Alternate nostril breathing has a very balancing effect, and also has been shown to increase whole brain synchronization. The technique has been used by meditators around the world for centuries.
Seat yourself in a comfortable position. The alternate nostril breathing technique works best when performed while sitting upright rather than lying down.
HELPFUL TIP: Don’t stress too much about which fingers you use to keep the nostrils closed. Use whichever fingers feel most comfortable for you. The information below is just a guideline.
Using the thumb of your right hand, put pressure on the outside of your nose to close the right nostril. Inhale through the left nostril, counting to four.
Release the pressure on the right nostril and, at the same time, use your …Click here to read more about the alternate nostril breathing technique