Asana Index

12/27/07

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Sorted by Sanskrit Base Name

Sanskrit

SanskritBase

English

EnglishBase

   

Spinal Balance

 
   

Windmill

 
   

Standing Lateral Flexion

 
   

Reverse Warrior

Warrior

   

Kneeling Toe Stretch

Toe Stretch

   

Sun God

 
   

Dog Tilt

Dog Tilt

   

Airplane

 
   

Sunbird

 
   

Balancing Table

 
   

Knot

 
   

Sit Up

Sit Up

   

Happy Baby

Happy Baby

Advasana

Advasana

Prone

Prone

Akuncanasana

Akuncanasana

Bending

Bending

Eka Pada Akuncanasana

Akuncanasana

One-Foot Bending

Bending

Eka Pada Akuncanasana Parivrtta

Akuncanasana

One-Foot Twist Bending

Bending

Akuncanasana Parivrtta

Akuncanasana

Twist Bending

Bending

Anantasana

Anantasana

Lord Vishnu's Couch

 

Anjaneyasana

Anjaneyasana

Leg-split

 

Anuvittasana

Anuvittasana

Standing Back Bend

 

Apanasana

Apanasana

Wind-Relieving

Wind-Relieving

Eka Pada Apanasana

Apanasana

One Foot Wind-Relieving

Wind-Relieving

Arohandsana

Arohandsana

Body-Raising

Body-Raising

Ashtanga Pranam

Ashtanga Pranam

Caterpilar

Caterpilar

Astavakrasana

Astavakrasana

Arm Balancing

 

Bakasana

Bakasana

Crow

Crow

Parsva Bakasana

Bakasana

Sideways Crow

Crow

Eka Pada Bakasana 2

Bakasana

One-Legged Crow 2

Crow

Eka Pada Bakasana 1

Bakasana

One-Legged Crow 1

Crow

Balasana

Balasana

Child's

Child

Salamba Balasana

Balasana

Supported Child

Child

Jiva Balasana

Balasana

The Pose of the Life's Energy Will

Child

Moola Bandha

Bandha

Root Lock

Lock

Uddiyana Bandha

Bandha

Bound Abdominal with Breath

 

Jalandhara Bandha

Bandha

Chin Lock

 

Salamba Setu Bandha

Bandha

Supported Bridge (No. 1)

 

Ardha Setu Bandhasana

Bandhasana

Half Bridge

Bridge

Setu Bandhasana

Bandhasana

Bridge (Ashtanga)

Bridge

Setu Bandhasana

Bandhasana

Bridge (Iyengar))

Bridge

Bhadrasana

Bhadrasana

Gentle

 

Bhadrasana

Bhadrasana

Auspicious

 

Bhagirathasana

Bhagirathasana

Bhagiratha = name of king

Bhagiratha

Bhairavasana

Bhairavasana

Terrible or Formidable

 

Kala Bhairavasana

Bhairavasana

Shiva, Destroyer of the Universe

 

Chakra Bhandasana

Bhandasana

Chakra-stimulating

 

Bharadvajasana 2

Bharadvajasana

Seated Side Twist 2 (Half Lotus, half Hero)

 

Bharadvajasana 1

Bharadvajasana

Seated Side Twist 1

 

Bhastrikasana

Bhastrikasana

Bellows

Bellows

Ardha Bhekasana in Ustrasana

Bhekasana

Half Frog in Camel

Frog

Ardha Bhekasana

Bhekasana

Half Frog

Frog

Bhekasana

Bhekasana

Frog

Frog

Urdhva Bhekasana

Bhekasana

Upward Facing Frog

Frog

Bhujangasana 1

Bhujangasana

Cobra

Cobra

Ardha Bhujangasana

Bhujangasana

Low Cobra

Cobra

Bhujangasana 2

Bhujangasana

Cobra

Cobra

Ardha Bhujangasana

Bhujangasana

Half Cobra

Cobra

Padma Bhujapidasana

Bhujapidasana

Forward Lotus

 

Bhujapindasana

Bhujapindasana

Arm Pressing

 

Dwi Hasta Bhujasana

Bhujasana

Arm Pressing

Arm Press

Eka Hasta Bhujasana

Bhujasana

Two Hand-Arm

Arm Press

Ardha Dwi Hasta Bhujasana

Bhujasana

Half Arm Pressing

Arm Press

Bidalasana

Bidalasana

Cat

Cat

Brahmacharyasana

Brahmacharyasana

The Controlled One

 

Brahmasana

Brahmasana

Brahma = Supreme God (half lotus

Brahma

Buddhasana

Buddhasana

Buddha, or Enlightened

 

Cakravakasana

Cakravakasana

Ruddy Goose

 

Catuspadapitham

Catuspadapitham

Four Footed

Four Footed

Catuspadapitham

Catuspadapitham

Tabletop

Tabletop

Chakorasana

Chakorasana

Partridge(-like)

Moon

Padahasta Chakrasana

Chakrasana

Hands (under) Feet Wheel

Wheel

Chakrasana

Chakrasana

Inverted Bow

Wheel

Purna Chakrasana

Chakrasana

Full-circle

Wheel

Chakrasana

Chakrasana

Wheel

Wheel

Ardha Chandrasana with Pada Hastasana

Chandrasana

Half Moon Pose with Hands to Feet

Moon

Salamba Parivrtta Ardha Chandrasana

Chandrasana

Supported Revolved Half Moon

Moon

Parivrtta Ardha Chandrasana

Chandrasana

Revolved Half-Moon

Moon

Ardha Chandrasana

Chandrasana

Half-moon (Bikram Tradition)

