Top 100 Types of Yoga Asanas with Romanized Sanskrit Names

Top 100 Types of Yoga Asanas with Romanized Sanskrit Names

S. No.
In English
Romanized Sanskrit
1
Downward-Facing Dog Pose (Arm Balance)
Adho Mukha Śvānāsana
2
Downward-Facing Tree (Arm Balance)
Adho Mukha Vṛkṣāsana
3
Bow posture up to ear (Forward Bend)
Ākarṇa Dhanurāsana
4
Ananta’s pose (Supine Leg stretch)
Anantāsana
5
Honorable Pose (Crescent Moon / Lunge)
Anjaneyasana
6
Half moon (Standing)
Ardha Candrāsana
7
Half lord of fishes (Twisting Pose)
Ardha Matsyendrāsana
8
Half boat posture (Abdominal)
Ardha Navāsana
9
Aṣṭāvakra’s pose (Arm)
Aṣṭāvakrāsana
10
Bound angle (Sitting)
Baddha Koṇāsana
11
Crane (Arm Balance)
Bakāsana
12
Child’s Pose (Kneel forward)
Bālāsana
13
Bharadvaja’s twist (Twisting)
Bharadvājāsana
14
Frog (Backbend)
Bhekāsana
15
Cobra (Backbend)
Bhujaṅgāsana
16
Arm-pressing posture
Bhujapīḍāsana
17
Cat Pose (Kneel)
Bidalasana
18
Four-Limbed Staff (Arm Balance)
Caturaṅga Daṇḍāsana
19
Staff pose (Sitting)
Daṇḍāsana
20
Bow (Backbend)
Dhanurāsana
21
Both feet behind head (Forward Bend)
Dvi Pāda Sirsāsana
22
Two Legs Inverted Staff Pose (Backbend)
Dvi Pāda Viparīta Daṇḍāsana
23
Koundinya’s pose twisted one leg arm balance
Eka Pada Koundinyāsana I
24
Koundinya’s pose (one leg arm balance)
Eka Pada Koundinyasana II
25
One-Legged King Pigeon (Backbend)
Eka Pāda Rājakapotāsana I
26
Foot behind Head Pose (Forward Bend)
Ekapādaśīrṣāsana
27
One legged head balance (Inverted)
Eka pāda śīrṣāsana
28
Fetus
Garbhāsana
29
Eagle pose (Standing)
Garuḍāsana
30
Cow faced pose (Sitting)
Gomukhāsana
31
Hidden Posture (for men)
Guptasana
32
Plough (Inverted)
Halāsana
33
Monkey Pose (Leg Stretch)
Hanumanāsana
34
Head-to-Knee Forward Bend
Jānuśīrṣāsana
35
Belly-revolving posture
Jaṭharaparivartanāsana
36
Ear-pressing (Inverted)
Karṇapīḍāsana
37
Heron
Krāuñcāsana
38
Cockerel (Arm Balance)
Kukkuṭāsana
39
Tortoise (Forward Bend)
Kūrmāsana
40
Pendant
Lolāsana
41
Seal posture (Forward Bend)
Mahāmudrā
42
Crocodile
Makarāsana
43
Circle
Maṇḍalāsana
44
Cat pose
Mārjāryasana
45
Fish (Supine backbend)
Matsyāsana
46
Lord of Fishes
Matsyendrāsana
47
Peacock (Arm Balance)
Mayūrāsana
48
Head stand (Inverted)
Muktahastaśīrṣāsana
49
The liberated Pose
Muktasana
50
Dancer (Backbend)
Naṭarājāsana
51
Boat (Sitting)
Nāvāsana
52
Unsupported shoulder stand (Inversion)
Nirālambasarvāṅgāsana
53
Standing Forward Bend (Standing)
Pādahastāsana
54
Peacock Feather Pose with Elbow Balance
Padma Pinyamayurasana
55
Lotus (Sitting)
Padmāsana
56
Full Boat (Abdominal)
Paripūrṇanāvāsana
57
Revolved Side Angle (Asymmetrical standing twist)
Parivṛttabaddhapārśvakoṇāsana
58
Revolved Side Angle (Twist)
Parivrtta Pārśvakonasana
59
Revolved Triangle (Twist)
Parivṛttatrikoṇāsana
60
Intense side-stretch (Standing)
Parsvottanāsana
61
Couch Pose (Sitting)
Paryaṅkāsana
62
Noose (Twisting)
Pāśāsana
63
Extension of the posterior body (Forward Bend)
Paścimottānāsana
Paccimasana
Paschima tana
64
Feathered Peacock Pose with forearm balance
Pincha Mayurasana
65
Wide Stance Forward Bend (Standing)
Prasāritapādottānāsana
66
King Pigeon (Backbend)
Rajakapotāsana
67
Locust (Backbend)
Śalabhāsana
68
Shoulder Stand (Inversion)
Salamba Sarvāṅgāsana I
69
Supported Headstand (Inversion)
Salamba Śīrṣāsana I
70
Straight angle
Samakoṇāsana
71
Equal Standing (Standing)
Samasthitiḥ
72
Rabbit
Sasangasana
73
Corpse Pose (Resting asana)
Śavāsana / Shavasana / Sarvasana / Mrtasana
74
Bridge Pose (Backbend)
Sethubandasana
75
Shoulder supported Bridge (Backbend)
Setubandhasarvāṅgāsana
76
Siddhi’s Pose (Sitting)
Siddhāsana
77
Lion
Siṁhāsana
78
Auspicious Pose (Sitting)
Sukhāsana
79
Recline Bound Angle (Resting asana)
Suptabaddhakoṇāsana
80
Angle (Inversion)
Suptakoṇāsana
81
Catch big toe supine pose
Supta Padangustasana I
82
Thunderbolt
Suptavajrāsana
83
Reclining Hero (Resting)
Suptavīrāsana
84
Cross Pose (Sitting)
Svastikāsana
85
Mountain Pose (Standing)
Tāḍāsana
86
Insect Pose (Arm balance)
Tiṭṭibhāsana
87
Triangle (Standing)
Trikoṇāsana
88
Balance posture (Arm Balance)
Tulāsana
89
Abdominal lock
Uḍḍīyānabandha
90
Sitting Down Pose (Standing)
Upavesāsana
91
Open Angle (Forward Bend)
Upaviṣṭakoṇāsana
92
Upwards-facing bow (Backbend)
Urdhva Dhanurasana
93
Upward-Facing Dog (Backbend)
Ūrdhvamukhaśvānāsana
94
Camel (Backbend)
Uṣṭrāsana
95
Powerful (Awkward) pose (Standing)
Utkaṭāsana
96
Inverted Tortoise
Uttanakūrmāsana
97
Standing Forward Bend (Standing)
Uttānāsana
98
Standing Big Toe Hold (Standing)
Utthitahastapādāṅguṣṭhāsana
99
Extended Side Angle (Standing)
Utthitapārśvakoṇāsana
100
Extended Side Angle Pose (Standing)
Uttihita Pārśvakonasana
101
Thunderbolt (Sitting)
Vajrāsana
102
Vasista’s pose/ (Arm Balance)
Vasiṣṭhāsana
103
Horse (Standing)
Vātāyanāsana
104
Legs-up-the-Wall (Inverted)
Viparītakaraṇi
105
Warrior I (Standing)
Vīrabhadrāsana I
106
Warrior II (Standing)
Vīrabhadrāsana II
107
Warrior III (Standing)
Vīrabhadrāsana III
108
Hero (Sitting)
Vīrāsana
109
Tree (Standing)
Vṛkṣāsana
110
Scorpion (Backbend)
Vṛścikāsana

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