Kaki Breath

Today find 5 minutes to practice Kaki Pranayama or "Bird Beak Breath". It activates your parasympathetic nervous system, reduces blood pressure, can be helpful for insomnia, and feels refreshing.

You Will Need:

  1. A place to lie down or a chair or way to sit on the floor with ease.

Bird Beak Pranayama

  1. Come into a comfortable seated position in a chair or on the floor.
  2. Repeat your Intention mentally three times.
  3. Create a beak with your lips like you were drinking through a straw.
  4. Inhale through pursed lips, close mouth
  5. Exhale through nostrils.
  6. Another variation to try is to inhale through the nostrils and exhale through the pursed lips. This is an excellent breath to calm frustration.

Things to Ponder:

  • Notice how breathing this way makes you feel.
  • Does it cool you off or make you feel less frustrated?

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