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Portsmouth, NH 03801
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Standing Deep Breathing | PRANAYAMA BREATHING

Standing Deep Breathing

Spread the breath all over your body, creating energy for the rest of the class.

  • Increases oxygen content of the blood stream
  • Opens cervical vertebrae
  • Loosens the shoulder girdle
  • Stretches nervous system
  • Strengthens leg and abdominal muscles
  • Relaxes the mind
  • Quadruples lung capacity
  • Counteracts emphysema, asthma, and other breathing problems
  • Helps regulate blood pressure
  • Helps detoxify the body
  • Exercises the nervous, respiratory and circulatory systems

You are inhaling six pounds of oxygen in six seconds. This pranayama creates heat in the body. By doing this warm-up exercise you build your lung capacity to four times that of the average person.


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Studio is open to the public 30 minutes before and after all scheduled classes, except the early birds. Studio opens 15 minutes before 6:30 am classes.


" I have a cervical fusion and nerve damage between L4-L5. Having tried just about everything for pain relief, I gave Bikram a try. I was amazed that on the days I practiced my pain was significantly decreased. I would not have believed it could happen, but it has..."
~ Denise Age: 58


" If you think you never want to go again, go again. You will find yourself enjoying the class more and more."
~ Monica Age: 17


"I have lost weight and gained muscle. I am a happier person. I used to feel extremely anxious and lacked energy to do the activities I used to love. Not anymore!"
~ Ila Age: 36

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