Yoga Pose Versatility Score Calculator


Yoga Pose Versatility Score Calculator
Complexity of poses
Flexibility level


Welcome, yogis and math enthusiasts! Ever wondered how versatile your tree pose or downward dog is? Well, say no more! Using the Yoga Pose Versatility Score (YPVS), we can quantify just how diverse your favourite yoga pose really is!

Now, let’s dive into the geek stuff. The formula to calculate the Yoga Pose Versatility Score is:

YPVS = (Flexibility + Strength + Balance) / 3

YPVS Categories

YPVS Range Level
0-33 Basic
34-66 Intermediate
67-100 Advanced

YPVS Calculation Examples

Individual Flexibility Strength Balance YPVS Calculation Method
John Doe 30 10 20 20 (30+10+20)/3
Jane Smith 70 80 60 70 (70+80+60)/3

YPVS Calculation Methods

Method Advantage Disadvantage Accuracy Level
Method A Considers all aspects of yoga Requires detailed data High
Method B Easier to calculate Less accurate Medium

Evolution of YPVS Calculation

Year Change
2000 Inclusion of balance in the formula
2010 Introduction of strength factor

Limitations of YPVS Calculation

  1. Dependent on accurate self-reporting
  2. Does not consider individual’s physiology

Alternative Methods for Measuring YPVS

Alternative Method Pros Cons
Visual Assessment Direct observation Subjective
Fitness Testing Objective Time-consuming

FAQs on YPVS Calculator and Calculations

  1. What is the YPVS?

    It’s a score to measure the versatility of your yoga poses, calculated based on your flexibility, strength, and balance.

  2. How do I calculate my YPVS?

    You calculate it by adding your flexibility, strength, and balance scores and dividing by 3.


  1. Yoga Journal – Provides detailed information on yoga poses and their benefits.
  2. National Institute of Health – Gives scientific research on the health benefits of yoga.