June 28-30 2013

kino macgregor - ashtanga yoga workshop

register online

Complete workshop $225
We are taking registrations for the full workshop only through April 30.
Starting May 1 you can register for individual sessions.
Early bird - register by April 30 $200; $225 May 1 and after.
Friday June 28
7:00-9:00 pm $50
Burn, Baby, Burn! Awakening the Karmic Fire
Known in Sanskrit as Agni, the fire of purification, the karmic fire ignited by dedicated yoga practice burns through bodily impurities, negative behavior patterns and painful emotions to reveal the true nature of your inner being. The success of the Ashtanga Yoga method hinges on your understanding of your own inner agni. More than just physical strength the development of agni transcends the physical and is a gateway to the spiritual. In this seminar you will delve deeply into the inner world to make contact with the illusive "bandhas" and discover your own true power. Through a careful, alignment-based approach to the essential postures of the Ashtanga Yoga method you will connect with this hidden power center and find a indestructible source of energy that infuses your entire practice and life with spiritual light.
Saturday June 28
9 AM - 11 AM
Guided Full Primary Series $50

1 - 3 PM
Fearless Backbends $50
If you enjoy a challenge but think you are too stiff to ever bend your back then this is the perfect class for you. By understanding how to work your body in a safe way you will learn what it takes to really bend over backwards with no fear. The secrets of deep backbends are available to you through the integration of sound anatomical principles, healthy alignment techniques and intensely fun stretches. The dynamic movement mechanics of bending your spine are the key to limitless flows of energy and in this class you will begin to explore you natural potential to for deep backbends with safety, support and enthusiasm.
Sunday June 30
7:30 - 9:30 AM
Mysore Style Ashtanga Yoga $50

10 - 12:30 PM
Arm Balances for Everyone $50
Break a sweat while learning to safely balance on your hands, have fun while challenging yourself and gain access to your own inner strength. The magic of the arm balance is demystified and made approachable so that every practitioner who is not afraid to put in the work can feel the beauty of flight. When done correctly arm balances can build self-esteem, increase energy flow and heal old injuries. Every student will leave with proven techniques to safely build the structural support necessary for stability in all strength based postures.

Friday June 28
4:00-6:30 pm $65
Ashtanga Yoga Adjustments Training for Teachers
Not included in workshop - please register separately.
In this seminar for teachers you will learn the foundational philosophical principles of the Ashtanga Yoga method. You will also how to approach some key postures in the Ashtanga Yoga Primary Series. You can only share what you directly experience so the process of teaching, assisting and guiding students includes your personal level of awareness. While there is cookie cutter method that applies universally to all people in all situations, you will experiment with communicating through hands-on assists during your teaching and during your yoga practice.


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