Flow is the keyword of Ashtanga Yoga because of the smooth way that the poses run together, is one of the most popular contemporary styles of yoga. The word “vinyasa” can be translated as “arranging something in a special way”. In vinyasa yoga, each movement is synchronized to a breath. The breath is given primacy, acting as an anchor as you move from one pose to the next. The variable nature of Vinyasa Yoga helps to develop a more balanced body as well as prevent repetitive motion injuries that can happen if you are always doing the same thing every day. This technique of yoga aims to harmonize the breath with a succession of postures. This process produces powerful internal heat and a plentiful, cleansing sweat that purifies muscles and organs. The result is enhanced circulation, a nimble and strong body, and a composed mind. Ashtanga Yoga contains different groups of asanas and teachings on vinyasa, drishti, bandhas, mudras, and philosophy.
Ashtanga Yoga Jai Lakshwani