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(Hinduism) a posture or manner of sitting (as in the practice of yoga)

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Dressed in all- white apart from Tricolour scarf, PM Modi did a number of asanas, including vajrasana and padmasana, along with nearly 37,000 people, on blue and green mats.
A synchronized hand-clapping asana, which raises the alertness of mind, was conducted by Asma, an Art of Living instructor from Morocco.
YOGA is a complete science and every asana in Yoga is scientific in nature with the body responding scientifically to every posture"said Dr Pranav Pandya, president of Swami Vivekananda Yogvidya Mahapeetham, during the session ' Modern Medicine, Traditional Practice' at the India Today Body Rocks in the Capital on Friday.
Even in simple asanas, one is experiencing the three levels of quest: the external quest, which brings firmness of the body; the internal quest, which brings steadiness of intelligence; and the innermost quest, which brings benevolence of spirit.
Asanas are designed to align the skin, muscles, and bones so that the internal rivers of energy and fluids can flow unobstructed, creating wholesome functionality.
Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy uses not only asana, but also diet, herbs, meditation, breath-work, mantra (chanting), prayer, daily routine, lifestyle and more.
Kraftsow leads the guided practice sessions in a calm, steady, soothing voice as the asanas are performed, making the practice pleasurable as well as effective.
Asanas (postures), pranayamas (breathing techniques) and meditation are the main tools used in the course.
Learning how to appreciate one's body through yoga asanas (or poses) can help girls achieve a higher level of confidence.
Many see asanas as only part of the process to higher paths.
Another figure tossed and spun her while reciting spare poetry; dancers filled the space with yoga asanas.
Mystic Vasudev gives valuable advice on different kinds of asanas
A normal day at Yoga Shakti comprises of activities like meditation, pranayama, asanas and study about the Yogic philosophies.
Nevada (US), Dec 30 (ANI): Yoga calendars for 2011 are out and many of these feature dogs, cats, puppies, kittens, and nude women-men demonstrating various yoga asanas (postures).
While some are completely new to yoga, most have some knowledge of poses or asanas.