Moon

Ardha Chandrasana

Chandrasana

Half-moon (Iyengar Tradition)

Moon

Chandrasana

Chandrasana

Moon

Moon

Dandayamana Ardha Chandrasana

Chandrasana

Balancing Half Moon

Moon

Dwi Pada Viparita Dandasana

Dandasana

Inverted Two-Limbed Staff

Staff

Urdhva Dandasana

Dandasana

Upward Facing Staff

Staff

Parivrtta Dandasana

Dandasana

Twisting Stick

Staff

Viparita Dandasana

Dandasana

Inverted Stick Pose

Staff

Merudandasana

Dandasana

Balancing Bear

Staff

Chaturanga Dandasana

Dandasana

Four-Limbed Staff

Staff

Tuladandasana

Dandasana

Balancing Stick

Stick

Prasarita Pada Viparita Dandasana

Dandasana

Inverted, Wide Leg Staff

Staff

Ardha Merudandasana

Dandasana

Half Balanciing Bear

Staff

Dandasana

Dandasana

Stick or Staff

Staff

Chaturanga Dandasana

Dandasana

Push-up Prep

Staff

Salamba Dwi Pada Viparita Dandasana

Dandasana

Supported Two-Legged Inverted Staff Pose (with a chair)

Staff

Eka Pada Viparita Dandasana

Dandasana

Inverted, One-Footed Staff

Staff

Akarna Dhanurasana

Dhanurasana

Bow up to Ear

Bow

Eka Pada Urdhva Dhanurasana

Dhanurasana

Inverted One-Legged Wheel

Bow

Salamba Urdhva Dhanurasana I

Dhanurasana

Supported, Inverted Bow (or Wheel) 1

Bow

Salamba Urdhva Dhanurasana II

Dhanurasana

Supported, Inverted Bow (or Wheel) 2

Bow

Ardha Dhanurasana

Dhanurasana

Half Bow

Bow

Dandayamana Dhanurasana

Dhanurasana

Standing Bow Pulling

Bow

Uttytha Arda Dhanurasana

Dhanurasana

Half Arch Standing

Bow

Urdhva Dhanurasana

Dhanurasana

Upward Facing (Inverted) Bow

Bow

Eka Pada Urdhva Dhanurasana

Dhanurasana

Inverted One-Legged Bow

Bow

Parsva Dhanurasana

Dhanurasana

Sideways Bow

Bow

Dhanurasana

Dhanurasana

Downward Facing Bow

Bow

Urdhva Dhanurasana

Dhanurasana

Wheel

Bow

Akarna Dhanursana

Dhanursana

Shooting Bow

Bow

Sahaj Agnisara Dhauti

Dhauti

Breath of Fire

 

Dradhasana

Dradhasana

Firm (side)

 

Durvasasana

Durvasasana

Durvasa, an Irascible Sage's

 

Dwi Pada Pitham

Dwi Pada

Two Foot

Two Foot

Ekapadasana

Ekapadasana

One-foot, One-legged

 

Ekapadasana

Ekapadasana

Warrior III

 

Garudasana

Garudasana

Eagle (Anusara & Iyengar Tradition)

Eagle

Garudasana

Garudasana

Eagle (Ashtanga)

Eagle

Godhapitham

Godha

Lizard

Lizard

Gomukhasana (Prep)

Gomukhasana

Cow-faced (Preparation)

Cow Face

Gomukhasana B

Gomukhasana

Cow-faced B

Cow Face

Gomukhasana A

Gomukhasana

Cow-faced A

Cow Face

Gorakshasana

Gorakshasana

Cow Herd

 

Guptasana

Guptasana

Hidden

 

Salamba Ardha Halasana

Halasana

Supported Half Plow

Plow

Purna Halasana

Halasana

Full-Plow

Plow

Ardha Halasana

Halasana

Supported Plow

Plow

Halasana

Halasana

Plow

Plow

Halasana Parivrtta

Halasana

Plow with a Twist

Plow

Hanumanasana

Hanumanasana

Forward Facing Splits

Splits

Hastapadasana

Hastapadasana

Bending Forward

 

Urdhva Hastasana

Hastasana

Tall Mountain

Mountain

Jathara Parivrtta

Jathara

Abdominal Twist

Abdominal

Kakasana

Kakasana

Crane

Crane

Kapalbhati in Vajrasana

Kapalbhati

Blowing in Firm

 

Kapilasana

Kapilasana

The Sage Kapila's

 

Kapinjalasana

Kapinjalasana

The Chataka Bird

 

Kapotasana

Kapotasana

Pigeon

Pigeon

Ekapada Rajakapotasana 1, Step 1

Kapotasana

One-Legged Royal Pigeon 1, Step 1

Pigeon

Ekapada Rajakapotasana 1, Step 2

Kapotasana

One-Legged Royal Pigeon 1, Step 2

Pigeon

Ekapada Rajakapotasana 1, Step 3

Kapotasana

One-Legged Royal Pigeon 1, Step 3

Pigeon

Ekapada Rajakapotasana 1, Step 4

Kapotasana

One-Legged Royal Pigeon 1, Step 4

Pigeon

Ekapada Rajakapotasana 2

Kapotasana

One-Legged Royal Pigeon 2

Pigeon

Ekapada Rajakapotasana 3

Kapotasana

One-Legged Royal Pigeon 3

Pigeon

Salamba Rajakapotasana

Kapotasana

Supported Royal Pigeon

Pigeon

Rajakapotasana

Kapotasana

Royal Pigeon

Pigeon

Ekapada Rajakapotasana 4

Kapotasana

One-Legged Royal Pigeon 4

Pigeon

Karandavasana

Karandavasana

Duck

 

