The Ashtanga Yoga Anusthana teaches the counts, poses and 8 limbs of Ashtanga Yoga in a simple concise way. This book is written by Sharath Jois, the grandson of the late Pattabhi Jois, the father of Ashtanga Yoga.
Shanna Small has been practicing Ashtanga Yoga and studying the Yoga Sutras since 2001. She has studied in Mysore with Sharath Jois and is the Director of AYS Charlotte, a school for traditional Ashtanga in Charlotte NC. She has written for Yoga International and the Ashtanga Dispatch. Go here for more information on AYS Charlotte. For information on workshops, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.