This dynamic, physically demanding practice synchronizes breath and movement to produce an internal heat designed to purify the body. Ashtanga yoga, with its many vinyasas, is great for building core strength and toning the body. Prepare to sweat as you briskly move through a set sequence. Ashtanga Yoga was founded by K. Pattabhi Jois.
Find out how teacher Erika Halweil tapped the power of tapas and "came home" to Ashtanga Yoga.
"At the end of the day, the technical aspects of Trikonasana are not enough. And you cannot get enlightened doing a fancy pose."
Next time you find yourself bogged down with emails and to-dos, take 10 minutes to disconnect from the computer screen and practice this short yoga sequence.
Eddie Modestini, a longtime student of K. Pattabhi Jois, shares 3 key lessons he learned from the founder of Ashtanga Yoga.
Try the Ashtanga sun salutation for a physically demanding practice that involves synchronizing the breath with near-constant movement in a series of postures.
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Learn this tricky Ashtanga transition. The good news: it's easier to master than jumping back!
Kino MacGregor says mastering this tricky transition requires patience, humility, and maybe a decade or so of practice.
In honor of National Yoga Month, expand your repertoire with these four types of yoga that can complement your regular practice.
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