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
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 email@example.com 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
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.
300 Hour Advanced Studies Teacher Training Modules
Choose 11 modules in total from these four categories:
- Pick at least one 3-day course
- Pick at least one 4-day course
- Pick at least one 5-day Intensive
- Pick the remaining eight courses from any of the four categories (weekend, 3-day, 4-day, or 5-day*)
*You must complete 11 separate modules for graduation. Most modules offered multiple times per year.