Category: Mindfulness


I started meditating about 6 years ago. I think I got hooked, partly because I did not know anything about it when I started. In fact, I had no exposure to any breathing exercises also. I used to do yoga but somehow, I had managed to stay away from ‘pranayama’. My excuse is that my school did not teach any of those! When I saw people doing breathing exercises, I always thought why so much ado about something that is supposed to be a subconscious activity. In my head, I was doing yoga to exercise, and ‘pranayama’ did not fit the description. I would always convince my instructor to skip this part and jump straight into asanas.

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