...the path of physical transformation
Hatha or haṭhayoga is the physical techniques/postures called asana, which supplements the broader conception of Yoga as a whole. It includes Yogic practices involving purification of the body such as:
Another definition of what hatha practice is and includes:
Western perspective on hatha Yoga.
Books, CDs, etc.
- The Hatha Yoga Pradipka by Svatmarama, Brian Dana Akers
A traditional Yoga text briefly explaining hatha yoga.