Viparita Karani

Karani

Supported Inverted or Waterfall

 

Salamba Viparita Karani

Karani

Waterfall

 

Salamba Viparita Karani

Karani

Legs Up the Wall

 

Salamba Viparita Karani

Karani

Supported Shoulder Stand

 

Karnapidasana

Karnapidasana

Ear Pressure

Spider

Karnapidasana

Karnapidasana

Spider

Spider

Kasyapasana

Kasyapasana

   

Dwi Pada Kaundinyasana

Kaundinyasana

Two-Footed Kaundinya

Kaundinya

Eka Pada Kaundinyasana

Kaundinyasana

One-Footed Kaundinya

Kaundinya

Kaundinyasana

Kaundinyasana

Kaundinya = Name of Vedic Sage

Kaundinya

Khandapitasana

Khandapitasana

Crippled, or Clubfoot

 

Dandayamna Baddha Konasana

Konasana

Balancing Bound Angle

Angle

Supta Baddha Konasana

Konasana

Supine Bound Angle

Angle

Upavishta Konasana

Konasana

Seated, Wide-Legged Forward Bend

Angle

Ardha Namaskar Parsvakonasana

Konasana

Half Prayer Twist

Twist

Dandayamna Baddha Konasana

Konasana

Balancing Bound Angle

Angle

Urdhva Konasana

Konasana

Inverted Angle

Angle

Parivrtta Urdhva Konasana

Konasana

Revolved, Inverted Angle

Angle

Baddha Konasana

Konasana

Bound Angle

Angle

Viparita Konasana

Konasana

Inverted Angle

Angle

Baddha Konasana

Konasana

Cobbler's

Angle

Parivrtta Viparita Konasana

Konasana

Rotated, Inverted Angle

Angle

Supta Konasana

Konasana

Supine Angle

Angle

Namaskar Parsvakonasana

Konasana

Standing Prayer Twist

 

Niralamba Konasana

Konasana

Unsupported Angle

Angle

Urdhva Baddha Konasana

Konasana

Upward Bound Angle

Angle

Parsva Konasana

Konasana

Revolved Prayer

Angle

Parivrtta Virabhadra Konasana

Konasana

Revolved Warrior Angle

Angle

Viparita Baddha Konasana

Konasana

Inversion Bound Angle

Angle

Salamba Baddha Konasana

Konasana

Bound Angle

Angle

Supta Baddha Konasana

Konasana

Supine Cobbler's

Angle

Salamba Upavista Konasana

Konasana

Supported, Seated Angle

Angle

Parivrtta Baddha Konasana

Konasana

Twisting, Bound Angle

Angle

Utkata Konasana

Konasana

Victory Squat

Angle

Virabhadra Konasana

Konasana

Warrior Angle

Angle

Salamba Baddha Konasana

Konasana

Supported Cobbler's

Angle

Parsva Upavistha Konasana

Konasana

Side Seated Angle

Angle

Krounchasana

Krounchasana

Heron

Heron

Kukkutasana

Kukkutasana

Cock or Rooster

Rooster

Urdhva Kukkutasana

Kukkutasana

Upward Cock or Rooster

Rooster

Kumbhakasana

Kumbhakasana

Plank

 

Ardha Kurmasana

Kurmasana

Half Tortoise

Turtle

Uttana Kurmasana

Kurmasana

Intense or Extended Tortoise

Turtle

Urdhva Mukha Kurmasana

Kurmasana

Upward Facing Tortoise

Turtle

Supta Kurmasana

Kurmasana

Sleeping Tortoise

Turtle

Adho Mukha Kurmasana

Kurmasana

Downward Facing Tortise

Turtle

Kurmasana

Kurmasana

Tortoise

Turtle

Utthita Kurmasana

Kurmasana

Raised Tortoise

Turtle

Laghuvajrasana

Laghuvajrasana

Little Thunderbolt

 

Lolasana

Lolasana

Swinging

 

Maha Mudra

Maha

Great Seal

 

Mahavirasana

Mahavirasana

Hero's

 

Makarasana

Makarasana

Crocodile

Crocodile

Malasana

Malasana

Squatting

 

Ardha Mandalasana

Mandalasana

Lunge

 

Ardha Mandalasana

Mandalasana

Half Circle

Circle

Manduka Mudra in Sirsasana

Manduka

Frog

Frog

Mandukasana

Mandukasana

Frog

Frog

Marichyasana A

Marichyasana

Sage A

Sage

Marichyasana E

Marichyasana

Sage VIII

Sage

Marichyasana D

Marichyasana

Sage D

Sage

Marichyasana C

Marichyasana

Sage C

Sage

Marichyasana B

Marichyasana

Sage B

Sage

Marjaryasana

Marjaryasana

Cow

Cow

Paripurna Matseyendrasana

Matseyendrasana

Final Half Lord of the Fishes

Fish

Paripurna Matseyendrasana

Matseyendrasana

Final Half Spinal-twist

Fish

Purna Matseyendrasana

Matseyendrasana

(Advanced) Spinal-twist

Fish

Matsyasana

Matsyasana

Fish

Fish

Ardha Matsyendrasana 1

Matsyendrasana

Lord of the Fishes 1

Lord of the Fishes

Ardha Matsyendrasana 3

Matsyendrasana

Lord of the Fishes 3

Lord of the Fishes

Supta Matsyendrasana

Matsyendrasana

Knee Down Twist

Twist

Ardha Matsyendrasana 2

Matsyendrasana

Lord of the Fishes 2

Lord of the Fishes

Matsyendrasana

Matsyendrasana

Fish or Matsyendra's

Lord of the Fishes

Pincha Mayruasana

Mayruasana

Forearm Balance (Preparation)

