Yoga quiz 1
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Hindu salutation says "the divine in me honors the divine in you." The expression is used on meeting or parting and usually is accompanied by the gesture of holding the palms together in front of the bosom.
Sacred chant words
Many yoga styles spring from this. It is the yoga of physical well-being, designed to balance body, mind, and spirit.
Self-discipline, the life of responsibility and right action.
Centers of radiating life force or energy that are located between the base of the spinal column and the crown of the head. Sanskrit for "wheels." There are seven chakras tha sore and release life force (prana).
Physically challenging yoga to build strengh, flexibility, and stamina. Also called power yoga.
Noninjury, nonviolence, harmlessness (one of the yamas)
A rigorous yoga performed in a hot environment
Technique of inward attention
Hand gestures that direct the life current through the body.
Life energy, life force, or life current
Steady flow of connected yoga postures linked with breath work in a continuous movement. Sun Salutation
Sanskrit word for yoke or join together. It means union.
The moreal disciplines of nonharming, truthfulness, nonstealing, chasity, and nongreediness
Straightening a joint, creating less of an angle with it or when you bend your spine back, looking up, while sitting.
Creating a sharper angle, such as when you bend your elbow
Bringing the palms of the hands together at the center of the chest
Total relaxation pose in which the primary focus is to keep the mind clear and release any tension from the body.
A dedicated practitioner of yoga
using breathing techniques to control prana or life forces.