Led Primary Series
The primary series is a challenging and invigorating sequence of postures. The postures are strengthening, toning and cleansing for the muscles, joints and internal organs. During the primary led classes, the students are guided in unison through the postures of the sequence and provided with variations of poses that prove challenging. Some familiarity with the Primary Series is advised.View Schedule
In this workshop, special attention will be focused on moving with conscious awareness, in union with conscious breath, otherwise known as viny?sa. Troubleshooting areas of instability that may be present, you will delve more thoroughly into how to build strength, with care and attention, building upon internal alignment. Focused points of attention will include practical application of Tristh?nam (posture, breath, gaze) into each movement, promoting a calm center and accessing sense withdrawal, known as praty?h?ra. Learn to activate and open the energy channels of the body without strain. Discover balance, support, and integrity in strength-based postures such as techniques for jumping back and jumping through as well as the structural breakdown of challenging poses and transitions.
The Gateway Poses of Primary Series and Intermediate Series
All postures in the sequences of Ashtanga yoga are important. However, in this workshop, we will take a closer look at the core the postures in both Primary and Intermediate series that are integral to opening and strengthening the body-mind to set the stage and foundation to more intelligently grow and evolve in the practice.View Schedule
Awakening The Core: Bandhas, Breath, and More
In this workshop become more intimately rooted in the internal network of the bandhas while tuning to the central axis of the body. Properly understanding how to engage the bandhas not only bring lightness to the body but also stability and clarity to the mind. Learn to become more closely connected to this often elusive and mysterious part of the practice of Ashtanga yoga, appropriate for all levels.View Schedule
Backbending with Ease: Liberate the Spine
The paradox of backbending is that we must be firm and soft at the same time, uniting the energy of strength and surrender. Learn the basic components of backbending with integrity to the natural flow of the body. In addition, learn to understand the concept of active release. When actively releasing, we experience the use of grounding mechanisms to establish the downward flow of energy while fully utilizing the breath to then be able to expand and deepen. In this workshop learn the foundational techniques that allow the body to find its depth and strength while at the same time letting go. For all levels.View Schedule
Yoga-inspired exercises to build strength and increase your muscular endurance. Increase muscle definition with dynamic, high-rep exercisesView Schedule
A masterclass to bring together all aspects from the previous day. Strength work and handstand practice followed by a quiet end.
Masterclass Flow Based
This is a flow based class, that incorporates energetic movement through a series of postures matched with the breath, creating an even greater sense of flow, strength, ease and tension release. This class includes plenty of playtime and breakdowns.