Refinement of the body through physical postures. These postures stretch and strengthen the body. Their purpose is to make the body strong and pliable to prepare for inner development (pratyahara, dharana and dhyana).

Check out asana databases from around the world.

Align with the Divine    a general description of asana, the science behind it and list of postures.

Asana International Yoga Journal, comes from a non-profit founded by Asana Andiappan, is a monthly magazine that is dedicated to providing the yoga community with the latest news and events.

How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body 

“…a number of factors have converged to heighten the risk of practicing yoga. The biggest is the demographic shift in those who study it.”

Books, CDs, etc.

Describes how to practice postures specifically designed  to address the connective tissues of the body.

Comprehensive and definitive source for more than 600 photographs, depicting all the postures and breath exercises.