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Vinyasa Krama comes from the lineage of T. Krishnamacharya (1888-1989), known as "father of modern yoga." Krama means step. This Vinyasa style emphasizes on synchronizing breathing (pranayama) with gradually-built postures (asana). It strengthens the body without straining the heart. A typical class includes Sutra chanting, pranayama, asana and meditation. An accomplished Vinyasa Krama practitioner is expected to stay for 5 minutes in four poses: Pachimotanasana (forward bend), Vrksasana (Tree pose), Sarvangasana (shoulder stand) and Salamba Sirasana (supported headstand).