Ashtanga Yoga Immersion

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with Sheila Magalhaes and Stacey Duquette
Space is limited for this class, pre registration is required.
Friday night, December 8, 6 to 9 pm.
Saturday, December 9, 9 am to 3 pm. (break for lunch)
$100 pre paid.
$110 at the door, space permitting.
If you are new to Ashtanga Yoga, you are welcome to attend, jump in and learn!

Immerse yourself in the traditional 8-Limbed Path of Yoga
Body, Mind and Spirit

Learn and practice these dynamic, yet accessible Ashtanga based yoga practices:
The physical practice of yoga will be balanced by an exploration of the "Deeper Practices" of Yoga!

Friday night:
 
Present Power Yoga Flow Class, based on the work of Beryl Bender Birch
Introducing The Yoga Sutras, exploring the foundational text of Pantanjali, written in 200 BC:
"What is Yoga"  "Why do we practice?"  "What is Practice" "Obstacles to Practice" and more.
Enjoyi a post practice "Yoga Nidra" or "Deep Deep Sleep" relaxation experience.

Saturday:
Morning:
 A combination of Ashtanga Yoga Primary Series and and intro to Intermediate Series, "Heartsong Yoga Style" along with Meditation and Pranayama (breathing practices) before asana (yoga) practice.
Afternoon: Journey through the "Energetic Layers" known as the "Koshas" experientially and with discussion.
Continuing the exploration of the Yoga Sutras, examining the Yamas and Niyamas, "Sutra Study"
(If you have a copy of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, bring it, we will have plenty to share.)

This class will be held at our "adjunct space" the Little Red Schoolhouse.
35 School Street, about 5 minutes from Heartsong, near the center of town.
We will break for an hour lunch, bring a bagged lunch or plenty of place to get a bite to eat.

You might call this "A taste of teacher training" as Sheila and Stacey are both on faculty of the Hard and the Soft Yoga Institute Teacher Training Program, and have been team teaching the curriculum over the last four years together.