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Question 1 of 7
When you inhale, in wich direction does the diaphragm move?CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 7
Which of the following statements describes best what the diaphragm is?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 7
Which of the followings statements describes most accurately what happens when you inhale?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 7
You are standing upright, relaxed, without tensing any particular muscle. Your teacher tells you to take a deep inhale. Which of the following statements decribes most accurately what will happen?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 7
You are standing upright and your teacher tells you to draw your belly in. Which of the following statements describes most accurately what happens?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 7
You are lying on your back, and your teacher tells you to relax every muscle in you body. Which of the following statements applies most?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 7
I googled “Yoga correct breathing”. In the search results, I picked the link the showed up first, and clicked on it. The name of the website that Google shows me is “thesecretsofyoga.com”. I am excited! Finally I learn how to breahte correctly in yoga. This is what this website says:
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HOW TO BREATHE PROPERLY
The diaphragm is the membrane that separates the lungs from the stomach. When we breathe in, our lungs fill up with air pushing the diaphragm down, which in turn makes the abdomen protrude out. During exhalation, the abdomen retreats in automatically.
To be sure you breathe correctly, you must divide the breath into three parts; lower abdomen, middle abdomen, and chest.
When inhaling, first fill up the lower abdomen with air, then the middle abdomen, and last the chest. When exhaling, the air in the chest goes out first, then the air in the middle abdomen, and lastly the air in the lower abdomen. You must physically push the abdomen out when inhaling, and in when exhaling. However, when done correctly, there is no need to pull the abdomen in because it is done effortlessly.
You can compare inhalation to filling up a glass of water. The first thing to be filled up is the bottom of the glass (lower abdomen), then the center part of the glass (the middle abdomen), and finally the top of the glass (chest). Likewise, exhaling can be compared to drinking the glass of water. First we drink the water in the top (chest), and second, the middle part of the glass (the middle abdomen), and last the water in the bottom (lower abdomen).
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Which of the following statements applies most to this quote? Note: this question has more than one correct answer. You need to select all correct answers.CorrectIncorrect