Here you can find additional information about the fantastic week.
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Please take note that there are 2 different venues
Sat. Sept 24 / 9:00a – 11:00a – Led Counted Class: Primary Series
Sat. Sept 24 / 11:30a – 1:30p – Vinyasa: Breathing Moving System
Description: The vinyasa system provides the defining structure for the Ashtanga practice. David and Jelena will give an overview of the goal of Ashtanga and the vinyasa meditation, and also show you 5 transformational techniques to help you work on deepening the vinyasa in your practice.
Sat. Sept 24 / 3:30p – 5:30p – Ashtanga Fundamentals
Description: The work of physical precision is embodied focus. In Ashtanga, the focus we create in asana and vinyasa leads us deeper into states of flow and meditation. This workshop will help you sharpen your focus by defining the coordinates and alignment conditions of Ashtanga’s opening sequence of Fundamental Postures.
Sun. Sept 25 / 12p – 12:45p – Workshop: Pranayama & Meditation 30€
Description: David will begin the session by leading you through some gentle pranayama, and seated breathing exercises. Jelena will then guide you through a seated Mindfulness Meditation practice.
Sun. Sept 25 / 1p – 3p – Workshop: Lifting and Landing
Description: In this session, part of the workshop David Robson and Jelena offers detailed techniques and alignment cues that will help you find graceful, weightless transitions between postures in the practice.
Mon. Sept 26 / 1p – 3p – Workshop: Hips, Knees & Forward Bends
Description: Ashtanga’s Primary Series is full of forward folds and knee bends. Correct technique and alignment are important in order to avoid
injuring the hamstrings, lower back, or knees. This workshop will explore the different aspects of the Primary Series forward bends with the goal of going deeper into the transformations and benefits of each pose while also keeping the body safe.
Tue. Sept 27 / 1p – 3p – Workshop: Backbends
Description: Explore the alignment and actions of Ashtanga’s Primary & Intermediate Series backbends. Find the balance between organization and surrender that will allow your body to go deeper into the postures.
This workshop David Robson and Jelena is open to practitioners of all levels.
Wed. Sept 28 / 1p – 3p – Workshop: Alignments & Assists
Description: Physical adjustments are one of the cornerstones of studying and teaching the Ashtanga tradition. In this workshop, you will study the ideas and actions for assisting some of Ashtanga’s Primary Series postures. This workshop is open to teachers and non-teachers who want to learn about the postures from a different perspective.
Thu. Sept 29 / 1p – 3p – Workshop: Intro to Intermediate
Description: Ashtanga’s Second Series of postures is designed to cleanse and charge our nervous system. This workshop will provide an accessible introduction to some of the deeper backbends, hip-openers and arm balances that make the Intermediate Series such a transformative practice.
All practitioners are invited to attend this unique Workshop David Robson and Jelena
We are not able to lend mats for the Mysore program. However, we have great mats to sell at 99€. Designed by an ashtanga friend of mine Fredrik Salevik.
Mats to lend will be available at Yoga One but they are limited so to be safe bring yours.
Sarria is a nice family-friendly neighbourhood with plenty of places where to eat and grab a coffee. We recommend however the Organic Market where Ana, Alejandra or Bella will provide you with a smile and nice organic food.
There are a few places to sleep around the venue. We recommend a budget hotel nearby the Mysore location. For accommodation, you can use the coupon: EMPRESA and get a 15% discount here.
On Sat. and Sun, there will be a Kirtan festival 5 minutes from the venue where you could eat vegan food and listen to Kirtan after the workshops.More info