We hear about these magical things over and over in many forms and at many times during our Yogic journey. The “bandha” refers to the internal muscular-physical ‘lock’ that, with practice, one can intentionally engage as necessary. Bandhas play an important role in both the physical and spiritual levels. Physically, engaging bandhas during yoga practice offers support during movement within and between individual postures. I tend to think of bandhas as organic jock straps embedded at vital crossroads throughout the body that act as traffic lights during high energy-traffic times. Mudras are often part of a yoga class, but how much do you really know about them? Mudra means “seal” or “closure” in Sanskrit. We use these gestures mostly in meditation or in pranayama practice to direct the flow of energy within the body by using the hands
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