Many intermediate Yoga students will already know how to do Ujjayi Pranayama and will not need formal instruction. However, even at an advanced level, most students will appreciate verbal breathing cues as they move in and out of the Yoga postures. If you are teaching a beginning flow Yoga class, it is recommended that you take five or ten minutes at the beginning of class to teach your students the proper technique for practicing Ujjayi breathing.
What isn’t commonly acknowledged in most incarnations of modern yoga is the fact that yogic science encompasses mind and spirit as well as body. Chakras, one of the core elements of yogic science, are often ignored by modern yoga teachers.