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Breathing Technique: Breath of Fire

Ebony G., Traveler, Yogi, & Permaculturist

Breathing Technique: Breath of Fire

Ebony G., Traveler, Yogi, & Permaculturist

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10 Lessons (22m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:29
    • 2. What is Breath of Fire?

      3:36
    • 3. What is Palo Santo?

      2:56
    • 4. How To Use Palo Santo

      3:13
    • 5. How to Perform Breath of Fire

      4:05
    • 6. Ego Eradicator

      2:20
    • 7. Half Boat Pose

      2:36
    • 8. Wind Relieving Pose

      2:37
    • 9. 1st of '4 U' Kriya Set

      2:11
    • 10. Conclusion

      1:05
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About This Class

If you are in need of a method to destress, boost your immune system, and tap into the source within then you have chosen the right class.

In this class, you will learn how to bring awareness to your breath with Kundalini 'Breath of Fire' breathing technique along with four different yoga postures. You will also learn about the mystical wood that is Palo Santo and how you can use it as an aid for your practice.

I have been traveling for the past two years acquiring skills along the way that have enhanced my spirituality and self-reliance. I’m grateful to have the privilege to share some of my knowledge with you.

When you harness the power of your breath with this technique you will be able to:

> Align mind, body, and spirit

> De-stress

> Overcome addictions/cravings

> Detoxify

> Naturally boost your energy

> Allow more oxygen to flow through your lungs

and more!

Who is this class for?

Beginners and those who have experience practicing yoga and/or a breathing technique are welcomed to take this class.

I discourage against practicing if you’re menstruating or more than four months pregnant. Feel free to practice long deep breathing instead.

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Ebony G.

