noun (sometimes initial capital letter)
Origin of yoga
Examples from the Web for yoga
For a while yoga and pilates classes were sought out at luxury gyms like Equinox.
She completed a yoga teacher-training program and, in the spring of 2008, went on a retreat in Peru to study with shamans.
Back in New York, the slow pace and inward focus of her yoga practice was less fulfilling.
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“I would go with yoga, light weight training or some elliptical,” he says.
Yoga Rama then made a long speech about happiness depending on our own selves and our being what we willed ourselves to be.
With undiminished zeal, I practiced the yoga method steadily for about six months after Kashi's death.
The knowledge of yoga is free to all who will receive, like the ungarnishable daylight.
(The sages are said to have miraculous powers by force of their yoga).
This exclamation appeared to disconcert Yoga Rama a good deal.
noun (often capital)
Word Origin for yoga
1820, from Hindi yoga, from Sanskrit yoga-s, literally "union, yoking" (with the Supreme Spirit), from PIE root *yeug- "to join" (see jugular).
In Hinduism, a set of mental and physical exercises aimed at producing spiritual enlightenment.