ashtanga yoga

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ashtanga yoga

(1) Raja yoga, see there.
(2)  A form of yoga based on raja yoga, developed by Pathabi Jois, that has 8 limbs, which includes ethical precepts (yama and niyama), physical practices (hatha and pranayama), inner-directed practices (pratyahara and dharana), meditation (dhyana) and absorption (Samadhi).
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And, surprisingly, it's not the result of pumping iron - it's down to Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga, or "power" yoga.
Probably yoga's most famous practitioner is Madonna, who has been doing ashtanga vinyasa yoga for years.