Ash·​tan·​gi | \ ash-ˈtäŋ-gē How to pronounce Ashtangi (audio) \
plural Ashtangis

Definition of Ashtangi

: a person who practices or teaches Ashtanga yoga Within minutes I am just a few blocks away at the yoga studio where I begin my early morning ritual with other Ashtangis— Kim Coulter, Yoga Journal, May/June 2002

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First Known Use of Ashtangi

1999, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Ashtangi

ashtanga + agental -i (probably after yogi)

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“Ashtangi.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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