Dolphin

Pincha Mayruasana

Mayruasana

Forearm Balance (Full)

Dolphin

Prasarita Pada Uttana Mayurasana

Mayurasana

Wide-Leg, Upright Peacock

Peacock

Uttana Mayurasana

Mayurasana

Upright Peacock

Peacock

Mayurasana

Mayurasana

Peacock

Peacock

Ardha Pincha Mayurasana

Mayurasana

Pincha Mayurasana Preparation

Peacock

Ardha Pincha Mayurasana

Mayurasana

Half Peacock

Peacock

Eka Pada Uttana Mayurasana

Mayurasana

One-Footed, Upright Peacock

Peacock

Ardha Pincha Mayurasana

Mayurasana

Dolphin

Peacock

Padma Mayurasana

Mayurasana

Peacock in Lotus

Peacock

Mrtasana

Mrtasana

Corpse

Corpse

Mudhasana

Mudhasana

Extended Child's

Child

Mudhasana

Mudhasana

Supplicant's

Child

Sanmukhi Mudra

Mudra

 

Mudra

Anjali Mudra

Mudra

Reverse Namaste

 

Pasini Mudrasana

Mudrasana

Noose

 

Dandayamana Yoga Mudrasana

Mudrasana

Standing Yoga Mudra

 

Supta Pavana Muktasana

Muktasana

Knee Nose

Wind Relieving

Muktasana

Muktasana

Free, or Freed

Wind Relieving

Ardha Pavana Muktasana

Muktasana

Half Wind Relieving

Wind Relieving

Pavana Muktasana

Muktasana

Wind Releasing

Wind Relieving

Nabhiasana

Nabhiasana

Pose of the Navel

 

Nagasana

Nagasana

Cobra, Snake or Serpent

Cobra

Nakrasana

Nakrasana

Crocodile

Crocodile

Namaskarasana

Namaskara

Prayer Squat

Squat

Natarajasana

Natarajasana

Dancer's

Dancer

Natarajasana

Natarajasana

Nataraja's

Dancer

Natarajasana

Natarajasana

Shiva's

Dancer

Nauli

Nauli

Stomach, or Abdominal Exercise with the Breath

 

Ardha Urdhava Navasana

Navasana

Half Upward Boat

Boat

Navasana

Navasana

Boat

Boat

Urdhva Navasana

Navasana

Upward Boat

Boat

Paripurna Navasana

Navasana

Complete Boat

Boat

Ardha Navasana

Navasana

Half Boat

Boat

Padahastasana

Padahastasana

Hand Under Feet (Bikram's)

 

Padahastasana

Padahastasana

Hand Under Feet

 

Mayura Padamasana

Padamasana

Peacock Lotus

 

Sirsha Ardha Padamasana

Padamasana

Headstand Half-lotus

 

Padangustha Halasana

Padanghusta

Big Toe Hold in Plow Position

 

Padanghusta Dhanurasana

Padanghusta

Big Toe to Forehead in Bow

 

Ubhaya Padangusthasana

Padangusthasana

Both Big Toes

Big Toe

Supta Padangusthasana B

Padangusthasana

Sleeping Big Toe

Big Toe

Supta Padangusthasana

Padangusthasana

Supine Big Toe Hold

Big Toe

Supta Padangusthasana A

Padangusthasana

Sleeping Big Toe

Big Toe

Utthita Parsva Padangusthasana

Padangusthasana

Standing, Side Big Toe

Big Toe

Utthita Eka Padangusthasana

Padangusthasana

Standing, One-Footed Big Toe

Big Toe

Utthita Prasarita Padangusthasana

Padangusthasana

Standing, Wide-Leg Big Toe

Big Toe

Supta Padangusthasana C

Padangusthasana

Sleeping Big Toe

Big Toe

Ubaya Padangusthasana

Padangusthasana

Both Big Toes Held

Big Toe

Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana (Bikram)

Padangusthasana

Extended Hand-Toe (Bikram)

Big Toe

Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana (Ashtanga 3)

Padangusthasana

Extended Hand-Toe (Ashtanga 3)

Big Toe

Utthita Padangusthasana

Padangusthasana

Extended Hand to Big Toe

Big Toe

Padangusthasana

Padangusthasana

Forward Bend, Big Toe Hold

Big Toe

Supta Prasarita Padangusthasana

Padangusthasana

Supine, Wide-Leg Big Toe

Big Toe

Hasta Padangustasana

Padangusthasana

Standing Big Toe Hold

Big Toe

Hasta Padangustasana

Padangusthasana

Hand-foot stretching

Big Toe

Supta Parsva Padangusthasana

Padangusthasana

Supine, Side Big Toe

Big Toe

Supta Hasta Padangusthasana

Padangusthasana

Supine Hand to Toe

Hand to Toe

Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana (Ashtanga 1)

Padangusthasana

Extended Hand-Toe (Ashtanga 1)

Big Toe

Supta Eka Padangusthasana

Padangusthasana

Supine One-Footed Big Toe

Big Toe

Uttana Padasana

Padasana

Intense or Extended Leg

 

