Tag Archives: Eight limbs of Yoga

How does yoga work?

Yoga is a mind and body practice with a 5,000-year history in ancient Indian philosophy. Various styles of yoga combine physical postures, breathing techniques, and meditation or relaxation. In more recent years, it has become popular as a form of physical exercise based upon poses that promote improved control of the mind and body and […]

What is Ashtanga (Eight limbs) Yoga

Ashtanga Yoga explanation

If you want to explore the practical exercises of Ashtanga yoga, it is important to understand concept behind Ashtanga. What is Ashtanga Yoga? Ashtanga is Sanskrit word consists of two words Ashta (eight) and Anga (limbs). Without understanding these eight limbs of Ashtanga Yoga, its practice is more or less useless and fruitless. These, mutually […]