Ekam Inhale - Learn the Vinyasa Counting Method
of Ashtanga Yoga


Below you can watch the recording of the workshop "Ekam Inhale - Learn the Sanskrit Counting Method of Ashtanga Yoga".

1. Setting the intention for the workshop

Have your manual ready and write down your expectations for the workshop by answering the questions at the beginning of the manual. (16 min.)

2. Counting Surya Namaskara A & B

This Session (48 min.) includes

Counting the numbers from 1-28
Counting and being led through the Surya Namaskara A & B
There are a lot of quick tipps and cues as each participant counts and leads the Surya Namaskara A & B and you can see the "struggle" that we all experience.

3. Presentation

This session (71 min.) includes

The Vinyasa as ritual
Origin of Vinyasa Count and its benefits and details explained
The 5 types of vinyasas
examples of differences in the count for various asanas 

4 Asanas explained and practiced one by one

This session (1:52) includes 

Vinyasa Count explained and then practiced one-on-one
0:00 Pandanghustasana/Padahastasana
8:20 Trikonasana
15:40 Parshvakonasana
17:20 Prasarita Padottanasana
25:40 Parshvottanasana
27:20 Uttita Hasta Padanghustasana
30:30 Ardha Badha Padmottanasana
32:20 Utkatasana/Virabhadrasana
40:30 Pashimottanasana
44:50 Purvottanasana
46:50 Ardha Badha Padma Pashimottanasana until Marichyasana B
57:30 Marichyasana C/D
59:40 Navasana
1:06:45 Bhuja Pidasana, Kurmasana, Supta Kurmasana, Garbha Pindasana, Kukkutasana
1:15:30 Supta Konasana, Supta Parshvasahita, Ubhaya Padanghustasana, Urdhva Mukha Pashimottanasana
1:24:00 Setu Bandhasana, Urdhva Dhanurasana, Finishing
1:40:00 Reflections after the workshop and Mangala Mantra

5 Presentation, Workshop Manual & Yoga Makaranda to download


Workshop Manual

Yoga Makaranda by Krishnamachariya

6 Extra Videos

Primary Series Full Vinyasa for each posture with Lino Miele

Counting in Advanced Series as an example & maybe inspiration

If you have any questions, write to me at tom@tomrichter.yoga

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