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Digital Drishti, Mysore, India

Lovely video clip by these yogis in production. Saw a number of familiar faces from this years trip to Mysore in here :-)

Astanga Yoga Anusthana, Sharath Jois

I'm lucky enough to have a copy of the Sharath Jois book filtering its way out of Mysore. It is a beautiful simple book with some fabulous images like the ones above, displaying the humility and parampara shared between Guruji and Sharath. Parampara "the uninterrupted succession: the direct and unbroken transmission of knowledge from a teacher to his or her student"

The book gives all asana (poses) with the sanskrit count and offers a few asana for therapy, including respiratory problems and back pain. Interestingly for me, the poses for back pain are amongst some things my husband will give his patients, when he is treating them for back issues.

There is a short pranayama Nadhi Shodan which I take to mean you can practice this technique whilst doing primary series (this book is only primary series); not only once you have gotten through 3rd series, as I have seen recommended recently.

There are beautiful mantras and clear definitions on Sharath interpretation of the Ya…

Richard Freeman: On mula bandha

So a fellow Ashtanga yoga practioner and blogger Laruga posted this yesterday ....thoughts anyone?

http://peaceloveyoga.blogspot.co.uk/ twitter @largua

Nancy Gilgoff 2013 ashtanga yoga schedule

Nancy Gilgoff 2013 Teaching and Travel Schedule Maui Mainland USA
Europe Canada Japan




MAUI, HI 1 JAN- 22 FEB
USA
28 FEB - 3 MARCH SAN DIEGO, CA Ashtanga Yoga Confluence
contact: www.ashtangayogaconfluence.com

8-11 MARCH MT VIEW, CA Intermediate practitioner's clinic
contact: annefinstad@gmail.com

MAUI, HAWAII 7 APRIL - 9 MAY
EUROPE MAINLAND
18-19 MAY BERLIN
contact: info@ashtangastudio.de

20-24, 26-30 MAY BERLIN Mysore Practice
contact: hyz0@hotmail.com This week is for a limited number of practitioners. Previous study with Nancy is required to participate.

1-2 JUNE PRAGUE
contact: ashtanga.cz@gmail.com

8-9 JUNE EINDHOVEN
contact: info@yogashop.nl

11-13 JUNE EINDHOVEN
Intermediate Practitioner's Clinic
contact: info@yogashop.nl

15-16 JUNE BRUSSELS
contact: francesca.rosso@voo.be www.theashtangaspace.com

ENGLAND
22-23 JUNE GLASTONBURY, UK
contact: jane@ashtangavinyasayoga.co.uk

25-27 JUNE PUTNEY LONDON, UK
contact: info@yogamama.co.uk           YogamamaLondon

NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA
29 JUNE-5 JULY SHOBAC, NOVA SCO…

Lift Up with Straight Legs into Headstand with Kino

This a great tip from Kino. I gave it a go and it worked like magic. I will definitely share it with my students.

The yoga advent calendar: Dec 25th

Lets get this party started. Wishing you all a very Happy Christmas. x

The yoga advent calendar: Dec 24th

Phew! One more sleep till Christmas.

The yoga advent calendar: Dec 23rd

Mudra time

The yoga advent calendar: Dec 22nd

Silence in the chaos....

The yoga advent calendar: Dec 21st

I prefer the view from here....

The yoga advent calendar: Dec 20th

In need of a lie down......

The yoga advent calendar: December 19th

Naval gazing at Christmas

The yoga advent calendar: Dec 18th

I beg your pardon! I most certainly have not had one too many sherries... Naturally relaxed with yoga.

The yoga advent calendar: Dec 17th

Cant hear you, cant hear you.......think its another rendition of jingle bells

Karnaapidasana -Ear pressure pose. Not to be confused with a trussed up turkey.

The yoga advent calendar: Dec 16th

Oh, I could kick myself for eating all those mince pies!

The yoga advent calendar: Dec 15th

Bakasana- Crow pose

All I want for Christmas is my my two front teeth. At least that's what I will need if I fall on my face here :-)




The Yoga advent calendar: Dec 13th

Any chocolate back there?....

Ustrasana variation

The yoga advent calendar: Dec 12th

Tittibhasana-Whats that in the distance Santa's sledge? Er, think it might be my feet...