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In yoga, an asana is a posture in which a practitioner sits.
Baddha Konasana (बद्धकोणासन; IAST: baddhakoṇāsana), Bound Angle Pose, or Cobbler Pose (after the typical sitting position of Indian cobblers when they work) is an asana.
Bandha (bond, arrest) is a term for the "body locks" in Hatha Yoga, treated under the heading of mudra.
Bikram Yoga is a system of yoga that Bikram Choudhury synthesized from traditional hatha yoga techniques It became popular in the early 1970s.
Bryan Kest is an American yoga teacher.
Dhāraṇā (from Sanskrit धारणा) is translated as "collection or concentration of the mind (joined with the retention of breath)", or "the act of holding, bearing, wearing, supporting, maintaining, retaining, keeping back (in remembrance), a good memory", or "firmness, steadfastness,...
Dhyana (IAST: Dhyāna) in Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism means contemplation and meditation, though their technical context is different.
Drishti (दृष्टि.; IAST:dṛṣṭi), or focused gaze, is a means for developing concentrated intention.
Gomukhasana (गोमुखासन; IAST: Gomukhāsana) or Cow Face Pose is an asana.
Hot yoga refers to yoga exercises performed under hot and humid conditions.
HuffPost (formerly The Huffington Post and sometimes abbreviated HuffPo) is a liberal American news and opinion website and blog that has both localized and international editions.
Iyengar Yoga, named after and developed by B. K. S. Iyengar, is a form of Hatha Yoga that has an emphasis on detail, precision and alignment in the performance of posture (asana) and breath control (pranayama).
Jalandhara Bandha (IPA:/ɟɐːl̺n̺d̺ʱɐrɐ bɐndʱɐ/; जालन्धर बंध., IAST: Jālandhara bandha) is the chin Bandha described and employed in Hatha Yoga.
Janu Sirsasana (जानु शीर्षासन; IAST: jānu śīrṣāsana), Head-to-Knee Pose, Head-to-Knee Forward Bend, Head of the Knee Pose, or Head-on-Knee Pose is an asana.
Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ) is a Dravidian language spoken predominantly by Kannada people in India, mainly in the state of Karnataka, and by significant linguistic minorities in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Kerala, Goa and abroad.
Padmasana or Lotus Position (पद्मासन) is a cross-legged sitting asana originating in meditative practices of ancient India, in which the feet are placed on the opposing thighs.
A "mantra" ((Sanskrit: मन्त्र)) is a sacred utterance, a numinous sound, a syllable, word or phonemes, or group of words in Sanskrit believed by practitioners to have psychological and spiritual powers.
Mūla Bandha is a Sanskrit (मूल बंध) compound term: Mūla denotes "root", "base", "beginning", "foundation",Iyengar, 1976: p.459 "origin or cause", "basis", "source"; Bandha denotes "bondage", "fetter", "posture", "joining together", "catching hold of".
Mysore, officially Mysuru, is the third most populous city in the state of Karnataka, India.
The Mysore style of yoga asana practice is a particular way of teaching yoga within the Ashtanga Yoga tradition as taught by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois in the southern Indian city of Mysore.
Niyama (नियम) literally means positive duties or observances.
(पतञ्जलि) is a proper Indian name.
Prāṇāyāma (प्राणायाम) is a Sanskrit word alternatively translated as "extension of the prāṇa (breath or life force)" or "breath control." The word is composed from two Sanskrit words: prana meaning life force (noted particularly as the breath), and either ayama (to restrain or control the prana, implying a set of breathing techniques where the breath is intentionally altered in order to produce specific results) or the negative form ayāma, meaning to extend or draw out (as in extension of the life force).
Pratyahara (Devanāgarī प्रत्याहार, Tibetan སོ་སོར་སྡུད་པ་, Wylie so sor sdud pa) or the 'withdrawal of the senses' is the fifth element among the Eight stages of Patanjali's Ashtanga Yoga, as mentioned in his classical work, Yoga Sutras of Patanjali composed in the 2nd century BCE.
In Sanskrit texts, Rāja yoga refers to the goal of yoga (which is usually samadhi) and not a method of attaining it.
Samadhi (Sanskrit: समाधि), also called samāpatti, in Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism and yogic schools refers to a state of meditative consciousness.
Sanskrit is the primary liturgical language of Hinduism; a philosophical language of Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and Jainism; and a former literary language and lingua franca for the educated of ancient and medieval India.
Surya Namaskar (Sanskrit: सूर्यनमस्कार; IAST: Sūrya Namaskāra), or Sun Salutation, is a Yoga practice incorporating a sequence of gracefully linked asanas.
The Economist is an English-language weekly magazine-format newspaper owned by the Economist Group and edited at offices in London.
Tim Miller (born 1951) is an American yoga teacher and author.
Tirumalai Krishnamacharya (November 18, 1888 – February 28, 1989) was an Indian yoga teacher, ayurvedic healer and scholar.
Uḍḍīyana Bandha (Sanskrit) is the abdominal bandha described and employed in hatha yoga.
Ujjayi breathing is a breathing technique employed in a variety of Taoist and Yoga practices.
Utkatasana (उत्कटासन; IAST: Utkaṭāsana), Chair Pose, Fierce Pose, Hazardous Pose, Lightning Bolt Pose, Wild Pose in which the knees are hips-width apart, the knees are bent, hips are back, chest is forward, and arms are above head, in line with the ears.
Vinyāsa (विन्यास, IAST) is a Sanskrit term often employed in relation to certain styles of yoga, that usually refers to a transition between two different positions.
Yamas (यम), and its complement, Niyamas, represent a series of "right living" or ethical rules within Hinduism and Yoga.
Yoga (Sanskrit, योगः) is a group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines which originated in ancient India.
Yoga Journal is an American media company that publishes a magazine, a website, DVDs, tablet editions, and puts on conferences devoted to yoga, food and nutrition, fitness, wellness, and fashion and beauty.
The Yoga Sūtras of Patañjali are a collection of 196 Indian sutras (aphorisms) on the theory and practice of yoga.