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TheMat is proud to announce our first ever Workshop, based in the tradition of Ashtanga Yoga – we welcome Kiri Sutherland, one of New Zealand’s best yoga teachers, and most experienced yoga practitioners, to our new space in Milford.
Kiri has practiced Ashtanga yoga since 2000. She is Kpjayi level 2 authorised to teach the primary and intermediate series, and has learnt the first 3 series from certified teacher Peter Sanson. She has taught traditional Mysore-style Ashtanga since 2002 in Wellington and Hawkes Bay. Kiri teaches with deep trust in the ashtanga yoga method to transform our body and mind and encourages all levels of student to develop a daily practice of their own to experience the magic.
Kiri will be offering the following programme from April 12-14th 2012. Book at, or 021 833 104.

Friday night 5.45-7.30pm: welcome plus mysore style ashtanga yoga – this is a style of yoga that is traditionally taught, where the student follows their own breath, and learns to focus on their own body. It is a great way to connect and get to know your mental, emotional and physical bodies.

Saturday morning 7-9am: mysore style ashtanga, all levels, plus beginners from Friday encouraged to participate!

Saturday afternoon 4-6pm: experienced practitioners session. A fun session exploring safe backbends, deep hip movement, inversions - questions and ideas welcomed. Open to anyone who has practiced ashtanga regularly for over a year.
We can look at some intermediate asana in this session.

Sunday morning 7-9am: mysore-style ashtanga. All levels plus beginners from Friday and Saturday!

Sunday afternoon 1-3pm: Teachers workshop. Adjustment theory and practice and discuss what I call the “mysore method”! $25 per session ‘early bird’ prepaid before April 3rd $60 any 3 classes ‘early bird’ prepaid before April 3rd $30 casual, no refunds, $95 teachers session.

pricing: $30 per session drop-in. $25 per session early bird prepaid. $60 3x classes early bird prepaid.

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by Channel Editorial