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Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training 2016


AYO 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 and meditation as well as Mysore practice. Starts with a full week of daily training June 3 – June 12, followed by 5 weekends. Our Earlybird price deadline has been extended!

To register please see our Teacher Training page.


Posture Tune-Up: Primary Series, Sat May 14

Marichiasana A9:30-11:45am, $50+hst, with Janice DeFilippi. Fine-tuning elements of postures from Astanga Vinyasa Yoga’s Primary Series, including arm and leg spiralling actions which along with core strength and steady breathing can help to bring lightness, ease and grace to your practice.

Posture Tune-Up: Second Series, Sat May 14

12:30-2:45pm, $50+hst, with Janice DeFilippi. Exploring the first half of Astanga Vinyasa Yoga’s Second Series, with a focus on the subtle inner strength required to move safely through these challenging postures. You don’t need to have a Second Series practice to join this workshop, but you should have at least 12 months’ experience of regular Astanga Yoga practice.

Yoga foundations: Monday May 16

dogsThe next date for this popular course is Monday May 16, from 6-8pm. 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 will begin the day you first use it.

Students: $95 Unlimited attendance

Our AYO 4-week Mysore Student Pass is $95 and allows unlimited attendance to ALL classes at the studio, morning, noon or night!

Gentle Yoga and Meditation classes

Designed for those who are new to yoga, have mobility issues, or simply want to relax while reaping the many benefits of a regular yoga practice. This program runs on Thursdays from 9:30am-11am until the end of May.  Drop-in and experience the benefits for yourself.
Class is cancelled April 21-28.

See Details and Registration

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. April/May Moon Days are Fri April 22 (Full), Fri May 6 (New) and Sat May 21 (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.


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.