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Writing, Speech, Debate, & General Knowledge
4.3 Yoga and Meditation

Directions: The following questions have been designed to test and improve your knowledge of Yoga. Do your own research about Yoga and answer these questions. Write an informative essay about Yoga.
Q 1: Iyengar Yoga, created by B.K.S. Iyengar, is a form of yoga known for
its integration with other forms of physical activities
its use of props, such as belts and blocks, as aids in performing asanas
its prayers and chanting

Q 2: ______ is a type of Yoga that deals with the asanas (postures), which are popular as fitness exercises.
Jnana Yoga
Karma Yoga
Hatha Yoga
Bhakti Yoga

Q 3: _______ is the practice of focusing the mind, often formalized into a specific routine.
Meditation
Padmasana
Pranayama

Q 4: Yoga is a family of ancient spiritual practices that originated in
India
Japan
Korea
China

Q 5: Bikram Yoga is a style of yoga developed by Bikram Choudhury, who claims that performing yoga in _______ makes muscles more pliant and encourages sweating which purportedly acts as a purifier.
a heated room
open air
a cold room

Q 6: ________ seeks to control & regulate the breath.
Meditation
Pranayama
Padmasana

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