Ashtanga Yoga

During a study trip to the Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute in Mysore in 1996, I asked the Ashtanga master K. Pattabhi Jois about the relevance of different ...

Ashtanga Yoga

Ashtanga Yoga

Ashtanga Yoga: Practice and Philosophy is the first book of its kind, presenting a comprehensive guide to all eight limbs of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga. Join author Gregor Maehle, a seasoned yogi and compassionate teacher, as he guides you through: • the history and lineage of yoga • the fundamentals of breath, bandhas (energy locks within the body), drishti (the focal point of the gaze), and vinyasa (sequential movement) • a detailed breakdown of the asanas of the Ashtanga Primary Series, following the traditional vinyasa count • a lively and authentic rendering of the complete Yoga Sutra of Patanjali, yoga's ancient sacred text • a glossary of yoga terminology In the asana section, Maehle describes each posture with clear, meticulous instructions, photographs, anatomical illustrations, and practical tips. Information on the mythological background and yogic context of specific postures brings further insight to the practice. In the philosophy section, Maehle illuminates the Yoga Sutra using the major ancient commentaries as well as his own insights. This volume makes the entire path of Ashtanga Yoga accessible to modern practitioners. Both practical guide and spiritual treatise, Ashtanga Yoga is an excellent introduction to the eight limbs of yoga and an invaluable resource for any yoga teacher or practitioner.

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Ashtanga Yoga
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Gregor Maehle
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-02-09 - Publisher: New World Library

Ashtanga Yoga: Practice and Philosophy is the first book of its kind, presenting a comprehensive guide to all eight limbs of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga. Join author Gregor Maehle, a seasoned yogi and compassionate teacher, as he guides you through: • the history and lineage of yoga • the fundamentals of
Ashtanga Yoga - The Intermediate Series
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Gregor Maehle
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-06-25 - Publisher: New World Library

In this much-anticipated follow-up to his first book, Ashtanga Yoga: Practice and Philosophy, Gregor Maehle offers a detailed and multifaceted guide to Ashtanga Yoga’s Intermediate Series. An expert yogi and teacher, Maehle will guide you to your next level with an unprecedented depth of anatomical explanation and unparalleled attention to
Ashtanga Yoga
Language: en
Pages: 132
Authors: Jana A. Czipin
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-20 - Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

This comprehensive introduction presents the practice, theory and philosophy of Ashtanga Yoga. It describes in a short and concise way its historical development and philosophical background. The author not only studies the goals of Ashtanga yoga but looks equally closely at the theory and the environment of yoga practice. The
Ashtanga Yoga
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Sunil
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 101-01-01 - Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan

Yoga all across the globe has gone up sharply in recent times. Many reasons may be attributed to the same, the primary one being stress. Excess of stress has a negative impact on the health of a person. The need to manage stress and its consequences is driving people in
Ashtanga Yoga
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: John Scott
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-02-08 - Publisher: Hachette UK

John Scott's Ashtanga Yoga is a step-by-step illustrated guide that takes you through the balanced exercise routines and breathing techniques of this dynamic form. Carefully structured, this course starts with a simple sequence for beginners which, once mastered, provides the foundation for moving on to the next level. - Purify

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