Apanic and Pranic Breathing Exercises and Their Benefits . by Alice B. Clagett

Filmed on 10 October 2016; published on 31 January 2017

  • VIDEO BY ALICE
  • SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO: FINAL DRAFT
    • Weakness in the Apanic Energy Flow, and Its Symptoms
    • An Apanic Breathing Exercise
    • Weakness in the Pranic Energy Flow, and Its Symptoms
    • A Pranic Breathing Exercise
    • Exercises for Balanced Prana and Apana
    • Natural Breathing on Falling Asleep and Waking Up
    • A Way to Do Yoga Nidra (Lucid Sleeping and Dreaming)
    • Photos by Alice
  • SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO: ROUGH DRAFT
  • MORE INFORMATION

Dear Ones,

Here are a video by me, followed by two edited Summaries of the video: a final draft and a rough draft. The text of the former, the final draft, greatly expands on the video …

VIDEO BY ALICE

SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO: FINAL DRAFT

Hello, Dear Ones, It’s Alice. I Am of the Stars.

Weakness in the Apanic Energy Flow, and Its Symptoms

When the Apanic energy … the downward and outward coursing energy of the human spine … is weak, there may be the following symptoms …

  • Insomnia
  • Panic attack or generalized anxiety
  • Feelings of fear, or of being threatened
  • Being either hyperactive or tired all the time (the tiredness happens when the adrenals are worn out)
  • A feeling of ‘light-footedness’
  • Lack of grounding
  • Aches in the feet and ankles

Below is an Apanic Breathing Exercise that helps with all the above, as well as with …

  • Damage to a person’s apanic balance that occurs when rectal intercourse is performed on them
  • The black magic curse ‘May you lift your tailbone’ … which is malware installed on both men and women. This malware curse is sometimes clair heard to be a way to make people more susceptible to other astral being negative ‘downgrades’, so it is something to look out for and transform right to the Light as soon as possible.
  • The unsettled, turbulent astral air that is clair felt during Solar Events

An Apanic Breathing Exercise

For insomnia, do this breathing exercise lying down on your back. For the other instances, lying on the back is fine; standing or sitting are fine as well. Here is the exercise …

  • Inhale a short, sharp, forceful breath.
  • Exhale sharply and forcefully, taking about twice as much time to exhale.
  • Repeat the inhale and exhale two more times (a total of three times)
  • As you do the exercise, imagine energy (ki or chi) coursing down through the top of the head, down through the body, and out the feet.

Weakness in the Pranic Energy Flow, and Its Symptoms

When the Pranic energy … the downward and outward coursing energy of the human spine … is weak, there may be the following symptoms …

  • Sleeping too much
  • Being either hyperactive or tired all the time (the tiredness happens when the adrenals are worn out)
  • A dull feeling in the head
  • A feeling of ‘heavy footedness’
  • A tendency to view things more as physical phenomena, without the inspiration of Spirit
  • A feeling of aggressiveness, or V— D— mental filter
  • Feelings of anger, rage, or violence
  • The desire to fight someone or to threaten them
  • The desire to perform rectal intercourse on someone

A Pranic Breathing Exercise

This breathing exercise may be done lying down on your back. standing or sitting. Here’s the exercise. It’s very simple …

  • Inhale very sharply, long and deep.
  • Exhale very gently, and more slowly, taking about twice as much time to exhale.
  • Repeat the inhale and exhale two more times (three times in all).
  • As you do the exercise, imagine energy (ki or chi) coursing up through the soles of your feet, up through the body, and out the crown of the head.

Exercises for Balanced Prana and Apana

The goal of pranic-apanic breathing is to balance the flow of Prana and Apana through the nostrils. Yet most of us have a habit of breathing in more forcefully than we breathe out … or vice versa.

The breathing exercises described above are a beginning toward balanced pranic-apanic breathing. Long-term, though, a goal might be to observe the breath through the nostrils:

  • Is it flowing equally through the right and left nostril, or more through one or the other?
  • Is the inbreath equal in forcefulness and duration to the outbreath, or is one more forceful or longer?
  • Just observe; do not try to change anything; be of neutral mind.

Natural Breathing on Falling Asleep and Waking Up

Note that the Apanic Breathing Exercise described above is sometimes practiced naturally; that is, involuntarily or subconsciously, at the moment when we drift off to sleep.

Similarly, the Pranic Breathing Exercise described above is sometimes practiced that is, involuntarily or subconsciously, at the moment when we wake up.

In fact, these two breaths may be the body’s ‘Key’ that changes the brain waves from the waking state to the sleeping state, in the case of the Apanic Breath described above, and from the sleeping state back to the waking state, in the case of the Pranic Breath described above.

