Yoga Sutra & Ashtanga Workshops

Unlocking Ashtanga Yoga

The Yoga OM

Huntersville NC 

This weekend will focus on techniques to make Ashtanga Yoga poses accessible to all bodies. When practiced properly, Ashtanga is an 8 limbed system that progressively leads to a deeper understanding of the body, mind and spirit which results in peace and good health.  The physical practice of Ashtanga Yoga is a sweat-inducing total body strengthening and stretching regimen that teaches the body and mind how to find and regain balance.  All levels welcome.

Friday, June 7, 2019, 6PM-8PM  
Unlocking Primary Series

Learn tips and tricks to overcome some of the common pitstops in Ashtanga’s Primary Series.  Primary series focuses on internal cleansing through twists and forward folds. We will warm up and then take a look at what is needed physically and mentally to perform the asanas.

Saturday, June 8, 2019, 8AM-10AM 
Unlocking Second Series

Learn tips and tricks to overcome some of the common pitstops in Ashtanga’s Second Series. Second series focuses on the nervous system and rewiring how we react to stress through backbends, deep hip work and inversions. We will warm up and then take a look at what is needing physically and mentally to perform backbends and deep hip work.

Saturday, June 8, 2019, 1AM-3AM
Unlocking the Obstacles to A Consistent Practice

The struggle to maintain a consistent practice is as old as yoga itself. You are not alone. This interactive discussion will focus on the obstacles to Yoga practice from the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and the advice that this ancient yogi gives to overcome the obstacles.

Sunday, June 9, 2019 8AM-10AM 
Unlocking the Headstand

This workshop will give tips and tricks on how to do the basic headstand all the way through the 7 Sisters headstands of Second Series.

Price per session : $55 
Full Workshop : $200

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Bring the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali to your students!

The Yoga Sutras can seem complicated. Shanna Small will make them easy.

Shanna Small is the founder of the popular blog Ashtanga Yoga Project. Ashtanga Yoga Project is dedicated to making the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali accessible for the modern student.  Shanna’s column, “Ashtanga Yoga for Modern Life”, reaches thousands of eager readers every week. Shanna Small not only makes the Yoga Sutras interesting, she shows how they apply to everyday life.

Shanna Small has been practicing Yoga for over 15 years. She is ERYT 200 and studied the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, vedic changing and the Hatha Yoga Pradipika at the Krishnamacharya Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute in Mysore India. She is the Director of the Ashtanga Program at Y2 Yoga in Charlotte, NC.

Shanna Small is available for Yoga Sutra and Ashtanga Yoga  immersions and workshops. She can also help with your Yoga Sutra portion of teacher training.  

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