complicated series of asana transitions, but any practice that links breath and movement is considered vinyasa yoga—even if it’s moving your hands with each inhale and exhale. Here, Tias Little, who leads YJ’s online course, Pranayama 101, shares a simple vinyasa practice using the hands to ride the breath that will synchronize mind, body, and breath, so you’ll feel the resulting shift in prana all day long. 

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