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  Tag Uhrzeit Kurs Lehrer  
26.03. Donnerstag 18:00 Uhr Nervenbefreiungs-Sequenz (20 Minuten) Dr. Ronald Steiner Online Yogatherapie
27.03. Freitag 17:00 Uhr AshtangaYoga erste Serie-Basic Plus (40 Minuten) Gerald Rauch Online Yogastunde
27.03. Freitag 18:00 Uhr Traditionelles Ashtanga Pranayama (30 Minuten) Dr. Ronald Steiner Online Satsang
29.03. Sonntag 18:30 Uhr Gleichgewicht & Stabilität als Ressource (67 Minuten) Barbara Kittel-Holmgren Online Yogastunde
30.03. Montag 18:30 Uhr Hanuman Sequenz (20 Minuten ) Barbara Kittel-Holmgren Online Yogatherapie
01.04. Mittwoch 18:00 Uhr Ashtanga Yoga Creative Flow Rica Haberbosch Online Yogastunde
01.04. Mittwoch 18:00 Uhr Gorilla - vorbereitendes Pranayama (7 Minuten) Andreas Lutz Online Yogatherapie
03.04. Freitag 18:00 Uhr Dynamische Helixspannung (26 Minuten) Kumiko Sakaguchi Online Yogastunde
04.04. Samstag 11:00 Uhr Yogatherapie für die Rotatorenmanschette (12 Minuten) Dr. Ronald Steiner Online Yogatherapie

"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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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.

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!

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:

Understanding Yoga Therapy
From Old-School Dynamic Stretches to Modern Fascia Yoga From Old-School Dynamic Stretches to Modern Fascia Yoga

From Old-School Dynamic Stretches to Modern Fascia Yoga

The old-school stretching exercises popular in the early 20th century have been long considered outdated. In light of modern fascia research, however, these exercises are making their way back into the spotlight. We are now better understanding how The old-school stretching exercises popular in the early 20th century have been long considered outdated. In light of modern fascia research, however, these exercises are making their way back into the spotlight. We are now better understanding how such exercises actually train the fascial sheaths in our body, and promote overall physical health. Understanding how this works can provide us with inspiration in our own yoga practice, where flexibility is often a main component. With the proper training, we can improve the elasticity and shock-absorbing properties of our fascia, thus avoiding unnecessary injury.

innovative class (de)
From stillness into movement From stillness into movement

From stillness into movement

In this video Ronald and Verena introduce you to a slightly different type of yoga practice, where you start in a very gentle manner and slowly transition into movement. Discover how profoundly such simple exercises can effect your sense of inner In this video Ronald and Verena introduce you to a slightly different type of yoga practice, where you start in a very gentle manner and slowly transition into movement. Discover how profoundly such simple exercises can effect your sense of inner balance as you explore the interplay between activity and rest.

Understanding Yoga Therapy
Dynamic helical tension – energetic vibration for a healthy body Dynamic helical tension – energetic vibration for a healthy body

Dynamic helical tension – energetic vibration for a healthy body

Movement is key to health. Even our seemingly statically stabilized torso is only able to maintain that state through dynamics. In order to do this, fascia cross over one another and wrap themselves around the body in the form of double helices. The Movement is key to health. Even our seemingly statically stabilized torso is only able to maintain that state through dynamics. In order to do this, fascia cross over one another and wrap themselves around the body in the form of double helices. The result is length and stability and the ability to move our arms and legs.

innovative class (de)
Yoga in the Workplace: Relaxation for the Eyes Yoga in the Workplace: Relaxation for the Eyes

Yoga in the Workplace: Relaxation for the Eyes

Are your eyes tired after sitting in front of a computer screen for a long time? In this small exercise sequence, Florian and Anissa will show you how you can practice yoga in the comfort of your workspace without any special equipment. Give your Are your eyes tired after sitting in front of a computer screen for a long time? In this small exercise sequence, Florian and Anissa will show you how you can practice yoga in the comfort of your workspace without any special equipment. Give your eyes a short rest in Suryanamaskara A!

innovative class (de)
Magical Balance - tension and relaxation Magical Balance - tension and relaxation

Magical Balance - tension and relaxation

Are you longing for a break from the stress and chaos of daily life? Ronald and Verena show you how you can create this time-out for yourself in a very special form of yoga practice where you can experience a magical sense of physical calm amid the Are you longing for a break from the stress and chaos of daily life? Ronald and Verena show you how you can create this time-out for yourself in a very special form of yoga practice where you can experience a magical sense of physical calm amid the opposing states of physical tension and relaxation.

