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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 3 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.

Workshops

<< Jan 18 2019 - Jan 17 2020 >>

Dominic Corigliano Ashtanga Yoga Weekend Dominic introduces basic to advanced concepts about Ashtanga Yoga that will be expanded upon detailed elaborated throughout the weekend. In the workshops on Saturday and Sunday, we will discuss Ashtanga strengths and limitations, progression through the most difficult asanas and groups of asana and different forms of practice possible within Ashtanga’s framework. You will be able to ask questions anytime about a wide variety of topics from your nemesis asana to Ashtanga in the #MeToo era. Dominic has film dating from the 1980s that he can use throughout.
Ashtanga: Physical Yoga Practice for your Mind with Dominic Corigliano Fri, Jan 25, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
In this first special led class, Dominic introduces basic to advanced concepts about Ashtanga Yoga that will be expanded upon detailed elaborated throughout the weekend. In the workshops on Saturday and Sunday, we will discuss Ashtanga strengths and limitations, progression through the most difficult asanas and groups of asana and different forms of practice possible within Ashtanga’s framework. You will be able to ask questions anytime about a wide variety of topics from your nemesis asana to Ashtanga in the #MeToo era. Dominic has film dating from the 1980s that he can use throughout.
Morning Mysore with Dominic Corigliano with Dominic Corigliano Sat, Jan 26, 2019 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Mysore classes on Saturday and Sunday give us a chance to know each other in a form of communication that is beyond speech.
 
The Mysore style of yoga asana practice is a particular way of teaching yoga within the Ashtanga Yoga tradition as taught by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois and Sharath Jois in the southern Indian city of Mysore. There are some differences in this method from the usual modern way in which yoga is taught. The class is not "led" as a whole but rather all instruction is one-on-one within the group class setting. Students practice their own portion of the Ashtanga sequence of asanas at their own pace as given by teacher.
Trance States in Ashtanga Yoga with Dominic Corigliano Sat, Jan 26, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Samadhi consciousness and Ashtanga’s core principles /strengths. Drawing from Dominic’s video archives, Yoga texts, and narrative, this workshop we will consider the “goals” of Ashtanga as a practice that develops health, concentration, and contemplation.
Morning Mysore with Dominic Corigliano with Dominic Corigliano Sun, Jan 27, 2019 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Mysore classes on Saturday and Sunday give us a chance to know each other in a form of communication that is beyond speech.
 
The Mysore style of yoga asana practice is a particular way of teaching yoga within the Ashtanga Yoga tradition as taught by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois and Sharath Jois in the southern Indian city of Mysore. There are some differences in this method from the usual modern way in which yoga is taught. The class is not "led" as a whole but rather all instruction is one-on-one within the group class setting. Students practice their own portion of the Ashtanga sequence of asanas at their own pace as given by teacher.
Injuries, aging, life transitions. Makers and Breakers of Practice with Dominic Corigliano Sun, Jan 27, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
This workshop will revisit some of the core concepts of Ashtanga and also engage in a critical discussion of life's events that challenge the ability to practice. Again, drawing on video footage and reflection upon 35 years of practice and teaching others.
Intro to Mysore with Janell Breck Tue, Feb 12, 2019 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ever wonder what Mysore is about?  Here is an opportunity for you to see the importance of committing the sequence to memory.  A short discussion on the history of the Ashtanga Yoga practice and how to make it a life long experience.
Intro to Second Series with Janell Breck Sat, Feb 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Join Janell for a playful introduction to the Second Series of Ashtanga Yoga. Dive into the backbending sequence and learn the importance of what Primary Series prepares you for in Second.  A fun, open and easy exploration of the first section of Second Series.  All are welcome!
Chanting, Led Primary Series and Q&A with Stan Woodman Sun, Feb 24, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
 
 
The beautiful sounds of sanskrit chanting is a sweet and joyful way to begin your asana practice.  Following chanting, we will go through Primary Series with sanskrit count and end with time for Q&A.
Intro to Mysore with Janell Breck Tue, Mar 12, 2019 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ever wonder what Mysore is about?  Here is an opportunity for you to see the importance of committing the sequence to memory.  A short discussion on the history of the Ashtanga Yoga practice and how to make it a life long experience.
Intro to Second Series with Janell Breck Sat, Mar 16, 2019 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join Janell for a playful introduction to the Second Series of Ashtanga Yoga. Dive into the backbending sequence and learn the importance of what Primary Series prepares you for in Second.  A fun, open and easy exploration of the first section of Second Series.  All are welcome!