“Anyone can practice. Young man can practice. Old man can practice. Very old man can practice. Man who is sick, he can practice. Man who doesn’t have strength can practice.
Except lazy people; lazy people can’t practice yoga.”
- Sri K. Pattabhi Jois
Ashtanga yoga is a unique, dynamic and traditional yoga system that combines breath with movement.
Postures (asanas) are followed in an especially designed sequence, targeting different systems of the body as well as the mind in an intelligent manner – helping you towards balance. mentally and fysically.
The Ashtanga Yoga system is a living lineage that dates back century’s. It has reached millions of practitioners worldwide. And it is getting more and more popular because Ashtanga yogis, like for example: David Robson, Kino McGregor, Laruga Glaser and Taylor Hunt, are active on social media.
The source of Ashtanga Yoga is in India and living guru/lineage holder at this point is Sharath Jois.
Ashtanga Yoga can act as pure physical exercise but for those who wish, there is much more to discover.
The practice generates heat and circulation that strengthens, purifies and revitalizes the body’s muscles and inner organs, expelling unwanted toxins as well as releasing beneficial hormones and minerals.
When done with awareness, you will perceive a meditation-like state during practice. Breathing through confronting postures, learning to accept your limits while creating more space by searching the limit. Body and mind will respond intelligently (and beautifully) leading you to experience more strength and flexibility in body and mind – on and off the mat.
Ashtanga Yoga serves to strengthen and detoxify the body and the mind.
For yogis with a serious interest in personal growth, all who seek more space, peace and strength in body and mind. Ashtanga Yoga suits all ages, levels and stages of life.
Traditionally Ashtanga is practiced in the Ashtanga Mysore Style.