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Ashtanga Yoga Intensive during Pentecost Holidays

starts Sunday 26 may 2024 at 09:30

While Ashtanga-led classes are practiced in a fluid and continuous manner focusing on the synchronisation of the breath with movement, this 2-hour workshop will take time to break down challenging postures with options using props and variations.

The finishing sequence (Urdvha Dhanurasana, Sarvanghasana and Sirsasana) will be approached mixing in some beneficial postures from the second series.

Finally we will finish the program with a longer pranayama session with Kapalabati, nadi shuddhi, and sitali. This program is also offered Tuesday, May 28th at 18:30 in Strassen.

Payment is required. No credits may be used as this is an added class outside the framework of our term registration system.

Style: Ashtanga Yoga

Ashtanga vinyasa is a hatha yoga practice transmitted to Pattabhi Jois from the great yoga master Krishnamacharya. It 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.

Teacher: Nathalie Colavitti Blay

Nathalie Colavitti Blay Nathalie became interested in yoga through a documentary of a young girl who explained with lucidity and breathtaking calm how yoga helped her recover from a severe childhood trauma. That spark brought Nathalie to Iyengar yoga classes in 2006 before moving on to vinyasa and thereafter Ashtanga vinyasa whose energizing and soothing practices fascinated her. She also included into her personal practice the shat kriyas - purification techniques that are highly effective for digestive problems, stress and insomnia. In 2016, she graduated La Source’s 300-hour teacher training program. At the request of her colleagues, she gives yoga classes at work. At the same time, she continues her own practice and has attended workshops by senior Ashtanga teachers like Mark Darby, Danny Paradise, Gregor Maehle, Laruga Glaser, Kathy Cooper and Doug Keller. She wishes to share the knowledge acquired and to continue to explore that vast world called yoga.  Go to Nathalie's page.

Location: Strassen

147 route d'Arlon, Strassen. With oak floors and a warm ambiance, our Strassen center is a haven from the hustle and bustle of city life, located on route d'Arlon near rue de Reckenthal, just 200m from the A6/E25 autoroute. Go to the Strassen page.