The Physiological Correlates of Kundalini Yoga Meditation: A Study of a Yoga Master

  title={The Physiological Correlates of Kundalini Yoga Meditation: A Study of a Yoga Master},
  author={Pete Arambula and Erik Peper and Mitsumasa Kawakami and Katherine H. Gibney},
  journal={Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback},
This study explores the physiological correlates of a highly practiced Kundalini Yoga meditator. Thoracic and abdominal breathing patterns, heart rate (HR), occipital parietal electroencephalograph (EEG), skin conductance level (SCL), and blood volume pulse (BVP) were monitored during prebaseline, meditation, and postbaseline periods. Visual analyses of the data showed a decrease in respiration rate during the meditation from a mean of 11 breaths/min for the pre- and 13 breaths/min for the… 

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