corpse pose

noun

yoga
: a meditative posture typically considered the final resting pose in yoga : savasana
We were meditating in corpse pose and I fell asleep.Nicole L. V. Mullis
While corpse pose may not be physically challenging, many teachers call it the most important pose of class because it allows the mind and body to integrate the benefits of yoga.Kim Nicol

Word History

First Known Use

1971, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of corpse pose was in 1971

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Cite this Entry

“Corpse pose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/corpse%20pose. Accessed 9 Feb. 2023.

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