Ashtanga Introduction Series (12 Hours)

"Yoga is 99% practice and 1% knowledge" - K. Pattabhi Jois

Ashtanga Yoga is more than a dynamic style of yoga with a fixed sequence of postures. It was discovered in the 1930s by yoga master and Sanskrit scholar Sri Tirumalai Krishnamacharya and popularised by his disciple K. Pattabhi Jois. 

It is a form of hatha yoga that focuses on asana (posture) and pranayama (breath control) in a safe manner.  This style of yoga improves physical health, concentration, and energy level. You will gain a deeper understanding before embarking on the primary series. 

This introduction series is conducted by Justin, who is a practitioner of ashtanga vinyasa yoga.  He is certified in various types of Yoga namely:

  • Diploma in Yoga Teacher Training
  • Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training (Primary Series)
  • Yoga Certification Board (YCB), Yoga Wellness Instructor (YCB Level 2)
  • Yin Yoga Teacher Training
  • Chair Yoga Teacher Training 
  • Yoga Wheel Instructor Training

This course is suitable for newly graduated yoga teachers or those keen to explore this dynamic style of yoga.

  • Techniques Training & Practice – Practice safely and correctly.
  • History and Philosophy – By knowing the history and philosophy, you will appreciate more the ashtanga vinyasa system. 
  • Anatomy and Physiology – You will learn the benefits and contraindications of the poses and options you can apply in the practice.
  • Sanskrit - Counting in Sanskrit, opening and closing chanting, and the meaning of the opening and closing prayers. Names of the poses in Sanskrit.
  • Asanas and Practice – Full primary series and breathing techniques (inclusive of the bandhas)  
  • A progressive weekend introduction series divided into manageable hours.  
  • Understanding body anatomy and physiology.
  • Apply the techniques and variations.
  • Alignment of postures.
  • Build self-confidence.
  • Preparation for Asthanga Primary Series (6 hours/month).

                            
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  • Our teachers are volunteers who are passionate about their cause of bringing yoga to the masses.

  • A family-oriented studio with the values of a non-profit organization, Yogapoint India.

  • Focused on traditional yoga while appreciating the non-harming way of learning something profound.

  • Yogapoint is recognised as the 'Leading Yoga Institution' by the Ministry of Ayush, India; the first and only in Singapore.

  • Signed a memorandum of Understanding & Cooperation with Maharashtra University of Health Sciences.
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  • A non-profit organization founded in 1978.

  • Led by Hon Guruji Dr. Vishwas Mandlik, President of the Yoga Association in Maharashtra.

  • A reputable and internationally recognized diploma program with more than 18,000 graduates worldwide over 40 years.
  • Course Fees: $300
  • Duration: 12 hours

Payment Options

Payment may be done via PayNow or Internet Banking. Upon successful transfer, please share the transfer details to John at 9784 4058 via Whatsapp.

  1. PayNow - Launch your local bank app and scan the QR code below to make payment to HEALTH YOGA.

    • Alternatively, you may PayNow to UEN: 53086831LYPS
  2. Internet Banking - You may make a FAST transfer to HEALTH YOGA by keying in the following details: 
    • Recipient's Name (if required): Yogapoint
    • Recipient's Bank: United Overseas Bank Ltd
    • Recipient's Account Number: 3583024857

1) Pre-Course Introduction (FREE)

Day: Saturday
Date: 21 May 2022
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

2) Pre-Course Practice (Members only)

Day: Sunday
Date: 22 May 2022
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

3) Course Intake (12 Hours)

Date: 28, 29 May & 4, 5, 12, 13 June 2022
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Days: Saturday & Sunday

31B Kreta Ayer Rd (3rd Floor)

Singapore 088998

 

 

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