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List of some Common Postures


Sanskrit Name English Name Photo
Adho Mukha Svanasana Downward-Facing Dog Pose Adho Mukha Svanasana
Adho Mukha Vrksasana Handstand (Downward-Facing Tree) adhomukhavrksasana
Akarna Dhanurasana Bow posture up to ear akarnadhanursana
Anantasana Posture of Ananta,
one of the names of Vishnu.
anantasana
Anjali Mudra Salutation hand posture anjalimudra
Ardha Candrasana Half Moon ardhacandrasana
Ardha Matsyendrasana Half Spinal Twist ardhamatsyendrasana
Ardha Navasana Half boat posture ardhanavasana
Baddha Konasana Bound Angle baddhakonasana
Bakasana Crane bakasana
Balasana Child's Pose (relaxation) balasana
Bhekasana Frog bhekasana
Bharadvajasana Bharadvaja's Twist bharadvajasana
Bhujangasana Cobra Bhujangasana
Bhujapidasana Arm-pressing posture Bhujapidasana
Chakrasana Wheel Chakrasana
Caturanga Dandasana Four-Limbed Staff Caturanga Dandasana
Dandasana Staff pose Dandasana
Dhanurasana Bow Dhanurasana
Eka Pada Rajakapotasana One-Legged King Pigeon Eka Pada Rajakapotasana
Ekapadasirsasana Head stand (by only holding) one foot Ekapadasirsasana
Ekapadaprasarana-sarvangatulasana Balance posture for the whole body, by extending one leg  
Garbhasana Fetus Garbhasana
Garudasana Eagle Garudasana
Gomukhasana Cow Face Gomukhasana
Halasana Plough Halasana
Hanumanasana Named after Hanuman Hanumanasana
Jatharaparivartanasana Belly-revolving posture Jatharaparivartanasana
Janusirsasana Head-to-Knee Forward Bend Janusirsasana
Kakasana Crow Kakasana
Kapotasana Pigeon Kapotasana
Karnapidasana Ear-pressing Karnapidasana
Krauncasana Heron Krauncasana
Kukkutasana Cockerel Kukkutasana
Kurmasana Tortoise Kurmasana
Lolasana Pendant Lolasana
Mahamudra Great hand posture Mahamudra
Makarasana Crocodile (relaxation) Makarasana
Muktahastasirsasana Head stand Muktahastasirsasana
Mandalasana Circle Mandalasana
Matsyasana Fish Matsyasana
Matsyendrasana Lord of the Fishes Matsyendrasana
Mayurasana Peacock Mayurasana
Natarajasana Lord of the Dance or Dancer Natarajasana
Niralambasarvangasana Posture for the whole body Niralambasarvangasana
Padahastasana Standing Forward Bend Padahastasana
Padmasana Lotus padmasana
Paripurnanavasana Full Boat Paripurnanavasana
Parivrttaparsvakonasana Revolved Side Angle Parivrttaparsvakonasana
Parivrttatrikonasana Revolved Triangle Parivrttatrikonasana
Paryankasana Bed Paryankasana
Pasasana Noose Pasasana
Pascimottanasana(Paccimasana, Paschima tana) Seated Forward Bend Pascimottanasana
Prasaritapadottanasana Intense Spread Leg Stretch Prasaritapadottanasana
Rajakapotasana Royal pigeon Rajakapotasana
Salabhasana Locust or Grass-hopper Salabhasana
Samakonasana Straight angle samakonasana
Sarvangasana Shoulder Stand Sarvangasana
Savasana (Shavasana, Sarvasana, Mrtasana) Corpse Pose (relaxation) Savasana
Setubandhasarvangasana Bridge, Half Wheel setubandhasarvangasana
Siddhasana (Muk-tasana, Guptasana) Perfect Pose Siddhasana
Simhasana Lion simhasana
Sirsasana Head Stand Sirsasana
Sukhasana Auspicious Pose Sukhasana
Suptabaddhakonasana Reclining Bound Angle suptabaddhakonasana
Suptakonasana Angle Suptakonasana
Suptapadangusthasana Reclining Big Toe Suptapadangusthasana
Suptavirasana Reclining Hero Suptavirasana
Suptavajrasana Thunderbolt suptavajrasana
Svastikasana Prosperous Pose Svastikasana
Tadasana (Samasthiti) Mountain Pose tadasana
Tittibhasana Firefly Pose Tittibhasana
Trikonasana Triangle trikonasana
Tulasana Balance posture tulasana
Uddiyanabandha The abdominal lock uddiyanabandha
Upavistakonasana Open Angle upavistakonasana
Urdhvadhanurasana Upward Bow, Backbend, or Wheel urdhvadhanurasana
Urdhvamukhasvanasana Upward-Facing Dog urdhvamukhasvanasana.jpeg
Urdhvadandasana Stick urdhvadandasana
Ustrasana Camel ustrasana
Uttanakurmasana Upside-Down Tortoise
Utkatasana Chair Utkatasana
Uttanasana Standing Forward Bend Uttanasana
Utthitahastapadangusthasana Raised Hand to Big Toe Utthitahastapadangusthasana
Utthitaparsvakonasana Extended Side Angle
Utthitatrikonasana Extended Triangle utthitatrikonasana
Vasisthasana Side Plank
Vatayanasana Horse Vatayanasana
Viparitakarani Legs-up-the-Wall viparitakarani
Vajrasana Thunderbolt Vajrasana
Virasana Hero virasana
Virabhadrasana Distinguished hero virabhadrasana
Vrksasana Tree vrksasana.jpeg
Vrscikasana scorpion vrscikasana



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