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ASHTANGA

Ashtanga is accessible to everyone of all ages from individuals new to yoga to those who have been practicing for years. Instruction is given from teacher to student on an individual bases. Poses are added to an individuals practice as they gain strength and flexibility.

 

Mysore is the traditional way of learning Ashtanga yoga, named after the city in India where Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, the guru of Ashtanga Yoga, lived. The lineage is now held by Jois’ grandson, Sharath Jois.

WHO IS MYSORE FOR

Mysore is for everyone who is willing and eager to start their own yoga practice. In the beginning you get a small portion of the Ashtanga Yoga sequence, adding poses as you and your teacher see fit.

IS MYSORE A 4-5 HOUR CLASS

Mysore times are open practice sessions. You can arrive anytime as long as you have time to finish prior to the end of session.

DO I NEED TO KNOW THE SEQUENCE

No, Mysore class is where you learn the poses from the teacher. You will learn the sequence and commit it to memory as you progress through the practice, developing your own personal spiritual practice.

BEGINNERS

Mysore Classes are the best place to start. As a beginner you are the most important person in the room. The teacher helps guide you safely through the Ashtanga Yoga sequence. Taking pieces of the practice a little at a time to aid you in building the strength and flexibility you need to continue your Ashtanga journey.

Teachers

Stan Woodman; Owner & Yoga Instructor at The Yoga Shala

STAN WOODMAN

Owner

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Shana Swanson of The Yoga Shala

SHANA SWANSON

(RYT-200)

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Janell Breck at The Yoga Shala

JANELL BRECK

(E-RYT 200)

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Rebecca Roth at The Yoga Shala

REBECCA ROTH

(RYT-200)

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Jean Wriedt at The Yoga Shala in Ridgefield, CT

JEAN WRIEDT

STUDENT

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Valerie Rich at The Yoga Shala

VALERIE RICH

(E-RYT 200)

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Beverly Leighton at The Yoga Shala

BEVERLY LEIGHTON

(RYT-200)

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Miriam Zernis at The Yoga Shala

MIRIAM ZERNIS

BHAKTI / KIRTAN

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