Upcoming Workshops

 Note:  All workshops listed here are specific to Ashtanga.
Please see enrollment information at the bottom.

February 2014
David Robson: February 20-22
Organizer: Ignite Yoga
Location:  Ignite Yoga - Goodyear
Registration: Click here
Cost: $225 for full weekend; $50 per session

Fri 2/20 6 - 8.30 PM: Learn to Float
Sat 2/21 8 – 10 AM: Led Primary
Sat 2/21 1 – 3:30 PM: Knees, Hips and Forward Bends
Sun 2/22 8 – 10 AM: Mysore
Sun 2/22 1 – 3:30 PM: Jump Back & Jump Through

David Robson lives in Toronto, Canada, with his wife, Stan, his daughter Mercedes, and son Holden. He is the co-owner and director of the Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Toronto, where he leads one of the world’s largest Mysore programs.

In 1998, while completing a degree in Comparative Religion, David began a daily yoga practice. He made his first trip to India in 2002, where he initiated studies with his teacher Sharath Jois. Since then, David has returned annually to deepen and enrich his practice and teaching. He is Level-2 Authorized by the Sri K. Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute.  David is also the creator of the Learn To Float program.

April 2015
David Keil: April 11-13
Organizer: Ashtanga Arizona and Ignite Yoga
Location:  Ignite Yoga - Goodyear
...details coming soon
David was introduced to Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga in 1999. But it was in 2001 that he met John Scott in Penzance, UK presenting his anatomy workshops for the first time oversees. Two weeks practicing with John was transformational and he realized that he had found his teacher. This began a relationship of both teacher/student as well as a collaborative colleague relationship that continues today. David still teaches anatomy for all of John’s Teacher Training courses.  It was also John who told David to go to Mysore, India the following year, which he did. David arrived in Mysore in 2002 where he had the honor of studying with Sri K. Pattabhi Jois in the “old” shala. In fact, it was the last year that the old shala was used for practice. David was authorized in 2004 and returned yearly for extended visits to Mysore with his wife Gretchen Suarez. They are both Authorized Level 2 and grateful for their time in Mysore and meeting Guruji and studying with R. Sharath, his grandson over the years.

June 2015
Tim FeldmanJune 5-7
Organizer: Walter Studios - Yoga Space
834 North 7th Avenue, Phoenix  
...details coming soon

November 2015
Eddie Stern: November 6-9, 2015
Organizer: Ignite Yoga - Goodyear  
Registration: Click here

Friday, November 6:
   8:00-9:30am Mysore
   6:00-7:00pm Lecture
   7:00pm-8:30pm Pujas- state of mind to intention, devotion, pranayama, and mediation

Saturday, November 7:
   8:00-9:30am Led primary
   9:30-10:00am Short Break
   10:00-11:00am lecture & Q&A
   2:00-5:00pm Yoga therapy; pelvic floor and spine, with pranayama and chanting

   8:00-9:30am Led primary
   9:30-10:00am Short Break 10:00-11:00am Q&A
   2:00-5:00pm Yoga therapy; pelvic floor, hip, pranayama, chanting

Eddie Stern has been teaching yoga in New York City since 1989. He studied under Sri K. Pattabhi Jois for eighteen years and is the director of Ashtanga Yoga New York (AYNY). Over the past years, Eddie has published four books on Pattabhi Jois and Ashtanga Yoga including the translation of Pattabhi Jois’ 1960 book Yoga Mala and is as well the co-publisher and editor of a monthly Indian philosophical journal entitled Namarupa, Categories of Indian Thought. He has served for ten years on the board of directors of Bent On Learning, a 501c3 that teaches yoga and meditation to 2,800-disadvantaged public school children every week.

December 2015
David Garrigues: TBD
Organizer: Ashtanga Arizona
...details coming soon
About David:
David Garrigues is the director of the Ashtanga Yoga School of Philadelphia. He is one of a few teachers in the US certified to teach Ashtanga Yoga by the late world renowned yoga master Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. As an Ashtanga Ambassador he bases his teachings on the idea that 'Anyone can take practice,’ a core idea in the teachings of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois.

David's mission is to help others flourish within the living, contemporary lineage of Ashtanga Yoga. He aims to be part of an ever wider circle of people who are committed to applying the teachings of ashtanga yoga in ways that promote physical, psychological, and spiritual growth in themselves and others.

David teaches workshops around the world featuring Mysore intensives and in-depth studies, and he is well known around the world for his “Asana Kitchen” videos on YouTube. David is also the author of following instructional materials: 1) a two disc DVD entitled Ashtanga Yoga: A Primary Series Guide 2) a two disc DVD/book set on the subject of breathing entitled Vayu Siddhi: A Guide to Pranayama, Ashtanga Yoga's Fourth Limb. He has written and recorded two high energy Kirtan CD's entitled: Jaya Sat Guru and Bad Man Bhakti.

You can enroll in any of the above workshops by emailing ashtangaarizona@gmail.com.

** Please note: By enrolling in any workshop sponsored by Common Fate LLC dba Ashtanga Arizona ("AA"), hereby WAIVE AND RELEASE Common Fate LLC, Ashtanga Arizona, its owners, officers, employees, assigns, instructors and guest teachers, regardless of employment or volunteer status, from any claim, demand, cause of action of any kind resulting from or related to my participation in the programs offered by AA. In taking part in the yoga classes, workshops, or other activities offered by AA, you understand and acknowledge that you are fully responsible for any and all risks, injuries, or damages, known or unknown, which might occur as a result of your participation in the classes, workshops, or other activities.

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