BREATH! The essence of life.
When are we asked to “just breathe” in our harried, modern world?
YAF/POLY focus on yoga breathing is the first step to stress relief
and is accessible to almost everyone, especially those new to yoga.
It’s a great tool to calm oneself, before even starting movement.
After noticing the simple act of breathing moves the body,
one can begin to pair movement with the breath.
Adding baby’s breath/Ujjayi is a next step to different pranayama techniques.
Breathing is the beginning and the end. Without it, the asanas are seem incomplete. Doing with and without will clearly show the difference and what the breath allows you to do and how much deeper into the pose you can go.