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Jump Through within the Ashtanga Yoga Step by Step

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🎯 Key Points
  • Increases strength and flexibility.
  • Promotes mental clarity and focus.
  • Improves balance and coordination.
  • Boosts overall physical and mental well-being.
  • Enhances self-discipline and mindfulness.

This gesture is a classic within the Ashtanga Yoga. It is a very energetic gesture that is repeated many times during the series to keep warm between static postures. It is essential for anyone who wants to delve deeper into this discipline, as well as for anyone who enjoys managing their weight and inertia .

Jump Through within the Ashtanga Yoga Step by Step.

Step 1.

From Ado Mukka Svanasana ( Downward Facing Dog ) we bend our knees to prepare for the jump (exhaling).

Step 2.

We jump on our hands trying to collect ourselves in a Tuck Handstand (inhaling).

Step 3.

We cross our legs and put them between our arms until we reach exhaling position.

Step 4.

We sit.

Tricks :

  • If the difficulty is maintaining the Tuck or stopping inertia, it is recommended to jump less high.
  • If the problem is that the legs do not pass between the arms, we will work more on the elevation and meanwhile we will train the Jump Through by placing our hands on two blocks to create more space.
Bottom Line.

Ashtanga Yoga is a powerful and transformative practice that combines physical postures, breath work, and meditation to promote overall health and well-being. By adhering to the principles of discipline, dedication, and mindfulness, practitioners can experience increased strength, flexibility, and mental clarity. Ashtanga Yoga offers a holistic approach to self-improvement and personal growth, making it a valuable tool for individuals seeking to cultivate a deeper connection between mind, body, and spirit.

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