Welcome to the vinYoga website.
Here at Ashtanga Yoga Coventry you will find:
- basic introduction to yoga and its history
- specific details of Ashtanga Yoga, Vinyasa and other dynamic styles
- guidance on how to get started in learning yoga
- details of yoga classes in Coventry
- yoga workshops and teacher training
and much more.
Focus on Ashtanga Yoga
In provision of yoga Coventry is rapidly evolving, and is almost entirely focused on posture practice. The vinYoga methodology deals with a lot more than just postures – yoga, if practiced with attention and commitment, can have a great liberating power, by bringing about harmony of our body, our mind, our emotional and intuitive dimensions.
The posture work is taught in the ‘traditional’ format that originated in Mysore, as well as in modern, western style. It is important to open up Ashtanga based Yoga to a broader audience. To provide this broader access, some lighter practice structures have been developed, modified postures and techniques are employed to suit beginners. In a way the method combines Ashtanga Yoga with Vinyasa Krama.
In terms of theory and philosophy the vinYoga approach revolves around the eight fold path described as Ashtanga Yoga in scriptures such as the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali.
The methodology is currently laid out along three major practice streams, shown below:
Our three major streams of practice are:
vinYoga is a learning and teaching methodology, offering yoga classes, yoga workshops, personal tuition and teacher training in Coventry, Leamington Spa, Kenilworth and the wider Warwickshire and West Midlands area. Activities are also developing UK-wide and internationally – workshops and teacher training events in Hungary, more planned for Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Finland…