Ashtanga yoga is the best yoga to make muscles solid and adaptable. Ashtanga yoga is an ancient Indian art of the psyche. It is an old arrangement of self-acknowledgment and is an amazing and powerful practice for finding the truth and achieving opportunity.


Yamas (self-restraint): These are the guidelines for how to interact with the outside world. There are five Yamas:
Ahimsa: Non-violence.
Satya: Truthfulness
Asteya: Non-stealing
Brahmacharya: Abstinence
Aparigraha: Non Coveting
Niyamas (observance): These are guidelines for self-discipline. There are five Niyamas:
Shochu: Cleanliness
Santosha: Contentment
Tapas: Austerity
Swadhyaya: Study of scriptures and self-study.
Ishwar Pranidhana: Surrender to God.
Asanas (posture): These should be comfortable, steady so that a yogi and sit and meditate.
Pranayama (breath control): It means stretching or expansion of prana (breath control).
Pratyahara (senses control)
Dharana (concentration and/or focus): single point object.
Dhyana (meditation): the Uninterrupted flow of mind to the object (divine).
Samadhi (total absorption): Even self-awareness or mind disappears and the only object shines.

I would like to suggest you the best yoga school for Ashtanga yoga.

Rishikesh Vinyasa Yoga School is a world renown yoga school specialising in the traditional Ashtanga system of yoga.

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BY FLIGHT: The nearest airport from Rishikesh is Jolly Grant airport on route to Dehradun, 18 kilometres from here. Indian airlines connect Dehradun to Delhi, some chartered planes also operate from here.

BY ROADS: To commute within Rishikesh there are tongas, taxis and rickshaws available. Whereas from other cities and states buses are operated by state transport corporations and private operators (deluxe, semi deluxe coaches) are available for Rishikesh. Apart from that one can also hire private vehicles to get there.