ashtanga

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ashtanga

- Sanskrit for "having eight parts"—referring to the eight limbs or sutras of yoga; ashtanga yoga is also known as power yoga.
See also related terms for limbs.
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These signs are also signs of "excessive ayur-sour taste" (Astanga Hridaya X.11) [110, 284].
I finally found the courage to try power yoga classes, which were similar to an Astanga Vinyasa style.
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.
(30) Gronbold (1983) distinguished a 'tarka-based' (sadanga) yoga from an 'asana-based' (astanga) yoga.
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.
* Sumudra (an Astanga yoga practice based in Dunsborough, Western Australia) offers one- and two-week residential surf and yoga retreats at the Tallow Beach Resort.
According to most hathayoga manuals we can divide sadhana into roughly six categories paralleling to some extent the practices outlined in the astanga (eight-limbed) system of Patanjali's Yogasutras.
Bikram is one of nine main options, including Astanga, Anusara and Integral.