"Ardha" means 'half' and 'Hala' means 'plough' in.Ardha Matsyendrasana - The Half-Spinal Twist
"Ardha" means "half" in Sanskrit. Since the full posture is difficult to be practiced, the half-posture, which is easier, is followed widely. This posture was first promoted by the great Yogi Matsyendranath, one of the founders of Hatha Yoga, and hence the name.Halasana - Plough Pose
"Hala" means "Plough" in Sanskrit. This posture is called 'Halasana' because in the final position the body resembles the Indian plough.
"Matsya" means "fish" in Sanskrit. If a person lies steadily on water in this posture, he can keep floating on it easily like a fish without the help of the hands and legs, as the name of the asana suggests.Naukasana - Boat Pose
"Nauka" means "boat" in Sanskrit. The final position of this asana resembles a boat. Hence the name.Trikonasana - Triangle Pose
"Tri" means "three", "Kona" means "angle", and "Trikona" means "triangle" in Sanskrit The straight legs with the floor between the feet resemble the three sides of a triangle in this asana. Hence the name.Ushtrasana - Camel Pose
"Ushtra" means "camel" in Sanskrit.