[ ah-suh-nuh ]
/ ˈɑ sə nə /
any of the postures in a yoga exercise.
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Asana is the aspect of yoga that involves bending the body into forms; it is the yoga of wall calendars and gyms across the land.
British Dictionary definitions for asana
/ (ˈɑːsənə) /
any of various postures in yogaSee also hatha yoga
Word Origin for asana
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