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Ashtanga vinyasa yoga: resources

Check out some of the free resources on Ashtanga vinyasa yoga. This section includes the details of the practices that are included in the Ashtanga vinyasa series like bandhas, drishti, sun salutation A & B, Warrior sequence, shortened series, history of ashtanga vinyasa, application of the eight limbs of yoga in actual practice, and much more.

surya namaskar a, sun salutation a, ashtanga vinyasa yogaSurya Namaskar A – Ashtanga Yoga
Surya Namaskar – Sun Salutation Surya – Sun, Namaskar – SalutationSurya namaskar A is the starting warmup sequence of Ashtanga… Read More »Surya Namaskar A – Ashtanga Yoga
Surya namaskar B from ashtanga vinyasa yogaSurya Namaskar B- Ashtanga Yoga
Surya Namaskar B An ancient yogic tradition of honoring the rising or setting of the sun (surya). It is thought… Read More »Surya Namaskar B- Ashtanga Yoga
Urdhva-Padmasana-Upward-Lotus-PostureBandha – Energetic Locks
Along with pranayama and asana practice, there are some more subtle ways to direct the prana in your body. These… Read More »Bandha – Energetic Locks
patanjali-eight-limbs-of-yoga-in-ashtanga-vinyasa-mandalaApplying the 8 Limbs of Yoga to your Ashtanga Vinyasa Practice
Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga is a systematic approach to yoga, originally designed for the householder. In this system, you could combine… Read More »Applying the 8 Limbs of Yoga to your Ashtanga Vinyasa Practice
sanskrit-breakdown-coverSanskrit Breakdown of Posture Names
The names of the asanas (postures) can be divided into different groups: instructions, lifeless forms, animal forms, human forms, and… Read More »Sanskrit Breakdown of Posture Names
Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga – Short Sequences 45,30,15 minutes
With increasingly hectic work, and family lives, finding an extra two hours a day to practice yoga can seem impossible.… Read More »Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga – Short Sequences 45,30,15 minutes
Warrior Sequence – ‘Surya Namaskar C’ – Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga
We are often asked how to get from Utkatasana (fierce posture), through the two variations of Virabhadrasana (warrior pose), and… Read More »Warrior Sequence – ‘Surya Namaskar C’ – Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga
Ashtanga vinyasa jumpbackAshtanga Vinyasa Yoga- A brief history
Ashtanga vinyasa yoga is a traditional system of practice with its roots being passed down through a lineage of teachers… Read More »Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga- A brief history
Drishti, intentional focus, gaze in asana practiceDrishti, INTENTIONAL focal point in asana practice
Drishti means gaze or focal point. It is the practice of intentionally keeping your eyes on a specific point, to… Read More »Drishti, INTENTIONAL focal point in asana practice