Practice Mysore style Ashtanga 6 days per week followed by traditional Sanskrit chanting and meditation. We’ll chant the Yoga Sutras, Baghavad Gita, and other traditional chants. Afternoons will include philosophy discussions on the principal messages of the root texts of yoga, including the Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita and the Yoga Sutras, followed by asana lab addressing pose alignment and how to safely approach the poses in the Ashtanga Yoga Primary Series.
This is a one-month, 200-hour program for which you’ll receive a Yoga Alliance registration, however if you are interested in certification or authorization in Ashtanga yoga specifically, you must travel to Mysore, India to practice with Sharath Jois.
Our teachings are rooted in tradition. You will learn:
- The history of Yoga and Ashtanga Yoga
- Methodology of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga
- Pose Alignment and Benefits
- Functional Anatomy
- Teaching Principles
Dates: Oct. 3-28, 2016 (Sunday – Friday)
Sunday: 7-9am Mysore Practice
Monday -Friday: 7am-9am Mysore practice; 9:00-10:30am Chanting; 1pm-3pm Philosphay Discussion; 3-5pm Asana Lab/Adjustments
A. Full One-month Program: $2950, plus text book fees. $500 non-refundable deposit required to hold your space. ONLY 20 students accepted. Pay IN FULL by Aug. 1, 2016 and save $200 for total tuition of $2750. There are four books required (click to order).
B. Drop in for chanting and meditation daily: $15 ($10 for Ally Ford Yoga graduates)
C. Drop in for weekly chanting and afternoon sessions available: $250 per week
- Week One: Sun Salutations and Standing Poses
- Week Two: Seated Poses
- Week Three: Finishing Postures and Inversions
D. Drop In for the 2-Day Functional Anatomy Workshop , where we will address specific foundational postures from the Ashtanga Primary Series and which muscles and body systems are affected. Dates TBD.