Ross is an authorized teacher who learned ashtanga yoga directly under the teachings of Saraswati Jois in Mysore, India. He makes annual trips to India to continue his studies and has assisted Saraswati on multiple occasions. Ross seeks to preserve the traditional Ashtanga method by maintaining a daily practice and teaching his students with the same integrity and patience that was taught to him by his teachers. Ross teaches Ashtanga Yoga Workshops internationally, and welcomes a chance to work with you and your yoga practice.
Ross is a 20+ year veteran of the Ashtanga lineage. Apart from having a daily Ashtanga yoga practice, Ross has been a collegiate swimmer, judoka, and mountain climber. He is a public school teacher and holds a post-master’s degree in education. He enjoys walking his dogs, Kali and Brie and is an avid motorcyclist.
Date: From June 13 to 19, 2022
Start: Monday, June 13 at 17.00h
Intensive Start: Friday, June 17 at 17.00h
Ends: Sunday, June at 14.00h
Place: Casa rural Collado del Pocico [ mapa ]
Friday, June 17 at 17.00h
Casa rural Collado del Pocico [ mapa ]
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Open to all levels, knowledge of Ashtanga Yoga is encouraged.
Workshops with translator in Spanish.
Understanding the Standing Sequence
In this workshop the first 11 asanas (postures)of the primary series will be introduced. Modifications, assists, and a comprehensive breakdown of each asana will be shown so the student will leave understanding how to start an Ashtanga Practice at home or in a yoga shala (studio).
Hidden Handstands of the Sun Salutations
This workshop is for handstand lovers or those that wish to develop a handstand into their daily yoga practice. Students will start practicing the first 11 postures of the Ashtanga Yoga sequence, then continue with drills that develop their skills to arm balancing. Techniques and skills will be the main focus. **Students should feel comfortable completing Sun Salutations and crow pose, and should be practicing yoga on a regular basis.
Students will be taught the Ashtanga yoga method as it’s still taught in Mysore, India today.
Students will practice their asana and receive one on one instruction, assists, and/or modifications in a group setting.
Students should be familiar with Ashtanga Yoga with a regular weekly practice.
Pranayama: Breath of Yoga
This workshop is for students ready to bridge the gap between asana (postures) and starting an independent pranayama (yogic breathing) practice. Theory will be discussed, followed by a traditional pranayama sequence involving 6 specific techniques.
Bettering Your BackBends
This workshop will look at backbends from the Ashtanga 1st & 2nd series. Theory will be discussed, followed by practice of the asana and ways to modify, change and assist. *Being comfortable pressing into “wheel pose” is required.
Daily Yoga class ( Mysore practice)
- Daily Yoga class ( Mysore practice)
- Vegetarian Food
Full Retreat: 750€
Intensive Course: 290€
K. Pattabhi Jois
K. Pattabhi Jois
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