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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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Philosophy
Source texts and Sanskrit Source texts and Sanskrit

Source texts and Saṁskr̥t: Study the ancient sources of Yoga

Gain a direct access to ancient texts of wisdom and mantra. Dive through them deep in yoga tradition. - with some Saṁskr̥t your journey may begin!

Ashtanga Yoga
Traditional Practice Series Traditional Practice Series

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.

Transliteration of Devanagari
Transliteration Tool Transliteration Tool

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.

Devanagari scripture
Devanagari learning game Devanagari learning game

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.

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:

inspiration (en) - Free
Diaphragm - Breathing & Posture Diaphragm - Breathing & Posture

The Multi-talented Diaphragm: The Handyman of the core

Most of us know that the diaphragms main function is to facilitate breathing. But there is a lot more to this multi-talented muscle. Here Ronald demonstrates what this amazing muscle can do!

inspiration (de) - Free
One of a kind One of a kind

One of a kind

Of course we all belong to the same genus homo sapiens. That being said, we are far from being identical replications of one blueprint. That is precisely why individuality is so important to us at AYI. We embrace the fact that each and every one of Of course we all belong to the same genus homo sapiens. That being said, we are far from being identical replications of one blueprint. That is precisely why individuality is so important to us at AYI. We embrace the fact that each and every one of us is unique!

ashtanga class (de)
Short Practice Short Practice

Basic short practice - A 30-minute time out for home practice

A complete Ashtanga Yoga practice in 30 minutes isn't really possible, is it? In this exercise video we show you how you can have a short and sweet, yet complete practice in just over a half an hour. Take a 30-minute time-out anytime, anywhere!

Inspiration for your practice
Shayanasana Shayanasana

Shayanasana - The process of coming into one's own

Finding comfort while maintaining balance requires practice. Śayanāsana is the ultimate challenge of equilibrium.

Network
Hoch hinaus: Yoga-Session in den Abruzzen Hoch hinaus: Yoga-Session in den Abruzzen

Hoch hinaus: Yoga-Session in den Abruzzen

Die BR Sendung "bergauf bergab" ist für alle Bergsteiger und Gebirgsfans ein fester Begriff. Überrascht dürfte den ein oder anderen dagegen haben, dass es dieses Mal sogar eine Yoga-Session in luftigen Höhen gab.

Network
Sabrina Trifft… - Ronald Steiner Sabrina Trifft… - Ronald Steiner

Sabrina Trifft… - Ronald Steiner

…Weltstars… Promis….Helden aus dem Alltag…. - Wir müssen zugeben, wir sind ein wenig stolz: Sabrina hat sich diese Woche mit dem Begründer der AYI Methode, Dr. Ronald Steiner, auf Donau3FM unterhalten.

Inspiration for your practice
Anjaneyāsana Anjaneyāsana

Anjaneyāsana - Learning devotion from Hanuman

Through step-by-step devoted practice of this posture and its variations you can develop a well-balanced level of flexibility.

Understanding Yoga Therapy
Bandha and Pregnancy Bandha and Pregnancy

To mula bandha or not during pregnancy....

For anyone who has recently given birth, pelvic floor training is at the top of the list of things to do. But can you train these muscles beforehand as well? Learn here how you can safely work on toning and stretching your pelvic floor muscles in For anyone who has recently given birth, pelvic floor training is at the top of the list of things to do. But can you train these muscles beforehand as well? Learn here how you can safely work on toning and stretching your pelvic floor muscles in your prenatal yoga practice.

Philosophy and Tradition
The Mysore Film Project The Mysore Film Project

The Mysore Film Project: Behind the scenes

A US-American Ashtangi sets out to document the history of the Mysore yoga tradition and the philosophy behind it. A crazy idea? Possibly yes. But also the birth of a unique film with stunning insights.

inspiration (en) - Free
Mysore Yoga Traditions - Official Trailer Mysore Yoga Traditions - Official Trailer

Mysore Yoga Traditions - Official Trailer

Mysore: The birthplace of Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga as we have come to know it in the West. But what is the history behind this ancient tradition? The film "Mysore Yoga Traditions" helps to provide us with a more in-depth look at the practice.

philosophical Satsang (en)
Mysore Yoga Traditions - The Film Mysore Yoga Traditions - The Film

Mysore Yoga Traditions - The Film

What is the history behind the ancient tradition of Ashtanga yoga? How is this tradition lived-out in Mysore today? Mysore Yoga Traditions offers us a long-awaited insight which addresses these questions.

ashtanga class (de)
Primary Series: Traditional Form Primary Series: Traditional Form

Primary Series: Traditional Form

The complete primary series of Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga in the Led Class 'traditional' format. This is a practice video for yoga teachers and advanced practitioners.

Understanding Yoga Therapy
The Hips during Pregnancy The Hips during Pregnancy

Loosening up the hips

In yoga one of the most common recurring stretches is the 'hip-opener'. These exercises are key to preparing the body for an entire series of poses. In pregnancy, these can also be surprisingly beneficial.

yoga therapy (en)
The Cat Sequence The Cat Sequence

The Cat Sequence: Strength and flexibility for a healthy spine

Say goodbye to back pain! With the help of this exercise sequence, you can build strength and better mobilize your back. As a result you can effectively prevent back pain. Experience for yourself how your spine glides more smoothly and lightly after Say goodbye to back pain! With the help of this exercise sequence, you can build strength and better mobilize your back. As a result you can effectively prevent back pain. Experience for yourself how your spine glides more smoothly and lightly after just a few minutes of practicing.

Inspiration for your practice
Inspirational Video on Breath Inspirational Video on Breath

The Power of Breath

"Merging breath with movement for the purpose of experiencing 'Svātma', or our true essence." This is the message Ronald wants to share with us in his latest inspirational video. Here he will share his inspiration for the video and the story behind "Merging breath with movement for the purpose of experiencing 'Svātma', or our true essence." This is the message Ronald wants to share with us in his latest inspirational video. Here he will share his inspiration for the video and the story behind its creation.

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