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Upcoming Ashtanga Yoga Workshops

Posted by on October 23, 2012


Yes. We are this excited about Kate O’Donnell’s upcoming Ashtanga yoga workshops.

(Yes, one month of Mysore practice is included free with the Intro class.)

And no,

you don’t have to be able to do this to attend.

(But yes, you may be inspired to put in the months or years of daily yoga practice that kurmasana requires.)

Check it out!


Introduction to Mysore

Saturday Nov 3 | 12:30-2 | Karma South End

Traditionally, the practice of Ashtanga Yoga is learned from one teacher, in increments, over the course of time. As one posture is mastered, the next is offered. “Mysore style” refers to the way the practice was taught in the Indian city of its origins, Mysore. In this style, students move and breath at their own pace, and the teacher has the ability to observe and adjust students individually. This workshop is meant to teach you the sun salutations and finishing postures, as well as introduce the philosophy behind this method of yoga practice.  My hope is to provide an opportunity for you to explore the tradition, and to help you feel comfortable in your own practice so you may begin attending daily morning classes and learning the sequence.  Class is appropriate for absolute beginners, as well as students of other styles. All ages are welcome.

Cost: $75, includes Mysore practice free for the month of November!  Payment can be made at class, cash or check only.


Afternoon Ashtanga Immersion and Adjustment Clinic

Sunday Nov 4 | 12:30-3:30 | Karma South End

Cost:  $40 payable at the door, cash or check only

 We will take this afternoon to learn about the movements of Prana and the importance of how we use the Jnanendriyas (sense organs) and Karmendriyas (organs of action) during practice. We will be practicing preparatory pranayams, and adjusting each other’s postures as vehicles for gaining more sensitivity to the subtle aspects of yoga practice.  This workshop will be accessible to all styles and levels of student.



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