Definition of asana in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈɑːsənə


  • 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?


from Sanskrit āsana 'seat, manner of sitting'.

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