English vs Indian Names

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What´s the difference between Indian and English words used in Yoga?

English vs Indian Names

People are often confused by the different names used in yoga.

What's the difference between poses or postures or asanas? How is Mountain Pose different from Tadasana?

Well, there really isn't any difference. And Mountain Pose and Tadasana are the same posture. You'll find much of it is just preference.

Often instructors will use both the traditional Indian name as well as the more common English name to help students learn both.

   

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