New Yogic Idiomatic Expressions


Now a verb; to keep on doing an asana or a transition until one bleeds.


Breathe and push

Verbal cue for arm balances; not to be mistaken for Lamaze instruction.


Did you catch/do (name of asana)?

A rhetorical question that means “that is your goal” or “that is what you are supposed to do.”


How many did you do?

See “What did you do?”



A statement in itself which means “Are you kidding?” or “Are you serious?”

Sample usage:

     Teacher: Did you come up from backbends?

     Me: No.


What did you do?

Another rhetorical question, which means “I saw you cheating/cutting your practice.”




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