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1. Introduction: Hello. Welcome My school Shit class. I'm clearly need meeting technique. Breath by breath is the essence of life. Yet in modern society we have become so disconnected from it. Many of us go about our daily lives in a waking sleep, making us unaware of the present moment and most importantly, our But its hands are emotional, spiritual and physical well being way need to harness the power. Before I was introduced to rectify, I was so unaware of how much I was unconsciously holding my breath and the lack of control I had over my mind. No, I have so much more mental increased vitality and control over my emotions. The truth is what you experience. Press If I along with four different feel compassion that she sees the practice thing is excellent for anyone that has never 2. What is Breath of Fire?: so I'm sure you all are wondering what is breath of fire. It is a rapid, cleansing breathing technique rooted in kundalini yoga that increases prana for energy within the body. The inhale and exhale are the same length approximately 2 to 3 cycles of breath per second . Do not feel pressured to do to the three cycles. If you are a beginner, you can build up to a faster pace. It takes some adjusting to learn because, as you will see, it is performed the opposite of how we normally breathe. But once you get the hang of it, it can provide immense benefits. Here, some breath of fire benefits Breath of fire is effective for detoxing. It releases toxins and deposits from the lungs, mucous linings, blood vessels and other cells. It strengthens the nervous system to resist stress. If you feel anxious or stressed, you can use breath of fire to balance your moon. It could be a useful tool when put in a stressful situation at work or while sitting in traffic AIDS respiratory issues. It can be helpful for those who suffer with asthma. It expands the lung capacity. You will notice you're able to take deeper and fuller breaths. It is a natural energy booster. Instead of drinking coffee in the morning, start your day with breath of fire. Enjoy the boost of energy without the crash. It purifies nasal passages. I've woken up with the stuffy nose, and after practicing breath of fire for 1 to 2 minutes, my nasal passages completely opened. A daily practice of breath of fire can boost your immune system and make your body more resilience. Illnesses. It strengthens your core. It is said that we carry a lot of our negative emotions and our solar plexus or abdominal area, so improving our core can provide emotional relief and strengthen the spine. It increases oxygen flow to the brain, providing more mental clarity. It can be a beneficial aid before studying because it improves memory and overall cognitive function. It reduces cravings and addictions. When you feel the urge to indulge in unhealthy snack or habit, practice breath of fire. Instead, I can honestly say that I don't have any unhealthy cravings. I'm sure I can't give all the credit to breath of fire, but it's definitely an ally. Some added disciplines of yoga, meditation and avoiding artificial additives and refined sugars and also ate and reducing cravings. Contra indications Please do not practices. You are menstruating or more than four months pregnant. Practice long Z breathing. Instead, this is advised in order to not at any more strain to your abdomen. 3. What is Palo Santo?: In this video, I will talk about one of my recommendations to use as an aid while practicing breath of fire or in your daily life. What is Palace Anto Palace on Phil is Spanish for Holywood. It is harvested from the Palo Santo tree in certain parts of South America. It is ideally harvested between three and five years after the tree has naturally fallen in order to ensure its highest quality. Sometimes it's harvested after being aged for even 10 years. If it is harvested too soon, it will be lighter in color, burn faster and not contain as many beneficial properties. The longer it is aged, it will be more amber in color, contain higher concentration of oil, burn slower and be more fragrant when it is lit. Justus the picture on the left. It has notes of pine, lemon and mint. Some of the uses of Palo Santo include Medicina. It can help with respiratory ailments like asthma and bronchitis. Breath of fire is also used to reduce respiratory issues, making them the perfect blood. It can be used for cold and flu headaches, anxiety, stress, depression again, just like breath of fire can relieve these emotional ailments. And if you don't have time to practice but the fire in the morning, you can bask yourself in Palo Santo smoke before leaving the house to enhance your mood throughout the day. Using them together, it would be even more effective. It is also used in meditation and ceremonies in the shamanic. Traditions is used to create a sacred space by the spelling and negative energies and spirits and cultivating healing. You can also use it in your home. Teoh the spell negative energy and attract positive energy burning policy. Santo before meditation can create a tranquil environment, making it easier for your body and mind to relax. It can help to raise your vibration, making it easier to connect to your higher self. If you're feeling blocks creatively, it can help to increase creativity along with breath of fire, Burn Palo Santo before studying or working on a project to enhance your focus. 