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“Video recordings of the asanas are also being made and recorded to prevent them from being stolen,” said TKDL director Dr VK Gupta.
The "hatha yoga" that Bernard learned from his tutor emphasized postures (called asanas) as well as controlled breathing techniques and a range of "meditative arts."
The familiar stretching and bending exercises called asanas (literally, posture) were traditionally used as a prelude to deep meditation, as were the breathing exercises called pranayama.
Much of what passes for yoga in this country is the result of the distortion and commodification of yoga philosophy and praxis (to be sure, often aided and abetted by ‘Hindus’) and thus is merely what are known as asanas, physical postures and poses that are simply preliminary practices that should be in service of greater goals (and thus serve among the necessary yet not sufficient conditions for yoga qua yoga).
Yoga: Hatha emphasizes health and well-being through breathing exercises, special postures (called asanas), and concentration.
Hatha Yoga - This is a good system made up of postures called asanas and combining breathing control called pranayama.
If you’re not sure whether it’s for you or aren’t sure where to start, our ShopSmart editors have explained the main forms of yoga and who they’re best for: What it is: A series of poses, called asanas, that involve stretching, bending, and balancing while you practice deep, controlled breathing.
In the city of Agra, famed for the Taj Mahal, legions of locals perform their "asanas," or postures, in a pool, which makes them more challenging than on land, and also boosts buoyancy and flexibility.
arabnews - frontpage 2010
In the city of Agra, famed for the Taj Mahal, legions of locals perform their "asanas", or postures, in a pool, which makes them more challenging than on land, and also boosts buoyancy and flexibility.
News24 Top Stories 2010
Yoga enthusiasts attending Ramdev's camp in Kathmandu were surprised to find the former prime minister in their midst on Monday morning and performing 'asanas' and 'pranayams'.