Urdhva Prasarita Padasana

Padasana

Leg Raises

 

Purna Padasana

Padasana

Erect-standing

 

Padasana

Padasana

Foot

 

Parivrtta Padmasana

Padmasana

Revolved Lotus

Lotus

Ardha Padmasana

Padmasana

Half-Lotus

Lotus

Adva Ardha Padmasana

Padmasana

Prone Half-Lotus

Lotus

Padmasana

Padmasana

Lotus

Lotus

Sarvanga Ardha Padmasana

Padmasana

Shoulder Stand Half-lotus

Lotus

Ardha Baddha Padmasana

Padmasana

Seated Half Bound Lotus

Lotus

Ardha Ardhva Padmasana

Padmasana

Half-aloft Lotus

Lotus

Urdhva Padmasana

Padmasana

Upward Lotus

Lotus

Utthita Padmasana

Padmasana

Elevated Lotus

Lotus

Supta Ardha Padmasana

Padmasana

Supine Half-Lotus

Lotus

Supta Padmasana

Padmasana

Supine Lotus

Lotus

Urdhva Mukha Padmasana

Padmasana

Upward Facing Lotus

Lotus

Baddha Padmasana

Padmasana

Bound Lotus

Lotus

Sirsha Padmasana

Padmasana

Headstand Lotus

Lotus

Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana

Padmottanasana

Standing Half Lotus

 

Parighasana I

Parighasana

Gate Latch 1

Gate

Parighasana III

Parighasana

Gate Latch 3

Gate

Parighasana II

Parighasana

Gate Latch 2

Gate

Jathara Parivartanasana

Parivartanasana

Supine Twist

 

Parivrtta Parshvakonasana

Parshvakonasana

Revolved Side Angle

 

Utthita Parshvakonasana

Parshvakonasana

Extended Side Angle

 

Utthita Parsvasahitasana

Parsvasahitasana

Extended Hand-Toe (Ashtanga 2)

 

Parsvottanasana

Parsvottanasana

Asymmetrical Forward Bend

Side Stretch

Ardha Parsvottanasana

Parsvottanasana

Half Side Stretch

Side Stretch

Parsvottanasana

Parsvottanasana

Reverse Prayer

Side Stretch

Parvatasana

Parvatasana

Daughter of the Mountain

 

Paryankasana

Paryankasana

Bed

Bed

Paryankasana

Paryankasana

Quad Stretch

bed

Pasasana

Pasasana

Noose

 

Pasatrivikramasana

Pasatrivikramasana

   

Ardha Baddha Padma Paschimottanasa

Paschimottanasana

Seated, Bound Half Lotus

Forward Fold

Ardha Padma Paschimottanasana

Paschimottanasana

Half Lotus Forward Fold

Forward Fold

Urdhva Paschimottanasana

Paschimottanasana

Upward Forward Fold

Forward Fold

Tiriang Mukhaikapada Pascimottanasana

Paschimottanasana

Runner's Stretch

Forward Fold

Paschimottanasa (Ashtanga D)

Paschimottanasana

(Seated) Forward Bend, (Ashtanga D)

Forward Fold

Utthita Pada Paschimottanasana

Paschimottanasana

Standing Foot Forward Fold

Forward Fold

Tiryang Mukha Eka Pada Paschimottanasana

Paschimottanasana

Facing Behind, One Foot, Forward Fold

Forward Fold

Paschimottanasa (Ashtanga C)

Paschimottanasana

(Seated) Forward Bend, (Ashtanga C)

Forward Fold

Paschimottanasa (Ashtanga B)

Paschimottanasana

(Seated) Forward Bend, (Ashtanga B)

Forward Fold

Parivrtta Paschimottanasana

Paschimottanasana

Revolved Powerful

Forward Fold

Tiriang Mukhaikapada Pascimottanasana

Paschimottanasana

Folded Leg Forward Bend

Forward Fold

Urdhva Mukha Paschimottanasana I

Paschimottanasana

Elevated Forward Bend 1

Forward Fold

Paschimottanasa (Full)

Paschimottanasana

(Seated) Forward Bend, Complete

Forward Fold

Ardha Baddha Padma Paschimottanasana Parivrtta

Paschimottanasana

Seated, Bound Half Lotus with a Twist

Forward Fold

Sthita Paschimottasana

Paschimottanasana

Standing Back-Stretching

Forward Fold

Dandayamana Bibhaktapada Paschimotthanasana

Paschimottanasana

Standing Separate Leg Stretching

Forward Fold

Parivrtta Paschimottanasana

Paschimottanasana

Revolved Forward Bend

Forward Fold

Trianga Mukhaikapada Paschimottanasana

Paschimottanasana

Three Limbs Face One Foot Western Intense Stretch

Forward Fold

Salamba Paschimottasana

Paschimottanasana

Supported Seated Forward Bend

Forward Fold

Parivrtta Paschimottanasana

Paschimottanasana

Revolved Back-stretching

Forward Fold

Janushirasana with Paschimotthanasana

Paschimottanasana

Head to Knee with Stretching

Forward Fold

Utthita Urdhva Paschimottanasana

Paschimottanasana

Jack Knife

 

Urdhva Mukha Paschimottanasana II

Paschimottanasana

Elevated Forward Bend 2

Forward Fold

Paschimottanasa (Ashtanga A)

Paschimottanasana

(Seated) Forward Bend, (Ashtanga A)

Forward Fold

Pavanamuktasana

Pavanamuktasana

Wind Relieving Pose

 

