For Yoga Teachers – The Anatomy of Breathing

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Questions Answered Here

  1. What is the meaning of respiration?
  2. What is breathing?
  3. What causes breathing?
  4. What is the purpose of breathing?
  5. What are the contents of the thoracic and abdominal cavities?
  6. How do the thoracic and abdominal cavities change during breathing?
  7. Why can’t lungs be moved directly at will?
  8. What is the principal muscle involved in breathing?
  9. Describe the movement of the diaphragm during relaxed breathing.


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