List of Yoga Poses: A-Z Asana Guide

This is Yoga Journal’s Yoga Pose Finder. Need step-by-step instructions for a yoga pose? to find its Sanskrit name? Browse this alphabetical list for pose benefits, how-to information, and contraindications. Your go-to directory for all things asana.

Yoga Pose Finder
English NameSanskrit NamePose Type
Bharadvaja’s TwistBharadvajasana I
Big Toe PosePadangusthasana
Boat PoseParipurna Navasana
Bound Angle PoseBaddha Konasana
Bow PoseDhanurasana
Bridge PoseSetu Bandha Sarvangasana
Camel PoseUstrasana
Cat PoseMarjaryasana
Chair PoseUtkatasana
Child’s PoseBalasana
Cobra PoseBhujangasana
Corpse PoseSavasana
Cow Face PoseGomukhasana
Cow PoseBitilasana
Crane (Crow) PoseBakasana
Dolphin Plank Pose
Dolphin Pose
Downward-Facing DogAdho Mukha Svanasana
Eagle PoseGarudasana
Easy PoseSukhasana
Eight-Angle PoseAstavakrasana
Extended Hand-To-Big-Toe PoseUtthita Hasta Padangustasana
Extended Puppy PoseUttana Shishosana
Extended Side Angle PoseUtthita Parsvakonasana
Extended Triangle PoseUtthita Trikonasana
Feathered Peacock PosePincha Mayurasana
Fire Log PoseAgnistambhasana
Firefly PoseTittibhasana
Fish PoseMatsyasana
Four-Limbed Staff PoseChaturanga Dandasana
Garland PoseMalasana
Gate PoseParighasana
Half Frog PoseArdha Bhekasana
Half Lord of the Fishes PoseArdha Matsyendrasana
Half Moon PoseArdha Chandrasana
HandstandAdho Mukha Vrksasana
Happy Baby PoseAnanda Balasana
Head-to-Knee Forward BendJanu Sirsasana
Hero PoseVirasana
Heron PoseKrounchasana
High Lunge
High Lunge, Crescent Variation
Intense Side Stretch PoseParsvottanasana
Legs-Up-the-Wall PoseViparita Karani
Locust PoseSalabhasana
Lord of the Dance PoseNatarajasana
Lotus PosePadmasana
Low LungeAnjaneyasana
Marichi’s PoseMarichyasana III
Monkey PoseHanumanasana
Mountain PoseTadasana
Noose PosePasasana
One-Legged King Pigeon PoseEka Pada Rajakapotasana
One-Legged King Pigeon Pose IIEka Pada Rajakapotasana II
Peacock PoseMayurasana
Pigeon PoseKapotasana
Plank Pose
Plow PoseHalasana
Pose Dedicated to the Sage Koundinya IEka Pada Koundinyanasana I
Pose Dedicated to the Sage Koundinya IIEka Pada Koundinyanasana II
Pose Dedicated to the Sage Marichi IMarichyasana I
Reclining Bound Angle PoseSupta Baddha Konasana
Reclining Hand-to-Big-Toe PoseSupta Padangusthasana
Reclining Hero PoseSupta Virasana
Revolved Head-to-Knee PoseParivrtta Janu Sirsasana
Revolved Side Angle PoseParivrtta Parsvakonasana
Revolved Triangle PoseParivrtta Trikonasana
Scale PoseTolasana
Seated Forward BendPaschimottanasana
Shoulder-Pressing PoseBhujapidasana
Side Crane (Crow) PoseParsva Bakasana
Side Plank PoseVasisthasana
Side-Reclining Leg LiftAnantasana
Sphinx Pose
Staff PoseDandasana
Standing Forward BendUttanasana
Standing Half Forward BendArdha Uttanasana
Standing SplitUrdhva Prasarita Eka Padasana
Supported HeadstandSalamba Sirsasana
Supported ShoulderstandSalamba Sarvangasana
Tree PoseVrksasana
Upward Bow (Wheel) PoseUrdhva Dhanurasana
Upward Facing Two-Foot Staff PoseDwi Pada Viparita Dandasana
Upward Plank PosePurvottanasana
Upward SaluteUrdhva Hastasana
Upward-Facing Dog PoseUrdhva Mukha Svanasana
Warrior I PoseVirabhadrasana I
Warrior II PoseVirabhadrasana II
Warrior III PoseVirabhadrasana III
Wide-Angle Seated Forward BendUpavistha Konasana
Wide-Legged Forward BendPrasarita Padottanasana
Wild ThingCamatkarasana

 

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