4. How To Use Palo Santo: Before I practice my physical morning rituals, I burn Palace on those to create a sacred space. It allows me to be calm and centered and release any lingering energies that may inhibit my practice. You may find solace on, though, at a yoga studio, a spiritual store or online. Take your piece of policy and ankle it at 45 degrees lighting until the wood catches plane . As I let my problems, I greet it and asked that it releases any negative energies or lost souls and invite positive ones. You can set an intention before you walk around to keep that in mind as he spread the essence of policy, walk in a clockwise motion around the room. You want Sapir focusing on corners for this demonstration, I will blow the Polisario smoke into the four corners of the Earth. You can do this as an alternative toe walking around. I asked that it creates a sacred space to cultivate hearing creativity. And after I like to cleanse my meridians with policy, active to release any lingering energies from the day before, release any inhibitions and when I get my third eye acts, it's open me up so is, um, open my heart. So understanding in love and a line my mind, body and soul, you're welcome to create your own mantra or create one based on what you would like to focus on that particular day. For instance, if you have any physical tension, you can place emphasis on that area with the intention of providing relief. I also like to put intention into my yoga mat to give me awareness. Discipline and patients have been a shot. My practice. Now that you learned how to use policy on those and aid in the next video, I will teach you how to perform breath if I. 5. How to Perform Breath of Fire: in this video, I will teach you how to perform breath of fire. As I mentioned in the second video, Breath of fire is a rapid, cleansing breathing technique that increases energy within the body. Please be patient with yourself as this technique takes some adjusting to in order to successfully perform, you must get out of your head and practice on the sound of your breath. Please sit in an upright position with the straight back cross leg. It is ideal, but you may sit in a chair as well. The rhythm of this technique is similar to a dog. Panting, inhale and exhale are the same length. It may be helpful to place your hand on your belly as you're learning. This breath is powered by the naval and solar plexus. You will only be breathing out of your nostrils, so please keep your mouth closed. On the exhale, you will exert force as your navel pushes inward on the inhale, it will be more relaxed and your navel will push outward. Once you get the hang of it, please close your eyes and practice on the focusing on the point between your brows. This will allow you to connect to your third eye. This is the normal pace of breath of fire. If you're a beginner, feel free to practice at a slower pace. I love practicing breath of fire in the mornings in the winter time because it helps to generate heat within the body. In the beginning, you may experience a tingling sensation, which I personally miss, because it made me feel more connected to being a vibrant Torrey vessel. If you experienced lightheadedness or dizziness, practice long, deep breathing or get a drink of water and the next four videos, I will teach you for different yoga postures that you could practice breath of fire in. If you're a beginner, do not feel pressured. Toe. Hold the postures. It will be a challenge. Please do not over exert yourself, but I encourage you to at least try. When I first learned about the fire, I was fairly new together, and it was an immense challenge. Toe hold the postures. Certain postures I couldn't even holds for 30 seconds. If you fall out of the posture, Phil. Three. To get right back into it, practice in the comfortable seat. Oh, are just wrapped up the sensations. Now I'm able to practice, but the fire in each yoga posture for two minutes. But trust me, it took a lot of perseverance. When you are able to harness the power of your breath, your mind will follow. And then your body, you will be surprised at how much you can accomplice. Once you have control over your mind, remember that we hold more strength than you think. 6. Ego Eradicator: in this video, I'm going to teach you ego. Eradicate er pose. Feel free to grab a fish in to help you sit upright. Sit in a process of position with the straight spine. He elbow straight and raised on to 60 degree angle. Pull shoulders back and down to open your heart. Curl fingertips off of the path of your poems. Your thumbs are stretched back, pointing towards each other. This officer will expand lung capacity and increase energy. Now we'll before breath of fire in this posture for one minutes. Please do not feel pressure toe. Hold the posture for the full minute. This is just to demonstrate breath of fire in this posture. At the end of one minute, it's fine wool break. 7. Half Boat Pose: in this video, I'm going to teach you how to do have those. We're going to begin by laying flat on our back and you raise your legs half way on left. They'll raise your arms to meet your legs with your palms facing inwards on an inhale, raise your head and shoulders slightly looking between your chance. This is excellent for strengthen your and improving digestion. Now we're going to practice this posture while doing breath of fire for one minute. When I first learned about the fire, this was the hardest posture for me to stay in. I couldn't even hold it for 15 seconds. So please be gentle with yourself, but also challenge yourself at the sound of the time the one minute will be over. 8. Wind Relieving Pose: in this video, I'm going to teach you when relieving pose. We're going to begin by laying flat on our back and bring your ankles together on an exhale . Bring your knees towards your chest. You're going to wrap your arms around your knees. Bringing your nose towards you needs. It's okay if your nose does not come game. He's trying, not substrate. This posture is excellent for releasing tension in the back five and hits as well as any unwanted toxic gases from the digestive system. Now we're going to perform this posture while doing read the five for one minute again, be gentle with yourself at the sound of the time, the one minute will be over. 9. 1st of '4 U' Kriya Set: in this video. I'm going to teach you, Asa. Do First, you in the for you. Kundalini creates it. We're going to begin by laying flat on her back. Raise your arms and legs straight to a 90 degree angle, point the toes and make sure your elbows and knees are street. This pose is excellent for strengthening the nervous system and core. Now we're going to form Rectify in this posture for a woman, be gentle on yourself and at the end of one minute a chime Wolverine. 10. Conclusion: Thank you so much for watching my class on. I hope you have regularly some of the benefits, but I'm sure with what? Artis, you'll be a little harnessed Full color of your e cardio this fire for one minutes. Your beginner e I practice for two minutes. Posture for total If you're not beginning to practice for at least one minute you way, way, way questions.