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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 class...

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Seated Yoga Poses

I have been watching many yoga videos from different social networks, and noticed that many of them are not covering seated yoga poses.Most of them, a one hour class is covering standing poses, starting from all Warrior series (Virabhadrasana) connected with a...

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Interview with Iain Grysak

The first time I practiced with Iain Grysak was on February 2017. I attended the immersion Ashtanga Pranayama Course.I was reading his articles since 2015. The first article I read was Reflections on Mysore 6 Weeks. I become instantly hooked to his writing.2016 is the...

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Light on Marichyasana D

The Marichyasana series goes until H.Generally A, B, C and D are the most practiced.Level: AdvancedFamily: Seated yoga pose, twisting, hips and shoulders opening.For traditional Ashtanga Yoga vinyasa practice, this asana is one for the major key. If you are not...

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Light on Marichyasana C

Seated Yoga pose.Level : Beginner with a variation. Intermediate and advanced.Family : Hips opener and shoulder, twisting pose.From Dandasana, bring the right foot toward the right sit bone. The right foot is not completely "glued" to the left inner tight. You can...

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Light on Marichyasana B

Seated yoga pose. Forward fold, hips and shoulder opener.Level : Intermediate.From Dandasana, bring the left knee in half lotus. Place the left foot toward or higher of the right groin.Fold at the right knee and bring it toward the right shoulder. Right foot flat on...

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Light on Marichyasana A

Photo : Sri KrishnamachayraMarichy: Sage IndienAsana : PostureSeated posture, forward fold.Family : Hips opener and shoulder.Level : For beginner use a yoga belt - can be intermediate level.There are seven versions of Marichyasana which are A, B, C, D, E, F and G.The...

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Light on Janu Shirshasana

 Photo: Krishnamacharya (he was 83 years old when that pic has been taken).More information: Krishnamacharya's Mysore Yoga.... HomeJanu - KneeShirsha - HeadAsana - PostureFamily: Sitting posture, hips opener, forward fold.Accessible to anyone.There are three...

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Steady and comfortable

2.46 - Sthira Sukham Asanam - Asana should be steady and comfortable.sthira - steady, stable, motionlesssukham - comfortable, ease filledasanam - meditation postureIt is interesting to notice the root of "asana" - "as" meaning is "to sit".Therefore, what Patanjali is...

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Shoulders and Yoga

The shoulder joint is for the arm the equivalent of the hips.It is formed of a scapula in which the humerus is inserted, followed by the radius (the thumb) and the ulna (the little finger).As for the lower part of the body, the hips in which the femur bone is...

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