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Introduction to Ashtanga Yoga

IMG_2679-3431732845-O4-week sessions run every month

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.

Upcoming Sessions

Saturdays with Lisa Novembre; 9:30am – 10:30am: September 12, 19, 26, October 3

Wednesdays with Nikki Batthany; 6p-7p: September 16, 23, 30, October 7

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.



Date Added: August 9, 2014 | Filed under: Workshops & Events — admin @ 7:10 pm

Kino MacGregor: Weekend Workshop


Seminar: Yoga Talks

Friday, November 6th

Seminar MBOIn this seminar, explore a contemporary approach to Yoga Philosophy. Experience how this ancient tradition holds many life lessons in the postures and technique. For example, openness in the body relates to acceptance as a state of mind. See how life on the mat and life off the mat are often one and the same. Ask questions & discuss the inner journey openly.

6 – 8pm

$40

Register Online, or call AYCT at (647) 342-6550.

This workshop will take place at the Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Toronto.

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 before October 16th. There will be no refunds or credits granted for cancellations made after October 16th. Please note that registration is non-transferable.


Ashtanga Yoga Full Primary Series

Saturday November 7th

Primary MBOSurrender to the traditional Ashtanga Yoga method with careful emphasis on the traditional vinyasa method and have fun along the journey. Experience the integrity and purity of the Ashtanga Yoga practice and be prepared to sweat.

8:30 – 10:30am

$60

Register Online, or call AYCT at (647) 342-6550.

This workshop will take place at Twist Gallery, 2nd floor, 1100 Queen Street West. Toronto, ON M6J 1H9.

 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 before October 16th. There will be no refunds or credits granted for cancellations made after October 16th. Please note that registration is non-transferable.


Folding Deeply Forward

Saturday November 7th

Folding forward MBOUnlock the secret to open hips and long hamstrings and solve the riddle of these two seemingly incorrigible areas of the body. Without your hamstrings and hips in place the yoga practice sometimes feels like a dead end with no hope in sight. Turn that thought around in this fun, practical approach to working with your legs, hips and pelvis. This workshop gives you the foundation for healthy forward bending, easy hip flexion and a new understanding of your legs. Delve into the inner world with solid anatomical explanations, easy-to-apply techniques and in-depth understanding.

12:30 – 2:30pm

$60

Register Online, or call AYCT at (647) 342-6550.

This workshop will take place at Twist Gallery, 2nd floor, 1100 Queen Street West. Toronto, ON M6J 1H9.

 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 before October 16th. There will be no refunds or credits granted for cancellations made after October 16th. Please note that registration is non-transferable.


Fearless Backbends

Saturday November 7th

Backbends MBO

If you enjoy a challenge but think you are too stiff to ever bend your back then this is the perfect class for you. By understanding how to work your body in a safe way you will learn what it takes to really bend over backwards with no fear. The secrets of deep backbends are available to you through the integration of sound anatomical principles, healthy alignment techniques and intensely fun stretches. The dynamic movement mechanics of bending your spine are the key to limitless flows of energy and in this class you will begin to explore your natural potential to for deep backbends with safety, support and enthusiasm.

3:30 – 5:30pm

$60

Register Online, or call AYCT at (647) 342-6550.

This workshop will take place at Twist Gallery, 2nd floor, 1100 Queen Street West. Toronto, ON M6J 1H9.

 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 before October 16th. There will be no refunds or credits granted for cancellations made after October 16th. Please note that registration is non-transferable.


Strength: Yes, You Can!

Sunday November 8th

Strength MBO

If you think you’ll never be able to lift up, or if you want to take your lifting up to a new level, this class if for you. This class integrates the elusive “bandha” and core work in a way that is accessible for everyone. By using natural and scientific principles, like gravity, weight distribution, and mind-body connection, you will gain a new understanding of the potential for natural strength in your body. You will leave this workshop with tools you can apply to reach a new level of strength, presence and awareness.

All levels.

8:30 – 10:30am

$60

Register Online, or call AYCT at (647) 342-6550.

This workshop will take place at Twist Gallery, 2nd floor, 1100 Queen Street West. Toronto, ON M6J 1H9.

 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 before October 16th. There will be no refunds or credits granted for cancellations made after October 16th. Please note that registration is non-transferable.


Open Your Hips

Sunday November 8th

Hips MBO

Gain access to the energy centers deep within the pelvis and learn to relax and release your hips into freedom. With a careful anatomical understanding of the muscular and skeletal activation needed to access the natural external hip rotation available to everyone you will have fun exploring the interior spaces of your hip joints. Make contact with your hips and unlock their potential for movement.

12:30 – 2:30pm

$60

Register Online, or call AYCT at (647) 342-6550.

This workshop will take place at Twist Gallery, 2nd floor, 1100 Queen Street West. Toronto, ON M6J 1H9.

 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 before October 16th. There will be no refunds or credits granted for cancellations made after October 16th. Please note that registration is non-transferable.


Inversions, Handstanding & the Art of Balance

Sunday November 8th

Inversions MBO

Turning yourself upside down challenges the body’s sense of spatial orientation, the limits of physical strength and the mind’s outer edges of fear. In this class you will learn to approach inversions with sound anatomical principles, an open mind, excitement and fun. You will experience first hand that it takes much more than brute strength to steady yourself on your hands. You will see how easy it really is to let yourself slide into postures, positions and inversions that you think are impossible with just the slightest change of perspective. Everything from shoulderstand to downward dog to handstand is part of the game.

3:30 – 5:30pm

$60

Register Online, or call AYCT at (647) 342-6550.

This workshop will take place at Twist Gallery, 2nd floor, 1100 Queen Street West. Toronto, ON M6J 1H9.

 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 before October 16th. There will be no refunds or credits granted for cancellations made after October 16th. Please note that registration is non-transferable.


Buy More and Save!

Can’t choose between workshops? Want to register for more than one? Good news! We are offering  special package rates this year for those who wish to attend more than one workshop. Choose any four workshops on Saturday and Sunday for just $225 +HST. Or why not attend all 7 for $380 +HST for the whole weekend!

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 before October 16th. There will be no refunds or credits granted for cancellations made after October 16th. Please note that registration is non-transferable.

 

All photos by Me&Her.


Date Added: July 29, 2014 | Filed under: Workshops & Events — admin @ 10:39 pm