Viloma Pranayama

Reverse Breath Viloma, meaning opposite. The viloma pranayama indicates interruption of the natural flow of breath. In the 1st technique of the viloma pranayama the breathing is interrupted throughout inhalation. Whereas, during the normal inhalation and exhalation, our breathing flows smoothly and evenly. All the techniques of viloma pranayama develop control over the breath flow and it is an easy method of extending the breath duration. We can use it as a preparation for nadi shodhana and bhastrika.