New Holistic Yoga Led Classes

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Yoga Teacher Amanda Stead is taking a brand new led class aimed at helping students develop a more holistic yoga practice.  The new classes start on Friday Oct 6 2017 and replace the led classes previously scheduled on Wednesday mornings.  Everyone welcome.

 

New Holistic Yoga Led Classes

You can now learn more about pranayama techniques, chanting of the sutras and develop a familiarity with meditation, with new led classes starting tomorrow morning at 6:30am with long-time Yoga Teacher Amanda Stead.

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Timetable Changes Sept 26 to 29

Holiday-Timetable for the Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Melbourne
We are open every day of the year including the public holiday coming up this Friday.

Timetable Changes While Greg & Tracy Are On Retreat

Our Centre’s Directors Greg and Tracy Cooper are off to sunny Mission Beach in North Queensland this week on their Annual Yoga Retreat.

If you stayed in Melbourne to brave the cold weather, you can still be assured of a lovely warm welcome and cup of Chai when you come in to practice at the studio.

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Anzac Weekend Timetable 2017

Holiday-Timetable for the Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Melbourne
We are open every day of the year including Anzac Day, next Tuesday 25 April.

We are open every day of the year including on Anzac Day as follows:

Saturday 22 April
7:00 —   9:00am    Mysore with Amanda
9:30 — 11:00am    Intro with Amanda

Sunday 23 April
8:00 —  10:00am    Free practice space (no instructor)

Monday 24 April
06:00 –   9.00am   Mysore with Greg
10:00 — 11:30am   Mysore with Greg

Tuesday 25 April
8:00 —  10:00am    Led with Amanda

Namaste.

Summer Holiday Timetable

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We are open every day of the year including Christmas Day with classes that start a little later and run longer for usual so you can take advantage of the extra time and headspace that you (hopefully) have from being on holiday.

We Are Open Every Day

As always we will be open throughout the Xmas/New Year period with a morning session each day.
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Yoga Tomorrow To Start The Long Weekend

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This Friday we are open as usual.

Instead of rushing to work or study after your yoga practice,  you can take your time and finish with an extra-long Savasana.

What a great way to start a long weekend!

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It’s Spring! Welcoming New Ashtanga Yoga Teachers

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Founders of the Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Melbourne Greg & Tracy Cooper welcome new Yoga Teachers Jacinta McBurney and Sam Burke.

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Space For Rent – Ashtanga Yoga Centre Of Melbourne

Opening Our Space For Rent To Others

Our Shala is one of the biggest in the Southern hemisphere, and we think of it as being a community space as well as a yoga Shala.

We are so lucky to have this space and are making it available to rent so others in our community can use it too.

There is a virtual tour of our Centre on Google so that those viewing it online for the first time can step through it as if in person.

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Timetable Update With Eoin’s Return

Teachers Eoin McCarthy (pictured) & Tracy Alamanos are back from Eoin’s annual Retreat in Greece, which is reflected in our updated timetable.

 

Our Centre’s timetable has been updated now Teachers Eoin and Tracy are back from Eoin’s annual Retreat in Greece.

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Why It’s Important To Follow The Mysore Sequence

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Ashtanga Master Dani Ceccarelli outlines the importance of following the Mysore sequence which — amongst many other benefits — prepares you for gatekeeper (or gateway) poses like Urdhva Dhanurasana which Dani is pictured dropping into here.

One of the defining features of Ashtanga Yoga is its organisation into series of postures, where practitioners follow set sequences and learn each posture once they have mastered the previous one.

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Finding Time For Yoga With Kids

Ashtangi Dr Dani Ceccarelli with her youngest of three sons, Felix. Dani maintained her yoga practice even while her sons were little but suggests a more flexible approach makes it easier.

Dr Dani Ceccarelli of Magnetic Island Yoga in Queensland shares how she maintained her yoga practice while her children were small, saying a flexible approach can help.

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