Yoga - Astanga Style Description
Astanga yoga involves a series of challenging exercises aimed at promoting physical and mental well-being. Often performed in a non-stop, consecutive fashion, these exercises can help improve flexibility, cardiorespiratory fitness and muscular strength and endurance. Like other styles of yoga, astanga emphasizes physical and mental self-awareness while contributing to stress reduction and muscle relaxation. Beginners should seek out qualified instruction.
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Muscle groups used
Primary muscles: every major muscle group in the body should be involved in a well-balanced program
Approximately 0.059 Calories per minute per pound of body weight
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