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asana

[ah-suh-nuh] /ˈɑ sə nə/
noun
1.
any of the postures in a yoga exercise.
Origin of asana
< Sanskrit
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  • The emphasis of the entire practice of yoga, whether moving in asana or seated, is a meditation.
  • The philosophy of an asana practice lies in its mindful execution, not in how far one can go in each pose.
British Dictionary definitions for asana

asana

/ˈɑːsənə/
noun
1.
any of various postures in yoga See also hatha yoga
Word Origin
Sanskrit
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