Ashtanga Yoga Retreat with KPJAYI certified teacher Philippa Asher
Join KPJAYI certified teacher Philippa Asher for a week long ashtanga yoga retreat where you will practice the traditional Mysore program durning the early mornings and afternoon workshops taking up concepts of the Ashtanga method, technique and safe alignment, history, philosophy, pranayama, meditation. An immersion into the world of Ashtanga for everyone willing to reap the benefits of an amazing system with an inspiring teacher in a magical setting. Philippa teaches the Ashtanga Primary, Intermediate, Advanced A and Advanced B Series, as learned directly from Sri K Pattabhi Jois and Sharath Jois at KPJAYI in Mysore, India.
Her emphasis is on good technique, safe alignment, the synchronisation of tristhana (breath, gaze points and movement) and passing on the exact method, as taught by Guruji. Philippa’s dedicated passion for Ashtanga yoga, background as a trained dancer and experience as a qualified teacher (Post Graduate Certificate in the Education of Adults), gives her an intuitive and sound understanding of bodies, yoga asanas, people and how they learn.
SankalpaSicily is strategically placed in the heart of the southern province of Ragusa. The Baglio, (a traditional rural structure built with the local white stone around an internal courtyard) is located in a quiet place in the unique Hyblean Countryside. Pastures, fields, walking paths, surround the property. Fresh air and tranquility are in abundance.