Astanga yoga


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Related to Astanga yoga: hatha yoga, Kundalini yoga

Astanga yoga

(æˈʃtæŋɡə) or

Ashtanga yoga

n
(Self-help) (sometimes without capital) a revived ancient form of yoga that involves a fast and powerful series of movements
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The exhibition was opened by the temple's president, Mr J D Panchal, and fellow committee members and over the two days there were various workshops on astanga yoga, BalaGokulam, Indian games and Indian martial arts, among others.
For a higher calorie burning exercise, Astanga yoga, known as 'Power Yoga', burns between 200 to 300 calories in 30 minutes.
Debra said: "I used to do the more rigorous Astanga yoga, but it's very important to listen to your body.
Astanga yoga (also spelled Ashtanga): A style of "power yoga" that appeals to athletes and those "going for the burn"
Astanga yoga is often criticised for being too energetic rather than contemplative, more of a fitness regime than a pure form of yoga.
Friday will see astanga yoga, street dance, flamenco and Spanish dancing.
BKS Iyengar was a student of Sri Krishnamacharya, the man who revived the teachings of Astanga Yoga in the Twenty-first Century.