K. Pattabhi Jois founded the Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute in Mysore, India, which is the center for the teaching of his Ashtanga Yoga method. The Institute's Website contains detailed photographs of the postures that form the various series of Ashtanga Yoga. For further information on the Institute and Jois's method, classes, workshops, and worldwide teaching schedule, visit www.ayri.org.
Beryl Bender Birch is one of the most prominent spokespeople for Ashtanga Yoga in the United States. She and her husband, Thom, teach Ashtanga Yoga at yoga centers in New York City; East Hampton, New York; and elsewhere at a variety of learning retreats, yoga centers, and other venues. In addition, they train teachers in this style of yoga.
For further information on classes, programs, books, tapes, and other resources provided by Thom and Beryl Bender Birch, contact: Power Yoga
The Hard & The Soft Astanga Yoga Institute
East Hampton, NY 11937
Richard Freeman is one of the most preeminent teachers of Ashtanga Yoga. He teaches workshops around the country and has produced a variety of Ashtanga Yoga practice videos and DVDs. For further information on Richard Freeman and his classes and videos, contact:
The Yoga Workshop
2020 21st Street
Boulder, CO 80302
E-mail: [email protected]
Tim Miller was the first American to be certified as a teacher of yoga by K. Pattabhi Jois at the Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute in Mysore, India. For further information on his
Ashtanga Yoga Center in Encinitas, California, classes, and national and international teaching schedules, contact:
Ashtanga Yoga Center 118 West E Street Encinitas, CA 92024 Tel: (760) 632-7093
Go to www.ashtanga.com for additional information regarding Ashtanga Yoga, including a rich archive of articles on Ashtanga Yoga, a database of teachers searchable by geographic location, a list of classes and workshops in Ashtanga Yoga, and an extensive list of links to other Websites for additional information on Ashtanga Yoga.
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A complete guide on Eastern practices of breathing, mental, psychic and spiritual development. The book teaches that Yoga is divided into several branches, ranging from that which teaches the control of the body, to that which teaches the attainment of the highest spiritual development.