Dr. Ronald Steiner – sports physician, researcher with research foci on prevention and rehabilitation as well as one of the most well-known practitioners of Ashtanga Yoga and founder of the AYInnovation® method. At the same time, Ronald Steiner is one of the very few yoga teachers authorized in the traditional way by the Indian grand masters Sri K. Pattabhi Jois and BNS Iyengar. This rich store of knowledge and experience forms the basis of AYInnovation®. AYI brings together different disciplines and has been developed and systematized over the years with the aim of safeguarding the core of traditional Ashtanga Yoga while simultaneously keeping the tradition alive by integrating the latest scientific findings and insights. At present, the AYInnovation® method is taught at over 70 schools throughout German with 15 teacher training centers offering workshops and further training programs.