Humming Bee Breath – Bhramari


  • Sit in a comfortable seated position with the sine neck and head in alignment.
  • Have the eyes lightly closed.
  • Join the lips together, separate the teeth slightly and relax the muscles of the jaw.
  • Raise the arms out to the sides, bend the elbows and take the hands to the ears.
  • Use the middle or index finger to exclude the ears.
  • Inhale through the nose.
  • Exhale slowly while making a steady humming sound.
  • Practice up to 15 rounds of breath.


  • Steady and even.


  • The humming sound.
  • The vibration.
  • Ajna chakra.


  • Ear infections.


  • Relieves stress and cerebral tension.
  • Alleviates anger, anxiety and insomnia.
  • Strengthens and improves the voice.
  • Soothes the nervous system.
  • Calms the mind.

Practice note

  • Do not practice while lying down.