At the root of vinyasa yoga is the Ashtanga method developed by S.T. Krishnamacharya and Pattabhi Jois. This tradition gave birth to many of the sequences, themes, transitions and poses of modern yoga. In its detail and rigor blossoms a rhythmic moving meditation. A grounded experience of the history of Vinyasa Yoga provides a powerful set of tools to bring to your practice and your classes.
This intensive focuses on the fundamentals of Ashtanga yoga through the exploration of the Primary Series, called Yoga Chitiksa (Yoga Therapy). Sun salutations, standing poses, seated poses, backbends and finishing sequences will be taught in their traditional forms with attention to subtlety and room for questions and demonstrations. Come experience the system that helped to start it all!