Posts in Ashtanga Yoga

Focus of the month of December

Union Literally translated, yoga means “to join or unify”, so union is an apt theme for the month of December. As the year closes and various cultures mark this auspicious time with rituals of togetherness, Yoga gives us the opportunity to move towards unity with ourselves and others using the very tangible vehicles of our… Read more »

Twists – Focus of the Month

In the primary series of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga we practice a couple of twists during the standing postures and a couple of seated twists. There are also plenty of not so obvious twists in other postures, like side-stretches and forward-bends e.g. in Utthita Trikonasana – the triangle posture – and in Janu Sirsasana – head… Read more »

Long Weekend Schedule 2021

Use the opportunity of the Public Holiday to join us in Yoga! Saturday 2 October 8.00-9.25am       Yoga Flow Online with Bogi 9.30-10.30 am     RNSH Health Care Frontline Workers Online with Bogi 9.30-11.30am      Mysore Online with Angelika 11.30-12.30pm     Yoga Flow Beginners Online with Angelika Sunday 3 October 9.00-10.30am      Yoga… Read more »

Pranayama Tuesday Morning 21 September

“The greatest struggle of the practice is getting out of bed! But when you finish your practice, you are rewarded with the energy and calm to help you flourish in your day. Thank you so much for guiding me on this journey” …. Anna-Louise   Dear students, Tuesday 21 September is a ‘Moonday’. The usual Mysore class… Read more »

Utthita Trikonasana Angelika

Led Creative Class with Angelika

A playful exploration Let’s have some fun practicing part of Primary Series, interspersed with infrequently practiced postures. Wednesday 1 September 6-7.30 am Some experience in Ashtanga required. Reserve A Space

Unexpected Joys of Teaching Yoga Online

The Unexpected Joys of Teaching Yoga Online

Reflections During Lockdown As much as one feels detached from the students when teaching Yoga online, there are certainly hilarious, uplifting and sometimes heartwarming moments to experience, when watching everyone practice. One morning when K started her first sun-salutation, her newly acquired puppy Ella, found observing K moving around the floor at dog-height, was most… Read more »

Yoga during a COVID lockdown

We all know that Yoga is good for us. But in what way can Yoga be beneficial during the times of COVID, especially during a lockdown? Keep moving What comes to mind immediately is that an asana practice (postures) will keep our physical body mobile and strong. This is important when we stay at home… Read more »

The Benefits of Chanting

Thousands of years ago during the time of the Vedas, before the written word, knowledge was passed down orally. The Vedic sacred texts had to be recited precisely to ensure that the meaning of the ancient wisdom would be conveyed correctly. The chanting of the Yoga Sutras – concise aphorisms containing everything you need to… Read more »

Easter Timetable 2021

As always, we are here for you over the Easter holidays. Good Friday 7:00-9:00 am Mysore – Angelika 7:00-9:00 am Mysore online 9:15-10:15 am Yoga Conditioning – Bogi Saturday as usual 8-9.25 am Yoga Flow – Bogi 9.30-11.15 am Mysore – Angelika or Mysore online 11.15-12.45 pm Mysore – Angelika 11.30-12.45 pm Beginner Mysore –… Read more »