The Power of Ashtanga Yoga II: the Intermediate Series
A user's guide to intermediate-level practice of Ashtanga Yoga--by the dynamic yoga teacher Kino MacGregor. Ashtanga Yoga is a popular and athletic type of yoga developed by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, one of the great modern gurus. In this follow-up to her popular first book,The Power of Ashtanga Yoga, Kino MacGregor, one of Jois's disciples, presents and explains the Second, or Intermediate, Series. MacGregor gives a basic introduction to Ashtanga Yoga philosophy, provides essential background information on the Intermediate Series, gives tips on how to know when you are ready to take on this next stage of practice, explains the purification aspects of the practice, and gives instructions for the pranayama techniques associated with the practice, along with other key points. She also describes and demonstrates the entire Ashtanga Yoga Intermediate Series in 125 photographs. This book is appropriate for those who are already practicing Ashtanga Yoga and who want a solid, engaging entrée into intermediate-level practice.