Save The Date: David Swenson October Workshop

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Ashtanga Yoga Master David Swenson is returning to give a workshop this October at the Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Melbourne. It will be his first here in Australia in three years. Save the date in your diary! Bookings available soon – stay tuned by registering at our event on Facebook or by checking our website.

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David Swenson On Answers Being Overrated

“Yoga is built on the idea of questioning…an answer doesn’t mean the end,” said #AshtangaYoga veteran David Swenson during this interview about using yoga to keep your quest for knowledge alive.

This is one of a series of short interviews with David recorded at the Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Melbourne in 2014.

 

 

Interview & video courtesy of Darius Devas of Being Films, who is also a dedicated regular at our Centre.

Book one of David’s courses at the Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Melbourne in August 2015

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David Swenson On Yoga As a Tool For Life

“There is a difference between doing yoga and making an asana of ourselves,” so said #AshtangaYoga veteran David Swenson when he gave this interview, about how yoga can be used as a tool for life.

This is one of a series of short interviews with David recorded at the Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Melbourne in 2014.

Interview & video courtesy of Darius Devas of Being Films, who is also a dedicated regular at our Centre.

Book one of David’s courses at the Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Melbourne in August 2015

More information at Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Melbourne

Immersion Workshop: David Swenson

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David Swenson’s 40-hour workshop next month at the Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Melbourne is particularly valuable for teachers and those seeking to deepen their practice – book now

David Swenson’s 40-hour Yoga Immersion Workshop next month offers a unique and wonderful way to learn more about Ashtanga Yoga and is particularly valuable for ashtanga teachers and those wanting to deepen their practice.

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Extra David Swenson Workshop

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An additional workshop by Ashtangi David Swenson is being offered at The Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Melbourne next month, as the first workshop is full – book now.

We are very pleased to host long-time Ashtangi David Swenson at our Shala next month.

David’s first workshop is fully booked, but he is offering an extra workshop for those who missed out.

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Nicky Knoff: What Works For People

We are very lucky to be hosting Ashtangi Nicky Knoff at our Centre after Easter. Nicky is an eminent and senior yoga teacher with a history of teaching for almost 45 years. Book for Nicky’s workshop.

Here is a brief interview in which Nicky talks about her approach to teaching yoga which is based in her vast years of experience practicing and teaching yoga: “I like to work with what works for people.”

Interview & video courtesy of Darius Devas of Being Films, who is also a dedicated regular at our Centre, and Lucas Maddock.

Watch the extended interview here.

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Book Now: David Swenson August Workshops

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Book Now for David Swenson workshops this August at the Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Melbourne

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David Swenson On Using Humour To Teach Yoga

Recently, we were lucky enough to host David Swenson, Ashtanga Yoga long-time practitioner and teacher, at our Centre in Melbourne, Australia.

Here is an interview with David, talking about how he finds the most inspiring yoga teachers are those with good senses of humour, including his own teacher Pattabhi Jois: “The yoga is difficult but he brought a joy into the room and we were inspired to try and do more.”

This is one of a series of short interviews with David which we are releasing over several weeks.

Interview & video courtesy of Darius Devas of Being Films, who is also a dedicated regular at our Centre.

More information at Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Melbourne

David Swenson On Ashtanga Yoga In The Early Years

Recently, the Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Melbourne in Australia hosted David Swenson, long-time Ashtanga Yoga practitioner and teacher. During his time with us, David gave a series of interviews including this one, in which he tells of his experiences going to Mysore, India – the home of Ashtanga Yoga where Sri K Pattabhi Jois lived and taught yoga – in the 1970s as one of the first Westerners to discover yoga. This is one of a series of short interviews with David which are releasing over several weeks.

Interview & video courtesy of Darius Devas of Being Films, who is also a dedicated regular at our Centre.

More information at Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Melbourne

David Swenson on How He Got Into Yoga

Recently, the Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Melbourne in Australia was lucky enough to host David Swenson, long-time Ashtanga Yoga practitioner and teacher.

During his time with us, David gave a series of interviews including this one, in which he tells how he got into Yoga and the locals’ reactions to seeing him and his brother practicing in the park: “We’re breathing and stretching – please don’t shoot!”

This is one of a series of short interviews with David which we will release over the next few weeks.

Interview & video courtesy of Darius Devas of Being Films, who is also a dedicated regular at our Centre.

More information at Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Melbourne