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Mysore & Guided Half Primary Ashtanga

Rachel Dyer Zach & I have seen our yoga practice grow so much since beginning our Ashtanga Yoga journey. We have traveled to other cities and even Mysore India to learn from the masters. We love this practice so much that we have put a "Mysore Club" with the daily weekday practice offering on the schedule at bliss. I hope you will experience what we have with the Ashtanga style of yoga. About The "Morgantown Mysore Club" In the "Morgantown Mysore Club" – named after Mysore, India, the city in South India where Ashtanga Yoga originates – we offer two traditional styles of Ashtanga Yoga classes. We offer guided classes, where the teacher guides you and all students in the class together,...

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Yoga: Ancient Technology – Modern Twists

Oh Yoga! We love it at Bliss. One of the things that we are happily KNOWN for in our commUNITY is the variety of yoga styles we have at bliss. We encourage students to take as many of our classes as possible. Explore styles and teachers. Students often call in wanting to know more about yoga. Here is some information about yoga and our class approach. You will probably find that no matter which class you come to, it will be "Just what you needed" Every class can be considered beginner friendly (if you follow the golden rule to "listen to your body"!). Likewise, the beginner level and gentle classes are just as effective for the experienced yogi. We encourage...

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7 Questions You Might Have About Ashtanga Yoga

By Elizabeth Halliday-Reynolds and Rachel Dyer People often have questions about what it means to follow a particular "STYLE" of Yoga. Rachel and Zach Dyer teach and practice the Ashtanga style of yoga. Rachel and I started this discussion that captures some of the questions people ask. We thought you would enjoy the conversation. What is Ashtanga Yoga to you? “Ashtanga” is the method of yoga I practice. The word “ashtanga” can be broken down into the Sanskrit terms “astau,” which means eight, and “anga,” which translates to “limb.” So ashtanga yoga is eight-limbed yoga. The eight limbs are defined in Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras: (1) yamas, or ethical guidelines for engaging in the world around us; (2) niyamas, being internal...

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