Corpse posture Shavasana

The word shava (pronounced shah-vah) means "corpse"; this posture is also called the dead pose or mritasana, from mrita (pronounced mree-tah) meaning "dead" and asana meaning "posture." Refer to Figure 15-16a and Chapter 4 for a full description of the posture.

Figure 15-16:

You can rest in many different positions.

Figure 15-16:

You can rest in many different positions.

Unite Mind Body Spirit With Yoga

Unite Mind Body Spirit With Yoga

Practitioners of yoga talk about a unification of body, mind and spirit acquired through practicing the yoga exercises and techniques. Learn more within this guide.

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