What to expect from an Yoga Ashtanga Class?

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The term Ashtanga Yoga refers to two different things. First, it refers to a highly spiritual ancient practice that is explained in Yoga Sutras. Second, it refers to a modern style yoga practice that has a strong physical aspect. The ancient path of Ashtanga systematized by Patanjali and it is called the Raja yoga. The […]

What are the differences between Hatha and Vinyasa

So what is the major difference between Hatha and Vinyasa? Many students that are choosing a teacher training are often wondering what the major differences are between these two very popular styles. The first thing to remember is that yoga is yoga!! whatever label it wears is more about how things are being sequenced but […]

Is a Yoga Asana Competition Really Yoga?

Is a Yoga Asana Competition Really Yoga?

Is a Yoga Asana Competition Really Yoga?                   This year the Yoga Asana competition hits the UK and emails are pinging into my inbox with messages from a number of bikram and hot yoga teachers I know in the UK that are competing‚Ķ.For me this opens up […]