Understanding Yoga Therapy
Fascia Yoga: establishing well-balanced helical tension in the shoulders, elbows and wrists Fascia Yoga: establishing well-balanced helical tension in the shoulders, elbows and wrists

Fascia Yoga: establishing well-balanced helical tension in the shoulders, elbows and wrists

An expansive network of fascia winds in a spiral fashion in four different lines around the arms. These lines provide stability and connect directly to the torso of the body. With the following therapeutic exercises, you can develop a balanced An expansive network of fascia winds in a spiral fashion in four different lines around the arms. These lines provide stability and connect directly to the torso of the body. With the following therapeutic exercises, you can develop a balanced tension in these lines which will in turn promote healthy shoulders, arms, elbows and wrists.

adjustment tutorial (en)
Prasarita Padottanasana C Adjusment (lateral) Prasarita Padottanasana C Adjusment (lateral)

Prasarita Padottanasana C Adjusment (lateral)

Find new inspiration with Ronald and Christine with this adjustment tutorial for Prasarita Padottanasana C. This is a way to really create space and length in the shoulder and neck of the practitioner.

adjustment tutorial (en)
NL 33 - Parivritta Parshvakonasana Adjustment (lateral) NL 33 - Parivritta Parshvakonasana Adjustment (lateral)

NL 33 - Parivritta Parshvakonasana Adjustment (lateral)

In this short tutorial you will learn how to offer an adjustment in Parivritta Parshvakonasana. Create more length while you help them to deepen their breath and stabilize their foundation.

yoga therapy (de)
Making Body-based Decisions Making Body-based Decisions

Making Body-based Decisions

We spend a good mount of our daily lives in our heads, so to say. This short video helps to start creating a conscious connection to your body, which should facilitate your ability to making decisions that flow from your body's wisdom.

yoga therapy (de)
The Vault Exercise - A moment of freedom from internal stress The Vault Exercise - A moment of freedom from internal stress

The Vault Exercise - A moment of freedom from internal stress

This is a 10-minute meditation video where we invite you to take a break from a given stressful experience or memory that may be bogging you down at the moment. Melanie describes a method to help you to secure these memories in a safe place using the This is a 10-minute meditation video where we invite you to take a break from a given stressful experience or memory that may be bogging you down at the moment. Melanie describes a method to help you to secure these memories in a safe place using the imagery of a personal vault so that you can experience a moment of peace.

adjustment tutorial (en)
Prasarita Padottanasana D Adjustment (Special) Prasarita Padottanasana D Adjustment (Special)

Prasarita Padottanasana D Adjustment (Special)

We have yet another creative adjustment to share with you, this time for Prasarita Padottanasana D. Help your student recognize their own strength by bringing awareness to and activating the muscles of the back.

yoga therapy (de)
NL 32 - Find your own rhythm NL 32 - Find your own rhythm

NL 32 - Find your own rhythm

Feeling a bit out of balance? Give yourself permission to take a few minutes of time for yourself. In this video Melanie and Ina guide you step by step in finding and flowing into your own rhythm.

Understanding Yoga Therapy
'Tension Helix' Breath - Stability for your body 'Tension Helix' Breath - Stability for your body

'Tension Helix' Breath - Stability for your body

Stability in the body is achieved through tension, not pressure. The human torso is stabilized through multiple layers of fascia which are interwoven in the form of opposing double helices. The result of this tension is a sort of floating tension Stability in the body is achieved through tension, not pressure. The human torso is stabilized through multiple layers of fascia which are interwoven in the form of opposing double helices. The result of this tension is a sort of floating tension which is important for posture and movement.

Network
AYI Sommerfest 2019 AYI Sommerfest 2019

AYI Sommerfest 2019

Hast Du mit uns gefeiert? - Wir schwelgen noch in Erinnerung an unser diesjähriges Sommerfest auf der Sonnenterrasse des AYInstitutes in Ulm. Bist Du neugierig was wir so alles erlebt haben?

yoga therapy (de)
NL 30 - Your Safe Space NL 30 - Your Safe Space

NL 30 - Your Safe Space

In this video, Melanie will guide you through a meditation where you set off on a journey within to your own personal safe space. Here you can mentally recharge and refresh. Set aside a few minutes for self-care and enjoy this short meditative break! In this video, Melanie will guide you through a meditation where you set off on a journey within to your own personal safe space. Here you can mentally recharge and refresh. Set aside a few minutes for self-care and enjoy this short meditative break!

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