This is a list of common postures (also called asanas) used in Hatha Yoga. A drawing of a girl in lotus pose Students taking a yoga class A woman in the Lotus position A yoga instructor performing an asana Asana is a Sanskrit word that literally means a seat but in the practise of yoga refers to a pose or posture. ... Hatha yoga, pronounced ha-tuh, is also known as hatha vidya or the science of hatha yoga; this word comes from combining the two sanskrit terms hat meaning sun and ha meaning moon. ...
Kurmasana (tortoise posture)
Pashimottanasana (also called paccimasana or paschima tana)
Siddhasana (also called vajrasana, muk-tasana, or guptasana)
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