Tag Archives: Pattabhi Jois

IS YOUR ASHTANGA TEACHER A CONTROL FREAK?

Sitting on the floor in the rented apartment here in South California on this sunny Saturday afternoon, my heart is so full of joy for these last 2 weeks of Second Series Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training with Tim Miller which … Continue reading

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KPJ ASHTANGA YOGA INSTITUTE… 3 YEARS LATER

– Scorrere giù per la versione in italiano – 3 years have gone by, having missed 2 seasons of practice with Sharath in the main shala here in Mysore. Looking at it on a gross level, all seems pretty the … Continue reading

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THE MOON AND THE ASHTANGA YOGA PRACTICE

– scorrere giù per la versione in italiano – It’s moon day? Take a rest! If you’ve been practicing Ashtanga yoga for a while, you’ve definitely heard to take rest from practice on full moon and new moon days. This … Continue reading

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BACK TO BASICS: WHAT IS ASHTANGA YOGA?

– scorrere giù per la versione in italiano –   “Whether you do your first downward dog at 14 or 44, it’s not your history but your presence on your mat that counts.” – K. Pattabhi Jois   ‘What is … Continue reading

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SUMMERTIME? HOW TO KEEP UP WITH YOUR YOGA PRACTICE

Sun gets brighter, skin gets darker. Air get warmer, drinks get colder. Shorts get shorter, nights get longer. Music gets louder, fun gets stronger. Hearts get lighter, living gets easier. – scorrere giù per la versione in italiano – Yes, … Continue reading

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THINGS CHANGE… IN MYSORE AS WELL

Yes, apparently things change everywhere! In a previous post, I reported how ashtanga yoga sequence and the way of teaching it has changed overtime (read here the recount by Nancy Gilgoff about the way she firstly learned ashtanga in 1973) but … Continue reading

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TAKEAWAYS… FROM ASHTANGA YOGA WORKSHOP WITH DAVID SWENSON

– scorrere giù per la versione in italiano – Intense! This is the way I would describe my 8 days workshop with David Swenson and Shelley Washington here in Milan, Italy. Though it was over last Friday, I can’t stop … Continue reading

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THE 3D OF ASHTANGA YOGA: DEDICATION, DETERMINATION & DEVOTION

However comes to Mysore to practice Ashtanga Yoga in the tradition of Shri K. Pattabhi Jois gets rather quickly accustomed to the ‘3D of Yoga’ to which Sharath, in the first instance, and Lakshmish (shala sanskrit teacher), as a consequence, … Continue reading

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