Ashtanga Yoga: Practice and Philosophy

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An extensive explanation of the fundamental techniques of breath, bandhas and dristhi is followed by a detailed and comprehensive study of each posture of the primary series, following the traditional Vinyasa count.

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"Gregor Maehle's Ashtanga Yoga weaves philosophy and integrated knowledge of anatomy into our yoga practice to keep us centered in the heart of a profound tradition."
-- Richard Freeman, founder of the Yoga Workshop in Boulder, Colorado

"A much-needed new tool for practicing yoga with greater safety in the physical form and with much greater depth in the inner form of the practice. A valuable contribution to the evolving understanding of this profound system and method of yoga."
-- Chuck Miller, Ashtanga Yoga teacher, senior student of Shri K. Pattabhi Jois since 1980

About the Author:

Gregor Maehle has studied yoga since 1982, focusing on Ashtanga Yoga since 1990. In 1997 Shri K. Pattabhi Jois authorized him to teach Ashtanga Yoga. He is the cofounder and director of 8 Limbs Ashtanga Yoga studio in Perth, Australia, where he lives.

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Book Description Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India, 2013. Softcover. Book Condition: New. Second Reprint. 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 practised 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, for which the major ancient commentaries have been consulted, lucidly describes the entire path of Ashtanga Yoga and presents it as a realistic path for modern practitioners.Printed Pages: 316. Bookseller Inventory # 102221

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