Intro to Ashtanga Mysore Style
This course is dedicated to students with no previous experience of Ashtanga or to students who would like to build their confidence to join the Mysore Classes.
During the four sessions, you will be guided through basic principles of alignment and movement within the method of Ashtanga Yoga.
You will be explained the essential aspects of the practice known as tristahna method, and guided through the breathing practice.
You will learn Sun Salutations, the Fundamental Postures and the Mysore style approach to practice.
By the end of the course you will have a solid understanding of the Ashtanga yoga method and will have a short sequence memorized so you can practice confidently in the Mysore setting or on your own at home.
Session 1- Finding the purpose in the movement
Guided practice of Surya Namaskara with modifications, followed by self-practice of Sun Salutations.
Introduction to the three pillars of ashtanga
Session 2 Strengthening the Foundations
Guided practice of Sun Salutations with implementation of Tristana Method
Introduction to Standing postures
Session 3 - Discovering The Rhythm
Self practice of Sun Salutations and standing postures
Introduction to the purpose and practice of vinyasa.
Session 4 - Owning Your Practice
Self practice of standing and some of the seated postures
Introduction to backbends and finishing postures
Duration: 4 meetings
Timing: Saturday, 10:30am to 12:00pm
February 18th + 25th & March 4th + 11th
* Upon Completion of this course a discount (-20%) for a 1 Month Unlimited pass will be offered.
* Please bring your mat or mat towel for hygiene purposes. Please also bring a towel for adjustments.
* A pen and notepad for taking notes are most welcome
* Don’t eat heavey meal at least 2 hours before the practice
A minimum of 6 participants is needed for the workshop to take place.