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Dynamisches Faszien Yoga @ Home Dynamisches Faszien Yoga @ Home

Dynamisches Faszien Yoga @ Home

Hast du Lust neue Techniken aus dem Ashtanga Yoga kennen zu lernen? Möchtest Du Deine Faszien perfekt auf Umkehrhaltungen und Rückbeugen vorbereiten? Dann übe in dieser Online Yogastunde zusammen mit Kumiko.

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Geführte Pranayama Stunde Geführte Pranayama Stunde

Geführte Pranayama Stunde - klassisch

In dieser Sequenz zeigt Dir Andreas den Ablauf und die Ausführung der vier klassischen Ashtanga Yoga Pranayamas. Vielleicht hast Du im Anschluss noch Lust Deine eigene Yogapraxis anzuschließen, oder Du entspannst einfach.

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Dynamische Übungspraxis mit Drehmomenten Dynamische Übungspraxis mit Drehmomenten

Dynamische Übungspraxis mit Drehmomenten

LIVE STUNDE: In dieser dynamischen Yogapraxis mit Niels erlebst Du diverse Dreh-Varianten und Rotationen in Deiner bekannten Ashtanga Praxis. Twist, turn & genieße Dich.

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Flip Vinyasa for a strong core Flip Vinyasa for a strong core

Vinyasa-Variation: Flip vinyasa for a strong core

In this video, Ronald shows you the flip vinyasa variation, which helps you to reduce stress on the knees and will definitely strengthen your core. Give it a try!

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Atem, Rhythmus & Bewegte Meditation Atem, Rhythmus & Bewegte Meditation

Atem, Rhythmus & Bewegte Meditation

LIVE STUNDE: Ein bewusst eingesetzter rauschender Ujjayi ATEM schafft Verbindung zu uns selbst. Gemeinsam mit Raphael (Ashtanga Yoga KN) tauchst Du in den meditativen Bewegungsfluss ein.

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Mit Faszien-Yoga Rückenschmerzen reduzieren Mit Faszien-Yoga Rückenschmerzen reduzieren

Mit Faszien-Yoga Rückenschmerzen reduzieren

In diesem Video zeigt Dir Ronald, wie Du Deine helikalen Faszienzüge aktivierst und so Deine Wirbelsäule entlastest. Probier er gleich aus.

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2. Serie Led Class 2. Serie Led Class

Zweite Serie LED Class

In dieser neuen Online Yogastunde führt Kumiko Dich durch die 2. Serie Led-Class mit der traditionellen Vinyasa-Zählung. Besonderes Augenmerk legt sie dabei auf die AYI-Basic-Form, insbesondere die Einführung einiger neuer Varianten.

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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:

The AYI method

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.

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!

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:

Yoga Sutra 4: On Inner Freedom

Yoga-Sūtra 4.6: Siddhi from contemplative immersion comes without side effects i.e. Karma

There are various ways to realize supernatural skills or a perceptual transformation (siddhi). But only through contemplative immersion can this be achieved without side-effects such as Karma.

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Intermediate Series - Traditional Form Intermediate Series - Traditional Form

Intermediate Series of Ashtanga Vinyasa - Traditional Count

Practice the traditional form of the Intermediate Series with Ronald. Take your practice to the next level as you experience the flow of energy through your energy channels.

Understanding Yoga Therapy
Frontal Fascia: Steering the Stretch Frontal Fascia: Steering the Stretch

How to achieve improved flexibility by directing the stretch of the frontal fascia

With these tricks, you can find more ease and intensity in your backbends. In order to do this, we will harness the deep and superficial front lines of fascia.

Yoga Sutra 4: On Inner Freedom

Yoga-Sūtra 4.4-5: A perceptual space experiences various things

Does the Yogin create a new being through meditation, or do they re-create themselves? - While the perceptual space (citta) can be transformed, it remains throughout the transformation.

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Intermediate Series in Basic Form Intermediate Series in Basic Form

Intermediate Series: Basic Form

Practice the complete Intermediate Series with Dr. Ronald Steiner in the Basic form. Experience a completely new direction of movement and try something new! The Basic form is very accessible and every yogi can benefit from it.

Yoga Sutra 4: On Inner Freedom

Yoga-Sūtra 4.2-3: Saṁkhya & The origins of Being

By means of supernatural abilities (siddhi), the Yogin can deliberately create new life forms. Or, is this meant figuratively to describe your own transformation?

Understanding Yoga Therapy
Fascia Yoga for Healthy Shoulders Fascia Yoga for Healthy Shoulders

Fascia Yoga: Strong and healthy shoulders with the help of helical tension

In this article you will learn how to target the helical fascia of the shoulders with specific yoga exercises. Promote the health of your shoulders and prepare yourself for arm balances.

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Reawake Massage Reawake Massage

Reawake Massage - A therapeutic sequence for the legs

After a long day on your feet you probably are completely exhausted! In this video, Dr. Ronald Steiner will help you to reawaken the energy and life in your legs.

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Yoga @work: The Neck Yoga @work: The Neck

Yoga at the the Workplace: The Neck

Do you feel tightness and tension in the neck and shoulders after a long day at work? Join Florian Sprater as he leads you through his new Yoga at the Workplace sequence for the neck.

Yoga Sutra 4: On Inner Freedom

Yoga-Sūtra 4.1: Siddhi - Supernatural abilities or a shift in perception?

In his Yoga-Sūtra, Patañjali describes five ways to achieve supernatural abilities (siddhi). Or could this have been meant figuratively to refer to a shift in perception?

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Sun Salutations with the seat of a chair Sun Salutations with the seat of a chair

Sun Salutations on the seat of a chair

In this video, Ronald shows you how to practice sun salutations using the seat of a chair, which will help to mobilize your spine. Give it a try!

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Sun Salutations for core stability Sun Salutations for core stability

Son Salutations for core stability

In this video, Ronald shares a special form of the Sun Salutation where you can strengthen your core and improve the health of your back. Give it a try!

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Prasarita Padottanasana D (lateral) Prasarita Padottanasana D (lateral)

Prasarita Padottanasana D (lateral)

In this video Ronald Steiner shows how you can assist a student in Prasarita Padottanasana D. Here you create stability and can work to create space and softness in the neck as you develop common balance in the pose.

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Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana Adjustment (lateral) Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana Adjustment (lateral)

Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana Adjustment (lateral)

In this video Ronald and Christine show you some assist options for Utthita Hasta Padangushtasana and Utthita Parsvasahita. Here is the ultimate test of how well you can establish common balance with the practitioner!

Understanding Yoga Therapy
Fascia Yoga for the hips Fascia Yoga for the hips

Healthy Hips with the help of fascial yoga and helical tension

Learn how fascial yoga exercises can help you to maintain healthy hips, a centered pelvis, and how this all relates to a bicycle wheel.

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