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The Primary Series Experience: Integrated Asana Practice

  • The Heart's Garden 1397 Pacific Rim Highway Tofino, BC, V0R Canada (map)
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This morning immersion of the Primary Series is designed as a way to sequentially workshop the postures of the Ashtanga Vinyasa sequence, unraveling the structure of the practice and the principles of asana methodology, while experiencing energetic alignment and using the body as a way to explore the mind.

This pose by pose exploration will give detailed technical instruction, illuminating the insightful patterns that exist within multiple layers of the Ashtanga Vinyasa structure, bringing life into every single movement and allowing for a fresh perspective of familiar postures.

Turn on the lights of the pose.
— Richard Freeman

This opportunity is designed for students familiar with Ashtanga Yoga, or with a regular yoga asana practice, to gain deeper understanding of how postures are designed to connect with specific movements, breath work, eye focus and body locks, and how these components all work together to lead to a deep experiential meditative process.

Only $50 inc GST for the workshop.

Designed as part 1 of a 2-day workshop, participants are encouraged to sign up to the corresponding Primary Series Led Class and Self-Practice Yoga Philosophy workshop on Sunday November 26th, to increase the benefits of the immersion and connect the teachings into a rounded practice. A discount is applied for students that partake in the whole event, with a special early bird rate of just $75 inc. GST for all three events. Sign up by November 1st to secure your place at the early bird rate -spaces are limited.

Sign Up: Secure your spot by emailing Victoria, stating the event(s) you're participating in, and any experience with yoga or Ashtanga Vinyasa if I have not taught you before. Please be prepared to pay a deposit of the full workshop amount ($50 inc. GST or $75 for the weekend package at early bird rate) in order to reserve your spot, as space is very limited.

 
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8am-10am

Introduction, Mantra, Pranayama, Surya Namaskara, Standing Postures

10am-12pm

The Half Vinyasa, Seated Postures, Finishing Sequence, Meditation

*This workshop is open to all Ashtanga practitioners, beginners and experienced students alike -it is NOT necessary that you know, or regularly practice the full primary series in order to benefit from this session. In fact, this is a great workshop to take if you're want to develop a regular practice of the series. It is however recommended that students have some familiarity with basic yoga postures, in order to gain the most from this practice. If you have any questions please get in touch!

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