Names of Yoga Asanas

In yoga classes we tend to use a combination of English and Sanskrit for the names of the asanas (poses) we practice. Below is a list of commonly practiced asanas. This list is far from comprehensive, as there are many more asanas not on the list. You will also find instances where the same pose might have different names from one school to another.

English and Sanskrit names provided for a number of commonly used yoga asanas. Click here to open the PDF document: Names



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