Ujjayi Pranayam




What is Ujjayi pranayama?


Ujjayi in Sanskrit means victorious. It is believed that the practice of Ujjayi results in high energy state of mind. This pranayama can be very effectively used in therapy.



How to do Ujjayi pranayama?


     1        Sit in any Cross legged position like padmasana OR sukhasana  in which the body can be relaxed and spine is erect.

  2        Now start creating hissing sound with breathes, this sound is produced by contraction of throat Or you may contract the throat and make frictional sound.

  3        Do it for few seconds inhale through both nostrils while creating Ujjayi sound and exhale for through both nostrils creating sound, this can be practiced for about 5 minutes.

  4        With practice one can increase the counts to 5-10 times.



Benefits of doing Ujjayi pranayama


1.     Cures psychosomatic diseases and stress related issue.

2.     Calms the nervous system.

3.      Helps bring down blood pressure & heart beats.





1.Pregnant Women should completely avoid it.

2. People with heart disease and Hypertension should do it under expert.