Trikonasana <!--(pronounced trih-koh-NAH-sah-nah) (; IAST: trikoṇāsana) or triangle pose is an asana. Variations include utthita trikonasana (extended triangle pose) and parivrtta trikonasana (revolved triangle pose).
The name comes from the Sanskrit words trikona (त्रिकोण, trikoṇa) meaning "triangle", and asana (आसन) meaning "posture" or "seat".
Different schools of yoga have slightly different views about what trikonasana is and how it should be performed. A 2001 10-page article on trikonasana in Yoga Journal with instructions given by teachers from five hatha yoga traditions (Iyengar Yoga, Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, Kripalu Yoga, Sivananda Yoga and Bikram Yoga) showed differing opinions with respect to the body positioning in this pose. This article does not make a distinction between trikonasana (triangle pose) and utthita trikonasana (extended triangle pose).
Although many sources do list trikonasana (triangle pose) as a pose,<ref... Read More