david swenson ashtanga workshop

David Swenson – Scorpions, Peacocks and Insects that fly. Oh My!

Saturday 22nd January, 2022 | 9.00 am EST | 2.00 pm UK | 3.00 pm Paris

2 hours | recording available for 14 days (if you can’t attend live register to automatically receive the recording link)

Exploring the Asana Jungle and the Animals Within

It would appear as though the first yogis observed nature to gain inspiration and insight into their development of asanas and yoga itself. There is a wonderful ‘zoological’ component to many asanas such as the Peacock, Scorpion, Frog, Crane, Dog, Flying Insect, Crocodile, Horse and many more.

In this workshop David will present ways to approach these amazing creatures with care, wonder and joy. He is open to any suggestions of ‘animal’ postures that the participants may want to explore as well. This class is really fun and sure to put a smile on your face. Of course if there are “non-animal” asanas of interest we can explore those as well :).
The Wild and Wonderful Asana Animals are Waiting for You!

About David

David began his journey of Yoga in 1969 when he and his brother Doug practiced in a small park at the end of their street in Houston, Texas. There were few sources for yoga at that time so they practiced from whatever books they could find.

In 1973 David discovered Ashtanga after he met David Williams and Nancy Gilgoff in Encinitas, CA. In 1975 David and Nancy brought K. Pattabhi Jois to the U.S. for the first time and Swenson was fortunate enough to be there. He then initiated studies directly with the master. He made his first trip to Mysore in 1977. David is one of only a handful of Westerners to have learned the full Ashtanga system including all of the asana sequences and pranayama as originally taught by K. Pattabhi Jois.

Today David is recognized as one of the world’s foremost practitioners and instructors of Ashtanga Yoga. He tirelessly travels year round to teach and offer workshops. His courses are presented in a supportive and compassionate fashion making it accessible to all levels of practitioner to participate.

Check out David’s website to find out more about him.

Cost €30 approx £25 | $36

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