hatha yogaha·tha yoga
yoga (sense )
Origin of hatha yogaSanskrit from ha?ha, force + yoga, yoga
A form of yogic exercise that emphasizes specific postures in combination with controlled breathing. It is widely practiced in the West.
Origin of hatha yogaSanskrit ha&tlowdot;hayogah ha&tlowdot;hah violence, force (from forcing the mind to withdraw from the outside world by the use of difficult postures) yogah union, yoga ; see yoga .
- A particular form of yoga