Dog Breathing

PRACTICE

Sthiti: Vajraasana

  1. Place the palms of the hands on the ground beside the knees.
  2. Make the spine slightly concave and fix the gaze straight ahead.
  3. The mouth is opened wide, the tongue is pushed out to its maximum. Practice rapid, forceful inhalation and exhalation, expanding and contracting the abdomen vigorously.
  4. Repeat the practice for 30 seconds.
  5. Relax in Vajraasana.

Note:
Since this dynamic nature of practice is a form of hyperventilation, epileptics and high blood pressure patients should avoid it.