Astanga Yoga As It Is
- Author: Matthew Sweeney
- Spiral Bound Paperback: 84 pages
- Dimensions: 11.5 x 8.5 in. (29 x 21 cm)
- Publisher: The Yoga Temple (2005)
- ISBN: 0-9757807-0-0
A comprehensive guide to the first four sequences of Astanga Yoga: Primary, Intermediate, Advanced A, and Advanced B as taught by Sri Krishna Pattabhi Jois.
Astanga Yoga As It Is details relevant techniques on breathing, asana, bandha and dristi. It offers insight into the practical application of yoga philosophy with information on the chakra, granthi, nadi and the yoga sutras. The photographic section includes the asana for each sequence plus all of the variations for the movement and breath between each posture. This is a one-of-a-kind map to the traditional vinyasa method.