Namaste! Are you a budding yogi or yogini? Do you spend all your spare time in the ashram? Have you worn out more than one yoga mat? You’re not alone - more and more people are exploring yoga as a form of exercise. How much do you know about this ancient discipline? Only one way to find out: Take a deep breath, say "om" and assume a quiz-taking pose!
Question 1 of 10
The word “yoga” is derived from a Sanskrit word meaning what?
Question 2 of 10
Who wrote the book “Light on Yoga,” an influential illustrated guide to yoga poses?
Question 3 of 10
Let’s say that you’re standing with your arms parallel to the ground. Your legs are 3 to 4 feet apart. You turn your left toe out and bend your left knee so that your thigh is parallel to the ground. Your right leg remains in its original position. You look out over your left knee. What pose are you in?
Question 4 of 10
Which of the following is not one of the eight limbs of Ashtanga yoga?
Question 5 of 10
A yama is a restraint meant to provide an ethical guideline. Which yama dictates nonviolence?
Question 6 of 10
Which type of yoga is characterized by its use of props?
Question 7 of 10
Bikram yoga is practiced in a very hot room. What is the minimum recommended temperature for this style of yoga?
Question 8 of 10
How many poses make up one sun salutation?
Question 9 of 10
There are three internal “locks,” or Bandhas, employed in yoga. If you’re engaging Mula Bandha, what part of the body are you locking?
Question 10 of 10