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A few thoughts on Uddiyana Bandha

This short post was inspired by a question from a colleague regarding Uddiyana Bandha… The question was ‘how do you feel uddiyana bandha during the practise of Ashtanga vinyasa.

The bandhas are an integral part of the Ashtanga Vinyasa system, Bandha literally means “lock”, “hold” or “tighten”. Bandhas manipulate the flow of energy throughout the body and bring lightness, ease, and unbelievable depth and richness to the practice. Uddiyana means “flying up”.   Continue reading A few thoughts on Uddiyana Bandha