Nadi Shodina – Sitali Pranayama

An introduction to the Nadi Shodian and Sitali pranayama practices combined. The practice is preceded by a few simple asanas and intended to help beginners start this extremely helpful practice.

A video can’t replace pranayama instruction from an experienced teacher but it will get you started. Take care no to introduce stress or any laboured breathing. Pranayama is most effective when breath is control is allowed to increase naturally and gently. Forcing either the preparatory asanas or the practice itself is of little use can have the opposite of the intended result.

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