in asana and meditation, the point of focus for your gaze is known as your drishti (dṛṣṭi or दृष्टि). it is important to choose a steady view-point for your eyes as this has a direct effect on your mind. developing a focused gaze is important in working to let go of distractions, withdraw the senses (pratyahara), and … Continue reading focus your gaze
in yoga, we focus on the breath. while different types of breath can have distinct energetic and physical effects on the body, the only real requirement that we have for survival is that we continue to breathe. what is most commonly recommended in yoga classes is to close the mouth and breathe through the nose. … Continue reading breathe in. breathe out. repeat.