Breathwork: The Four Purifications

Pranayama : The Four Purifications

Ayurveda explains that the Four Purification breathing techniques can be used to purify the nadis, calm the mind, stimulate the digestive system, and restore balance in the body.

Watch each video and practice each pranayama in the sequence provided below.


alternate nostril breathing

purifies the nadis - the energy channels of the physical, subtle, and causal body; balances the feminine and masculine sides of the body

skull shining breath

purifies the head region and calms the thoughts

fire wash

stimulates the digestive system and strengthens uddiyana bandha

horse mudra

strengthens mula bandha