BIO Anna Laurin is an authourised KPJAY teacher from Helsinki, Finland, and has been teaching Ashtanga yoga since 2008. When she was first introduced to the Ashtanga method it had an immediate and profound effect on her not only physically but mentally and spiritually too. Since 2010 Sharath Jois from Mysore, India, has been her primary teacher, and she received his authorisation to teach and share the practice in 2014. She continues to travel to Mysore annually to deepen her studies with him. Anna greatly values the Ashtanga parampara tradition and believes that great wisdom lies in these teachings. Anyone can benefit from this practice [……..]
Mysore Yoga Cape Town and Ashtanga Yoga Johannesburg are so excited to announce that Laruga Glaser will be visiting South Africa again in 2018 for an Urban Immersion. Catch her in Jozi, 12 – 18 Feb, and Cape Town, 19 – 25 Feb. If you visit both cities you even get 10% off! Double happiness. To find out more about Laruga and check out her inspiring articles and videos visit her site. Click workshops for more info about her trip to Cape Town and Jozi for her visit to Ashtanga Yoga Johannesburg. Early bird prices end 16 Dec 2017, so don’t delay, book now!
Mikko Seppinen is the director of Mysore Yoga Copenhagen in Denmark. Here he chats about pranayama. “I started the practice of pranayama around ten years ago in Copenhagen with Paul Dallaghan, and have continued since then under the guidance of Sri OP Tiwari and his son Sudhir Tiwari, some of the most authentic voices in the world of modern yoga. Pranayama is a subtle practice that has tremendous effects on the nervous system and the mind. It is often considered as one of the best yogic practices for spiritual growth as well as for therapeutic applications. For me personally pranayama has been an invaluable supplement [……..]
MYCPT is very fortunate to have Yvonne de Kock teach two workshop classes in which students will learn to count in Sanskrit, the asana names of the Ashtanga Yoga Primary Series, and the opening and closing mantras. The focus will be on correct pronunciation. Yvonne has been a student of yoga for over 26 years and has been studying Sanskrit for the past 17 years. More details about the classes here, and more about Yvonne here. All proceeds will go to CSI. WHY IS PRONUNCIATION SO IMPORTANT IN SANSKRIT? It is important to spend a little time to learn the basics of Sanskrit pronunciation. Reading [……..]
KPJAYI authorised level 2 teacher & director of Mysore Yoga CPH. In Cape Town 19-25 Oct 15. We are so fortunate to have Mikko come and visit our shores in October 2015. I asked him a few questions and this is what he had to say 🙂 Tell us a bit about your first Ashtanga class. Was it a Mysore class? What do you remember and what was it like? I had spent many years playing football, running marathons, studying for a university degree in social sciences, then working as a journalist. Back then, in the beginning of the millennium, it was almost impossible to [……..]