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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.


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.


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


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.


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.


<< Sep 25 2018 - Sep 24 2019 >>

Ayurveda: Workshop: Its Fundamentals & Healing Power with Kathy Carrera Katts Sun, Oct 21, 2018 at 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Ayurveda Workshop:
Its Fundamentals & Healing Power

Come join us to learn about Ayurveda & The Fall cleanse for seasonal transition.

SUNDAY, October 21st, 3:30-5:30pm 
$40 by 10/17 ~ $50 thereafter Ayurvedic food tasting & handouts are included.
Ayurveda, known as yoga's sister science, is a consciousness based, holistic approach to optimal health and prevention of disease, incorporating the elements of nature. Together, yoga and Ayurveda are a system of healing & consciousness. Workshop taught by Kathy Katts.
For more information on Kathy and Inner Source Ayurveda go to: www.innersourceayurveda.com
Fall Ashtanga Retreat @ Menla Mountain with Stan Woodman Next held on Fri, Oct 26, 2018 at 5:00 pm - 5:15 pm
This enrollment runs from Fri Oct 26, 2018 - Sun Oct 28, 2018

Join Stan Woodman and Janell Breck for a weekend Ashtanga Yoga Retreat at Menla Mountain, Phoenicia, NY.


Set in a secluded valley beside an enchanting stream in the heart of the Catskill mountains, Menla is a hidden oasis, featuring spiritual and wellness retreats as well as exclusive getaways and the world-class Dewa Spa. A truly unique venue, Menla is the Dalai Lama’s cultural center in North America—a modern retreat and destination spa inspired by the ancient Buddhist kingdom of Tibet.


Immerse yourself in the magic of the pristine mountain forests, explore hiking trails, encounter wildlife, and explore the Primary Series of Ashtanga Yoga. This weekend is for yoga practitioners looking to learn more about their own practice.


Cost ranges from $725.00 - $925.00 (includes Housing, Dinner Friday through Lunch on Sunday and all yoga:))

Email for more info ... info@theyogashalact.com


Deluxe Private Room - Queen Bed/Private Bath - Single
4 rooms - $975/room
Lhasa Inn/Kathmandu House


Deluxe Private Room - Queen Bed/Private Bath - Couple
2 rooms - cost is $775.00/person/room
Lhasa Inn/Kathmandu House


Private Room - Queen Bed/Private Bath - Single
2 rooms - $900/room
Gangtok Cottage


Deluxe Double Room - 2 Twin Beds/Private Bath - 2 students
1 room - cost is $750/person
Lhasa Inn


Deluxe Double Room - 2 twin Beds/Shared Bath - 2 students
3 rooms - cost is $725/person


Weekend Schedule:

Friday, Oct, 26th
Check In 3pm-8pm
5:00-6:00pm Yoga Class (for those that arrive early)
6:00-7:30pm Dinner
7:30-9:00pm Sun Salutations

Saturday Oct, 27th
6:00-8:00am Chanting / Led Primary Series
8:00-10:00am BREAKFAST / BREAK
10:00-12:00pm Standing Postures/First Half Primary
12:00-4:00pm LUNCH / TIME OFF
4:00-6:00pm Second Half Primary / Closing
6:00pm Dinner followed with 1 HR Philosophy discussion

Sunday, Oct, 28th
6:00-8:00am Chanting / Led Primary Series
8:00-10:00am BREAKFAST / BREAK
10:00-11:00am Closing Ceremony Time
Check Out and Lunch