AshtangaDiary.com is my personal record of experiences, events and observations during my practice of Ashtanga yoga. I write as a novice student of this beautiful art form, detailing my highs and lows, joys and frustrations, tranquil moments and difficulties.
Ashtanga is derived from 2 Sanskrit words; ashta meaning eight and anga meaning limb. Ashtanga yoga is a form of Hatha yoga involving the amalgamation of asana, bandha, ujjayi breathing, drishti and vinyasa.
Diary is a record of experiences, events and observations.
My Yoga Stats
- Style: Ashtanga Yoga
- Started: 27th June 2005
- Practice style: Mysore
- Mat: Mysore Rug (and loving it!)
- Shala: 8Limbs Perth, WA
As of April 27, 2006
Favourite asana: Baddha Konasana. I feel especially at ease and comfortable in this asana, especially in the 8th vinyasa. It’s also a signal to me during my practice that the most difficult areas are over and shavasana is coming up soon.
Struggling with: Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana. For the time being. See me whinge in this post.
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