Ashtanga Yoga

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Yoga Work Exchange Testimonial

Abhinam Yoga Work Exchange Testimonial – Hanif

Hanif is a businessman from the UK; he owns hairdressing salons and is involved in restaurants and real estate businesses. Before coming to India to do his YTTC, Hanif was big into his sports, from marathon running, to boxing and football. “I did yoga for all the wrong reasons,” he says, explaining how he first discovered yoga. “I did it to stretch out, because that’s what I thought it was all about. I wanted to improve my marathon running, and […]

8 Reasons Why I Practice Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga

 “Why I Can’t Live without Practicing Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga” After practicing various styles of Hatha Yoga for many years I reached to a point where I felt no progression in my practice, until I discovered Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga which opened up a whole new world to me. Here are some motivations on why you should become a badass Ashtangie too #1 Early Morning Practice Traditionally Ashtanga Vinyasa is practiced at 6am, every day apart from Sundays and Full moon days. It […]

8 Limbs of Yoga

What Is Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga?

History Of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Modern terminology of Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga is an ancient system of spiritual, physical practice that was taught by a sage called Vamana Rishi. He documented it in a book called “Yoga Korunta“. Originally it was taught to the group of children who were studying in a boarding school, called Gurukula (literally meaning, the family of the master), that was run by a certain enlightened master. It was meant to create interest for yoga in young […]