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Ashtanga Yoga Primary Series – A Helpful Guide – Ashtanga Yoga Fitness Article

Ashtanga Yoga Primary Series – A Helpful Guide Share with your friends1sharesWhat is Ashtanga Yoga Primary Series? Ashtanga Yoga Primary Series is known as Yoga Cikitsā (योग चिकित्सा). The practice cleanses and purifies the body on many levels. It is interesting to know about this famous Yoga method before you dig deeper into the practice. The practice of postures (asana) works primarily on keeping the body healthy. It is a primary need for human development. Ashtanga Yoga is a scientific approach…

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5 Reasons NOT To Stop Your Asana Practice – Ashtanga Yoga Fitness Article

5 Reasons NOT To Stop Your Asana Practice I know how frustrating it is to have injuries in Ashtanga yoga – or in any movement practice. You faithfully get your butt out of bed early each morning to practise and you’re starting to feel yourself getting stronger and more flexible. You feel motivated and energised…everything is going great. And then, BAM. An injury – out of nowhere. Maybe you pushed yourself a little too far in practice, or maybe you…

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3 Secrets To A Pain-Free Lotus Pose – Ashtanga Yoga Fitness Article

3 Secrets To A Pain-Free Lotus Pose If there’s one thing I absolutely never gloss over when I’m teaching a guided or led Ashtanga yoga class, it’s how to keep your knees safe in Padmasana. Even if it interrupts the flow of the vinyasa, if there are newcomers to the class you bet I’ll be giving you my spiel about how to come in and out of half-lotus safely. And how to modify the postures if you need. [Regular students…

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5 Surprising Reasons Ashtanga Yoga Is Perfect For Beginners – Ashtanga Yoga Fitness Article

5 Surprising Reasons Ashtanga Yoga Is Perfect For Beginners One of my life missions is to spread this important message: Ashtanga yoga is 100% suitable for beginners! There’s so much inspirational content out there from experienced Ashtanga yoga practitioners (e.g. this incredible video of Laruga Glaser), which is awesome. But sometimes this can fool people into thinking you have to have an advanced practice before even beginning to learn this style of yoga. This is such a shame because it’s…

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