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Intro to Ashtanga

This workshop is suitable for beginners, anyone who would like to start a yoga practice; as well as those who wish to deepen their understanding of ashtanga yoga and their personal practice.
We will spend time discussing the origins of Ashtanga and philosophy; aswell as a 90 minute Led Class + Mini Workshop Rrefining your Sun Salutations'


The Fitness Shack4722383
67 Isiah Ntshangase Road, Durban ZA 4001

Type of Event

  • Workshop

Yoga Styles



Mar 5
08:00 amto12:00 pm

The Workshop will begin promptly at 8am.
Please try to arrive 15 minutes before to get settled in. :)



Intro to Ashtanga Workshop
08h00 - 12h00
4 Hour Workshop covering all the origins of yoga, philosophy, pranayama and much more!
Short break with light, healthy snacks served!

Full Description

Brief overview of topics:
1. Origins of Ashtanga
2. Philosophy Discussion
3. Heart of practice; breath, bandhas, drishti
4. Pranayama techniques; Ujjayi breath
5. Ashtanga mantras
6. Refining your Sun Salutations
7. Ashtanga Primary Series; Standing, Seated & Finishing Sequence
8. Closing Meditation followed by Q&A

Suitable for all level practitioners; whether you are a beginner or a seasoned yogi.
Brief overview of the origins of Ashtanga; cover some of the philosophical concepts and learn how to ‘move and breathe’ on your mat.
Use your breathe to deepen your practice
Refining your Sun Salutations – this sequence of movements lays the foundation for your practice. It stimulates the cardiovascular system, warms the muscles, and directs the minds focus inward.
90 minute Led Primary Series.

The cost is R250 per person.
To secure your spot please contact Tanita