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Asana

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Updated June 15, 2014

Easy Pose - Sukhasana

Easy Pose - Sukhasana

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Definition: The physical practice of yoga postures that is a form of exercise.

Sanskrit word for posture or seat.

Used as a suffix in the Sanskrit names for yoga poses. One of the eight limbs of yoga.

Examples: Ashtanga is a type of vigorous asana practice.

Bring yourself into Trikonasana.

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