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Ashtanga Yoga

 

Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga is a style of yoga as exercise created by K. Pattabhi Jois during the 20th century, often promoted as a modern-day form of classical Indian yoga. He claimed to have learnt the system from his teacher, Tirumalai Krishnamacharya. The style is energetic, synchronising breath with movements.

 

Benefits

  • Improve flexibility
  • Increase strength
  • Increase muscle tone
  • Improve cardiovascular fitness
  • Reduce body fat
  • Reduce stress and anxiety
  • Increase focus and creativity
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Prevent injuries