sanskrit: Vasisthasana
translation: vasistha = most excellent, best, richest
aka: Side Plank Pose
aka: Inclined Plank Pose
aka: Side Arm Balance
aka: One-Arm Balance Pose
...any others?

bonus: this is a sixth chakra pose :)

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thedancingj said...

if you speak german, it becomes "what is this asana?!?" ("vas es das" means "what is this" - learned this from a german guy in class once - thought it was hilarious)

SSS said...

Vasistha is also the name of a certain kick-ass Rishi from the epics. :)