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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...

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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....

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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...

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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 home in...

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Seated Yoga Poses

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

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

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

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

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

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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