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Association of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Greece and Hatha Yoga & Pilates Studio Patras are proud to welcome Danny Paradise, for a three day workshop in Athens, suitable for all levels of practitioners.

Yoga is an ancestral gift to the Human Race from Nature to help reconnect us to the Journey of the Soul. It has connections to all Sacred, Indigenous, Shamanic Spiritual Traditions. Danny begins each class with a short discussion on perspectives of these Shamanic technologies that lead us to healing, evolutionary consciousness and personal communication to the Spirit without the Intermediary or guru.


Asana and Pranayama Practice:
A non-dogmatic, playful approach to the exploration of Ashtanga Yoga including an Expanded Standing sequence with derivative routines, Egyptian Elements, Taoist Positions, modifications, variations, including an Introduction to Primary Series, 2nd series and beyond with derivative poses, variations, modifications … for all levels of practitioners or teachers of all forms of Yoga

1st Class:
Friday 9:.00am – 1/1:3pm
Discussion: Yoga and Shamanism: Journey of the Soul, Connections of Yoga to Sacred Indigenous Spiritual Traditions, Fulfilling Personal Destiny, Your Dream As Your Masterpiece

Practice: Pranayama: An accessible introduction to the 6 exercises of the Pranayama routine from Ashtanga Yoga.

Asana: An Introduction to Danny’s approach using traditional sequencing of the Standing positions and finishing positions with derivative routines, modifications, variations from Kung Fu, Tai Chi and Egyptian Yoga.

2nd Class:
Saturday 9.:00am – 1/1:30pm
Discussion: Healing Perspectives of Yoga, Shamanism, and Indigenous Traditions Worldwide.
Personal Authority, Personal Responsibility.
Freedom, Developing a Lifetime Sacred, Healing Practice
Effects of Pranayama

Pranayama: Introduction to Ashtanga Yoga Pranayama.
An exploration of the 6 exercises from the classical routine of Pranayama from the tradition of Ashtanga Yoga.

Asana Practice: An exploration of Ashtanga Yoga with modifications, variations and derivative routines in the standing sequence as well as during elements of primary and intermediate series.

3rd Class:
9:00am – 1/1:30pm
Discussion: Chakras-Balancing Life Force.
Yoga, Shamanism and Aging, Approaching Transition with Vitality, Clarity and Peace

Practice: Ritualistic, Meditative and Therapeutic exploration of Asanas, Martial Arts Positions, Egyptian Yoga with Ashtanga Yoga for all levels. Extended standing sequence, 2nd series and beyond, derivative routines.

One day pass : 70€
Three day pass : 200€
Early bird registration : 185€, paid until August 31st

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13 – 17 October 2019

Teacher Training Course
Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga

Manju Pattabhi Jois, Ashtanga Yoga guru of Mysore, South India, is the oldest son of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, recognized worldwide as the foremost authority on Ashtanga Yoga.
He began his teaching career at the age of 15 with his father and has taught ever since. Manju has taught the true Mysore Ashtanga method for over 47 years.
Spanning 22 countries and 21 states in the US, Manju’s world Ashtanga teaching tour is ever expanding. He offers Ashtanga weekend workshops, teacher trainings and intensive week-long classes. He incorporates pranayama and vedic chantings in his classes, which go very well with Ashtanga yoga practice. Manju’s intention is to teach in the way of the Ancient tradition and bring the many benefits of Ashtanga yoga to his students.
He hopes to bring “better concentration and understanding” of Astanga Yoga to his students in a world full of distractions.

13 – 17 October 2019
08:00 – 14:00
A Morning practice followed by a Teacher Intensive Course.

This intense week-long Course will include:
• The traditional Ashtanga Yoga practice, a series of asanas (postures)
• The Nadi Shodhana Pranayama’s traditional breathing exercises, taught using original Sanskrit so that students will benefit from the traditional form.
• Vedic peace chants (Shanti Mantras).
• Meditation practice (concluding each day).
Each day the program will include:

• 2- 2½ hours of practice every day (Mysore style or a led class).
• 1 hour of hands on training.
• Breathing Exercises.
• Vedic Chanting training.
• Pranayama.
• Yoga therapy (includes teaching adjustments)
• Questions & Answers

A complementary manual/workbook will be provided for you to use, work through and take notes with. At the end of the training you will receive a certificate of attendance.

Early bird registration (paid until June 30th):
Teacher Intensive (6 DAY Workshop) 530, 00 Euros. (500€ members)
Drop in Morning Practice (6 DAY Drop-In) 150, 00 Euros.
From July 1st and afterwards:
Teacher Intensive (6 DAY Workshop) 600, 00 Euros. (530€ members)
Drop in Morning Practice 30, 00 Euros per day.

Cancellation Policy
If cancelled until 31st of July full refund.
If cancelled until 31st of August half refund.
If cancelled after 1st of September no refund.

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Derek Ireland was the most inspirational teacher of out times in Europe and gave the tools to spread the method of the Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga to the West.He raised the yoga teaching status and he developed the teaching methods of the yoga education in whole new advanced level. We are thank full for the gifts of his life, his knowledge, generosity and loving frequency that he offered to us and to our Ashtanga Community in Europe.A blessing that not only looked after his direct students but continues to benefit the next generation of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga teachers.