Yoga

Ashtanga Yoga | Practice and all is coming (Pattabhi Jois) |

Aṣṭāṅga Yoga, literally the “Eight Limbed Yoga”, has been extensively described in the Yoga Sutra of Patañjali (Pātañjalayogaśāstra). Of those, the physical practice is the third limb (āsana - A physical posture in which one can be steady and comfortable - Yoga Sutra 2:46). During the first half of 1900, in the city of Mysore, the yoga guru Sri K. Pattabhi Jois under the teachings of his master Sri T. Krishnamacharya, developed a system called Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, inspired by the Yoga Sutra of Patañjali and in particular by the second chapter, Sādhanā Pada. Read more