Why Ashtanga Yoga is Regarded as Challenging?

Ardha Baddha Padma Paschimattanasana

Ashtanga Yoga is regarded as a challenging form of yoga by the students and the trainers alike. Is it due to the difficult asanas incorporated? Or is it due to the strict routine that has to be followed? Well, it is a bit of both. To elaborate more let us look at a few things that make it challenging. These thoughts have been shared by students of 200 hours yoga teacher training in Rishikesh at […]

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Vinyasa the Technique of body Movements with Breathing

Yoga Teacher Training

Ashtanga Yoga professes the use of Vinyasa while performing Yogic poses. Vinyasa involves synchronization of physical movements with breathing. The technique helps create the deeper awareness of self through rhythm which is very useful in meditation. Vinyasa also helps to engage and disengage in all asanas and connects muscular movements with breath. Inhaling air expands the ribs and belly, and with proper yogic techniques helps to extend the spine. Exhaling naturally contracts both the ribs […]

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