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Session I: Saturday: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
FOUNDATIONS OF ASHTANGA
In this workshop, we will explore the fundamentals and details of correct breathing, sun salutations and all of the standing poses. Examples and tools for working on the jump back and jump through of the Ashtanga Vinyasa breath movement system will be covered in detail. Opening and closing mantras will be explained and chanted together with guided relaxation at the end.
Session II: Saturday: 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
PRIMARY SERIES PART ONE
In session Three, we will we will break down in detail the first half of the primary series and the finishing postures. Foundations of technique and alignment will be discussed; modifications will be addressed where necessary. Continued detailed instruction of the Finishing postures is included here.
Session III: Sunday: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
PRIMARY SERIES PART TWO
This morning session begins with some breathwork (pranayama) and a guided meditation. We will focus on the details of the Second Half of the primary series. Technique and alignment of postures will be refined, allowing for efficiency of muscular force, correct breathing, and an increase in the flow of prana, our subtle, vital energy.
Session IV: Sunday: 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
TAKING IT FURTHER
This last session will focus on a review of essential elements of Ashtanga yoga such as breath movement efficiency and injury prevention with an accent on back bending and an introduction to some of the accessible poses of the Intermediate (2nd) Series. Mysore Style Ashtanga will be explained and explored. The session will end with a restorative and refreshing Yoga Nidra session and short Kirtan.