Ashtanga is the most energetic and challenging form of yoga. It combines flexibility, strength, balance and cardiovascular fitness as well as a cultivation of curiosity and deep awareness.
It suits those who are happy to work at their physical yoga practice and to sweat and progress.
You'll learn the Ashtanga yoga sequence so that it becomes a joyful moving meditation and you'll notice your progression.
If you want to delve deeper there’s plenty to learn in this practice including the Sanskrit names, the Ashtanga count, mantras, philosophy and pranayama (breathing) and meditation practices. Or you can pop along when you can and join in the peaceful yet joyful yoga sequence.
Our Ashtanga yoga students are a lovely, welcoming community.
Ashtanga Beginners Course - Mondays 7:30 - 8:30pm
Places limited to 10. Final
course of 2020
6 week course £45 August 10th - September 21st (no class on Aug 31st bank holiday)
12 week course £80 August 10th - Nov 2nd (no class on Aug 31st bank holiday)
If you have any questions email Emma on email@example.com
Rise-up, spread those wings and be your power.
Ashtanga Yoga is an energetic practice of strength and grace.
It builds muscular strength, flexibility and balance through its postures.
It improves cardiovascular health through its flowing transitions.
It calms the mind by working on the nervous system.
It builds confidence and self-esteem as you start to find the postures easier (eventually!)
It’s a challenge - but it’s worth it.
Booking essential as places are limited to 9
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Emma was trained to teach Ashtanga Yoga by world-renowned John Scott and is also trained in ballet fitness, barre and sound therapy meditation. Her classes are heart-lifting, empowering, flowing dances to the rhythm of the breath.
As well as the counted led classes of 3 durations (60, 80 and 90minutes) we offer a beautiful monthly Sunday Mysore style
The 3 class durations are progressively more challenging with the 90minute class being the full Primary series. If you're a beginner
I recommend you join either the beginners course or Thursday 60minute 6pm class.
The monthly Sunday Mysore yoga class is a silent class which gives you more time to explore postures you want to work on with Emma
and to move through the sequence at your own pace. It's a powerfully moving experience and a wonderful way to deepen your practice.
We also hold workshops throughout the year to explore the 8 limbs of the practice and to build our friendships.
Our Ashtanga Yoga Teacher
Emma, our studio Director, is our lead Ashtanga yoga teacher. She studied with and was qualified to teach ashtanga yoga by world-leading ashtanga teacher trainer John Scott.
She is dedicated to and immersed in the ashtanga practice and continues to travel to study with senior 500hr international teacher Scott Johnson as well as Greg Nardi and has attended workshops with leading teachers including Eddie Stern.
Emma teaches with an emphasis on clear communication, empowerment, joy and compassion. She is especially interested in the neuroscience of yoga, how yoga can release physically held mental and emotional tension and how yoga can help us to live with greater joy, confidence and ease.