Kapalabhati is a breathing technique used specifically for cleansing. Kapalabhati is a technique, which makes the skull (and face) shine or glow.
This technique is one of the the Shat Karmas (six cleansing processes in Hatha Yoga), which not only let your skull shine but also helps to clean your entire respiratory track.
In this practice, we only use the abdominal breath. In Kapalabhati the breath is rapid, short and strong.
How does it work
A forceful exhale will be generated by contracting the abdominal muscles. Air will be pushed up as the lungs work as a pump. With the air pressure all the waist will be pushed from the lungs up through the nostrils.Continue Reading . . .