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Revision of bandhas and the Uddiyana bandha

10 mins

Welcome to this session on bandhas with DYTT course tutor, Nanna Coppens

Nanna reviews the three bandhas; Moola bandha, Jalandhara bandha and Uddiyana bandha and shows how to put them together as sequence, to harness and direct energy.

Uddiyana means ‘flying up’ which describes the movement of the abdomen- up and back towards the spine
The bandha should only be performed during the external retention phase of the breath

Cautions and contra-indications
It is an advanced practised and should not be introduced to beginners. Avoid if you have high blood pressure., stomach ailments, intestinal ulcer, diaphragmatic hernia or glaucoma. Also do not practise during pregnancy.

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