Intro to Ashtanga Yoga with Nea Ferrier
Starts April 8
(Two sessions per week)
Sunday and Tuesdays
Starts April 8
The course will cover the tristana method of correct breathing, posture, and drishti (gaze points). There will be a focus on alignment and the vinyasa method for surya namaskars and the standing postures. This course is the ideal preparation for attending self-practice classes (Mysore-style) on a regular basis. The course is limited to eight students to ensure personal attention from the teacher.
Suitable for those new to yoga or new to Ashtanga yoga.
Nea is the only KPJAYI level II authorised teacher of Ashtanga Yoga in Dubai. She has made eleven individual trips since 2006 to study at the Ashtanga Yoga Institute (KPJAYI) in Mysore. She was authorised in 2010 and during that year was one of the first people to assist Sharath Jois in the morning classes. She has attended two teacher courses through KPJAYI in 2010 and 2014. These courses are designed specifically for authorized/certified teachers to help them better understand the method of Ashtanga Yoga and how to teach appropriately.
Nea has been teaching yoga internationally for the last ten years. She started the first Mysore program in Nagoya Japan where she lived for two years from 2009-10. She has also taught in her home city of Sydney at Jois Yoga (2010-11) and has been a visiting guest teacher at Ashtanga Yoga shalas in Perth, Beijing, Tokyo, Osaka, Moscow, and Istanbul. She moved to Dubai in 2012 and founded Ashtanga Yoga Dubai in 2013.