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Do you know Yoga language??.. here are some asnas and helpful terms

Bound Ankle Pose – Baddha Konasana
Bow – Dhanurasana
Cat Pose I and II– Bidalasana I and II
Child’s Pose – Mudhasana
Cobra – Bhujangasana
Corpse Pose – Savasana
Downward Facing Dog– Adho Mukha Svanasana
Easy Pose – Sukhasana
Easy Pose forward fold – Sukhasana forward fold
Fish – Matsyasana
Headstand – Sirsasana
Hero Pose – Virasana
Lotus Pose – Padmasana
Mountain Pose – Tadasana
Plow Pose – Halasana
Shoulderstand – Sarvangasana
Sitting Forward Bend – Paschimottanasana
Spinal Twist – Ardha Matsyendrasana
Staff Pose – Dandasana
Standing Forward Bend Pose – Uttanasana
Standing Forward Bend – Pada Hasthasana
Sun Salutation – Surya Namaskar
Supported Bridge Pose – Setu Bandha Savangasana
Tree Pose – Vrksasana
Triangle Pose – Trikonasana
Upward Facing Dog – Urdhva Mukha Svanasana
Warrior I  – Virabhadrasana I
Helpful terms
Agni Prasana – the breath of fire
Asana – all hatha Yoga postures
Ashtanga Yoga – a very physical, athletic Yoga style
Easy Breath – an unconstrained, but conscious breath pattern that is used when holding a Yoga pose
Iyengar Yoga – a vigorous style characterized by precision alignment.
Kripalu Yoga – a meditative style yoga
Kundalini Yoga– a powerful yoga style used to awaken energy at the base of the spine
Mantra – a word or phrase repeated either verbally or mentally to evoke mindfulness.
Meditation – a deliberate state of withdrawal, conducted in silence, where thoughts are suspended and all concentration is on breath, mantra, or a specific subject
Mudra – a hand position that channels prana.
Om – is the root of all mantra, the sound of AUM.  Reminds one that any action should be for the betterment of the universe.
Namaste – traditional Indian greeting that acknowledges the existence of the other’s innate goodness.
Prana – The life force that flows through the body.
Pranayama – rhythmic control of breath
Sutras – Sanskrit for “threads.”
Ujjayi – a breathing technique that produces a throaty sound
Viniyoga – a gentle, recuperative yoga style
Yogi – refers to a male who develops and maintains a committed Yoga practice.
Yogini – refers to a female who develops and maintains a committed Yoga practice.


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Association for Yoga and meditation

upper Tapovan, Laxman Jhula Road


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A national yoga organization of india offers yoga courses and retreat in Rishikesh

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