Synchronizing breath with a progressive series of postures this practice produces internal heat that detoxifies the body and mind. The primary series of the ashtanga system is a flowing, set, sequence of postures that utilizes ujjayi breath and bandhas (energy locks) to increase muscular strength, flexibility, concentration and to deepen one’s connection to self and Supreme Consciousness. The Ashtanga classes offered at Absolute Yoga are a blend of the primary series and other postures to create a signature ashtanga/vinyasa blend.
Benefits of Ashtanga Yoga
- Physical Strength and Flexibility
- Mental Healing
- Emotional Flexibility and Strength
- Spiritual Well-Being
- Cardiovascular Fitness
- Mental Focus and Clarity