This method of yoga involves synchronising the breath with a progressive series of postures, a process that produces intense internal heat and purifying sweat that detoxifies the muscles and organs. The result is improved circulation, a strong body and light and a calm mind.
Ashtanga style is suitable for both beginners and advanced learners, in order to develop self-practice sequences you can do anywhere. Daily practice brings continuous growth through repetition of the asanas, challenging your mind and body as you discover something new about the poses and yourself.
With Ashtanga practice you get more emotional and stress control, stimulate the mind, prevent illnesses, activate the immune system.
The course is composed of 8 videos: a theoretical class that will help you understand the knowledge of Patanjali, and seven pure Ashtanga Mysore series. In each video you will learn the complete sequences step by step, so you can do them at home.
There are three elements that can help you to achieve coordination:
Ashtanga yoga literally means "yoga of eight branches", as indicated by the sage Patanjali in the Yoga Sutras. According to Patanjali, the path of inner purification to reveal the Self consists of the following eight spiritual practices: Yama [moral codes], Niyama [self-purification and study], Asana [posture], Pranayama [breath control], Pratyahara [control of the senses], Dharana [concentration], Dhyana [meditation], Samadhi [absorption in the universal].