Yoga Breathing Exercises

(August 11, 2011)

I am having stammering problem. Is there any kind of yoga or breathing exercise that can help me in overcoming the stammering problem?


Breathing Exercises And Stammering

One of the yoga breathing exercises for stammering or any such speech problem is meditation wherein the individual is required to spend some quiet time with themselves concentrating on their breathing and thereby relaxing their mind. This helps in minimizing the anxiety and consequently results in clearer speech. Another type of yoga exercise for stammering is part of the yogic breathing exercises and is known as Raja yoga which helps the mind to stay clear and focused. Yogic breathing is known to bring about a change in the neurological patterns in the individuals brain which result in stammering. To practice Raja yoga , one should sit cross legged in a comfortable position and place ones palms on ones knees facing upwards. Thereafter one should breathe in long and deep breaths and be very still while doing so. While breathing during the Raja yoga, one should try and focus inwardly and should continue with this breathing exercise for five minutes.

Submitted by V A on August 11, 2011 at 06:17

My Voice Is Stammering, How I Can Reduce The Stammering. Suggest Some Yoga Exercises.

Yoga is a form of exercise that focuses on physical and mental control. Yoga also stresses the importance of breathing and its benefits to the system. There is an entire branch of yoga that is dedicated to breathing and breathing exercise. Stammering is a related to the psychology of an individual. Individuals who suffer from stammering tend to lack confidence in social situations, a problem that often compounds their condition.

Any yoga sequence will help improve the health of the body in due course of time. All yoga poses come with a set of instructions for breathing. By improving one’s breathing efficiency; one can cut down on the problem of stammering. Pranayama exercises are specifically designed for breathing alone. These can be done while practicing some basic yoga poses. These exercises require the individual to have practiced basic yoga for a few weeks or months, such that some understanding of the condition is achieved. During various yoga poses, specifically balance related poses, students will be taught how to concentrate on their bodies and on the pose. This will help them avoid losing balance. These concentration exercises can be applied during speech as well, thus enabling the individual to speak confidently without stammering.

Submitted by G M on July 18, 2011 at 02:37

How To Stop Stammering With Yoga?


The problem of stammering can be extremely socially awkward for an individual. Stammering involves a sudden stoppage of speech when one wishes to say something. Stammering is often found to occur on certain words or when making certain sounds like the ‘s’ sound or the ‘k’ sound. People with a stammer usually have a low self confidence and may be unable to live to their full potential as a result of this hindrance.

Yoga, with its emphasis on mental control and breathing control, is a form of exercise that can be practiced by an individual seeking to get over his or her stammering problem. Yoga exercises are based on teachings that have been developed over hundreds of years. It has been found that simple yoga sequences can help an individual achieve valuable improvements in speech ability. For stammering, one must specifically focus on breathing exercises and chest opening exercises. These tend to lower one’s stress while also improve the efficiency of lung function. In order to stay fit, it is necessary that the students of yoga continue to practice the yoga sequences regularly. There is no specific position that is geared towards stammering. However, regular yoga practice has been found to improve physical and mental health such that it ends up improving the overall health of the individual.

Submitted by A V on July 18, 2011 at 02:35

Can Stammering Be Cure Through Regular Yoga?

Stammering is something that affects an individual’s ability to communicate effectively. People who suffer from stammering tend to stop in the middle of speaking, struggling to continue. Stammering can also occur at the beginning of a word that is being spoken. This problem is very awkward for the individual to deal with, thus necessitating some form of treatment or therapy.

There is some evidence to suggest that yoga can be used to get over the problem of stammering. Stammering is not a disease, it is a condition linked to the psyche of the individual. Thus, by using various yoga sequences and poses, one can improve concentration along with improving one’s breathing efficiency. The application of yoga for stammering is linked to breathing exercise. Breathing exercises can improve the ability of the individual to speak without stammering. The crocodile pose and the lion pose should both help with breathing. One can also try some chest opening poses such as the triangle pose to help improve breathing. Specific yoga breathing exercises can be tried by students who have gained a basic or moderate knowledge of yoga. The regular practice of yoga sequences has been found to be beneficial to the health of the individual.

