Have you tried yoga in the past but never stuck to it? Or are you looking for something new? Whether a complete yoga novice or looking to brush up; we can help you develop a solid, strong, safe Ashtanga Yoga practice.
Our studio’s temporary timetable has more changes while Teacher Amanda Stead is away with an injury, and other teachers go on annual sabbaticals.
Yoga Teacher Douglas (Vishal) Brook at the Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Melbourne shares his personal experience of practising Ashtanga Yoga with an injury:
Sometimes people stop their practice completely due to injuries. It is easy to get attached to an idea of the perfect text-book practice, and to think if you are unable to do the perfect practice you should not practice at all. I want to encourage people that with approval from their doctor they can often keep their practice going.
I broke my arm and wrist a few years ago. You may think I would have had to stop my yoga – all the arm work with the sun salutes – how can you keep practicing? But I found I could still do a great deal – it was, after all, only one wrist and elbow that were broken, not the whole body.
Yoga Teacher Douglas (Vishal) Brook at the Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Melbourne shares some thoughts on the importance of attending introduction courses: