Glossary of Postures

There are literally thousands of yoga postures. This Glossary features images of many of the most common postures, the names are given in English and then in Sanskrit.


 

Cat

Majaryasana

 The Cat Yoga Posture - Majaryasana

Camel

Ustrasana 

The Camel Yoga Posture - Ustrasana

Child 

Balasana

 The Child Yoga Posture - Balasana

Corpse

Savasana

The Corpse Yoga Posture - Savasana

 

 

Downward Dog

Majaryasana

The Downward Facing Dog Yoga Posture - Majaryasana

Easy Pose 

Sukhasana

The Easy Pose Yoga Posture - Sukhasana

Half Bridge

Setu Bandhasana

The Half Bridge Yoga Posture - Setu Bandhasana

Half Moon

Ardha Chandrasana

The Half Moon Yoga Posture - Ardha Chandrasana

 

 

Laying Leg Stretch

Supta Padangusthasana

Laying Leg Stretch Posture - Supta Padangusthasana

Long Lunge

 Ardha Mandala

The Long Lunge Yoga Posture - Ardha Mandala

Mountain

Tadasana

The Mountain Yoga Posture - Tadasana

Pigeon Yoga

 Kapotasana

The Pigeon Yoga Posture - Kapotasana

 

 

Plank

Santolanasana

The Plank Yoga Posture - Santolanasana

Seated Spinal Twist

 Matsyendrasana

The Seated Spinal Twist Posture - Matsyendrasasana

The Staff

Dandasana

The Staff Yoga Posture - Dandasana

Warrior 1

Virabhadrasana 1

The Warrior 1 Yoga Posture - Virabhadrasana 1

 

 

 

Warrior 2

Virabhadrasana 2

The Warrior 2 Yoga Posture - Virabahadrasana 2

Wind Release

Apanasana

The Wind Release Posture - Apanasana

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 


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