An event every week that begins at 6:10pm on Tuesday, repeating until January 1, 2019
in Ashtanga All Level you will begin
with the breath of the yogis and then led through
gentle back and hip stretches:
Marjaryasana (cat pose)
Bitilasana (cow pose).
Move to standing into tadasana (mountain).
Then you move to more dynamic asanas.( poses)
Offered at slower pace than at an Ashtanga studio,
Get assistance in pose
during class time. Be helped to find the gentle edge of
relaxation and balance with strength.
Drop your ideas that Ashtanga is torture on
the body! You’ll feel embraced by the benefits of Tom’s class
you will be comfortable in your first class. Leave
judgement behind when you use his modifications
for beginners as well as accept his adjustments
resulting from his discerning eye.
The effects become visible over several weeks.
Physical health is derived from a quiet mind
because of the connection of body, mind and soul;this
is Tristasana **
Participate in slow, lowerback and hip movements in this
Ashtanga All Level yoga class.
Then follow in core yoga variation work. …
Come practice the ‘blended Ashtanga’* yoga that
Tom will teach. Having listened to the
competitive voice of Ashtanga he slims it
down to create a more quiet Spiritual voice.
Focus on breath and the beat of your heart which alone does improve cardio. This all level
class will include many of the 10 and 18 poses
of Ashtanga flow as a way of introducing you to
the practice. Decide if you want to commit to a
daily routine. It is led by Tom who has been an
Ashtanga student since 2013, though practicing
yoga, of other styles, for 14 years . Beginners are
welcomed! Props can be used and are encouraged.
It is taught at a slightly slower pace
than traditional ashtanga classes.
Eventually, with a lot of practice it all comes together
and the poses, the breathing and the drishti happen.
That is Tristasana which means all three aspects are
coming together hence creating the Yoga or Union
of mind, body and spirit.
NOTE: Blended Ashtanga – created
as a result of listening to the many students
of traditional Ashtanga who have sustained
injuries from the fast paced movements
of Ashtanga or for those who want to
sustain the deep stretch of the Ashtanga
poses without returning the muscle to