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 term the yoga poses in Sanskrit during each yoga class?

Well just in case you don’t get it – here’s a list of 42 Sansrit words used to describe yoga postures in  Yoga Classes.  Now do your homework!

 

42 Sanksrit Yoga Words

 

 Download the Sanskrit Root Words

“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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