Yoga Poses in Sanskrit

Yoga Sanskrit - Ardo Muhka Svanasana
When we learn Karate; we speak Japanese.
When we learn Ballet; we speak French.
When we learn Yoga; we speak Sanskrit.” -Tony Eason

Does your yoga teacher say each yoga pose in Sanskrit?

Well just in case your yoga instructor does not allow you to use your “I phone” to translate from Sanskrit to English; here’s a list of 42 Sanskrit words used to describe yoga  asanas / postures in  the yoga studio.

Now do your homework & learn the Sanskrit translations!

42 Sanskrit Yoga Asanas

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“Not only has there been a reversal of Hatha Yoga and Yoga, whereby Hatha Yoga (the “part”) has been labeled as “Yoga” (the “whole”), but the whole process and scope of Yoga has been effected in our collective perceptions of Yoga.”Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati

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