A particular sequence created by K. Pattabhi is termed as Ashtanga Vinyasa. Practioner of ashtanga Vinyasa are expected to memorize a sequence. The sequence is done rhythmically with breathing.
Usually, the sequence begins with five repetitions of Sun Salutation A (Surya Namaskara A) and five repetitions of Sun Salutation B (Surya Namaskara B) followed by a standing sequence.
The sequence moves with six series of asana.
The six series are 1) Primary Series, 2) Intermediate series, 3) Advance A , 4) Advance B, 5) Advance C, and 6) Advance D