More Cooling Techniques

Lesson Overview

In this lesson, we briefly and systematically present additional pranayama techniques designed to energetically cool.


Become familiar with teaching considerations and instructions for additional pranayama techniques designed to energetically cool.


Describe the practice, effects, and instructions for Chandra Bhedana (also known as Moon Piercing Breath or Lunar Breathing) and Sitali.

Questions Answered Here

  1. Describe Chandra Bhedana and the effects it’s said to be associated with.
  2. Give instructions for practicing Chandra Bhedana.
  3. Describe Sitali and the effects it’s said to be associated with.
  4. Give instructions for practicing Sitali.