yoga

Definitions

General English

  • noun a system of exercises and meditation practised by Hindu thinkers, now popular in western countries as a way of keeping fit and relaxing

Medical

  • noun a Hindu discipline which promotes spiritual unity with a Supreme Being through a system of postures and rituals
  • noun any one of dozens of systems and methods derived from or based on Hindu yoga. Many include breathing exercises and postures which are thought to aid health.

Sports

  • noun any one of dozens of systems of exercise derived from or based on Hindu yoga, most of which include breathing exercises and postures designed to improve flexibility and induce wellbeing
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