hatha yoga

noun
hatha yo·​ga | \ ˈhə-tə-ˈyō-gə How to pronounce hatha yoga (audio) , ˈhä- \

Definition of hatha yoga

: a system of physical exercises for the control and perfection of the body that constitutes one of the four chief Hindu disciplines

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Recent Examples on the Web Another example is with yoga, an ancient Indian practice that, in North America, is often repackaged as a type of physical exercise that’s loosely derived from hatha yoga, but stripped of its spiritual core. Mirel Zaman, refinery29.com, 6 Sep. 2021 Another example is with yoga, an ancient Indian practice that, in North America, is often repackaged as a type of physical exercise that’s loosely derived from hatha yoga, but stripped of its spiritual core. Mirel Zaman, refinery29.com, 6 Sep. 2021 Another example is with yoga, an ancient Indian practice that, in North America, is often repackaged as a type of physical exercise that’s loosely derived from hatha yoga, but stripped of its spiritual core. Mirel Zaman, refinery29.com, 6 Sep. 2021 Another example is with yoga, an ancient Indian practice that, in North America, is often repackaged as a type of physical exercise that’s loosely derived from hatha yoga, but stripped of its spiritual core. Mirel Zaman, refinery29.com, 6 Sep. 2021 Another example is with yoga, an ancient Indian practice that, in North America, is often repackaged as a type of physical exercise that’s loosely derived from hatha yoga, but stripped of its spiritual core. Mirel Zaman, refinery29.com, 6 Sep. 2021 Another example is with yoga, an ancient Indian practice that, in North America, is often repackaged as a type of physical exercise that’s loosely derived from hatha yoga, but stripped of its spiritual core. Mirel Zaman, refinery29.com, 6 Sep. 2021 Another example is with yoga, an ancient Indian practice that, in North America, is often repackaged as a type of physical exercise that’s loosely derived from hatha yoga, but stripped of its spiritual core. Mirel Zaman, refinery29.com, 6 Sep. 2021 Choose from a variety of workshops, including oil painting, gnocchi making, hatha yoga, making clay beer mugs, homemade cheese, eclairs and more. Luann Gibbs, The Enquirer, 23 Aug. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of hatha yoga

1818, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hatha yoga

Sanskrit haṭha force + yoga yoga

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“Hatha yoga.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hatha%20yoga. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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hatha yoga

noun
hatha yo·​ga | \ ˈhət-ə-ˈyō-gə How to pronounce hatha yoga (audio) , ˈhät- How to pronounce hatha yoga (audio) \

Medical Definition of hatha yoga

: a form of yoga emphasizing a system of physical postures for balancing, stretching, and strengthening the body

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