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Fall Teacher Training registration is now open! Our 200-Hour Registered Yoga Teacher Training runs over 10 weekends starting in October, led by Mike Dyne, Krista Budgell and Janice DeFilippi. For full details see our Teacher Training Page


July/August timetable and Civic Holiday

Our Monday night class at 6:45pm is now cancelled. On August 1st Civic Holiday morning Mysore will run from 7:30-9:30am then we are closed for the day. Our Thursday 4:30pm Mysore class will run on July 28 but then is cancelled through August.

Summer Special: $115 for 8 weeks of yoga!

It’s easy to do yoga at AYO with our Summer Special 8-week pass for $115! This pass covers all our weekday lunch, afternoon and evening classes and can be purchased any time before August 14. If you have a current pass it can be suspended until your Summer Special expires.


4-week starter pass

wood statueNew to the studio? Buy our 4-week starter pass for $35+hst and get unlimited access to ALL classes including Mysore to find out how this amazing practice works. Check out our morning classes, or take an evening flow class. Take a look at our prices for other practice packages.



Morning Mysore and Moon Days

Mysore 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 our morning Mysore classes don’t run on Moon Days and practitioners take rest. Next Moon Days are Tuesday Aug 2 (New) and Thursday Aug 18 (Full). All other classes run as normal on Moon Days.


Yoga foundations: Learning the fundamentals

dogsThe next date for this popular course will be posted soon. The cost is $50+hst – this price includes a five-class pass! You will learn the fundamentals of Astanga Vinyasa Yoga, along with clear direction on how Mysore practice works. This course is aimed at beginners, or practitioners new to Astanga. You’ll receive a 5-class pass for any drop-in classes – the pass starts on the day you first use it.


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.