In this follow-up to her popular first book, The Power of Ashtanga Yoga, Kino MacGregor presents and explains the Intermediate Series of Ashtanga Yoga practice. MacGregor, a disciple of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, the founder of the method, gives a basic introduction to Ashtanga Yoga philosophy; provides essential background information on the Intermediate Series; gives tips on how to know when you are ready to take on this next stage of practice; explains the purification aspects of the practice; and gives instructions for the pranayama techniques associated with the practice, along with other key points. She also describes and demonstrates the entire Ashtanga Yoga Intermediate Series in over 250 photographs. This solid, engaging entry into intermediate-level practice is a wonderful resource for both practitioners and teachers.
Kino MacGregor is an international yoga teacher, author of three books, producer of six Ashtanga Yoga DVDs, writer, blogger, world traveler, cofounder of the Miami Life Center (www.miamilifecenter.com), Yoga Challenge (www.yogachallenge.com) and OmStars (omstars.com). Kino’s dharma is to help people… More about Kino MacGregor
“Kino MacGregor’s The Power of Ashtanga Yoga II is a wonderful gift for anyone who wants to really make their yoga work. Her approach brings understanding, patience, courage, and technique to practice in a way that will allow us to actually evolve step-by-intelligent-step toward transforming not only our bodies, but our hearts and minds. Please study this book deeply and then practice and practice.”—Richard Freeman
“You could not ask for a better guide to the Ashtanga method than Kino MacGregor, whose expertise, patience, compassion, and skillful teaching are at the highest level and are all distilled in this book.”—Jack Forem, author of Transcendental Meditation: The Essential Teachings of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
“This book is inspiring. Readers will benefit from Kino’s unparalleled mastery of asanas and her thorough understanding of the wisdom contained in Ashtanga’s Intermediate Series.”—David Robson, creator of “Learn to Float”