Introduction to Ashtanga Yoga
Learn the fundamentals of the Ashtanga yoga practice in a slow, safe and comprehensive manner. In this four week course students will learn Sun Salutations and the fundamental standing asanas (postures), breathing techniques, and philosophy of the Ashtanga yoga system. This course will also teach you all about the Mysore style approach to learning. Class size is limited to 8 students to allow for more individual attention.
Saturdays, 9:30-10:30am: January 7, 14, 21 & 28
Cost: $100/4-week session
Register Online, or call AYCT at (647) 342-6550.
Preregistration is required. Full payment is required to reserve your spot in a workshop. There will be a 20% administration fee on refunds for cancellations made 48 hours in advance. There are no refunds or credits granted for cancellations made less than 48 hours prior to the workshop start date.
2 Week Retreat in Goa with David Robson & Jelena Vesić
Join David & Jelena for two weeks of traditional practice and afternoon workshops at Purple Valley Retreat in Goa.
This retreat is focused on sadhana. the daily effort of practice; come prepared to work hard and experience the purification and transformation that Ashtanga has to offer.
Sunday to Thursday, mornings will begin at 6.30am with Mysore-style practice. On Friday mornings there will be a Led Primary class, set to the traditional Sanskrit vinyasa count. Each week will offer 4 afternoon workshops on ideas, techniques and exercises to help you deepen your Ashtanga practice. All of this practice is supported and enhanced by the incredible vegetarian food and natural beauty of Purple Valley.
1-week Primary Series Intensive
Please note that this is NOT a teacher certification course. Only R. Sharath of the KPJ Ashtanga Yoga Institute in Mysore, India, can grant Authorization and Certification to teach Ashtanga Yoga.
This week is all about learning the proper technique to practice Ashtanga’s Primary Series. Each day will be based around morning mysore-style or led practice with David. The rest of the day will be devoted to workshops in:
- Learning the traditional vinyasa count for the Primary Series
- Philosophy and theory of Ashtanga Yoga and The Yoga Sutras
- Functional anatomy
- Sanskrit in the practice
- Asana clinics
- Sat Apr 1: 8 – 9.30a Led Primary, 12 – 3p Workshop
- Sun Apr 2: morning Mysore, 12 – 3p Workshop
- Mon Apr 3: morning Mysore, 12 – 3p Workshop
- Tue Apr 4: morning Mysore
- Wed Apr 5: morning Mysore, 12 – 3p Workshop
- Thu Apr 6: morning Mysore, 12 – 3p Workshop
- Fri Apr 7: morning Mysore, 12 – 3p Workshop
$750 + HST (13%)
A $300 + HST non-refundable, non-transferable deposit is required upon acceptance into the course. The remaining balance will be due on or before Saturday, March 18, 2017. There are no refunds or credits once full payment is accepted.
Yoga Mala by Sri K Pattabhi Jois
Ashtanga Yoga Anusthana by Sri R Sharath Jois.
An Ashtanga Immersion Manual by David Robson will be included in the cost of the workshop.
Registration in the program is completed with the payment of the deposit.
Or call AYCT at (647) 342-6550. Our reception staff will be happy to answer any questions you have about this program.
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