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Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Heidelberg

Breath by Breath ≈ Asana by Asana

Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Heidelberg - AYS Heidelberg

Original method of Ashtanga Yoga

Ashtanga Yoga means ‘eight-limbed yoga,’ and it is an authentic practice that can lead to libration, greater awareness and dynamic meditativeness. Consistent practise of Ashtanga Yoga brings both the body and mind to a state of stability and inner peace.

With regular Ashtanga Yoga practice, the body becomes flexible, powerful and light; toxins are removed and blood cleaned. Slow rhythmic breathing and deep concentration create incredible focus and a strong quiet mind, resulting in a feeling of calmness and peace.

Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Classes

Monday – 18:15 – 19:30 – Ashtanga YogaLevel 2

Tuesday – 18:15 – 19:30 – Ashtanga Yoga Level 1 & 2 

 Wednesday – 18:15 – 19:30 – Vinyasa YogaAll Levels + Beginners

Ashtanga Yoga Levels

Level 2

Level 2 is right for people with having some Ashtanga Yoga experience and looking to deepen their practice with new and more complex asanas of Ashtanga Primary Series.

Level 1

Level 1 - Ashtanga Yoga is for people with some yoga classes experience (Hatha Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga etc.). You get Ashtanga Yoga principles and dive into asana practice with vinyasa count.


Good start for yoga-beginners who desire to gain fitness and get their yoga practice a clear direction to Ashtanga Yoga. Asana with sync breathing is challenging, relaxing and stimulating.

How Ashtanga Yoga Works?

Ashtanga Yoga is a prescribed principle based on 3 powerful principles (tristhana) – synchronised breathing (Ujjayi),  gaze points (Drishti), internal energy locks (Bandhamovement system (Vinyasa);. The postures (asana) are linked through Vinyasa, with steady deep resonant Ujjayi breathing and gaze to a certain point. This method completely absorbs our attention and effortlessly guides Prana (vital energy) to rejuvenate the nervous system and chakra (energy centres) of the body.

Also known as Yoga Therapy, Ashtanga Yoga primary series (Yoga Chikitsa) generates tremendous heat in the body that detoxify the blood by sweating and systematic asana sequence. Gradually the body and mind purify, grow stronger and become more open. Incredible focus develops that quiets the mind, resulting in a feeling of deep calmness and peace that grow more with your practice.  

Parampara - Lineage of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga

Ashtanga Yoga is a traditional method that is passed through the teacher to student. The father of modern Yoga Shri T. Krishnamacharya learned from his master in the Himalayas and from an ancient text Yoga Korunta. He rejuvenated this higher method of physical yoga and taught to his disciple Shri K. Pattabhi Jois and several others yogis. Shri Sarath Jois is currently holding the lineage and teaching in Mysore, India. Ashtanga Yoga became popular among sanskrit scholars and yoga students who studied in Mysore and learnt it at Sanskrit Collage in Mysore and at Pattabhi Jois Yoga Shala. These Indian yogis and scholar propagate Ashtanga Yoga in India with their knowledge and widely acknowledged as Vinyasa Karma Yoga (Syncronised Counting Yoga System). Slowly Ashtanga Yoga reaches the western world in 1970s with American and European students. Now, Ashtanga Yoga is the most popular form of Yoga system that is practiced world-wide. 

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 Benefits of Ashtanga Yoga

  • Ashtanga Yoga brings harmony in body, mind and breathing. 
  • Helps to bring emotional balance, improves calmness and eliminate anxiety and depression
  • It detoxifies the body by sweating, improves digestion and strengthens immunity. 
  • Ashtanga Yoga is a scientific method in your spiritual growth.
  • Muscle toning, weight loss and helps in back pain.  
  • Improves your reproductive health, quality of sleep, and increase confidence. 


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You can compare Ashtanga Yoga to a Ferrari – Indeed it looks good and when you experience it as you drive that Ferrari, you would never look back. Your horizon widens, you develop a higher and luxurious taste of a Yoga called Ashtanga Yoga  – Manoj

Absolute beginner or with some experience? You must go for Ashtanga Yoga. You will transform your way of experiencing life and Yoga – As soon as you start the practice – You will know this method demands your complete dedication and awareness, hence the transformation will definitely take place. 

Are you not sure about group Classes Yet and really want to experience Ashtanga Yoga? I recommend you to take a couple of Personal Yoga Classes or Take a Beginners Special 118€ x4 Yoga classes + 90 Mins personal Session or Vinyasa Yoga Classes that will help you get started.

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