Yoga Teacher Test

tinalo's version from 2015-05-21 14:49


Question Answer
bramacharyasexual control
aparagrahanon- hoarding
saucha cleanliness inside and out
svadyayaself study
isvapranidhanadedication to the lord
tapasheat building energy to promote change, will power
limb 3asanas-physical postures
limb5pratyahara- sense withdrawal
limb 6dharana- engrossment or absorption of a single task, focus
limb7 dhyana- meditation
limb8samadhi- enlightenment
root chakraMuladhara- red
sacral chakrasvadhisthana chakra- orange
solar plexus chakramanipura- yellow
heart chakraanahata- green
throat chakravishuddha- indigo
third eye chakraanja- blue
crown chakrasahasrara
who is patanjali and what is he known for?he is the first person to have codified yoga. he wrote one of the most prfound documents of yoga philosophy called patanjalis sutras.
discuss the two main types of meditationguided visualization- focal point changes and focal point concentration- one focus to the meditation to increase concentration
what master of yoga was connected to the four other masters? who are they? name what times of yoga they foundedkrischmarcharya- taught sun salutation-- T.K. V desikachar- his son- Viniyoga. B.K.S. Iyengar- brother in law- iyengar method...patobi jois- student- ashtanga
name the three nadis or energy channels in the body and explain how they relate to Nadi Sodhana Pranayama Ida- left side--- Pingala- right side Sushuma- center. they relate to this breath because it brings balance to the left and right side of the brain and body. bringing balance to the center.
what is the purpose and what are the benefits of the complete yogic breath?the benefits are: lowering blood pressure, builds nd strengthens lung capacity, helps with anxiety and relaxation
what is the benefits and purpose of the sur puvak (healing) breath? how does it work? a long retention in the breath brings an optimal amount of oxygen into the body and creates a healing effect. it also strengthens the lungs