ASHTANGA YOGA, Unpacking the Practice
with MARA HEALY
Lecture & Practice: Primary Series, Intro. to Intermediate Series, Mysore (observing the practice), History, Philosophy, & Anatomy)
Saturday, May 26, 2018
Morning Session: 8:00 am – 12:00 noon | $45
Evening Session: 2:00 – 6:00 pm | $45
Both Sessions: $75
Lecture, History of Ashtanga and Philosophy
Observation of Mysore Practice, Debrief Lecture, What is Mysore Practice all about?
Anatomy, Tonic vs. Phasic
Stability vs. Mobility
Sequence itself (unpacking the sequence)
1.5 hour Led Practice
Debrief Lecture, What is Led Practice all about?
Mara Healy (ERYT-500) (Marayogini/Phuntsok Deki) is a celebrated yogini and practitioner of mysticism, dedicated to the spiritual tradition of Free Yogis of the Himalayas. Having studied with powerful, spiritually-oriented practitioners such as Andrii Lappa, Chandra Om and Manju Jois, she has been exposed to a wide variety of asana systems and yoga schools. Mara has spent over a decade studying the Universal Yoga System, and working as Andrii Lappa’s North American assistant (Andrii being the creator of Universal Yoga). Through her studies and personal practices, she has found her voice as a householder dedicated to weaving together normal family life with the yoga practices of the Vajrayana (Tantric Buddhist) tradition. She is dedicated to bringing supple strength, powerful softness and practical proficiency to each person’s evolving relationship with yoga. Through her yoga school “Balanced Unity Yoga” Mara strives to create an atmosphere of scholarly learning, skillful practice and spiritual happiness.