Category Archives: Podcasts

The Wheel of Ashtanga Yoga with John Scott

Legendary Ashtanga Yoga teacher John Scott talks about the eight limbs of Ashtanga Yoga.

John talks of his intimate days with Guruji Shri K. Pattabhi Jois and explains the Ashtanga Vinyasa system. He explains the relationship of Breath, Mantra, Asana and Concentration and how they all inter relate.

Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga is a dynamic meditation that leads the aspirant from dynamic to static meditation.

Maria Boox on Ashtanga Yoga, Mediation, Injuries, Beginners Practice, Aging

Watch Anatomy expert Stu Girling as he speaks with Ashtanga Yoga teacher Maria Boox.

Maria sheds some light on
– Her personal time with her teachers Shri K. Pattabhi Jois & BKS Iyengar.
– Injuries she had sustained and healed from over the years
– The real meaning of Yoga and how not to get caught up in only Asana practice
– How some of the new age Yoga teachers either attract students for the wrong reasons or intimidate them with complex postures
– Pranayama and meditation
– Understanding the tendencies of the mind
– Backbending

The Yoga Anatomy Interview

This interview is a great resource for serious/advanced yoga practitioners & body workers who want to better understand yoga anatomy.

Join Anatomy Masters David Keil and Stu Girling in their fascinating interview on Anatomy and Ashtanga Yoga. This was originally filmed in 2013 and posted as short clips, this is the release of the entire talk.

In the 90 minute interview they cover the following topics and more

Janu Sirsasana C & Setu Bandhasana
How to Deal with Tension in particular muscle groups
Supta Konasana
How to prevent SI (sacroiliac) joint Injury
Chakrasana – How to do it safely
The Anatomy of Marichyasana
Chaturanga Asana – How far down and forward should one go
Seratus and Chaturangadand Asana
Understanding the Psoas Muscle

Magdalena Macweld interview on Yin Yoga

Anatomy Master Stu Girling is back at the wonderful Purple Valley Yoga Retreat for another ‘Dialogue with Stu’ film. Todays Interview is on the subject of Yin Yoga. What it means to incorporate Yin Yoga alongside your regular ashtanga  practice and what exactly are the benefits of doing so.

Magdalena is a exceptional yogi in both Ashtanga and Yin, She is an Author of a best selling Yin Yoga book in Sweden and has been teaching both students and trainee teachers for year.