Ashtanga Yoga is a style of yoga that follows a specific sequence of postures, or asanas, in a dynamic and flowing manner. This practice is divided into six series, each with a specific focus and level of difficulty. Ashtanga Yoga also emphasizes breathwork, or pranayama, and meditation to help individuals achieve a deep state of concentration and inner awareness and increase your following powerful benefits.
In a led Ashtanga class, the teacher leads the students through the entire sequence of postures, counting the breaths and movements.
This is a variation of Ashtanga Yoga that incorporates more fluid movements between the postures, similar to a Vinyasa Flow class.
Power Yoga is a Westernized form of yoga that draws inspiration from Ashtanga Yoga, but does not follow a strict sequence of postures.
This is a dynamic and energetic form of Ashtanga Yoga that incorporates modifications and variations of the postures to make the practice more accessible and fun.
This is the traditional method of practicing Ashtanga Yoga, where each student practices the series at their own pace and receives individual guidance and adjustments from the teacher.