A Way to Do Yoga Nidra (Lucid Sleeping and Dreaming)

If one wants to practice Yoga Nidra, the art of lucid sleeping and lucid dreaming, of being aware while the brain is sleeping, one may …

  • Lie down on the back
  • Starting at the top of the head, consciously relax the entire body, part by part.
  • Then practice the Apanic Breathing Exercise described above.
  • Then begin shallow, soft breathing, in and out.  The pace of the breath will happen naturally; because the breath is shallow, the pace tends to be relatively quick … but not very fast, and not very slow.
  • To move from the state of lucid sleeping to that of lucid dreaming, lengthen the inbreaths and outbreaths slightly. Keep the breathing shallow and soft so as not to arouse the sleeping body.
  • When ready to transition to a waking state, practice the Pranic Breathing Exercise described above. Practice it just once.
  • Stretch and take a long, deep breath, in and out, before getting up.

Hope that is enough. Talk to you later. Love you lots. Good luck with your lucid dreaming and your lucid sleeping and your curse amelioration and disintegration.

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

Photos by Alice

Image: “Clouds and Sky 1,” by Alice B. Clagett, 10 October 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Clouds and Sky 1,” by Alice B. Clagett, 10 October 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Clouds and Sky 2,” by Alice B. Clagett, 10 October 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Clouds and Sky 2,” by Alice B. Clagett, 10 October 2016, CC BY-SA 4.0

ROUGH DRAFT OF VIDEO

Hello, Dear Ones, It’s Alice. I Am of the Stars.

I have a pranayama yogic breathing technique … for insomnia. It is also for grounding. It is also an antidote for the curse called ‘May she lift her tailbone up’ or ‘May he lift his tailbone up’, which causes lack of grounding, and going off in the astral realms. It makes us easy ‘pickings’ for the negative astral beings.

It is a pranayam technique that is good for all those things, and very simple. If you are using it to fall asleep, you lie down on your back, relax all your muscles sequentially, and then you do a breath that is a sharp, short inhalation and a relaxed, short exhalation. It is like this  … [demonstrates the breath] …  I will do it again  … [does it again]. It is like a sigh. And the exhalation is a little bit longer than the inhalation.

If you are doing it for insomnia, follow that with short, relaxed breaths, with even inhalation and even exhalation. If you are using it for grounding or for that ‘tailbone curse’ … which is also, by the way, used to make a person more receptive to various other astral-being-negative downgrades, be very aware of that if you hear it on the astral plane. And use the pranayam short, sharp inhalation, followed by a short (but not quite as short) exhalation every time that you hear that curse, or if you feel ungrounded.

Also during solar events it is good, because the astral air at that time is in a lot of turmoil. It is very turbulent. What this breath does is a rather forceful energy of descent to happen … descent from the solar realms into the physical, and down into the ground.

It is a downward moving energy or apana, as it is called in yoga … the apanic energy.

If you want to go to sleep, and you have insomnia; or if, on the spur of the moment, you want to do Yoga Nidra. Yoga Nidra is being in a sleep state of the body, or a dream state of the body, with your full faculties … with your united mind.

The brain is united … we have talked about this before … by uniting the left (logical) and the right (intuitive) hemisphere to the corpus callosum … by uniting the Lower Mental Body (the inner child) with the Higher Mental Body (the cerebral cortex and other more evolutionarily recent parts of the brain … the full cognitive faculties of the adult person … and by uniting all that with cosmic mind.

When you are doing all that work at the same time, and you are also attempting Yoga Nidra, you can use that technique to fall asleep and stay awake. Use it consciously. Then if you want to move into a dream state from that … an unconscious dream state … you can lengthen your even, regular breaths … your even, regular inhalations and exhalations … ever so slightly, and that will change your brain waves.

Then when you want to wake up, try this: Do a long, deep, sharp inhalation, like this  … [demonstrates]. What that does is it brings energy up into the brain … into the logical brain; into the Higher Mental Body. And so it restarts the process of normal brain function for the waking state.

Hope that is enough. Talk to you later. Love you lots. Good luck with your lucid dreaming and your lucid sleeping and your curse amelioration and disintegration.

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

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MORE INFORMATION

For more on Yoga Nidra, see … Link: “Yoga Nidra: Yogic Conscious Deep Sleep,” by Swami Jnaneshvara Bharat … http://swamij.com/yoga-nidra.htm ..

Here is more on the five currents of prana …

Link: “Five currents of prana and how they organize your physiology (5 Vayus),” by Olgakabel, in “Yoga for Your Energy,” 3 September 2014 … https://sequencewiz.org/2014/09/03/5-vayus/ ..

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