Breathing Exercises – Animated GIFs

If you are a student of yoga breathing (pranayama) or simply looking to experiment with yoga breathing exercises, the animations on this page will be very helpful. Remember, deliberate breathing affects your nervous system in as little as two to five minutes, and the effects vary based on how fast or slow you breathing. Slow breathing is relaxing, fast breathing is stimulating, and a mid-range pace of 4-6 breaths per minute has a balancing effect.

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