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Asanas
Asana is a Body posture, it is a Sanskrit word used to describe a position of the body. Patanjali, the founder of Ashtanga Yoga defines asana as "Steady and comfortable posture". Traditionally many asanas are practiced in Hatha Yoga tradition, primarily to achieve better physical and mental health. Asanas have deep impact on the entire body and mind complex, it affects different systems in the body like muscular, respiratory, circulation, digestive, excretory, reproductive, endocrine, nervous system.
Standing
Standing Position - Yoga Postures or Asana in standing position

Stand erect with the feet quite close together, heels and the big toes touching each other. Hands’ touching thigh, this position helps achieve stability of pulse.
Sitting
Sitting Position - Yoga Postures or Asana in Sitting position

This is the sitting position with both legs together and stretched, toes erect, spine erect and both hands straight and palms resting on the floor.
Supine
Supine Position (Yoga Postures in Supine position)

Lie down on the back with legs together, straight extended, the toes erect and hands straight and palms resting on the floor.
Prone
Prone Position (Yoga Postures in Prone position)

in this position you lie down in prone on front side of the chest and abdomen with the chin on the floor. Both hands lying besides the thighs, and palms resting on the floor.
 
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Asanas in the ‘Standing’ position Asanas in the ‘Sitting’ position Asanas in the ‘Supine’ position

Asanas in the ‘Prone’ position

 
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