Yoga Course-ware : Yoga Asanas

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In order to understand yoga we need to understand the asana’s first. therefore we have included a list of yoga asanas.

These Asanas are the various postures/positions a person should be in while practicing meditation and yoga.

Asana’s name in Sanskrit English
Anantasana Sleeping Vishnu Pose
Adho Mukha Svanasana downward face dog pose
Adho Mukha Vrksasana Arm Balance
Ananda Balasana Happy Baby Pose
Anantasana Lord Vishnu’s Couch
Ardha Chandrasana Half moon pose
Ardha Masyendrasana Half Lord of the Fishes Pose
Ardha Sirsasana Half Headstand Yoga posture
Baddha Konasana Cobbler’s Pose
Bakasana Crow Pose
Balasana Child’s Pose
Bharadvajasana Seated Side Twist
Bhujangasana Cobra Pose
Cat-Cow Cat-Cow
Chaturanga Dandasana Four-Limbed Staff Yoga posture
Dandasana Staff Pose
Dhanurasana Bow Pose
Eka Pada Galavasana Flying Crow Pose
Garbaha Pindasana Womb Embryo pose
Garudasana Eagle Pose
Gaumukhasana Cow Pose
Halasana Plow Pose
Janu Sirsanana Head to Knee Pose
Jathara Parivartanasana Revolved Abdominal Yoga posture
Karnapidasana pressure on the ears
Kukkutasana Rooster pose
Kurmasana Tortoise pose
Lunge Lunge
Matsyasana Fish Pose
Navasana Boat Pose
Padmasana Lotus Pose
Paripurna Navasana Complete Boat Yoga posture
Parsva Bakasana Side Crow Pose
Paschimottanasana Seated Forward Bend
Pincha Mayurasana Forearm Stand
Plank Plank
Salamba Sarvangasana Shoulderstand
Salamba Sirsasana Headstand Pose
Savasana Corpse Pose
Setu Bandasana Bridge Yoga posture
Setu Bandha Sarvangasana Bridge Pose
Shalabasana Locust Pose
Shavasana Corpse Yoga posture
Sirsasana head stand
Sukhasana Easy Pose
Supta Baddha Konasana Goddess Pose
Supta Masyendrasana Supine Spinal Twist
Supta Padangusthasana Supine Big Toe Yoga posture
Tadasana Mountain Yoga posture
Tolasana Scale Pose
Trikonasana Three angle pose
Upavistha Konasana Seated Wide Legged Stradle
Urdhva Dhanurasana Upward Bow posture
Urdhva Mukha Svanasana Upward Facing Dog Yoga posture
Ustrasana Camel Pose
Utkatasana Powerful Yoga posture
Uttanasana Standing Forward Bend
Utthita Parsvakonasana Extended Lateral Angle Yoga posture
Utthita Trikonasana Extended Triangle Yoga posture
Vajrasana Thunder Bolt Yoga posture
Vasisthasana Side Plank Pose
Viparita Karani Supported Inverted Yoga posture
Virabhadrasana Warrior posture
Virasana Hero Pose
Vrksasana Tree Yoga posture
Vschikasana Scorpion Pose

Compiled by mahendra (www.paramyoga.org)

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