Some of the foremost Sanskrit Scholars in Mysore have agreed to collaborate to create a unique opportunity for the international Yoga Community! It’s a close up look into a little known part of Ashtanga History.
THE FIRST RETREAT OF ITS KIND
February 8-22 2019
No one knows the history and philosophy of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga better than the Sanskrit community of Mysore! From the origin of the Ashtanga sequences that have had a huge impact in yoga world wide, to the philosophical foundation of this global practice, all questions can be answered.
For the first time ever, senior Sanskrit scholars from Mysore are collaborating to create a unique experience for international yoga students. This retreat will provide an authentic, authoritative, behind the scenes look into the fabric of yoga culture in Mysore.
Can you imagine yourself being a part of an ancient tradition through your yoga practice? Many people do.
The Yoga of Mysore has been debated about for decades.
What is traditional? What isn’t? How can we participate in this tradition?
By direct contact with multiple Sanskrit Scholars you can see for yourself what it means.
MYSORE HOLDS MANY SECRETS!
EXPERIENCE THE RICHNESS AND BEAUTY
OF MYSORE’S YOGA COMMUNITY FIRST HAND.
The compassion, sincerity, academic brilliance, and deep reverence for yoga and all spiritual practice among the elders of Mysore will leave you stunned. It is truly inspiring and eye opening!
This is your chance to experience the yoga tradition of Mysore directly from the masters themselves!
7-9am Asana Practice (followed by Mudra and Pranayama practice for those who wish)
10am Light Breakfast with Chai and local fruits, yogurt, idly and dosas (south Indian delicacies).
11am-1pm Relax, rest, swim in the pool at the nearby Radisson Blu Hotel, explore Mysore.
3-5pm Lectures with Senior Scholars. The subject will be announced the day before each lecture.
Evenings are free to rest, visit, shop and explore. It is the coolest time of day and ideal for getting out and seeing the palace, market and other attractions.
RATES & CONDITIONS
No one knows the history and philosophy of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga better than the Sanskrit community of Mysore!
From the origin of the Ashtanga sequences that have had a huge impact in yoga world wide, to the philosophical foundation of this global practice,
all questions can be answered.
After several decades of practicing the fiery yoga taught in Mysore many foreign practitioners are curious about the roots of these practices. Mysore has so much more to teach us! Ask the questions you have always had in person directly to the people who can explain best. There is a deep love and wisdom among the yogis and scholars of Mysore that will warm your heart and inspire you to move deeper into your practice of yoga!
FOR QUESTIONS AND FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT ANDREW EPPLER