Have you ever wondered where those funny names for yoga poses come from?
For example, what is Adho Mukha Svanasana? And how do you pronounce it!
Yoga postures – asanas – are given traditionally in the ancient language of Sanskrit. For more than 2,000 years, Sanskrit has been a classic literary language of India and a sacred language of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism.
Many yoga poses are named after heroes, saints and sages of India and Hindu myths. Others are named after animals and nature – obser