Whether new to Ashtanga or an experienced student or teacher, you will find this book by David Swenson to be invaluable. It contains over photos and. One of the most popular forms of yoga today, Ashtanga combines flexibility, balance, strength, and over-all fitness. This excellent guide by master Ashtanga. : Ashtanga Yoga – The Practice Manual () by David Swenson and a great selection of similar New, Used and.

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Ashtanga Yoga: The Practice Manual

Dec 07, Bexen rated it it was amazing Shelves: And, it opens up and lays flat on the ground so you don’t have to worry about keeping your place or flipping through the book during practice. Straight forward and offers lots of modified options for asanas that might start off as too difficult.

However, one can have this book at the same time one goes a beginner’s class. This is an essential yoga book.

I’ve taken a number of workshops with David and along with being inspirational he’s very funny. This is the place to start if you want to pick up Ashtanga.

Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? Yes, he peactice autographed the book. Received as a wonderful Mother’s Day gift ! In general, I found this book to be an informative and easy-to-read guide for all levels.


An ultimate resource for teachers and serious practitioners of Ashtanga. Ashtnga Best Books of Really easy to follow and has literally been by my side many times in front of my mat.

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I felt like I was holding the field manual for going to yoga teacher training with Pattabhi K. Its spiral binding assures easy use while practicing and the hard cover increases durability. Apr 21, Carrie Ridgeway marked it as to-read Recommended to Carrie by: Great to have pictures and clear explanations of the poses. For those wanting more pracrice depth history and analysis of a pose, I would recommend the book Ashtanga Yoga: It’s a wonderful book with a spiral binding and beautiful photographs of the “Form” and includes the first yova second series and other short forms.

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Ashtanga Yoga : The Practice Manual

It remains a constant reference that I go back to very often as it is written in a clear and straightforward language. Review Text Whether new to Ashtanga or an experienced student or teacher, readers will find this book to be invaluable. I yga like Swenson. Aug 14, Kim Cataldo rated it it was amazing.

Ashtanga Yoga: The Practice Manual by David Swenson

Aug 02, Monet rated it really liked it Shelves: For those wanting more in depth history and analysi It turns out to be the Practice Manual exactly as I hoped it to be. I’m not at all disappointed in the book though.

Of course I had to purchase his book as I practice Ashtanga yoga, he is my teacher’s teacher, and I was fortunate enough to be David’s model for a few poses. Overall Height – Top to Bottom: The definitive guide for ashtanga yoga! May 19, Serena rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: The sequence illustrations are also wonderful.