Jean qualified as a Iyengar yoga teacher in 1995 and since then has studied a number of forms of yoga including Ashtanga. Her book contains a description of the history and techniques of the Ashtanga Yoga method. Asanas in the Primary Series are given with photographs and options for easing into the pose and deepening the pose. As well as details of the Primary Series, the book also has abridged asana sequences of 15, 30 and 45 minutes. You can read more about Jean on her website www.yogajeannie.com.
Step-by-Step Astanga Yoga
By Jean Hall
Astanga is a unique form of Hatha yoga that places emphasis on the flowing energy of breath, body and mind to cultivate an inner core strength. The primary instrument of Astanga yoga is the body, which is led through a sequence of yoga postures (asanas).