ASHTANGA YOGA with Philippa Asher
FRIDAY 13 SEPTEMBER 09.00 - 11.30 (40 euros / 35 e early bird) LED PRIMARY SERIES, FOLLOWED BY SIMPLE PRANAYAMA AND MEDITATION
13.00 - 15.30 (45 euros / 40 e early bird) WORKSHOP ON CONCEPTS OF THE PRACTICE & TECHNIQUE OF STANDING SEQUENCE
SATURDAY 14 SEPTEMBER 9.00 - 11.30 (35 euros / 30 e early bird) ASHTANGA GUIDED SELF-PRACTICE
13.30 - 16.00 (45 euros / 40 e early bird) WORKSHOP ON TECHNIQUE OF PRIMARY SERIES
SUNDAY 15 SEPTEMBER 9.00 - 11.30 (35 euros / 30 e early bird) ASHTANGA GUIDED SELF-PRACTICE
13.00 - 15.30 (45 euros / 40 e early bird) WORKSHOP ON BACKBENDS & FINISHING SEQUENCE
all workshops 245 euros / 215 e early bird until august 1st
We are delighted to welcome Philippa Asher for an inspiring long Ashtanga yoga weekend from 13-15 of september 2019. A guided self-practice and a counted Primary Series class in the morning is followed by afternoon workshops on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Limited spaces ! A chance to work closely and in a small group, with one of the few KPJAYI Certified Ashtanga yoga teachers. Following the traditional Counted Primary Series and ‘guided self-practice’ method, you will have the opportunity to deepen and develop your asana technique and practice, whilst being guided through methods of approaching the more challenging postures. Afternoon workshops will support the morning’s self-practice and will focus on concepts of the method, technique, pranayama and philosophy.
ABOUT From London, Philippa Asher is one of a few Ashtanga yoga practitioners in the world (and the only British woman), to be Certified by Sri K Pattabhi Jois, to teach the Ashtanga yoga method in his tradition. She has learned the Primary, Intermediate, Advanced A and Advanced B Series directly from Pattabhi Jois and Sharath (at the Krishna Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute in Mysore, India) and shares the Ashtanga system, internationally. After a vocational ballet school training from age twelve and twenty five years of studying and teaching dance at universities and ballet companies all over the UK, Philippa randomly walked into an Ashtanga yoga class in London. It was a life-changing incident, that made complete sense. From the late 1990s, she began learning the Ashtanga system, daily before work (in the media, film and music industries). For over sixteen years she has studied for several months each year at KPJAYI in Mysore, practising under the guidance of guru Pattabhi Jois and his grandson Sharath Jois. In 2006, Philippa established and ran Triyoga Soho’s Ashtanga self-practice programme in London. She taught there for five years before relocating to South India, to build her own shala (on a coffee estate in Sakleshpur, in the Western Ghats).
ASHTANGA NIRVRTA is a stunning homestay yoga retreat, which aims to bring Ashtanga yoga to all levels of practitioners, in nature. As well as teaching Mysore-style Ashtanga guided self-practice, led classes and workshops at ASHTANGA NIRVRTA, Philippa also leads guest workshops and self-practice residencies at studios in London, Europe and on retreats worldwide.
Her approach to sharing yoga asana (from beginners to more seasoned practitioners), is serious, yet light-hearted and joyful. Her emphasis is on good technique, safe alignment, the synchronisation of tristhana (breath, gaze points and movement), passing on the exact method as taught by Pattabhi Jois from the late Nineties and embracing the essence of Patanjali’s sutras on yoga and asana. Philippa’s dedicated passion for Ashtanga yoga, background as a trained dancer and experience as a qualified teacher (Post Graduate Certificate in the Education of Adults), gives her an intuitive and sound understanding of bodies, yoga asanas, people and how they learn.
|1.||09/13/2019||09:00 - 11:30||21 Rue Saint-Jacques, 75005 Paris||Philippa Asher|
|2.||09/13/2019||13:00 - 15:30||21 Rue Saint-Jacques, 75005 Paris||Philippa Asher|
|3.||09/14/2019||09:00 - 11:30||21 Rue Saint-Jacques, 75005 Paris||Philippa Asher|
|4.||09/14/2019||13:30 - 16:00||21 Rue Saint-Jacques, 75005 Paris||Philippa Asher|
|5.||09/15/2019||09:00 - 11:30||21 Rue Saint-Jacques, 75005 Paris||Philippa Asher|
|6.||09/15/2019||13:00 - 15:30||21 Rue Saint-Jacques, 75005 Paris||Philippa Asher|
* All prices including VAT