Submitted by A on July 18, 2011 at 02:27

How To Stop Stammering?

Stammering is a problem that has been found to be linked with an individual’s psyche. Self confidence tends to be a serious issue for individuals who suffer from stammering. Through some simple yoga exercises, it has been found that one can get over stammering easily and effectively.

Yoga positions are designed to work on an individual’s physical condition as well as improve the concentration power of the individual. Breathing is a very important aspect of yoga that actually has its own specific branch in yoga literature. Using basic poses, a student can achieve improvements in his or her breathing ability. All yoga poses come with instructions for how the individual must breathe during the pose. Special pranayama exercises can also be performed to specifically target the breathing efficiency of the individual. The importance of breathing comes into the picture when we speak of stammering. This is because breathing helps to relax an individual thoroughly. Breathing also helps to improve the efficiency of oxygen transfer into the bloodstream, thus providing improved energy and an improved positive feeling. Stammering has been linked to fear of public speaking and a general lack of confidence. These yoga exercises therefore help to relax the individual’s mind such that he or she ends up recovering from the stammering problem.

Submitted by C D on July 18, 2011 at 02:23

Yoga For Stammering


Yoga is considered to be one of the best and most effective holistic methods of bettering the quality of life that one leads. There are a number of physical as well as mental ailments that can be cured with the help of yoga, which primarily relies on nothing more than a getting the untapped energy in your own body to help it heal itself. Stammering is a very common problem all over the world and there are a number of yoga breathing exercises that can help you get rid of the stammering problem.

Some of the most highly recommended yoga breathing exercises that are known to help get rid of stammering include rhythmic deep breathing, the Bhramri and Kapalbhati. Instructions on how to perform all these yoga poses can be found through a number of sources such as the Internet as well as your local bookstore. Practicing meditation is also known to be a very effective way of dealing with the condition but needs to be practiced on a regular basis. Combining meditation with deep breathing will provide a perfect balance to deal with your condition. There are a number of other techniques that are also used regularly used to help deal with stammering such looking into the mirror and talking.

Submitted by S C on July 18, 2011 at 02:20

In order to treat the problem of stammering, one must try to understand the root cause or the physiological and psychological reasons behind it. Speech in itself, is not merely the motion of the tongue rather involves a range of mental as well as bodily processes. Speaking is a consequence of our coordination between the nerves and muscles and a combination of electrochemical message transmission from the brain to the specific organ. In individuals who stammer, there is a failure in the coordination of the neuromuscular activity, and this usually takes place when the individual is emotionally high strung or extremely anxious. Almost all individuals who stammer have periods of lucidity where they are able to speak fluently, and this usually happens in a relaxed emotional setting and environment. Stress usually causes people to stammer and falter on their speech patterns. In order to effectively correct this disorder, yoga and meditation holds the key to the solving of this particular problem. Meditation helps to bring about a greater awareness of emotional and psychological balance, and through a control and balance these elements, the individual will be able to gain better control over speech. Some specific yogasanas designed to deal with stammering include Surya Namaskar, the lion pose also referred to as the Simhasana, and specific forms of Pranayama such as Bhastrika and Naadi-shodhana. Pranayama should not be practiced if the individual is experiencing any form of respiratory disorder or is suffering from hypertension or any other form of circulatory disorders. Deep meditation that involves the practice of Progressive relaxation can help the individual to regulate the respiration and in turn control the conflicting emotions in the mind.

It is important to cultivate a positive attitude in order to develop positive emotions and goodwill about oneself. Most individuals with the problem of stammering have low self-esteem and low-confidence which plays a major role in the development of their speech patterns. With the help of Pranayama and meditation, one is able to bring about good thoughts and a positive influence internally. This can help to boost confidence and self-esteem levels in the individual and gradually overcome the problem of stammering. In addition to yoga, it is important that the individual is comfortable in a social setting and special care must be taken to shower extra love and affection on the individual. Most persons with stammering feel unloved and often experience ridicule for the manner in which they speak. Hence, one must ensure that a person with a speech disorders such as stammering must be encouraged and given pep talks about oneself.

Submitted by C D on July 25, 2008 at 05:36

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