The Practice of Ujjayi Breath

Leads to guided audio meditation

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Guide: Caryl

Opening song: This Little Light of Mine by Odetta

Featured practice/excerpt: Learn and practice the Ujjayi, or oceanic, breath for relaxation and energy.

Ujjayi (pronounced oo-jai) breathing gives us the ability to focus our attention through the breath. It translates as  the “victorious breath.” A note about this breath, it can relax us and energize us at the same time.

Featured poem:

“There is a Light in Me” by Anna Swir

Whether in daytime or in nighttime

I always carry inside

a light.

In the middle of noise and turmoil

I carry silence.


I carry light and silence.