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Ashtanga Yoga Weekend

Tuesday 04 march 2014 at 19:00

With a lifetime of experience, Kathy invites students to develop both softness and strength in their Ashtanga practice. Come join us for a beautiful experience at Kathy's fourth workshop in Luxembourg! 

Schedule:

Day Time Activity
Friday 19:00-21:00 Kathy will give a moola bandha and breath class with an introduction to Ashtanga pranayama with kumbhaka (breath retention).
Saturday: Group 1 8:00-10:00 Led class, first series. Kathy will instruct participants through the standing, sitting, back-bending and inversion sequences of the primary series.
Saturday: Group 2 10:15-12:15 Led class, second series. The rhythm of the class will be adapted to the students' abilities.
Saturday 12:15-14:30 lunch
Saturday 14:30-16:30 Asana clinic (Groups 1 & 2)* - 2 hours of alignment principals and more specifically Surya namskara, standing and some primary series forward-bending poses. (This session is open to students of all yoga styles.)
Sunday: Group 1 8:00-10:00 Mysore-style. Here, students practice the first or second series on their own while Kathy circulates to give hands-on adjustments 
Sunday: Group 2 10:15-12:15 Led class, first series. Kathy will instruct participants through the standing, sitting, back-bending and inversion sequences of the primary series.
Sunday 12:15-14:30 lunch
Sunday 14:30-16:30 Asana clinic (Groups 1 & 2)* - 2 hours of second series poses and back-bending with principals of alignment. (This is open to students of all yoga styles.)

* The afternoon programs apply to all yoga styles, not just Ashtanga, and so we allow students of all styles to participate.

Participation:

Seven sessions are scheduled from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon, each of 2 hours duration. We suggest students attend five of the seven sessions: the one Friday evening session, one morning session (Group 1 or 2) each day, and the one afternoon session each day where participants of morning groups 1 and 2 can both participate. This makes for a total weekend experience of five sessions.

INFINY Membership fee

There is a 5 € membership fee if you have not participated in another INFINY asbl workshop in 2014 even if you are only attending a single session. The 5 € membership fee is necessary for insurance purposes.

Early-bird Registration

Registration and payment on or before February 7th, 2013:

5 Sessions: 150 € or 35 € per each individual session plus 5 € for 2014 INFINY membership

Registration after February 7th

5 Sessions: 170 € or 40 € per each individual session plus 5 € for 2014 INFINY membership

Download the enrollment form. Mail, e-mail, or bring it to class as well as to make payment to reserve your place. Please note that this workshop is run under the auspices of INFINY asbl and only publicized by Centre de Yoga - La Source.

Cancellation Policy

Payment is fully refundable if cancellation is done no later than February 7th. 50% lost if canceled by February 21st. If you cancel after February 21st, you may only be refunded if you are able to find a replacement for your place.

Payment

This workshop is run under the auspices of INFINY asbl and only publicized by Centre de Yoga - La Source. Upon registration, please make payment to:

INFINY asbl
IBAN LU56 0020 1875 9477 2200 Swift Code: BILL LULL

Testimonials:

"I have been teaching Ashtanga Yoga for 35 years. In that time, I have taught less than a dozen people the entire four series. One of these people was Kathy Cooper. She began practicing with me in 1976. Kathy is a true yogini. Her practice and her personality are beautiful and an inspiration to everyone who meets her. She is as nice a person as you will ever meet. Whenever I am asked to recommend a yoga teacher in the San Francisco area, without hesitation, I always recommend Kathy first. She is the best." - David Williams (www.ashtangayogi.com)

"I’ve known Kathy Cooper for approximately 32 years. She is one of a handful of Ashtanga Yoga practioners who has learned the Advanced A and B sequences. She has maintained a consistent practice as well. Kathy is also a gifted yoga teacher who is gentle, compassionate, observant, thorough and kind in her approach to teaching. I have often recommended her to individuals and groups that I have taught Yoga to. Everyone who I have recommended Kathy to as a teacher has been very thankful to meet and work with her." - Danny Paradise (www.dannyparadise.com)

"Kathy is very qualified to teach Ashtanga Yoga. Through years of practice, Kathy has shown her love and understanding of the Ashtanga method taught by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. She is excellent at taking beginning students safely into the practice, as well as teaching the more advanced practitioners. I have no hesitation in recommending her." - Nancy Gilgoff

"Kathy Cooper is the Grand Madam of Ashtanga Yoga." - Tim Miller

Ashtanga Yoga Style: Ashtanga Yoga

Ashtanga Yoga is for students seeking an invigorating approach that purifies, stimulates and energizes. It consists of postures practiced in a fluid rhythm with a concentrated breath, steady gaze, and internal contractions to direct vital energy. Due to the dynamic nature of this practice, one feels completely energized and purified in each cell of the body and also in the mind. Go to the Ashtanga yoga page.

Kathy Cooper Teacher: Kathy Cooper

Kathy brings an informed, deep, long-time practice of 36 years to her Ashtanga teaching, supporting practitioners to strengthen their core/breath/alignment to correct and avoid injuries and move from the inside. Her style is practical and hands on. You will receive individual attention, adjustments, and insights to help you deepen your practice. Go to Kathy's page.

Bereldange Location: Bereldange

With heated wood floors, high ceilings and a view of the gardens, Club Haus am Becheler's "salle polyvalente" is a quiet and idyllic place for our yoga classes. Go to the Bereldange page.