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    March Classes Posted

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    Classes for March have been posted. Here’s a link to the schedule....

    Published by paul, on February 7th, 2017 at 10:34 am. Filled under: AYS News

    First Fall Session Schedule Posted

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    We have our schedule set for our first fall session from late September through October....

    Published by paul, on August 27th, 2016 at 4:28 pm. Filled under: AYS News

    July Class Dates Posted

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    Our teaching dates for July have been posted. Click here for more info....

    Published by paul, on June 8th, 2016 at 8:36 am. Filled under: AYS News

    June Classes in Toronto

    Our June schedule is online. There will be four Sunday sessions.  Follow this link for more info and to apply....

    Published by paul, on May 7th, 2016 at 12:06 pm. Filled under: AYS News

    4-Week Foundations Course in June

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    We will be teaching a 4-Week Ashtanga foundations course at Mindfulbody BodyWorks studio in Toronto during June....

    Published by paul, on April 15th, 2016 at 8:19 am. Filled under: AYS News

    May Classes in Toronto

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    We have posted our classes for the month of May. Click here to view our schedule....

    Published by paul, on April 6th, 2016 at 3:37 pm. Filled under: AYS News

    New Home Studio Completed

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    We have finished the work on our home studio. Rachelle and I christened the room this morning and it is lovely....

    Published by paul, on March 25th, 2016 at 12:30 pm. Filled under: AYS News

    April Classes in Toronto

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    We will be teaching Wednesday classes in April.

    Click here for more information....

    Published by paul, on March 16th, 2016 at 8:55 am. Filled under: AYS News

    March Classes in Toronto

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    We will be in Toronto teaching classes in March.

    For more information, click here....

    Published by paul, on February 7th, 2016 at 6:32 am. Filled under: AYS News

    Mysore Classes January and February 2016

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    We will be teaching Mysore classes during January and February.

    Please click here for more information....

    Published by paul, on December 22nd, 2015 at 9:23 am. Filled under: AYS News

    R Sharath Jois US Tour 2016 Dates

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    R Sharath Jois will be returning to the US in Spring 2016.

    More details and registration info will be posted at www.kpjayi.org....

    Published by paul, on November 3rd, 2015 at 12:41 pm. Filled under: AYS News

    December Mysore Sessions Toronto

    We will be teaching Sunday Mysore classes during December.

    Please click here for more information....

    Published by paul, on October 20th, 2015 at 8:58 am. Filled under: AYS News

    November Mysore Sessions in Toronto

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    We will be teaching another batch of Sunday classes during November.

    Click here for more information....

    Published by paul, on October 5th, 2015 at 2:11 pm. Filled under: AYS News

    New Application Form

    Dear Students.

    To streamline registration for our classes and workshops, we have created a simple application form that we will ask students to use....

    Published by paul, on August 22nd, 2015 at 3:26 pm. Filled under: AYS News

    October Mysore Sessions in Toronto

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    We will be teaching Sunday and Wednesday Mysore classes during October.

    Click here for more information....

    Published by paul, on August 14th, 2015 at 8:31 am. Filled under: AYS News

    Interview with Paul – Ashtanga Parampara

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    Paul’s recent interview is now live on the Ashtanga Parampara website....

    Published by paul, on May 29th, 2015 at 5:55 pm. Filled under: AYS News

    June Classes in Toronto

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    We will be teaching Mysore classes for three Sundays during June.

    For more information, click here....

    Published by paul, on May 11th, 2015 at 8:21 am. Filled under: AYS News

    Limited Time for Practice… What to Do?

    When faced with a limited practice based on time, what is your guidance? 

    Since time is the factor in this scenario, it’s all about how long you have on your mat before you need to finish up....

    Published by paul, on April 1st, 2015 at 1:00 am. Filled under: AYS News

    May Classes in Toronto

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    We will be teaching Mysore classes on Sundays and Wednesdays during May 2015.

    For more information, please click here....

    Published by paul, on March 25th, 2015 at 9:58 am. Filled under: AYS News

    New Student Testimonials Page

    If you’re wondering what it’s like to attend our classes or workshops, have a look at our student testimonials page....

    Published by paul, on March 2nd, 2015 at 4:43 pm. Filled under: AYS News

    Balancing Practice and Life from Paul’s Blog

    Here’s an answer to a question I received on my blog not too long ago....

    Published by paul, on February 12th, 2015 at 4:58 pm. Filled under: AYS News

    Upcoming Mysore Classes in Toronto

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    We will be teaching two sessions of Sunday Mysore classes during February, March and April....

    Published by paul, on February 11th, 2015 at 12:39 am. Filled under: AYS News

    The Expectation of an Easy Asana from Paul’s Blog

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    In a previous post, I wrote at length about how to approach kapotasana, a difficult backbend from Ashtanga’s Intermediate Series....

    Published by brian, on November 12th, 2014 at 4:06 pm. Filled under: AYS News

    Sunday Mysore in November

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    We will be teaching two small Mysore classes over four Sundays in November.

    Each batch will be limited to no more than 5 students....

    Published by admin, on September 24th, 2014 at 3:10 pm. Filled under: AYS News

    Yoga Hana Montreal November 7-9

    We will be teaching in Montreal November 7-9, 2014.

    Friday November 7th

    • Led Primary Series followed by Meditation 18:30 – 20:30

    Saturday November 8th

    • Mysore Style followed by Conference 9:30 – 12:00
    • Breath and Bandhas Lab 13:30 – 16:00
      Using different techniques and exercises, students will learn correct ujjayi breathing, mula bandha and uddiyana bandha.
    ...
    Published by brian, on August 18th, 2014 at 4:57 pm. Filled under: AYS News

    Mysore Week w Paul in August

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    Dear Students:

    I will be teaching morning Mysore classes for a week in August.

