During your normal shallow breathing, you notice a slight natural pause between inhalation and exhalation. This pause becomes very important in yogic breathing; even though it only lasts one or two seconds, the pause is a natural moment of stillness and meditation. If you pay attention to this pause, it can help you become more aware of the unity between body, breath, and mind — all of which are key elements in your Yoga practice. With the help of a teacher, you also can discover how to lengthen the pause during various Yoga postures to heighten its positive effects.
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