Ashtanga Yoga: Practice and Philosophy

Publisher: New Age Books
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ISBN: 9788178223292
GTIN: 9788178223292
AuthorMaehle, Gregor
Pub Date30/07/2009
BindingPaperback
Pages304
Country of OriginIndia
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Ashtanga Yoga: Practice and Philosophy integrates Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga and the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali as an organic whole, presenting them as two sides of the one coin. It also shows how the eight limbs are practiced within the Ashtanga Vinyasa system. An extensive explanation of the fundamental techniques of breath, bandhas and drishti is followed by a detailed and comprehensive study of each posture of the Primary Series, following the traditional Vinyasa count. This is complemented by clear and informative anatomical illustrations and descriptions. Additional information on the mythological background and yogic context of specific postures enhances and brings further insight to the practice. Practical tips are also offered. In a final section of the book, a lively, authentic and practical rendering of the Yoga Sutra,

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