    Class will run Monday to Friday and be limited to 5 students....

    Published by admin, on June 18th, 2014 at 11:23 am. Filled under: AYS News

    Sunday Mysore in June w Rachelle

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    Dear Students.

    I will be teaching a small Mysore class for four Sundays in June....

    Published by admin, on May 8th, 2014 at 7:00 am. Filled under: AYS News

    Progress in Yoga Practice

    Found this nice gem on Ganga Whites blog via the White Lotus Foundation website.

    The link is here....

    Published by brian, on May 1st, 2014 at 12:00 pm. Filled under: AYS News

    Debunking Alignment Obsession in Yoga

    A repost of a nice article by Maya Devi Georg that was posted on Yoganonymous that I wanted to share and to save for posterity....

    Published by brian, on April 24th, 2014 at 4:59 pm. Filled under: AYS News

    My Comment to Jason Stein’s The Indifferent Ashtangi

    I shared the link to Jason Stein’s well-written blog post, The Indifferent Ashtangi. I thought I would also share the comment I left....

    Published by paul, on April 13th, 2014 at 6:51 am. Filled under: AYS News

    The Indifferent Ashtangi by Jason Stein

    The Indifferent Ashtangi, A blog post written by my friend, Jason Stein, that began as a comment to my post The Obsessing Ashtangi....

    Published by paul, on March 26th, 2014 at 12:00 pm. Filled under: AYS News

    Eight Limbs Workshop – Toronto April 19th

    Join Paul at Mula Yoga in downtown Toronto for a workshop on Patanjali’s Eight Limbs....

    Published by admin, on March 18th, 2014 at 11:45 am. Filled under: AYS News

    Hamilton Workshops March 8th

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    Published by brian, on February 7th, 2014 at 8:23 am. Filled under: AYS News

    Thoughts on Coffee from Paul’s Blog

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    A new post from Paul’s blog. Enjoy.

    One of Sharath’s famous comments is, “No coffee....

    Published by admin, on March 4th, 2013 at 9:15 am. Filled under: AYS News

    Should I Come Back to Class?

    Our friend, Elise Espat, of Albuquerque Ashtanga Yoga Shala posted the following question and answer for all students who have disappeared for whatever reason....

    Published by admin, on January 21st, 2013 at 12:42 pm. Filled under: AYS News

    Prasarita Padottanasana – Vinyasa Tutorial

    A handy and informative video clip has been posted on Paul’s blog. It details the correct vinyasa for prasarita padottanasana from Ashtanga yoga’s standing asanas....

    Published by brian, on October 28th, 2012 at 10:10 am. Filled under: AYS News

    Healing Injuries with Ashtanga Yoga

    New post on Paul’s blog. Check it out....

    Published by admin, on September 23rd, 2012 at 6:02 am. Filled under: AYS News

    Primary Series “Cheat Sheet” Available

    PDF of the complete Ashtanga primary series is available. Click here....

    Published by admin, on September 9th, 2012 at 3:32 pm. Filled under: AYS News

    Upavishtha Konasana Monkey

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    Upavishtha Konasana Monkey, a photo by rpgold on Flickr.

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    Rajasthan, India...

    Published by admin, on August 1st, 2012 at 7:52 am. Filled under: AYS News

    Rachelle and Paul at KPJAYI 2009

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    We found this photo of us from led intermediate series class at KPJAYI.
    It dates from March 2009....

    Published by brian, on July 27th, 2012 at 7:12 am. Filled under: AYS News

    Overcoming Fear in Practice

    Paul here. I posted a ripping yarn of fear and dread overcome that offers some suggestions of how others can do the same....

    Published by brian, on July 11th, 2012 at 6:00 am. Filled under: AYS News

    New Ask a Question Page on Paul’s Blog

    Have any questions that you’d like Paul or Rachelle to answer? Now you can submit them using the Ask a Question page on Paul’s blog....

    Published by admin, on June 21st, 2012 at 6:24 pm. Filled under: AYS News

    The Obsessing Ashtangi

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    Just published this afternoon on Paul’s blog.

    I am very pleased that my previous post, The Despairing Ashtangi, was so well received....

    Published by brian, on June 4th, 2012 at 6:34 pm. Filled under: AYS News

    The Despairing Ashtangi

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    A new post on Paul’s blog.

    Ashtanga Yoga is a system of increasingly challenging sequences of asanas that are developed and mastered over time through practice....

    Published by paul, on January 8th, 2012 at 12:00 pm. Filled under: AYS News

    Ashtanga Dilemma: Shorter Practice Daily or Fewer Days of Practice

    New post on Paul’s blog site.

    He answers the question of whether we should practice fewer days per week or do a shorter practice everyday when our schedules get busy....

    Published by admin, on April 9th, 2011 at 10:07 am. Filled under: AYS News

    Dependence on Yoga?

    Follow the link to read Paul’s latest blog post, “Dependence on Yoga?”
    Click here....

    Published by brian, on November 2nd, 2010 at 4:15 am. Filled under: AYS News

    Keeping Yoga Clothes and Rugs Clean

    One of the most common challenges for ashtanga yoga students is keeping our clothes, towels and rugs clean and smelling fresh....

    Published by admin, on June 11th, 2010 at 5:03 am. Filled under: AYS News

    Another R Sharath Conference Video

    Another new conference video clip from Sharath’s Toronto workshop has been posted to YouTube. Enjoy....

    Published by brian, on April 14th, 2010 at 1:48 am. Filled under: AYS News

    R Sharath Conference Video

    We just posted a new video clip from R. Sharath’s Toronto workshop. Sharath talks about yoga and the importance of practice....

    Published by admin, on April 13th, 2010 at 1:50 am. Filled under: AYS News