阿斯湯伽於梵⽂裡「Ashtanga」的意思為八肢，代表住透過瑜 伽淨化身體、⼼靈的修持⽅式。因此，阿斯湯伽瑜伽實為⼀種結合身⼼的練習⽅式。 阿斯湯伽瑜伽為印度先師 Sri K Pattabhi Jois 所創。
於這入⾨課裡，我們會仔細探討阿斯湯伽瑜伽第⼀級裡體位法應⽤，學習如何同時透 過呼吸法、凝視法來達到真正的身⼼合⼀。 課堂適合任何經驗的學⽣。於導師的指引下，不同身體條件、不同經驗的學⽣會明⽩ 如何適節練習，以建⽴紮實的根基，並完全體會這套系統傳統的學習。
“Ashtanga” literally means eight limbs in Sanskrit which means a practise to integrate mind and body. Ashtanga Yoga is a system advanced by Sri. K. Pattabhi Jois in India.
Through the Basics class, we explore physical techniques, proper alignments from different parts of Primary Series detailedly. We will also get to know how to integrate the physical practice with other techniques such as Drishti, Bandha.
The class is suitable for all levels students. We will modify the approach for each individual body. It will be a good foundation for you to start the practice in a traditional way.