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Teacher Training 2016

patanjaliAYO will be offering a 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher Training starting in June 2016, with Janice DeFilippi, Mike Dynie and Krista Budgell. This in-depth course includes asana, assists, anatomy, philosophy, pranayama, meditation and Mysore practice.

Starts with a full week of daily training June 3 – June 12, followed by 5 weekends. 

To register please see our Teacher Training page.


Astanga in the afternoon

Marichiasana A Our popular afternoon Astanga Flow classes are now running at 4:30pm every week on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, with Mike Dynie, Barbara Timmins and Donna Hughes. If you love these classes, you can buy one of our $80 four-week passes for unlimited access to all of our lunch, 4:30pm and evening classes!


Second Series Foundations, Sat Nov 28

11:30am-1:30pm with Janice DeFilippi
$45+hst Earlybird ($50+hst after Nov 22)

Techniques to access and refine postures from the first half of Second Series – must have a one-year background of Astanga Vinyasa Yoga.


Building better backbends, Mon Nov 30

6:30-8:30pm with Mike Dynielunge Mike
$35+hst Earlybird ($40+hst after Nov 23)

10 key things you need to know to improve your backbends and move to more advanced postures. All levels of practitioners welcome. See workshops page for more details.


 6-day Practice Intensive, starts Dec 21

ParsvottanasanaWith Mike Dynie
$150+hst ($165+hst after Dec 14)
Dec 21, 22, 23, 24 9-11am & Dec 26, 27 11:30-1:30pm
Based on Primary and Second series, each class has a theme to deepen the practitioner’s understanding of practising skillfully, safely and meditatively.  This is geared towards Ashtangis who are interested in strategies to explore obstacles that commonly arise.
Themes include: Primary and secondary actions in asana (prana & apana), wavy-movements in the spine, arm balances, hip opening and oblique strength, primary and second series backbends. See workshops page for more details.

Morning Mysore and Moon Days

381-1233891708GdW7Mysore is a powerful and liberating way to practice yoga, with hands-on guidance from our dedicated teachers. You can buy affordable packages to practice on a monthly basis – or you can drop-in at any time. Please remember that Mysore classes don’t run on Moon Days and practitioners take rest instead. This month’s Moon Days are Weds November 11 (New) and Weds November 25 (Full).

Two-week starter pass

wood statueNew to the studio? Buy our two-week starter pass for $35+hst and get unlimited access to ALL classes including Mysore to find out how this amazing practice works. If you already come to the studio but you’ve never tried Mysore before, you can buy our two-week Mysore starter pass also for $35+hst. Take a look at our prices for other practice packages.

Astanga Foundations

dogsNext course date coming soon! 6-8pm, $50+hst. Price includes one full week of Mysore practice OR a five-class pass. You will learn the fundamentals of Astanga Vinyasa Yoga, with clear direction on how to start a Mysore practice. The course fee includes a week of morning Mysore practice OR a 5-class pass which can be used for any drop-in classes.

Meditation Nights

Our weekly Lam Rim and Mindfulness instruction classes are led by Dr Bob Kapitany, who has been a serious Dharma practitioner for more than 40 years.

If you’re interested in these classes you should contact the meditation group first – please see our meditation page for more information and then follow the instructions given on how to attend.