Ashtanga Yoga is an ancient system of Yoga that was taught by Vamana Rishi in the Yoga Korunta. This text was imparted to Sri T. Krishnamacharya in the early 1900’s by his Guru Rama Mohan Brahmachari, and was later passed down to Pattabhi Jois during the duration of his studies with Krishnamacharya, beginning in 1927.
There is a beautiful science to the Ashtanga system, which this tumblr is meant to celebrate.
For more info go to: kpjayi.org
"Who cares if you can do a lot of nice asanas? There are a lot of "advanced practitioners" that are very flexible and strong and they’re not nice people. They can be mean, nasty people the rest of the day - so who cares? They’re just really strong, flexible, mean, nasty people."
#Kurmasana for Day 11 of the #ashtangachallenge with @day1yoga @yogainspiration @mikayogawear 🐢💗🐢 #ashtanga #yoga #iloveyoga #yogaeverydamnday #practicedaily #ashtangayoga (at Namaste Pacific Yoga - Pacific Beach, San Diego)