Pranayama is an exact science. It is the fourth anga or limb of Ashtanga Yoga. Breath is the external manifestation of Prana, the vital force. By exercising control over the breath, you can control the subtle Prana inside. Control of Prana means control of Mind. Mind cannot operate without the help of Prana. It is Prana that moves the mind. The process by which the Prana is controlled by regulation of external breath is termed Pranayama. Learn how this subtle science can improve the mind, lead to happiness and prevent disease.
Breathe Deeply, Relax Completely: Pranayama Sadhana
Study the the science and theory behind pranayama and practice various forms of breathing exercises to relax the body and the mind.