Ashtanga Yoga is introduced by Mahamuni Patanjali about 2500 years ago. It is also called as Patanjal yoga & Raj yoga
Ashatanga yoga, as name suggests has 8 limbs, namely Yama, Niyam, Asan, Pranayam, Pratyahar, Dharana, Dhyana & Samadhi.
Ashtanga Yoga disciplines us at our behavior, body, energy, mind & intellect level. As the picture below explains, Yama & Niyam are most important, among eight limbs.
Medical yoga there by based on Ashtanga yoga is extremely useful for psychosomatic & Life style Disorders.
They are Systemic Hypertension, Diabetes mellitus – Type II, Coronary artery Disease, Acid peptic disease, Habitual constipation, Asthma, Insomnia etc.
Ashtanga Yoga training pune (discipline) modulates our lifestyle leading to healthy dietary habits, practice of Yogic Postures & Conscious relaxation, breathing improvement, emotional stability & cognitive corrections.