This dynamic, physically demanding practice synchronizes breath and movement to produce an internal heat designed to purify the body. Ashtanga yoga, with its many vinyasas, is great for building core strength and toning the body. Prepare to sweat as you briskly move through a set sequence.
Ashtanga is similar to Vinayasa yoga. Each style connects every movement to breath. The difference between the two is that Ashtanga often performs exactly the same poses in exactly the same order.
Ashtanga is sweaty and physically demanding type of yoga.