Allowing the hands on the abdomen to go with the breathing movement (partner exercise): place their hands as described above.
Following the breathing movement with the hands on the sides of the rib cage:
Place your hands on the side of the lower rib cage; allow them to gently follow the widening of the rib cage on inhaling and the narrowing of the rib cage during exhaling.
Feel how the breathing alternately makes you wide and narrow.
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Following the breathing movement with the hands on the sides of the rib cage (partner exercise):
The same exercise with a partner who adapt them self to the breathing rhythm of the other and then place at their hands as described above.
Cat’s arched back and rubber band:
In a four-footed position bend your back on inhaling from the sacroiliac joint to a cat’s arch back, on exhaling straighten it again by pulling the spinal column like a rubber band from the sacroiliac joint and the neck.
Opening and inhaling, closing and exhaling (exercise sequence)
Opening the pelvic floor through allowing the drawn-in legs to sink down towards the outside:
Whilst lying on the back draw in your legs towards the buttocks. Allow the knees to sink sideways towards the outside until the soles of the feet touch each other.
In this position breathe quietly in and out for a while. Then allow your legs to slide along the floor until they are stretched out and then rest. Can you feel the stimulation of the breathing in the lower space?