Ujjayi Pranayama

English Translation: Ocean breath or yogi breath

Sanskrit Pronunciation: ooh-JAI-yee pra-nuh-yaa-muh

Ujjayi breath is a yoga breathing technique that involves breathing through the nose with a slight constriction in the back of the throat, creating a sound similar to the sound of ocean waves or a gentle snore. It is also known as “victorious breath” or “ocean breath” in some yoga traditions.