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hatha yoga Line breaks: hatha yoga
Pronunciation: /ˈhʌtə/

Definition of hatha yoga in English:


[mass noun]
A system of physical exercises and breathing control used in yoga: [as modifier]: hatha yoga exercises
More example sentences
  • I have always made it a point to convey to my students that these hatha yoga asanas (physical positions) and meditation methods spring from a vibrant, living religious tradition.
  • Non-nutritional therapeutic strategies included tongue cleansing, skin brushing, massage, relaxation, breathing exercises and hatha yoga to aid toxin removal, improve stress levels and flexibility.
  • According to Yoga Journal, hatha yoga emerged in the ninth century and is the foundation of the physical postures called asanas.


From Sanskrit haṭha 'force' and yoga.

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