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Namast-huh? Learning the Language of Yoga

By: Kelly Allen, RYT, UZIT

Coming into yoga class as a beginner can be intimidating.  What is this yoga thing all about? Why are doctors “prescribing” yoga to their patients?  No worries. Yoga is not about intimidation. Let us help to “school” you in the world of yoga.  Starting with yoga language. Yoga does have its own lingo and the root language of yoga is Sanskrit.  Sanskrit is often sprinkled into a class. In fact, I feel one of the most important poses you can learn is called savasana and is used at the end of pretty much every yoga class.  What’s that you say? Below check out that and a few more yoga terms:

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