Is Ashtanga Yoga too difficult?

Is Ashtanga Yoga too difficult?

Is Ashtanga Yoga “just for the few and the strong and the proud and the brave”? David Swenson has been practicing Ashtanga Yoga since 1973 and is an amazing teacher. In this two-minute video David describes how anyone can practice Ashtanga Yoga and how it makes him sad when Ashtanga Yoga is described as “too difficult”.

The Mysore-style assisted self practice method of learning Ashtanga Yoga enables the practice to be adapted to suit each student’s needs. If you would like to know more about assisted self practice, read my Q&A.