Dates: Friday, July 25 from 6:00p to 8:30p; Saturday, July 26 from 10:00a to 5:00p; Sunday, July 27 from 9:00a to 4:00p.
In this weekend workshop, we will take an in-depth look at the traditional Ashtanga Yoga method while exploring the foundational poses of the Primary Series.
Breath, Bandha, & Dristhi
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.
Led Primary Series
Join Taylor Hunt for a full led Primary Series class using the traditional Sanskrit count.
Ground Your Practice
The standing and seated poses build the foundation of 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.
Mysore Style Practice
Join Taylor Hunt for a unique opportunity to receive individual attention and deepen your practice.
Backbending “No Fear”
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.
Come practice and explore the Ashtanga yoga method with Authorized Level 2 teacher, Taylor Hunt!
ABOUT TAYLOR HUNT:
Taylor Hunt (RYT 500) is a devoted student of Ashtanga, a system of yoga originally
transmitted by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. The method of practice taught in Ashtanga Yoga involves
synchronizing the breath with a progressively challenging series of postures. The combination
of breath, asana (posture), and dristhi (gazing point) helps to stretch and strengthen the body,
release impurities, and focus and calm the mind.
Taylor makes yearly trips to Mysore, India to further his studies at the K. Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga
Yoga Institute (KPJAYI) under the guidance of his teacher, R. Sharath Jois. In 2013, after
several extended trips, Taylor was granted Level 2 Authorization to teach from KPJAYI and
had the honor of assisting in the shala for a month.
Taylor is dedicated to sharing this transformative and healing practice with others. Seeking to
preserve the traditional method, Taylor teaches the Morning Mysore program at Yoga on High. He
continues to inspire others through his own dedication and accessible approach to the practice.
For more information, visit www.taylorhuntyoga.com