Swami Saradananda is an internationally renowned yoga and meditation teacher and the author of a number of books, including Chakra Meditation, The Power of Breath and The Essential Guide to Chakras. Having worked for almost thirty years with the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres as a senior teacher in New York, London, and Delhi, she is now based in London, teaches yoga and meditation worldwide, and leads pilgrimages to India.
"This is a much-needed jewel of a book, offering a range of effective breathing practices - some simple enough to read and try immediately - while helping people understand the esoteric aspects of prana (did you know there are five kinds?)." - Pamela Miles; New York City; spiritual mentor and Reiki master, author "REIKI: A Comprehensive Guide";"This book brings clarity, light and ease of practice to the ancient art of pranayama. Understanding and regulation of breathing brings balance to the nervous system so that physical and mental health follow naturally. All levels of practitioners will find guidance in this valuable and knowledgeable book". - Robert Moses, Yoga Teacher and co-publisher Namarupa Magazine Namarupa.org;"The blissful depth of Pranayama can be experienced in no other way but through dedicated practice. Only one who has felt the true 'power of the breath' can share it with so much of love, beauty and clarity. Swami Saradananda has proven once again that she is a true Yogacharini through this delightful and wise exposition of subtle aspects of Pranayama, that hidden treasure missing from most modern Yoga teachings."- Yogacharya Dr Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani, Chairman ICYER at Ananda Ashram, Pondicherry, India. www.icyer.com