PRACTICE WITH PURPOSE
Tristhana Vinyasa Yoga can be enjoyed by everybody, regardless of age, physical condition or yoga experience. Beginning on a therapeutic level, Tristhana Yoga establishes a solid foundation and platform for the development of a yoga practice that can continually evolve over a lifetime.
This method can be adapted to suit the aspirations of each student individually, whether it is to begin a yoga practice, deepen, broaden and give direction to an establishing practice, or create a safe pathway to the Primary Series of Ashtanga Yoga.
Tristhana is the Sanskrit term that describes the 3 places of attention and action:
They relate to 3 of the 8 limbs of Ashtanga Yoga, outlined by the sage Patanjali in the Yoga Sutras:
When performed in conjunction with each other, these form the essential elements of yoga practice and cover the 3 levels of purification:
- NERVOUS SYSTEM
The 3 places of attention and action (Tristhana) can turn a physical exercise into a spiritual practice. The senses are brought under control, and a deep self awareness arises. These subtle techniques are the invisible part of yoga practice and are of greater importance than the powerful body workout. Steadiness of mind and body results.
This is the essence of Ashtanga and all Vinyasa yoga practice.
Yoga practiced in this way, with intent and purpose, ensures a profound strengthening, rejuvenating, healing and revitalizing effect on the entire physiology, unlocking and releasing the true potential that lies within.
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