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Bandha - Controlling Energetics in Yoga

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The correct application of Bandhas is an important part of Ashtanga yoga practice. All students need to be able to identify and apply… 1,291 more words

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Monday is the anniversary of Guruji's passing

We’ve got one of those “pick ’em” Moon Days this week. For instance, Eddie Stern has it on Monday; here on the Best West Coast, Tim Miller has it Monday. 193 more words

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'I fell at his feet, sobbing like a child'

I feel like I’m on a bit of a broken record streak here when I say Tim Miller’s got a “must read” at his blog this week… 129 more words

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John Scott Ashtanga Video 中文

This is the introduction from John Scott’s brilliant Primary Series film, in Chinese!

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My practice now compared to when I first started

Today as I increasingly struggled to do a slow kapotasana, and cried my through doing drop backs and assisted backbends I began reminiscing on the earlier days when I first started practicing ashtanga. 453 more words

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From Earth to Heaven Ashtanga Yoga - Advanced Demonstration

I am personally very fond of this advanced demonstration in which Michael Gannon performs just about every posture from every series in the Ashtanga system. The reason being that Michael exemplifies the use of… 62 more words

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Ashtanga Yoga by Luiz Vega

A nice video by a man named Luiz…

In my opinion some of these modern, dynamic styles of yoga have lost their connection to the meditation and the spiritual side of the practice by placing too much emphasis on the…

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