The Story of Savasana

savasanaWhen asking what a person’s favourite yoga pose is, a jovial, jokey answer is often, “Savasana”. I mean, who doesn’t like a delicious lie down after a few bends and inversions?

But it shouldn’t be joke. Savasana, the corpse pose or “heavenly rest” is absolutely key to practice – so having it as your pet position is perfectly justified.

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Summer Holiday Timetable

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We are open every day of the year including Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, and our new timetable is especially extensive, which we hope gives you the space and flexibility to easily maintain or resume your yoga practice or try it for the first time – everyone is welcome.

Our Most Extensive Timetable Yet

Our new timetable is the most extensive in terms of options that we have ever offered! We hope this will help you maintain or resume practice over the holidays, even if you still have work commitments.

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What Happens When You Do Yoga For 30 Days Straight

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Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Greg Cooper (left) adjusts a student in a led class at the Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Melbourne. Courtesy: The Global Yogi

 

Find out how Yoga Blogger The Global Yogi AKA Michelle Taffe did when she committed to 30 straight days of yoga at the Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Melbourne. Michelle tells of her ups and downs in her blog ‘30 Days of Ashtanga Yoga: What happens during a month of showing up on the mat every day’ which we reproduce here with Michelle’s permission.

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8limbs Teacher Training Level 1 (200hrs) Starts Feb

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World-renowned leaders in yoga education Gregor Maehle and Monica Gauci are
bringing their teacher training to the Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Melbourne! Gregor is
the author of a series of yoga textbooks some of which have been translated into
eight different languages. Monica is a doctor of chiropractor and expert in yoga
therapy, rehabilitation and anatomy. Each of them offers almost 40 years of yoga
experience.

 

Our 200-hour Yoga Alliance registered Teacher Training provides you with international recognition as a yoga teacher.

This transformative experience starts 3 February 2018 and runs over 13 months.

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Byron Yoga Centre Teacher Training 1 Year (800hrs)

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Byron Yoga Centre’s year-long Certificate IV Yoga teacher training is recognised by Yoga Alliance, Yoga Australia and ASQA (Australian Skills Quality Authority) and qualifies Australian students for Austudy as it comprises 20 hours’ study per week.

 

Starting in March 2018 at the Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Melbourne, the course runs for 12 months and is one of the highest possible qualifications in yoga teaching that is recognised both in Australia and internationally.

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Knoff Yoga Teacher Training: Dec 2017 – Jan 2018

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Yoga Master Nicky Knoff is bringing Knoff Yoga Teaching Training to Melbourne this Summer. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to learn from a vastly experienced senior teacher and book now. Early bird deals available for bookings before 15 November.

Knoff Yoga Teacher Training: Dec 2017 – Jan 2018

Imagine standing in front of a yoga class knowing you have the knowledge and skills to change lives – knowing you understand the techniques, how to share them, and importantly you have a plan for each and every one of your students. Make this dream a reality by learning from Yoga Master Nicky Knoff in her upcoming teaching training classes in Melbourne in December and January.

Nicky, whose knowledge is distilled over 40 years of intense study, is considered by many as one of the greatest yogis of our time.

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Book Master Classes With Nicky Knoff

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Learn how to look, listen and feel, by honouring your inner wisdom at Nicky Knoff’s Master Class Workshops starting next weekend. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to learn from a vastly experienced senior teacher and book now.

We are very pleased that Ashtangi Master Nicky Knoff from Cairns is returning to give several Master Class workshops at our Centre over the weekend of 20 – 21 October 2017.

Nicky, whose knowledge is distilled over 40 years of intense study, is considered by many as one of the greatest yogis of our time.

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Nicky Knoff Free Class Next Friday

One of the world’s foremost yoga teachers, Nicky Knoff, is giving a free class at our Centre next Friday 20 October ahead of the Master classes Nicky will take that weekend. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to learn from a vastly experienced senior teacher.

 

We are very pleased that Ashtangi Master Nicky Knoff from Cairns will be at our Centre on next Friday when she will be give a FREE class to which everyone is welcome.

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Yoga Anatomy Workshop With Monica Gauci This Weekend

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Join Dr Monica Gauci from 8limbs Yoga in WA for a weekend workshop at our Centre in Melbourne, and learn how to apply functional anatomy to yoga asanas and other yoga techniques. Book now for this weekend’s workshop!

Understand the physical and functional miracle of your body at this weekend’s Yoga Anatomy workshop with Yoga Scholar Dr Monica Gauci.

Book now to secure your place – there are still some places left.

BOOK NOW

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New Holistic Yoga Led Classes

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Yoga Teacher Amanda Stead is taking a brand new led class aimed at helping students develop a more holistic yoga practice.  The new classes start on Friday Oct 6 2017 and replace the led classes previously scheduled on Wednesday mornings.  Everyone welcome.

 

New Holistic Yoga Led Classes

You can now learn more about pranayama techniques, chanting of the sutras and develop a familiarity with meditation, with new led classes starting tomorrow morning at 6:30am with long-time Yoga Teacher Amanda Stead.

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