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awirl
26 April 2007 @ 12:40 pm

Заинтересовал один аспект в статье http://www.yogajournal.com/teacher/1409.cfm

However, as teachers, we must be very careful with certain pranayama practices. Bhastrika pranayama (often known as "Breath of Fire") can damage or even destroy the nervous system. I'll never forget a woman who came to me for legal advice when I was practicing law. She was extremely agitated, constantly distracted, and couldn't finish a thought or a sentence. I learned that her nervous system was burnt out from years of practicing pranayama improperly, specifically bhastrika and kapalabhati (Skull-shining breath). When an excess of pranic energy floods the nervous system, it is like a balloon that's filled with more air than it has the strength to contain. The nervous system is shattered and severe mental trauma can result. The body must be properly prepared with years of asana (especially backbends) to safely receive and contain the power of prana. 

речь идет о том,