Blowing in Firm Pose: Kapalbhati in Vajrasana

Man doing final breathing exercise in Bikram Yoga

You made it! 26 postures and one breathing exercise behind you, this final breathing posture has been put here for good reason. Beginning to cool the body down and expelling all the rest of the stale air and toxins from your lungs, you’ll be leaving the hot room in a few minutes a brand new you – rejuvenated, energized and full of life!

Benefits of Blowing in Firm Pose (Kapalbhati Breathing)

  • Detoxifies and cleanses body by removing stale air and toxins from the lungs
  • Brings mental clarity
  • Strengthens abdominal organs and wall
  • Normalizes bowels
  • Energizes body
  • Improves oxygenation to the body
  • Improves cardiovascular and respiratory systems
  • Good for high blood pressure

Tips for Blowing in Firm Pose (Kapalbhati Breathing)

  • Put every last bit of energy into Blowing in Firm Pose to make sure that you get the most out of all the hard work that you just did
  • Make sure that the belly is the only thing that is moving in this posture
  • Keep your stomach as relaxed as possible… love your little Buddha belly!
  • No bouncing
  • Pick up the pace in the second set and work to stay in rhythm with the group

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