Ashtanga Yoga Practice

10,000 Hours of Yoga For Mastery

December 29, 2016
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10,000 Hours of Yoga For Mastery   When you see a young, lithe body bending into challenging yoga postures, it’s easy to assume that they were just born that way. New students sometimes quit because they lose faith that they’ll ever be able to bend their bodies into yoga asana perfection. But yoga is a […]

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Benefits of Ashtanga Yoga

July 17, 2013
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Benefits of Ashtanga Yoga   The ashtanga yoga is completely different from several alternative yoga exercises that mainly emphasize on relaxation, flexibility, and respiration. the most aim of alternative yoga poses is thus to boost the health of the practitioners. In the Sanskrit language, Ashtanga refers to eight steps of yoga and thus, Ashtanga yoga […]

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Interview With Sharath Jois on Ashtanga

June 22, 2013
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Interview With Sharath Jois on Ashtanga (2011)   1. What can you say about russian students? (of course smth good -_-) They’re dedicated students. Ashtanga yoga is new, but they’re dedicated, you can see that, very focused in their practice and they listen exactly what to do. – You said that “Very good. All beginners.” […]

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Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Criteria for KPJAYI Approval

May 27, 2013
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Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Criteria for KPJAYI Approval   An Ashtanga Yoga Teacher in the tradition of Sri K Pattabhi Jois (Guruji) has studied for many years directly with Guruji and Sharath (Guruji’s Grandson) in Mysore, India. In this lineage the Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training holds “Authorization” or “Certification” from the Shri K Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga […]

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How To Start An Ashtanga Yoga Practice – 32 Helpful Suggestions

May 23, 2013
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How To Start An Ashtanga Yoga Practice – 32 Helpful Suggestions   Back when I started I did not dare go to a half-led class or a Mysore-style class until I “thought” I “knew” at least half of the series.  I felt embarrassed, out of place even. But if I was starting all over again […]

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What Is Ashtanga Yoga?

May 21, 2013
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What Is Ashtanga Yoga?   Ashtanga Yoga Ashtanga Yoga is an ancient system of Yoga that was taught by Vamana Rishi in the Yoga Korunta. This text was imparted to Sri T. Krishnamacharya in the early 1900’s by his Guru Rama Mohan Brahmachari, and was later passed down to Pattabhi Jois during the duration of […]

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Tips On How To Practice Ashtanga Yoga

May 18, 2013
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Tips On How To Practice Ashtanga Yoga One type of yoga that is very popular today is Ashtanga yoga and you can easily take a closer look so you understand what this sort of yoga is all about. Sri Krishnamacharya at Mysore Palace was the initial creator of Ashtanga yoga. He was also the person […]

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Interview David William About Ashtanga Journey

May 12, 2013
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Interview David William About Ashtanga Journey   David Williams was one of Guruji’s earliest western students and the first to start teaching Ashtanga Yoga in the West. We met in Maui in 2001 and we recorded the following interview. Hello. My name is David Williams. I live on Maui, Hawaii. I’ve been practicing yoga since […]

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Parivritta Trikonasana (Revolved Triangle)

April 23, 2013

Parivritta Trikonasana (Revolved Triangle)        

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Testing

January 1, 2010

Just testing on embedding the .mov video (as an option if you wish) into the blog post. The videos are reference from this webpage: *Note: The default video frame (width x height) is bigger than this blog post width, so the alignment a little out. You may adjust the original source video (width x height) […]

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