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Ashtanga Yoga Beginners Course 4 weeks

Develop a solid foundation in the principles and techniques of Ashtanga Yoga.

  • Starts 4 June
  • 120 Australian dollars
  • Pacific Highway

Available spots

Service Description

Ashtanga Yoga for Beginners (4-week course) Embark on a transformative journey into the practice of Ashtanga Yoga with Michelle Papa. Ashtanga Yoga is a dynamic and structured form of yoga, which originated in Mysore India, that synchronises breath with a progressive series of postures, resulting in improved strength, flexibility, and mental clarity. This course is designed to introduce newcomers to the fundamental principles, techniques, and philosophy of Ashtanga Yoga in a supportive and nurturing environment. Course Outline: Introduction to Ashtanga Yoga: Explore the history, philosophy, and principles of Ashtanga Yoga method. Learn about the Eight Limbs of Yoga and how they guide the practice. Breath Awareness (Pranayama): Understand the importance of breath in yoga practice. Learn basic breathing techniques to cultivate awareness and enhance the flow of energy. Sun Salutations (Surya Namaskara): Master the foundational sequence of Sun Salutations A and B. Focus on proper alignment, breath synchronisation, and mindful movement. Primary Series (Yoga Chikitsa): Begin to explore the Primary Series sequence, which consists of a set sequence of postures designed to purify the body and calm the mind. Break down each posture with detailed instruction and modifications as needed. Standing Poses: Dive deeper into the standing postures of the Primary Series. Develop strength, stability, and balance while refining alignment and breath control. Seated Poses: Progress into the seated postures of the Primary Series. Cultivate flexibility, concentration, and inner awareness as you explore a range of seated poses. Finishing Sequence: Learn the final sequence of postures that conclude the Ashtanga Yoga practice. Then ease into relaxation, restoration, and integration of body, breath, and mind. Meditation and Relaxation: Experience the transformative power of meditation and relaxation techniques. Cultivate inner stillness, clarity, and peace through guided meditation and deep relaxation practices. Course Objectives: Develop a solid foundation in the principles and techniques of Ashtanga Yoga. Increase strength, flexibility, and overall physical well-being. Cultivate mindfulness, concentration, and self-awareness. Reduce stress, anxiety, and tension through the practice of yoga and meditation. Establish a regular yoga practice that supports health and vitality. Prerequisites: No prior experience in yoga experience is required.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation If you need to cancel, please give us at least one-week prior notice. We will gladly give you credit for the class. We know that 'life happens', so please let us know as soon as possible by canceling your class ONLINE.

Contact Details

  • Breathing Space Wellbeing Sydney: Yoga, Meditation, Mindfulness Course, Pregnancy and PostNatal Specialist, Pacific Highway, Pymble NSW, Australia

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