Asheville Yoga Center is one of the most popular yoga schools in the Southeast. Our foundational programs are designed to enhance your personal knowledge, deepen your practice and provide you with the confidence and skills necessary to safely experience or teach yoga.

We offer three types of event:

  • Yoga workshops (non-certification events) 
  • 200 Hour RYT  training courses
  • 300 Hour certified training courses (Advanced Study and Therapeutically-Oriented)

Ashtanga Yoga Weekend

Ashtanga Yoga Weekend
Kino MacGregor
Asheville Yoga Center
June 9, 2018
12:00 am - 12:00 am

Ashtanga Yoga Weekend
with Kino MacGregor
June 9 - 10, 2018

All Levels Welcome

300 Hour YA Credit (An Ashtanga related paper must also be written to count towards your 300hr.  Inquire with for more details.) 

Saturday 10:00am – 12:00pm | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sunday 10:00am – 12:00pm | 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Please join us for an amazing weekend of playfulness, depth and focus with a sweet, humble, world renowned Ashtanga yoga master. All levels welcome to embark on new challenges.

Saturday, June 9, 10:00m - 12:00pm
Ashtanga Magic: Breath, Posture and Gaze

Delve into the secrets of the Ashtanga Yoga lineage, known as the Tristana method, and discover the magic of breath (pranayama), posture (asana) and focal point (dristhi). Break down the energetic alignment of key postures in the Ashtanga Yoga method and build the foundation for a meditative, awareness based practice. Starting off with the Sun Salutations and progressing through the Standing Postures, Kino guides you into a devotional practice that mergers the physical and subtle bodies and honors tradition while embodying the present.

Saturday, June 9, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Open Your Hips

Gain access to the energy centers deep within the pelvis and learn to relax and release your hips into freedom. With a careful anatomical understanding of the muscular and skeletal activation needed to access the natural external hip rotation available to everyone you will have fun exploring the interior spaces of your hip joints. Make contact with your hips and unlock their potential for movement.

Sunday, June 10, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ashtanga Yoga Full Primary Series

Surrender to the traditional Ashtanga Yoga method with careful emphasis on the traditional vinyasa method and have fun along the journey. Experience the integrity and purity of the Ashtanga Yoga practice and be prepared to sweat.

Sunday, June 10, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Fearless Backbends

By understanding how to work your body in a safe way you will learn what it takes to really bend over backwards with no fear. The secrets of deep backbends are available to you through the integration of sound anatomical principles, healthy alignment techniques and intensely fun stretches. The dynamic movement mechanics of bending your spine are the key to limitless flows of energy and in this class you will begin to explore you natural potential for deep backbends with safety, support and enthusiasm.

This event is expected to fill. Please make sure you are okay with large capacity groups.

Cancellation and Transfer Policy

200 Hour (200 RYT)
Yoga Teacher Training

Become a Yoga Teacher — Our 200 Hour program is lead by an expert faculty who inspire future yoga instructors and those simply looking to deepen their practice. Gain skills, knowledge and experience to be great yoga teacher.


300 Hour (500 RYT)
Advanced Teacher Training

Begin Anytime – 11 Required Modules (mostly weekends). Our most popular and flexible program: you have several years to pick and choose your courses to most enhance your own teaching style.


Therapeutically Oriented 
Teacher Training

10+ Weekends over 9 months – This course is geared mostly towards working one-on-one in private yoga sessions that contain strong therapeutic elements, with each weekend building upon the next.

300 Hour Advanced Studies Teacher Training Modules