Ujjayi Pranayama is one among different types of
. It can be performed either in a standing position or in a lying position.
Ujjayi Pranayama purifies and controls the whole body, increases oxygen supply to the blood-hemoglobin levels, and calms the central nervous system. Ujjayi Pranayama is suggested for patients with cardiac disorders and hypertension.
Listening to the voice of ujjayi pranayama will give greater sensitivity and control over the nuances of breath. 'Ujjayi' is a Sanskrit word which means 'victorious.'