Ashtangis! David Garrigues' Ashtanga Weekend Workshop with Semi-Private Mysore is happening September 21st-23rd! Visit our announcements page for more information!
The Yoga Fitness Center is comprised of two yoga studios at the same address.
The Main Studio entrance is on Alder Street and the Ashtanga Studio entrance is accessed from the alleyway between West Alder Street and
West Spruce Street where parking for both studios is available.
Ashtanga Yoga is a complete Yoga method based on Bhakti (devotion) to a breathing and movement system called Vinyasa. Through Ashtanga yoga you come to realize your Self and your purpose by learning to systematically combine several internal and external techniques including: breathing, internal locks, meditation, posture, conscious movement and gazing. When these basic techniques are applied with discipline, subtlety and skill, they are excellent tools for becoming physically and mentally strong and perceptive. When you’ve developed your practice, you learn to ‘inhabit’ your body like a animal moving freely in the wild and at the same time your mind becomes strong and fit for meditation. Practicing to create this combination of physical grace and power and mental clarity and openness leads to spiritual awakening. The method consists of learning a rigorous, well balanced set of postures and the vinyasa positions that form the set sequences. The alternating, opposing movement and breathing patterns within the given sequences help you to internalize your mind and to gain depth and wisdom by observing the true nature of what is happening within you.
Ashtangis do not practice on New and Full moon days.
New Moon: Sunday, September 9th Full Moon: Monday, September 24th
Ashtanga Studio Schedule Fall 2018
|Monday||6:30am-8:30am||Ashtanga: Mysore Practice
|Tuesday||6:30am-8:30am||Ashtanga: Mysore Practice||Tane|
|Wednesday||6:30am-8:30am||Ashtanga: Mysore Practice||Tane|
|Thursday||6:30am-8:30am||Ashtanga: Mysore Practice||Tane|
|Friday||7:00am-8:30am||Ashtanga: Led Primary Series||Tane|
|Sunday||9:00am-10:30am||Ashtanga: Led Primary Series||Rebecca|