We are a yoga studio focusing on teaching the Ashtanga method as taught by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois and his grandson R. Sharath Jois. Ashtanga yoga is a powerful and dynamic form of yoga based on a variety of body positions, called asanas, combined with breathing exercises. These asanas are performed in a certain order and with a flow in which breathing and body movements are connected.
In Ashtanga yoga it is important that you feel safe and develop at your own pace. By focusing on the breath and the movement, you’ll notice how you will become faster, more flexible and get a better focus on your daily life – no matter what condition you are in today. The breathing will help you challenge your body further and make it easier for you to perform the asanas we practice. There is no pressure on reaching a certain level at a certain time. Everybody can do yoga.
Ashtanga means “eight limbs”. Practicing ashtanga yoga means practicing all of the eight limbs. One of these limbs is the control of the body through asana and the control of the breath through pranayama. The others include moral and ethical principles, self-study, concentration and meditation. Most of the western world begins with the physical aspect and gradually, the other elements are introduced. Yoga caters to both body and soul and can be used as a tool for managing daily life and to lead a more balanced life altogether. You can choose what is important to you and how you do yoga. Some people like to focus on the breathing and physical exercises while others seek the benefits of introducing the philosophical aspects.
The regular practitioner of yoga is given the opportunity to develop and grow physically, mentally and emotionally. Yoga helps you find your inner strength, joy and silence. Yoga gives life balance uniting body and soul. We will gladly assist you on the way.
At Ashtanga House Mallorca we teach Ashtanga Yoga as taught at the K.Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute in Mysore, India. Our teacher Natalia Paisano has been studying at KPJAYI since 1998 and she has a Level 2 authorization.
Come practice with us in Mallorca, this gorgeous Mediterranean island!