A traditional method of teaching Ashtanga Yoga that unfolds the series to each practitioner on an individual basis. Mysore is a city in the South of India where Ashtanga Yoga came from. Ashtanga yoga involves synchronizing the breath with a progressive series of postures, a process producing intense internal heat and a profuse, purifying sweat that detoxifies muscles and organs. The result is improved circulation, a light, and strong body, and a calm mind.
Primary Series in Ashtanga Yoga is called Yoga Chikitsa or Yoga Therapy. The Primary Series focuses on asanas (postures) that purify the body. The asanas are arranged in sequential order, each posture builds on the previous one, strengthening and balancing the body. In this class, we will go through the first half or less of the primary series. Geared for all levels. There will be modifications taught if needed. Come cleanse your body and mind through the Ashtanga sequence.
Gentle Ashtanga Yoga
Introduction to the Primary Series. Ashtanga consists of a sequence of postures taken from the primary series flow developed by K. Pattabhi Jois. The intention is that by giving the students a set sequence that they can learn, they will be able to make the practice meditative while focusing on their breathwork to gain both the spiritual and physiological benefits of yoga. Beginners are welcome.
Led Primary Series
Primary Series is called Yoga Chikitsa or Yoga Therapy. The Primary Series focuses on asanas (postures) that purify the body. The asanas are arranged in a sequential order, each posture builds on the previous one, strengthening and balancing the body. Come cleanse your body and mind through the Primary Series with the traditional Sanskrit vinyasa count.
Learn how to synchronize breath with movement. Connecting with your body mind and soul. These sessions are for all levels from those who want to learn basic yoga movements and focus on building flexibility and strength to those who want to advance there physical and spiritual practice by becoming more self aware through breath, meditation, and asana (postures). Great way to introduce yourself to yoga or to advance your practice.