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Ashtanga Intensive: Primary & Finishing Sequences

Ashtanga Intensive: Primary & Finishing Sequences

2 March 2019 - 2 March 2019

Full price: £40

Workshop intention

This 3-hour Saturday workshop is for regular Ashtanga vinyasa yoga practitioners. It aims to take you deeper into the practice and theory of Ashtanga yoga. We will delve into the 1st half of the Primary series and Finishing sequencing. We will explore asana techniques and our connection with the mind, breath, bandhas and drishti. We will also look at the relationship between Ashtanga yoga philosophy and Ashtanga vinyasa yoga practice.

Workshop brief

Postural Ashtanga vinyasa yoga

We will explore following sequences & techniques:

  • The first half of the Primary series (Yoga Therapy) up to Navasana
  • The Finishing sequences
  • The vinyasa method of flowing back, through and up
  • Bandhas, breath and drishti work: establishing a practice with stronger foundations and a balanced flow

Ashtanga yoga philosophy vs. Ashtanga vinyasa yoga practice

You will be introduced to the following yoga concepts:

  • Ashtanga philosophy and Ashtanga vinyasa yoga method – same or different?
  • Basic concepts of the Yoga Sutra, one of the essential traditional treatises on yoga
  • Yoga practice in daily life, how to connect our work on the mat with our day-to-day life

Profile of the students

  • At least 6 months of Ashtanga practice 3-6 times a week

Workshop teacher

The session will be led by Irina Pashkevich Bourdier, the founder of Iriness. Visit About page  for information about Irina.

Date and time

2 March, 2019, Saturday, 9am – 12pm

Workshop price

The workshop price is £40.

Cancellations made at least 14 calendar days before a workshop will be refunded. Between 13 days and 48 hrs there will be no refund unless we can fill your place before the workshop commences. In this case your fee will be refunded. Should the event be cancelled by Iriness Yoga & Wellbeing, you will be offered a refund or, if you prefer, a credit against future events or regular classes.


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