Skull Shining Breath: Pranayama for Health Benefits!

By HealthSignz | Published: November 14th, 2017

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Try this breathing exercise that is known to have multiple health benefits as it enhances the functioning of the body systems and results in a healthy body and happy soul!


Kapalabhati Pranayama or the Skull Shining Breath is a breathing exercise that is known to detoxify the body by working on almost all the body systems. This rapid breathing exercise is preferred by most of the practitioners because of the infinite health benefits.

Body Parts at Work

This pose is beneficial to health only if there is a coordinated movement between the chest, stomach, and nose.

Psychological Benefits

Calms the brain and improves focus and concentration.


From the plethora of health benefits that have been experienced by practicing Kapalabhati Pranayama, a few of them include:

  • Aids in weight loss
  • Improves blood circulation
  • Improves digestion
  • Increases immunity
  • Promotes bone strength
  • Therapeutic for menstrual discomfort
  • Therapeutic for lung problems.

To reap the ultimate benefits, try to incorporate breathing exercises into your daily Yoga routine. However, always practice under the guidance of a certified Yoga Practitioner.

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