Ashtanga Online Course (Healing Alignment)
This course is for all yoga enthusiasts and teachers alike. Overcome unhealthy patterns of practice and understand the meaning of asana practice.
This ashtanga online course is an overview of Grischa’s principles for practicing and teaching Ashtanga which come from 20 years of continuous individual Mysore teaching based on his studies with teachers like Richard Freeman and Maty Ezraty.
We will analyze the benefits and risks of many positions and vinyasas of the Ashtanga method. We will work out central basic principles of Ashtanga practice that allow you to recognize and solve the causes of problems in your yoga practice yourself.(…)
Pricing and Registration
All sessions will be recorded. Participants can get a personal link to the recordings upon request.
- the purpose and meaning of Asana practice
- tiny imperfections in your practice become a problem if repeated very often. Let's look at the ingredients of good (sukha) practice
- the role of prana and apana - integrating opposites
- the meaning of mulabhanda and uddiyanabandha (they are not what you think!)
- the true meaning of vinyasa (no, it's not linking breath and movement!)
- Understand your knee, proper form and the path that leads to it. The surprisingly simple solution for your knee problems!
- Your hips: What if tightness is just the ego?
- Are there really too many forward bends in the primary series?
- Who said a straight back is good for you?
- How ignorance is always destructive even with good intentions
- blaming your body ("my upper back is stiff") --> back pain
- Weak legs --> back pain
- Incorrect idea of mulabandha (no, it's not the buttocks or anus!) --> back pain
- Incorrect idea of uddiyanabandha (no, it's not "open your chest"!) --> back pain
- Unbalanced feet and hands --> back pain
- Bad timing when entering the pose --> back pain
Join Grischa’s retreat if you are interested getting the full picture and understand the interdependence of asana, pranayama, philosophy and meditation practices…