What is Ashtanga Yoga, and What Are Its Benefits?

According to a recent survey, more than 36 million Americans practice yoga. So it looks like this 5,000-year-old Indian discipline is here to stay. Among its more intense forms is ashtanga yoga, a rigidly-structured variation of vinyasa (or flow style) yoga designed to encourage consistent daily practice, promote independence from your instructor, and inspire advancement within its various series… Continue reading What is Ashtanga Yoga, and What Are Its Benefits?