Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga is a kind of Yoga developed and popularized by T.N. Krishnamacharya Tradition Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga will be done dynamically along with breath and bandhas coordination this will create intense heat like fever to purify our sweat as well as our body muscles and organs with healthy and steady blood circulation to calm down mind with healthy and light body.
There are different synonyms for vinyasa.It refers to flow, sequence or specific Movement done between Asanas through out the Practice.
Stages of Astanga Vinyasa Yoga
• Primary series- Yoga Therapy-Chikista
• International Series-Nadishuddi-Cleancing Pranic Energy channels.
• Advanced Series- Sthira Bhagya to ennable serene, Calmness, peace.
“Prana” Means Universal vital force it is a force It is a force essential for all living beings to be alive. Without it we like hardly a few minutes. Among all needs like food, water pranic energy very important Hence it is called life force. “Ayama” means ‘Control’ In one word we can say Science of breath. Yogi Measures his life span in terms of number of breaths, not numbers of days he lives or time so, pranayama is a yogic science to control Prana to channelize within our body through 72,000 nadis to attain higher level of Yoga benefits and to connect body with mind as a bridge.
1. Nadi Shodana
3. Suryabedana and Chandra bedana
4. Sitali and sitkari
Meditation is 7th Limb of Ashtanga Yoga. Meditation is nothing but to channelizing all through waves is one direction by witnessing and by mindful conscious observation Today, Mind is piece! Piece Hence there is no peace because of unlimited and unwanted scattered mind meditation will bring integrity between body and mind for self realization with the help of self awareness with full of joy and the birth right eternal bliss.
1. Active-silent Meditation
2. Japa Meditation
3. Chakra Meditation
“Man” means mind “Tra” mean a tool or instrument hence mantra is a “Instrument of Thought” Mantras has origin from Vedic period. Mantra may have meaning or may not have meaning, but chanted carefully with proper understanding and pronunciation to get effected on psychic body with proper vibration. In mantra OM is called base or fundamental mantra (Pranava) hence it is suffixed and prefixed with other mantras. mantra thaerapy helps to cure certain psychic ailments with specific mantra for specific problems.