Prasaritta Padottanasana

Prasaritta Padottanasana

Picture : Sri Krishnamachayra (advanced practice with Bandhas).Prasarita : spreading – Pado : Foot, Uttana : Intense stretchThe traditional Series of Prasartia Padotanasana, is having 4 versions:A : Hands on the floor.B : Hands at the waist.C : Hands together,...
Ashtanga Yoga Practice Bangkok

Ashtanga Yoga Practice Bangkok

This shala is one of the more “strict” where I ever practiced.Without any discrimination, it is from my personal point of view that people from Asia, wether Korea, China, Thaïland, Japan, are extremely dedicated practitioners, very precise and demanding....
Ashtanga Yoga Bangkok

Ashtanga Yoga Bangkok

I am always very shy when I start practicing in a new shala.Even though everyone is practicing at their own pace, when you have to unfold your mat in between two practitioners, there is that particular moment during which you’ll ask yourself “Do I have the...
The Mysore Style Practice

The Mysore Style Practice

Picture taken during the Paramaguru tour, Sharat Jois – December 2018.A little bit of HistoryMysore is a city located near Bengaluru, India, in the State of Karnataka.Sri Pattabhi Jois first established the “Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute” at his...
Interview with Steven Hyland

Interview with Steven Hyland

Interview with a long time practitioner – Steven HylandAshtanga Yoga in Thailand  1. What guided you to the Ashtanga Yoga Practice? It was quite a long time ago now; about 4 or 5 years BC (before computers) I think.  I had been on a kind of search for a yoga...