Living Legend Nicky Knoff is fast approaching her 80th Birthday and has a rare depth of understanding that only comes with a lifetime of yoga. Practitioners of all levels and yoga traditions can attend Nicky’s workshops next weekend at the Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Melbourne, and those who do will qualify for her teacher training workshops later this year.
We welcome back the one and the only Nicky Knoff for what must now be close to her tenth workshop over almost as many years!
Nicky is a living legend fast approaching her 80th birthday and still travelling the world to share her knowledge. Try and make at least one of the days!
Those who do these workshops qualify for Nicky’s teacher training workshops later in the year which is a rare opportunity to learn from one of the world’s foremost experienced teachers.
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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
8:00 — 10:00am Free practice space (no instructor) Sunday 23 April
Monday 24 April06:00 – 9.00am Mysore with Greg
10:00 — 11:30am Mysore with Greg
Tuesday 25 April8:00 — 10:00am Led with Amanda
World-renowned leaders in yoga education Gregor Maehle and Monica Gauci are bringing their teacher training to the Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Melbourne! Gregor is the author of a series of yoga textbooks some of which have been translated into eight different languages. Monica is a doctor of chiropractor and expert in yoga therapy, rehabilitation and anatomy. Each of them offers almost 40 years of yoga experience.
In this training they dedicate 11 weekends (180 contact hours) of face-to-face training exclusively with them! This ensures that you gain the depth of knowledge to teach and share your love of yoga with confidence.
This transformative experience starts 2nd September 2017 and runs over 13 months. For a full prospectus with more information and dates with please email
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Yoga Scholar Gregor Maehle says that Ashtanga Yoga really is for everyone, including those with inflexible bodies. Gregor (seen here giving a workshop in Tokyo recently) explains how physical limitations can often lead to a deeper understanding of the practice and ultimately your spiritual self. Book now for Gregor’s workshop at our Centre in September which he is running alongside fellow Ashtanga Scholar Dr Monica Gauci.
Yoga Scholar Gregor Maehle outines why Ashtanga Yoga is for everyone and not just the physically gifted.
Gregor Maehle and partner Dr Monica Gauci will hold part-time Level 1 (200 hour) teacher training at the Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Melbourne over 13 months beginning in September 2017.
Continue reading Can ANYONE Really Do Ashtanga Yoga?
Dr Khushdil Chokshi (left) teaches workshops on how to use Yoga, Ayurveda and other alternative therapies to promote a healthy and happy life. Book now for Dr Khushdil’s workshop at our Centre in December.
Ever wondered what your Ayurvedic body type (Dosha) is and how identifying it can help you live a happier and healthier life? Find out at this Yoga and Ayurvedic Cooking Workshop to be taught by Dr Khushdil Chokshi.
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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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For the first time in several years, Greg and Tracy Cooper (pictured on right) will take this year’s annual Retreat in North Queensland this September. There is a special 15% discount on accommodation at the beautiful Sanctuary ecolodge for those attending the Retreat.
For the first time in several years, Greg and Tracy Cooper will take our Centre’s annual retreat in North Queensland this September.
There is a special 15% discount on accommodation for those who attend the Retreat, which will be held at the beautiful Sanctuary Retreat ecolodge.
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For the first time in several years, Greg and Tracy Cooper will be taking the Centre’s annual Retreat in North Queensland this September. Book before July to secure $100 credit on yoga at the studio here in Melbourne or on private tuition at the Retreat.
For the first time in several years, Greg and Tracy Cooper will be taking our Centre’s annual retreat in North Queensland this September.
Early birds who book before July 1 will receive $100 credit to redeem at the studio or on private tuition during the Retreat.
In addition, a discount of 15% off accommodation is being offered to our students by the venue!
Continue reading $100 Credit On Retreat Bookings Before July
Practitioners of all levels and yoga traditions are welcome to attend Nicky Knoff’s workshops in October at the Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Melbourne.
Practitioners of all levels and traditions are invited to Ashtanga Master Nicky Knoff’s workshops in October.
Nicky’s knowledge is distilled over 40 years of intense study and represents a bridge between Iyengar and Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga – intelligent, anatomical alignment combined with linking internal energetic principles.
Nicky’s teaching focuses on showing students how to look, listen and feel by honouring their ‘inner wisdom’.
Continue reading Nicky Knoff Workshops Open To All – Book Now
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.
Continue reading Space For Rent – Ashtanga Yoga Centre Of Melbourne