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Can You Guess The Yoga Move From Its Description?
by Isadora Teich

Do you love yoga? Think you know every move in the book? Take this quiz to find out how much you really know about yoga moves.

If you enjoy spending hours of your day twisted up like a pretzel, you're probably a yoga fan. Yoga has become popular for relaxation and exercise because it is more than just physical. Yoga combines mental, spiritual, and physical practices into one good-for-you discipline. But hey, if you practice yoga only for one, or some, of its benefits, we get it. You do you.

If you're into yoga on a casual level, you may not know that the moves each have their technical names as well as their more casual names. For instance, what you may know as the tree pose is also referred to as Vriksasana, which translates from the Sanskrit words of "vriksa," meaning "tree" and "asana," meaning "posture." 

Similarly, what you may know as the corpse pose is also referred to as Shavasana, which translates from the Sanskrit words of "shava," meaning "corpse" and "asana," meaning posture. Don't worry, though; we're only going to ask you for the layman's name for the poses in this quiz.

Let's get started to find out how much you know about yoga moves.

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