A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

YOGA

Wed, 21 Sep '22
Tree pose discipline
Fri, 12 Aug '22
You might bend over backward for it
Fri, 17 Jun '22
Literally, Sanskrit for "joining"
Sat, 28 May '22
Kind of pants
Mon, 10 Jan '22
Activity with a lotus position
Sun, 15 Aug '21
Practice whose name means, literally, "union"
Mon, 25 Jan '21
Exercise that might be done on a mat