This is a two part workshop with Senior Iyengar Yoga teacher and Soto Zen priest Victoria Austin. Everyone, teachers and students alike who are interested in pranayama may attend the pranayama class, however, two years of Iyengar yoga practice of postures are recommended. The second part is for teachers of Iyengar yoga and and teachers in training.
|Fee for the Day||$50|
|Fee for Pranayama class||$25, payment by March 6|
|$35, drop-in fee|
BKS Iyengar taught that pranayama is to yoga what the heart is to the human body. The practice of pranayama gradually introduces the practitioner to his or her oneness, with the vital energy of the Universe as a whole.
In this workshop, we will study how one's everyday condition can be the starting point to develop a skillful, intimate approach to regulating one's vital energy. We will look at how studying the breath leads to study of the self, in both its intimate and universal aspects.
ETHICS IN THE LIFE OF A YOGA TEACHER
This class is for teachers of Iyengar yoga and teacher in training. Through Victoria’s guidance we will discuss ways to apply the yamas and niyamas to help us in teaching situations. We will explore the foundations of personal and teaching practice, using examples from our teaching life.>
Patanjali taught that uncertainty about ethics leads to harmful action. The practice of ethics, or yama, creates a foundation for skillful practice and teaching by integrating a view of what not to do and what to do, that is in accord with living an awakened life. The sutras further promise that maturity in ethics leads to the development of wonderful qualities for teaching and for life:
VICTORIA AUSTIN is a transmitted Soto Zen priest and a Senior Iyengar yoga teacher. To deepen her meditation practice, she has studied with BKS Iyengar and family in India, and with Manouso Manos in San Francisco, since the 1980s. She emphasizes purity of practice and transmission through direct experience.
For more information and registration payment, please contact Jito at firstname.lastname@example.org or 408-777- YOGA (9642).
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April 2 & 3
September 10 & 11
We are pleased that Marla is able to come twice this year to lead workshops. She has been coming to Iyengar Yoga South Bay for several years now to share knowledge gained from trips to study with the Iyengars, most recently in December 2015 with Geeta Iyengar. Taking a class with Marla is getting a taste of taking a class in Pune, her teaching is direct, clear, and absorbing.
You can read more about Marla here
Hours and pricing below:
September Workshop with Marla AptSeptember 10
9:30-12 PMSeptember 11
|Payment for all classes paid by August 27||$160|
|Payment for all classes after August 27||$185|
|Payment for single class:|
|Saturday Sep 10, 9:30am-12:00pm||$70|
|Saturday Sep 10, 2:30-4:30pm||$55|
|Sunday Sep 11, 9:30am-12:00pm||$70|
For information about Introductory and Junior Intermediate Iyengar Teacher Training with Marla Apt, see this link.
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