Yoga Poses – Asana List with Images

Yoga Poses or Asanas are postures aimed at developing a healthy body and mind. The Patanjali Yoga Sutras define Asana as – ‘Sthiram Sukham Asanam’, which means Asana is a pose that is steady and comfortable.  Asana is the third step in Maharishi Patanjali’s Ashtanga yogaAsanas or yogic poses are aimed towards attaining strength, flexibility, balance and steadiness. Apart from the spiritual benefits, each Yoga pose also has its specific health benefits.

Yoga Poses and list of asanas with images are compiled here.

It is a known fact that Yoga Poses or postures can help to relieve common medical conditions like back pain, sciatica, spondylitis, hypertension, diabetes, anxiety, obesity, allergies, headaches and migraines, depression, constipation, reproductive disorders, seminal weakness, hernia, piles, insomnia, etc.

Yoga Poses – Asana List with Images

Here is a list of common yoga poses in alphabetical order. Click on the image of the Asana to see the detailed text of the yoga pose. This asana list is not exhaustive, but contains most of the popular yoga postures practiced today.