Eka Pada Pavanamuktasana

Pavanamuktasana

One-Legged Wind Releasing

 

Pindasana

Pindasana

Embryo

 

Garbha Pindasana

Pindasana

Embryo in the Womb

 

Prarthanasana

Prarthanasana

Prayer

 

Purvottanasana

Purvottanasana

Intense Eastern Stretch

 

Purvottanasana

Purvottanasana

Inverted Plank Position

 

Ruchikasana

Ruchikasana

Ruchika the Sage's

 

Sadhakasana

Sadhakasana

Lotus Position

 

Samakonasana

Samakonasana

Straight Angle

 

Samasana

Samasana

Symmetrical or Equal

 

Samastitihi

Samastitihi

Prayer

 

Samkatasana

Samkatasana

Contracted, or Dangerous

 

Ashwa Sanchalanasa

Sanchalanasa

Low Lunge

Lunge

Utthita Ashwa Sanchalanasana

Sanchalanasana

High Lunge

Lunge

Sarvangasana

Sarvangasana

Shoulder Stand

Shoulder

Eka Pada Sarvangasana

Sarvangasana

One-Footed Shoulder Stand

Shoulder

Parsva Sarvangasana

Sarvangasana

Side or Lateral Shoulder Stand

Shoulder

Ardha Sarvangasana

Sarvangasana

Half Shoulder Stand

Shoulder Stand

Parsva Pada Sarvangasana

Sarvangasana

Foot to Side Shoulder Stand

Shoulder

Parivrtta Sarvangasana

Sarvangasana

Twisting Shoulder Stand

Shoulder

Parivrtta Eka Pada Sarvangasana

Sarvangasana

Revolved, One-Footed Shoulder Stand

Shoulder

Salamba Sarvangasana

Sarvangasana

Supported Shoulder Stand

Shoulder

Niralamba Sarvangasana

Sarvangasana

Unsupported Shoulder Stand

Shoulder

Sasamgasana

Sasamgasana

Hare

Rabbit

Sasangasana

Sasangasana

Rabbit

Rabbit

Salamba Savanasana

Savanasana

Supported Corpse

 

Savanasana

Savanasana

Final Relaxation

 

Ardha Savasana

Savasana

Semi-Supine

 

Sayanasana

Sayanasana

Headstand Variation

 

Viparita Shalabhasana C

Shalabhasana

Locust C

Locust

Poorna Shalabhasana

Shalabhasana

Full Locust

Locust

Shalabhasana B

Shalabhasana

Locust

Locust

Ardha Shalabhasana

Shalabhasana

Half-Locust

Locust

Viparita Shalabhasana A

Shalabhasana

Locust A

Locust

Viparita Shalabhasana B

Shalabhasana

Locust B

Locust

Shalabhasana

Shalabhasana

Locust

Locust

Shashankasana

Shashankasana

Child's

 

Dandayamana Bibhaktapada Janu Shirasana

Shirasana

Standing Separate Leg Head to Knee

Head to Knee

Dandayamana Janu Shirasana

Shirasana

Standing Head to Knee

Head to Knee

Siddhasana

Siddhasana

Adept's

Adept

Siddhasana

Siddhasana

Perfected

Adept

Siddhasana

Siddhasana

Perfect

Adept

Simhasana

Simhasana

Lion

 

Janu Sirasana B

Sirasana

(Seated) Head to Knee Forward Bends

 

Janu Sirasana C

Sirasana

(Seated) Head to Knee Forward Bends

 

Janu Sirasana A

Sirasana

(Seated) Head to Knee Forward Bends

 

Baddha Hasta Sirsasana A

Sirsasana

Headstand

Head Stand

Salamba Sirsasana

Sirsasana

Supported Headstand

Head Stand

Baddha Hasta Sirsasana C

Sirsasana

Headstand (Forearms Straight Back)

Head Stand

Baddha Hasta Sirsasana D

Sirsasana

Headstand (Hands to Shoulders)

Head Stand

Mukta Hasta Sirsasana C

Sirsasana

Free Hands Headstand (Hands out to side)

Head Stand

Parivrtta Janu Sirsasana

Sirsasana

Revolved Head-to-Knee

 

Ardha Sirsasana

Sirsasana

Half Headstand

Head Stand

Mukta Hasta Sirsasana A

Sirsasana

Free Hands Headstand (Tripod)

Head Stand

Janu Sirsasana Parivrtta

Sirsasana

Seated Head to Knee with a Twist

Head to Knee

Mukta Hasta Sirsasana B

Sirsasana

Free Hands Headstand (Top of hands in front)

Head Stand

Baddha Hasta Sirsasana B

Sirsasana

Headstand (Clasped Forearms)

Head Stand

Uttitha Dwi Pada Sirsasana

Sirsasana

Raised Two Feet Behind the Head

 

Parivrtta Janu Sirshasana

Sirsasana

One Leg Simple Twist

 

Eka Pada Sirsasana 1

Sirsasana

One Legged Head 1

 

Dwi Pada Sirsasana A

Sirsasana

Two Feet Behind the Head A

 

Dwi Pada Sirsasana B

Sirsasana

Two Feet Behind the Head B

 

Parivrtta Sirsasana

Sirsasana

Twisting Headstand

Head Stand

Eka Pada Sirsasana C

Sirsasana

One Foot to Head

 

Niralamba Sirsasana

Sirsasana

Unsupported Headstand

Head Stand

Eka Pada Sirsasana 2

Sirsasana

One Legged Head 2

 

