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The Power of Ashtanga Yoga: 3-Day Immersion with Kino MacGregor

10 May 2014- 12 May 2014
True Yoga @ Ocean Financial Centre, 10 Collyer Quay, Level 4, Singapore 049315

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The Schedule

Workshop 1: 10 May (Sat), 10am – 12pm
Build Your Foundation - The Standing Postures
Through detailed analysis and fun partner work you will feel how your legs are your connection to the power center in your pelvis and to the Earth below.  The Standing Postures are perhaps the most healing series of movements in the Ashtanga practice. When done with healthy alignment these humble series of postures build your foundation, connection to the ground and sense of inner awareness. In this workshop learn how the structural foundation for forward bends, inversions and deep hip opening work is set up in the standing series of Ashtanga yoga. Gain a new found appreciation for this foundational work of yoga!

Workshop 2: 10 May (Sat), 1pm – 3pm
Fly like a Bird: All About Bakasana
Take the time to master the core strength, stable shoulder girdle and steady mind needed to master Bakasana position. Translated into English as the Crane Posture, Bakasana unlocks the key principles of strength for all other arm balances. Start off with the easiest version of Bakasana and challenge yourself by trying some of the hardest versions of Bakasana like Eka Pada Bakasana A. Jump back and jump into Bakasana and learn how to transition in and out of handstand from the posture. Don’t let Bakasana trick you into thinking it’s too easy--come and learn how to be strong enough to truly fly like a bird.

Workshop 3: 11 May (Sun), 10am – 12pm
Ashtanga Magic: Breath, Posture and Gaze
Delve into the secrets of the Ashtanga Yoga lineage, known as the Tristana method, and discover the magic of breath (pranayama), posture (asana) and focal point (dristhi) through the vehicle of the Primary Series. Break down the energetic alignment of key postures in the Ashtanga Yoga method and build the foundation for a meditative, awareness based practice. Starting off with the Sun Salutations and progressing through the Standing Postures, Kino guides you into a devotional practice that mergers the physical and subtle bodies and honors tradition while embodying the present. All levels.

Workshop 4: 11 May (Sun), 1pm – 3pm
Twist into Your Center
Deep twisting increases energy levels, cleanses the body and opens the mind to new levels of awareness. Find the perfect balance between activation and release in this new approach to twisting. Learn healthy technique to increase flexibility in your spine and shoulders while creating solid foundation in your pelvis. Use the core strength of the body to support the twisting and extension. You will have fun with many levels of twists and even use the twisting position to enter some challenging arm balances!

Workshop 5: 12 May (Mon), 10am – 12pm
Ashtanga Yoga Full Primary Series
Surrender to the traditional Ashtanga Yoga method with careful emphasis on the traditional vinyasa method and have fun along the journey. Experience the integrity and purity of the Ashtanga Yoga practice and be prepared to sweat.

Workshop 6: 12 May (Mon), 1pm – 3pm
Open Your Hips
Gain access to the energy centers deep within the pelvis and learn to relax and release your hips into freedom. With a careful anatomical understanding of the muscular and skeletal activation needed to access the natural external hip rotation available to everyone you will have fun exploring the interior spaces of your hip joints. Make contact with your hips and unlock their potential for movement.

 

The Fees

Workshop Type

Early Bird Price
(Before 31 March 2014)

Normal Price
(1 April 2014 Onwards)

All 6 Workshops S$300* S$360*
Single Workshop S$70* S$80*

* Listed prices are subject to 7% government tax (GST).
* True Yoga reserves the right to cancel the event due to unforseen circumstances.
* No refunds are allowed for cancellations, no-shows or late entry to the workshop(s).

 

The Venue
True Yoga (Raffles Place)
10 Collyer Quay
Level 4 Ocean Financial Centre
Singapore 049315.

 

For Bookings & Enquiries
Phone:    +(65) 6536 3390
Fax:          +(65) 6536 1600
Email:      retailrp@trueyoga.com.sg

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