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"Ashtanga Yoga is 99% transpiration - and 1% explanation"

Sri K. Pattabhi Jois

All you need for your 99% practice of Ashtanga Yoga - and certainly also the 1% theory: Dive into the details of the traditional series of Asana, as taught by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. But you will also find forms for a therapeutic approach to them. Join us for online yoga classes, learn about innovative alignment and philosophy. Our yogi finder will help you finding your way to a teacher nearby. Best to start with the most popular pages on AYI.info:

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Sanskrit and Devanagari

The Devanagari Game - learn how to read Sanskrit texts in the original version!

Play and learn all Devanagari letters at the same time. In doing so, you will soon be able to read the ancient yoga source texts in their original Sanskrit versions.

Ashtanga Yoga

Traditional Practice Series: All traditional Ashtanga practice series

Ashtanga Yoga in the tradition of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. The traditional practice series with detailed descriptions of the individual movements including the vinyasa count. Systematic learning steps help you get a deeper understanding of this powerful Ashtanga Yoga in the tradition of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. The traditional practice series with detailed descriptions of the individual movements including the vinyasa count. Systematic learning steps help you get a deeper understanding of this powerful and dynamic yoga practice supported by your breath.

Sanskrit and Devanagari

Transliteration Tool

This tool allows you to easily change the transliteration of single words or even entire texts. This is particularly helpful when you want to produce Devanagari script or Roman script with diacritical marks. With the copy&paste function, you can then This tool allows you to easily change the transliteration of single words or even entire texts. This is particularly helpful when you want to produce Devanagari script or Roman script with diacritical marks. With the copy&paste function, you can then enter the generated words or texts in a word processing program of your choice.

Philosophy

Source texts and Mantra: Ancient texts of wisdom brought to life word by word

Gain a direct access to ancient texts of wisdom and dive through them in yoga tradition. All translations of Patanjali's Yoga-Sutra, Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Mantra and some Upanishad fragments are translated word by word with detailed grammatical Gain a direct access to ancient texts of wisdom and dive through them in yoga tradition. All translations of Patanjali's Yoga-Sutra, Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Mantra and some Upanishad fragments are translated word by word with detailed grammatical analysis - this can be sour start for a deep philosophic study!

News

"Pure for Sure!"

A proverb from Mysore (The city where Ashtanga comes from)

Tradition and Innovation can form a team: We help you gaining always new perspectives on traditional Ashtanga Yoga. Therefore we have been active for you. These articles and online yoga classes are brand new on AYI.info:

Philosophy and Tradition

Nine questions to...

At varying intervals, the Deutsche Yoga-Forum presents the »emerging« generation of new yoga teachers from different traditions. In this edition: Dr. Ronald Steiner.

Network

Weck den Fakir in Dir

Auf der ersten Yoga-Expo in München findet sich eine Mischung aus spirituellen und materiellen Angeboten.

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Wem hilft Yoga

Die Haltungen und Atemübungen der indischen Entspannungslehre lindern Beschwerden wie Kopfschmerzen, Nervösität oder Bluthochdruck. Unabhängig davon, ob man gelenkig ist oder nicht.

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Yoga Anatomy

Das Yoga-Anatomie Buch von Leslie Kaminoff. Mit einem Bild von Ronald Steiner.

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Yoga - mehr als nur "OM" und Räucherstäbchen

Im Rahmen des Gesundheitsjahres 2005 in Erlangen, das unter dem Motto "Gesundheit erleben, Gesundheit ERLANGEN" läuft, finden am Samstag und Sonntag, den 10. und 11. Dezember ein Symposium und Workshop zum Thema Yoga statt.

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Das Gesundheitsjahr geht in den Endspurt

Neueröffnung einer Yoga-Schule - Das Gesundheitsjahr 2005 in Erlangen das unter dem Motto "Gesundheit erleben - Gesundheit ERLANGEN" steht, neigt sich in diesen Wochen dem Ende entgegen.

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Yoga neu erleben

Was Yoga wirklich ist, will ein Symposium mit Workshops interessierten Bürgerinnen und Bürgern näher bringen. Dazu veranstaltet die Integrale Yogaschule NaradaYoga ... einen zweitägigen Kongress.

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Hohe Infektions-Gefahr

Künstler und Mediziner planen gemeinsames Projekt. Ab 25. Mai verwandelt sich das Anatomische Institut I (Krankenhausstraße 9) zur Kulisse eines Kunstprojekts. Die Planungen dafür laufen derzeit auf Hochtouren.

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Auf den Spuren des siegreichen Fussballteams

Das Angebot des Allgemeinen Hochschulsports an der Uni Erlangen-Nürnberg wird sehr rege angenommen. ... Der Yoga-Kurs ist jedes Mal in der ersten halben Stunde nach Einschreibungsbeginn voll. Die Folge: Wir expandieren ...

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Da stehen Stars drauf

"Sting und Madonna tun es schon ..." In der Schellingstraße wurde jetzt die Eröffnung des ersten "Jivamukti Yoga Centers" in Deutschland gefeiert. Extra eingeflogen wurden Sharon Ganon und David Life (beide 51, sehen aber aus wie Mitte 30) die "Sting und Madonna tun es schon ..." In der Schellingstraße wurde jetzt die Eröffnung des ersten "Jivamukti Yoga Centers" in Deutschland gefeiert. Extra eingeflogen wurden Sharon Ganon und David Life (beide 51, sehen aber aus wie Mitte 30) die "Jivamukti Yoga" in New York entwickelt haben. Madonna nimmt bei ihnen Privatstunden. Sting und Top-Bodel Christy Turlington gehören ebenso zu ihren Kunden wie Modedesignerin Donna Karan oder Hollywood Star Sharon Stone.

Philosophy and Tradition

You, tradition and the yoga-mat

What has your daily practice on the yoga mat to do with the tradition of Ashtangas? Should we only believe what has been scientifically proven? And what about the kaleidoscope of experiences, i.e. everything I'm experiencing in my practice?

Inspiration for your practice

Asana + direction = alignment

An asana alone does not define you as a yogi. Only the interaction of breath and energy, lightness and stability, falling back and advancement will open the door for you to the wealth of experience of the infinite cosmos of yoga. If this is An asana alone does not define you as a yogi. Only the interaction of breath and energy, lightness and stability, falling back and advancement will open the door for you to the wealth of experience of the infinite cosmos of yoga. If this is understood, the direction, or alignment, results in the asana arising almost by itself.

Inspiration for your practice

Using bandha to control energy from the breath

Two poles of a battery between which energy flows – in this way bandhas conduct breath through the body. Working against the force of gravity and achieving lightness. Here you will find the necessary bandha know-how...

Inspiration for your practice

Vinyasa - like beads on a garland

Vinyasa arises from merging breath and movement into one another. Asanas become the pearls on a thread, thoughts like raindrops in the ocean, practice becomes an energetic track in the ether, the breath like the rush of the sea...

Inspiration for your practice

Ujjayi Pranayama - the victorious breath

The beauty of unifying breath and movement is truly majestic. With the breathing techniques of Ujjayi pranayama we can open a gateway, melt snow, or ride the waves like a surfer. Experience it here …

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