Ashtanga for Beginners: An Introduction to the Eight Limbed Path

Ideal for anyone interested in learning more about the Ashtanga Vinyasa system and/or wanting to build a Mysore (self) practice.

The course will offer: 

  • A Brief overview of the history and philosophy of Ashtanga Vinyasa
  • An introduction to Tristhana: breath, drishti, bandhas/postures
  • An understanding of Vinyasa and the Sanskrit count as a method of creating a moving meditation
  • A safe and accessible breakdown of the Surya Namaskars (Sun salutations), the standing postures, and the first half of the Primary Series
  • Information on how to build and deepen a consistent practice that you can take anywhere

*Includes a Primary Series “cheat “sheet” and notebook to help you begin your journey! Course is $55 with the option to purchase an unlimited monthly class pass for just $75 (if purchased within 1 month of workshop).

Register and pay in advance or drop in that day. Contact Amy for more information at 831.212.5480 or email

September 22 @ 11:00
11:00 — 13:30 (2h 30′)

Monterey Yoga Shala

Amy Wright