Sirshasana

Sirshasana

Headstand

Head Stand

Skandasana

Skandasana

Skanda is the name of Kartikeya, the God of War

 

Sthasana

Sthasana

Stable

 

Sthitasana

Sthitasana

Standing Upright

 

Sugrivasana in Mukta Mayurasana

Sugrivasana

   

Sukasana

Sukasana

Easy

Easy

Supta Sukhasana

Sukhasana

Supine Easy Cross Leg

Easy

Sukhasana

Sukhasana

Easy

Easy

Surya Namaskar B

Surya Namaskar

Sun Salutation (Ashtanga B)

Sun Salutation

Surya Namaskar C

Surya Namaskar

Sun Salutation (Sivananda)

Sun Salutation

Surya Namaskar A

Surya Namaskar

Sun Salutation (Ashtanga A)

Sun Salutation

Adho Mukha Svanasana

Svanasana

Downward Facing Dog

Dog

Salamba Adho Mukha Svanasana

Svanasana

Supported Downward Facing Dog

Dog

Urdhva Mukha Svanasana

Svanasana

Upward Facing Dog

Dog

Svanasana

Svanasana

Table

Table

Ardha Adho Mukha Svanasana

Svanasana

Half Downward Facing Dog

Dog

Svastikasana

Svastikasana

Prosperous or Auspicious

 

Tadakamudra

Tadakamudra

Appearance of a Tank

Tank

Utthita Tadasana

Tadasana

Five Pointed Star

Mountain

Tadasana

Tadasana

Mountain

Mountain

Talasana

Talasana

Tree

Tree

Tittibhasana B

Tittibhasana

Firefly B

Firefly

Tittibhasana D

Tittibhasana

Firefly D

Firefly

Tittibhasana A

Tittibhasana

Firefly A

Firefly

Tittibhasana C

Tittibhasana

Firefly C

Firefly

Tolangulasana

Tolangulasana

Scale

 

Tolasana

Tolasana

Scale

 

Utthita Trikonasana (Sivananda)

Trikonasana

Extended Triangle (Sivananda)

Triangle

Utthita Trikonasana (Bikram)

Trikonasana

Extended Triangle (Bikram)

Triangle

Trikonasana (Anusara & Iyengar)

Trikonasana

Triangle (Anusara & Iyengar)

Triangle

Utthita Trikonasana (Kripalu)

Trikonasana

Extended Triangle (Kripalu)

Triangle

Utthita Trikonasana (Ashtanga)

Trikonasana

Extended Triangle (Ashtanga)

Triangle

Utthita Trikonasana (Anusara & Iyengar)

Trikonasana

Extended Triangle (Anusara & Iyengar)

Triangle

Trikonasana (Sivananda)

Trikonasana

Triangle (Sivananda)

Triangle

Trikonasana (Kripalu)

Trikonasana

Triangle (Kripalu)

Triangle

Trikonasana (Ashtanga)

Trikonasana

Triangle (Ashtanga)

Triangle

Parivrtta Trikonasana

Trikonasana

Revolved Triangle

Triangle

Trikonasana (Bikram)

Trikonasana

Triangle (Bikram)

Triangle

Supta Trivikramasana

Trivikramasana

Reclining Three-Step or Stride

 

Tulasana

Tulasana

Scale

 

Tulitasana

Tulitasana

Scale

 

Ugrasana

Ugrasana

Powerful or Back-stretching

 

Eka Pada Ustrasana

Ustrasana

One-Footed Camel

Camel

Utkatasana (Iyengar Full)

Ustrasana

Fierce, Awkward or Chair (Iyengar Full)

Chair

Utkatasana (Iyengar Prep)

Ustrasana

Fierce, Awkward or Chair (Iyengar Prep)

Chair

Ardha Ustrasana

Ustrasana

Half Camel

Camel

Utkatasana (Bikram)

Ustrasana

Fierce, Awkward or Chair (Bikram)

Chair

Utkatasana (Viniyoga)

Ustrasana

Fierce, Awkward or Chair (Viniyoga)

Chair

Ustrasana (Modifed)

Ustrasana

(Modified) Camel

Camel

Ustrasana (Half)

Ustrasana

(Half) Camel

Camel

Ustrasana (Full)

Ustrasana

(Full) Camel

Camel

Utkatasana (Ashtanga)

Ustrasana

Fierce, Awkward or Chair (Ashtanga)

Chair

Ardha Utkatasana

Utkatasana

Half-Squat

Squat

Eka Pada Utkatasana

Utkatasana

One-Footed Squat

Squat

Utkatasana

Utkatasana

Squat

Squat

Tiryang Mukha Eka Pada Uttanasana

Uttanasana

Standing One-Footed, Facing Behind Forward Fold

Forward Fold

Prasarita Padottanasana A

Uttanasana

Wide Leg Forward Fold (Hand on Floor)

Forward Fold

Parsva Uttanasana

Uttanasana

Pyramid

Forward Fold

Parsva Uttanasana

Uttanasana

Sideways-Facing Forward Fold (Chest Open)

Forward Fold

Prasarita Padottanasana C

Uttanasana

Wide Leg Forward Fold (Chest Expand)

Forward Fold

Parsva Uttanasana

Uttanasana

Sideways-Facing Forward Fold (Prayer behind back)

Forward Fold

Parsva Uttanasana

Uttanasana

Sideways-Facing Forward Fold (Grab Forearms)

