Definition of asana in English:

asana

Syllabification: a·sa·na
Pronunciation: /ˈäsənə
 
/

noun

A posture adopted in performing hatha yoga.
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  • Mindfulness meditation, yoga asanas and pranayama are each powerful practices that can affect our lives deeply.
  • The course includes basic asanas, pranayama and lectures on higher aspects of yoga.
  • Do you practice other aspects of yoga apart from the asanas?

Origin

from Sanskrit āsana 'seat, manner of sitting'.

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