We support your Ashtanga yoga as a lifestyle with the Keen on Yoga blog. Adam and our network of colleagues, peers and friends provide content to help with challenges and struggles you may encounter along the way. All branches of practice are covered, including asana, yoga philosophy and healthy eating.

Our aim is that by sharing this journey of practice from many angles and perspectives and combined years of experience, we can lend a hand in not only guiding but inspiring, enriching and supporting your process.

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The Purusharthas  

The purusharthas are Artha, Dharma, Karma, and Moksa. These are the four pillars of Vedic life. In other words, the useful objects of our aims...
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Recommended yoga books

Adam is often asked for his recommended yoga books. The list below will help to give you a broader perspective of yoga, including the Ashtanga...
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Glossary of yoga terms

This is a list of yoga terms that come up in yoga philosophy texts and discussions that you may not be familiar with. If you...
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timeline of important yoga texts

Below is a timeline of important yoga texts having an emphasis on hatha yoga. 1800-1000 BCE RG Veda  There are four Vedas; Rigveda, Samaveda, Yajurveda,...
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60-Hour Online Ashtanga Yoga Intensive

Dates (Saturday & Sunday 7.00am to 1.00pm UK Time) October 1st & Sunday 2nd October 15th & 16th 2022 October 29th & 30th 2022 November 12th & 13th 2022 November...
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Ten Most Important Yoga Sutras

This is a list of the most important Yoga Sutras in our opinion. It is a good place to start if you are a beginner...
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The Original Ashtanga Yoga Sequence

The original Ashtanga yoga sequence of Ashtanga yoga differs from how students learn the 'traditional sequence' today. When the first western students arrived in Mysore...
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What is Samsara?

What is Samsara? The term samsara, literally turning, refers to a never-ending chain of cause and effect that we are subject to. One circumstance exerting...
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Ashtanga Teachers By Arrival Date In Mysore

We created the chronology below after interviewing so many Ashtanga teachers and hearing about their early experiences in Mysore. The reason for this is to...
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What is Dharma?

What is Dharma? Dharma is at the very centre of yoga philosophy. When thinking about the very foundation, what brings all the diverse viewpoints and...
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Saturday 24th September | 9.00 am UK | 10.00 am Paris | 4.00 pm Bali 2 hours | recording available for 14 days (if you can’t...
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Yoga Philosophy for Beginners

This is a short introduction to yoga philosophy for beginners. Where should we start, what should we read? What is the essence of the method...
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