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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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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.

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.

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.

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:

yoga therapy (de)
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.

innovative class (de)
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 Sutra 4.1: Siddhi Yoga Sutra 4.1: Siddhi

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?

yoga therapy (de)
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!

yoga therapy (de)
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!

adjustment tutorial (en)
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.

adjustment tutorial (en)
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.

yoga therapy (de)
Sun Salutations for your Fascia Sun Salutations for your Fascia

Sun Salutations for your fascia and for a strong core

In this video Ronald shows you a special form of the Sun Salutation which will strengthen your core and activate your fascia. Give it a try!

yoga therapy (de)
Supine Sun Salutations Supine Sun Salutations

Supine Sun Salutations to relieve the wrists

In this video Ronald shows you a supine variation of the Sun Salutations A and B. With this form, you can relieve your wrists and shoulders. Try it out for yourself!

adjustment tutorial (en)
Parivritta Parshvakonasana (lateral) Parivritta Parshvakonasana (lateral)

Parivritta Parshvakonasana (lateral)

In Parivrrta Parshvakonasana there are a number of ways to assist your students. Here is an assist for a modified form of the pose.

adjustment tutorial (en)
Utthita Parshvakonasana Adjustment (lateral) Utthita Parshvakonasana Adjustment (lateral)

Utthita Parshvakonasana Adjustment (lateral)

In this video Ronald and Christine show you an assist for Utthita Parshvakonasana. Help to deepen the student's breathe or offer more stability and power depending on what they need with this versatile adjustment.

Philosophy and Tradition
Devanagari - How a spoken language found it's form Devanagari - How a spoken language found it's form

Devanāgarī - How a spoken language found it's form

Saṁskr̥t is a language in which wisdom was transmitted verbally. Only much later would a written form be developed for the melodic sounds with the Devanāgarī script.

yoga therapy (de)
Stabilize the forefoot and transverse arches Stabilize the forefoot and transverse arches

Liven up each step with stronger forefeet and transverse arches

In this therapeutic sequence, Ronald shows you how to strengthen the muscles of your forefoot and the transverse arches to help you move through life lighter on your feet. Give it a try!

Network
Interview: Why Claudia chooses Ashtanga Yoga Innovation Interview: Why Claudia chooses Ashtanga Yoga Innovation

Interview: Why Claudia chooses Ashtanga Yoga Innovation

In this interview Claudia shares with us how she came upon the AYI Method, how this approach has affected her practice and why she is so thankful for it.

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