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Yoga Uyaji Breathing

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Yoga class at Jai Shanti Yoga

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Bill Hufschmidt is a yoga instructor at Jai Shanti Yoga Studio in Atlanta. In this Atlanta Sound he talks about Ujayi breathing a yoga pranayama, or yoga breath. It's known as the 'ocean sounding breath,' a hissing sound resembling the noise inside a sea shell. The breath is made from air vibrating along the back of the throat. Yoga breathing, helps to calm the mind, relax the body and bring your focus inward.