Sheetali Pranayama – Cooling Breath

Sheetali Pranayama is a breathing exercise that is used from the origin to cool the body. In addition, it is also an effective exercise for people who have high blood pressure, aids digestion and has even more benefits. Discover the power of the sheetali pranayama exercise in this blog.

How To Practice Sheetali Pranayama

  • Sit in a comfortable position.
  • Place your hands on the knees
  • Close your eyes and roll the tongue up and shape it like a tube or place it slightly into a bulge against your palate.
  • Inhale maximally through the tongue (cold air).
  • Put the tongue in the mouth and close the mouth
  • Exhale slowly through the nostrils and remain aware of the area used to smell
  • Repeat the exercise for 4 rounds

Health Benefits of Sheetali Pranayama

  • It cools the body and helps to relax nerves and muscles
  • This pranayama is beneficial for people suffering from high blood pressure
  • It can help treat conditions of gulma (chronic dyspepsia) and spleen or other related diseases
  • It stimulates digestion
  • It helps control your hunger and thirst
  • Daily practice of Sheetali Pranayama can bring harmony to the body system and help calm the mind.

Are you looking for guidance in breathing exercises? Feel welcome to book an online 1:1 guidance session with me or follow one of my online courses. Breathwork, movement therapy and coaching can support you to let go of chronic pain, mental illness, feeling lost in creative flow and has many more benefits. It is literally coming home to yourself. Feeling connected to your body. And deepening the practice of personal growth within yourself.

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