Forward Fold

Eka Pada Uttanasana

Uttanasana

Standing One-Footed Forward Fold

Forward Fold

Ardha Uttanasana

Uttanasana

Standing Half Forward Fold

Forward Fold

Salamba Uttanasana

Uttanasana

Supported Forward Bend

 

Prasarita Padottanasana B

Uttanasana

Wide Leg Forward Fold (Hand on Hips)

Forward Fold

Prasarita Padottanasana D

Uttanasana

Wide Leg Forward Fold (Grab Big Toe)

Forward Fold

Ardha Baddha Padma Uttanasana

Uttanasana

Standing, Bound Half-Lotus Forward Fold

Forward Fold

Uttanasana

Uttanasana

Standing Forward Fold

Forward Fold

Ardha Padma Uttanasana

Uttanasana

Standing Half-Lotus Forward Fold

Forward Fold

Ardha Uttasana

Uttasana

Half Forward Bend

Forward Fold

Uttpluthi

Uttpluthi

Uplifting

 

Vaanarasana

Vaanarasana

Monkey

 

Sarvanga Vadmasana

Vadmasana

Shoulder Standing Lotus

 

Vajrasana

Vajrasana

Thunderbolt

Thunderbolt

Supta Vajrasana

Vajrasana

Supine or Sleeping Thunderbolt

Thunderbolt

Supta Urdhva Pada Vajrasana

Vajrasana

Sleeping Fott Thunderbolt

Thunderbolt

Sirsha Vajrasana

Vajrasana

Headstand Thunderbolt

Thunderbolt

Sarvanga Vajrasana

Vajrasana

Shoulder Standing Thunderbolt

Thunderbolt

Vakrasana

Vakrasana

Twisting

 

Valakhilyasana

Valakhilyasana

A Pigeon Variation

 

Vamadevasana

Vamadevasana

   

Parivrtta Vamadevasana

Vamadevasana

   

Eka Pada Vasisthasana

Vasisthasana

One-Footed, Side Plank

Side Plank

Vasisthasana (Prep)

Vasisthasana

Side Plank (Prep)

Side Plank

Vasisthasana (Full)

Vasisthasana

Side Plank (Full)

Side Plank

Vatayanasana

Vatayanasana

Horse

 

Parivrtta Vatayanasana

Vatayanasana

Revolved Horse

 

Vatyasana

Vatyasana

Banyan Tree

 

Vimanasana

Vimanasana

Vimana = chariot of the gods (Airplane)

Airplane

Ardha Viraabhadrasana

Virabhadrasana

Half Warrior

Warrior

Virabhadrasana III

Virabhadrasana

Warrior III

Warrior

Virabhadrasana II

Virabhadrasana

Warrior II

Warrior

Virabhadrasana I

Virabhadrasana

Warrior I

Warrior

Parivrtta Virabhadrasana II

Virabhadrasana

Reverse Warrior II

Warrior

Viranchyasana I

Viranchyasana

Viranchi or Virancha's I

 

Viranchyasana II

Viranchyasana

Viranchi or Virancha's II

 

Supta Virasana

Virasana

Supine Hero

Hero

Dhyana Virasana

Virasana

Hero

Hero

Adho Mukha Virasana

Virasana

Downward Facing Hero's

Hero

Virasana

Virasana

Hero's

Hero

Visvamitrasana

Visvamitrasana

Side Angle Balance

 

Ardha Supta Vrajrasana

Vrajrasana

Half Supine Diamond

Diamond

Supta Vrajrasana

Vrajrasana

Supine Diamond

Diamond

Vrichikasana II

Vrichikasana

Scorpion II

Scorpion

Vrichikasana I

Vrichikasana

Scorpion I

Scorpion

Vrikshasana (Bikram)

Vrikshasana

Tree (Bikram)

Tree

Vrikshasana (Iyengar)

Vrikshasana

Tree (Iyengar)

Tree

Eka Bujha Adho Mukha Vrikshasana in Padmasana

Vrikshasana

One-Armed Downward Facing Tree in Lotus

Tree

Eka Bhuja Adho Mukha Vrikshasana

Vrikshasana

One-Armed Downward Facing Tree

Tree

Vrikshasana (Other)

Vrikshasana

Tree (Other)

Tree

Eka Bhuja Adho Mukha Vrikshasana

Vrikshasana

One-Armed Hand Stand

Tree

Eka Pada Vrischkasana

Vrischkasana

One Legged Scorpion

Scorpion

Adho Mukha Vrikshasana in Padmasana

Vrkshasana

Downward Facing Lotus Tree

Hand Stand

Adho Mukha Vrkshasana

Vrkshasana

Downward Facing Tree

Hand Stand

Adho Mukha Vrkshasana

Vrkshasana

Full Arm Balance

Hand Stand

Adho Mukha Vrkshasana

Vrkshasana

Hand Stand

Hand Stand

Adho Mukha Vrikshasana in Padmasana

Vrkshasana

Handstand in Lotus

Hand Stand

Urdhva Mukha Vrkshasana

Vrkshasana

Handstand Prep

Hand Stand

Vyaghra

Vyaghra

Tiger

Cat

Yaghasana

Yaghasana

   

Surya Yantrasana

Yantrasana

Sun Dial

 

Yastikasana

Yastikasana

   

Yogadandasana

Yogadandasana

Yogi's Staff

 

Yoganidrasana

Yoganidrasana

Yogi's Pillow

 

Yogasana

Yogasana

Yogi's Staff

 

Yogavristhasana

Yogavristhasana

The Yogic Chair

 
     

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