If you want to plan way ahead: Ashtanga Yoga Conference in Bali 2017

It may turn out you can balance your Ashtanga calendars with a long weekend in San Diego one year, and a week in Bali the next. No judgement here which is better… I’d seen sketchy — read, secondhand Facebook — mention of the next week’s Ashtanga Yoga Conference at the Bali Research Center, and now … Continue reading If you want to plan way ahead: Ashtanga Yoga Conference in Bali 2017

Some highlights from the Ashtanga Yoga Conference in Bali

I’ve been keeping an eye out for videos or other highlights from the Ashtanga Yoga Conference that happened last week in Bali, and so far there hasn’t been much. Until now. Here’s a recap for everyone who wasn’t there: In that week, I learned that my 8-year old Primary Series practice is not entirely healthy … Continue reading Some highlights from the Ashtanga Yoga Conference in Bali

Ashtanga Yoga news from Bali

Maybe you get the newsletter from the Ashtanga Yoga Bali Research Institute, headed by Prem and Radha Carlisi. If not, heck, if so, there are a couple of news items this month worth noting. First though, here’s a link to the full newsletter. And two main highlights: They’ve scheduled the 2015 Ashtanga Yoga Bali Conference … Continue reading Ashtanga Yoga news from Bali

New video: Ashtanga Yoga Bali Conference

I’ve been keeping one eye out for video from last Fall’s conference in Bali featuring Manju Jois, Danny Paradise, Annie Pace, David Williams, Joanne & Mark Darby and Prem & Radha Carlisi. Here’s the first one I’ve seen. It mostly captures the scene and attendees’ practices: It does note this: The next conference will be in about a … Continue reading New video: Ashtanga Yoga Bali Conference

Ashtanga Yoga Confluence and Bali Conference — now’s your chance

We noted yesterday that the pre-registration for the 2014 Ashtanga Yoga Confluence opened. You can register at this link. Reminder: It costs a little less but includes staying at the hotel (which is nice and convenient and allows you to be surrounded by other Confluence attendees but also means you are paying for the room). … Continue reading Ashtanga Yoga Confluence and Bali Conference — now’s your chance

Check your 2015 Ashtanga calendar: Nancy Gilgoff, Tim Miller, Sharath travel schedules

We’ve already noted Saraswati’s travel schedule for the year. Here’s three more. Nancy Gilgoff earlier this week sent out her full schedule for 2015. You can find it online at this here link. A few highlights: USA MAUI through MARCH 25th Nancy will be teaching on MAUI. BALI 5 – 10 APRIL BALI Ashtanga Yoga Conference … Continue reading Check your 2015 Ashtanga calendar: Nancy Gilgoff, Tim Miller, Sharath travel schedules

This looks like quite the Ashtanga Yoga conference

I guess if San Diego isn’t an exotic enough locale for you when it comes to your Ashtanga Yoga gatherings, this one might be for you: In November, in Bali, an “Ashtanga Yoga Bali Conference” is scheduled. The couple organizing it is Anthony “Prem” Carlisi and Heather “Radha” Duplex. And they are just part of … Continue reading This looks like quite the Ashtanga Yoga conference

Mysore-style Divali: darshan with Bali

I suspect we’re all pretty familiar with the main stories surrounding Divali: Rama, Krishna, Lakshmi, Kali. But down Mysore way, it’s Bali who is the central figure, as Tim Miller reminds us in his blog post this week: Throughout Karnaataka state, where Mysore is located, Divali commemorates the one very special day of the year that … Continue reading Mysore-style Divali: darshan with Bali

Deep listening, exercising as you age and where to catch Dena Kingsberg this year

First up, a bittersweet nod toward Tim Miller’s latest blog post: In sutra III.36, Patanjali says, “Tatah pratibah sravana vedana adarsa asvada vartah jayante”—Then profound intuition, hearing, touch, vision, taste, and smell appear. Patanjali is referencing qualities here that we could call extra sensory perceptions. These heightened perceptions are presented in the order of the … Continue reading Deep listening, exercising as you age and where to catch Dena Kingsberg this year

Can it be true? Mysore is missing out on yoga tourism

Did you know that upwards of 5,000 people come to Mysore each year to study yoga? Well, of course you did. But apparently the people who live in Mysore don’t. Actually, I find that hard to believe, given that 5,000 or so foreigners carrying yoga mats are traipsing around Mysore. But I do believe that … Continue reading Can it be true? Mysore is missing out on yoga tourism