In-depth Workshop with Taylor Hunt

I don’t need to introduce Taylor Hunt to those of you who are familiar with Ashtanga Yoga Method. But if you are new to the practice, let me explain:

In 2013, after several extended trips to Mysore, Taylor Hunt, a devoted student and teacher of Ashtanga Yoga, was granted Level 2 Authorization to teach fromSri K. Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute (KPJAYI) and has had the honor of assisting in the shala in India on two occasions.

Taylor is dedicated to sharing the healing practice with others.Taylor was the first Ashtanga teacher in Ohio granted Level II Authorization . Seeking to preserve the traditional method, he teaches daily Mysore classes at Ashtanga Yoga Columbus and offers workshops around the country. He is also the author of the recently published book, A Way From Darkness, and director of the Trini Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to sharing the life-changing practice of Ashtanga with those suffering from addiction. He continues to inspire others through his story of transformation and accessible approach to the practice.

As a part of his mission is to inspire the students from all over the world, during his trip to Europe, Taylor will offer an in-depth workshop in Berlin.

We will be hosting Taylor Hunt from the 29th of March until the 2nd of April 2017.

DETAILED PROGRAM:

Wednesday

8-10 am Mysore Class

Thursday

8-10 am Mysore Class,
8 pm “A Way from Darkness” Book Reading + Talk (Topics Bookstore, 8p.m. Entrane free for workshop participants, otherwise 3€)

Friday

8-10 am Mysore Class,
5-7pm Workshop – Breath Bandha Dristhi

Saturday

8-10am Mysore Class,
11-1pm Workshop – Foundations,
3-5 pm Workshop – Backbends

Sunday

8-10 am Led Class
11-1pm Workshop – Transitions,
3-5pm Workshop – Align your practice
PRICES:

Whole workshop

(5 x Morning Class + 5 x Workshop)
260 EUR (Early birds -10% until the end of 2016)

Workshops /  Classes

Saturday (Morning Class + 2 x Afternoon Workshop) 80 EUR
(Early birds -10% until the end of 2016)
Sunday (Morning Class + 2 x Afternoon Workshop) 80 EUR
(Early birds -10% until the end of 2016)
Single afternoon workshop 35 EUR
2 x Afternoon workshop 65 EUR
Single Morning Class (Mysore/Led) 20 EUR
5 x Morning Class 90 EUR

Book Reading + Talk – entrance free

You don’t need to be familiar with Ashtanga Practice in order to attend Mysore Classes.
You can pre book your spot by sending an email at: marta@ashtangamysore.de
Early bird price (-10%) available ONLY for the Whole Workshop (234 EUR instead of 260 EUR) and Saturday or Sunday workshops (72 EUR instead of 80 EUR each). 
In order to make a reservation you are kindly requested to pay the full price of the workshop of your choice. Alternatively you can pay only 50% of the fee and the rest once you come to the workshop. In this case we will ask you to conform your attendance once again one week before the workshop.
Prices and schedule are subject to change. Once your booking is confirmed, it cannot be cancelled and the payment you made is not refundable.
WORKSHOPS DESCIRIPTION:
Friday – Breath, Banda, Drishti
Come prepared to explore the basis of the Ashtanga method known as tristhana.
Tristhana means the three places of attention: breath with bandha (internal energy
locks), asana, and dristhi (gazing point). When practiced simultaneously, the tristhana
method becomes a tool to steady the mind transforming the physical practice into a
moving meditation. In this workshop, we will explore the internal elements of the
practice while taking a deeper look at the fundamental poses of the vinyasa sequence.
Saturday – Foundations (Ground your practice)
In this workshop, we will take an in-depth look at the traditional Ashtanga Yoga method
while exploring the foundational poses of the Primary Series. The standing and seated
poses lay the groundwork for the Ashtanga Yoga method and are designed to
strengthen the legs while opening the hips and hamstrings. They create a grounded and
stable base to further progress in the practice. We will spend ample time exploring
proper alignment and techniques to work through restricted movements. This
workshop is appropriate for all levels of practitioners.
Saturday – Backbends
Backbends are a wonderful way to strengthen the back and balance the body after the
many forward bends of the Primary Series. Learn proper alignment and technique to
safely approach back bending. We will explore a rich collection of backbends from the
Primary and Second series designed to open the front of the body and realign the spine.
This is a fun and challenging workshop for all levels of practitioners.
Sunday – Transitions (Lifting up and jumping back)
In the Ashtanga system, the vinyasa is the thread that links each posture like the beads
of a mala. While lifting up, jumping back, and jumping through may seem daunting at
first, this course lays the groundwork to begin building the core strength and bandha
awareness that allows you to float through the transitions. Learn how to begin moving
through these transitions with ease to bring grace and fluidity to your practice. We will
also spend time looking at the vinyasa count to further cultivate the meditative aspect
of the practice. This is a fun and challenging workshop for all levels of practitioners.
Sunday – Align your Practice (Assisting and Adjusting Workshop)
This course is designed for aspiring and established teachers with an existing knowledge
of the Ashtanga Primary Series. The workshop will prepare you to help varying levels of
practitioners, establish trust, and provide safe, effective adjustments.
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