• Key concepts and terms: prana, breathing practices, pranayama, puraka, rechaka, kumbhaka
• Definitions, distinctions and relationships
• What do yogis mean by the word "prana"?
• How is prana derived?
• What is the relationship between prana and breathing practices?
• What two roots make up the word, "pranayama" and what do they mean?
• Why is it important to distinguish between the root "ayama" vs "yama??
• What does pranayama do?
• Define puraka, rechaka and kumbhaka.
• What are typical movement pairings for the inhalation? For the exhalation?