Ashtanga Yoga is an ancient practice which is comprised of three main components: Ujjayi pranayama(breath), bandha(internal locks), and drishti(gazing point). We will learn to coordinate breath to movement in a set series of postures from the primary series. Recommended for intermediate and advanced practitioners.
Currently enrolled in a YogaTeacher Training at the Himalayan School, Niccolò’s practice combines his love for body movement and asanas with a desire for self awareness and breathing exercises, pranayama. Niccolò has been studying yoga for more than 10 years focusing on Integral Ashtanga Yoga as taught by Lino Miele and his followers, on the Himalayan tradition of Hatha Yoga, and on Ashtanga flow.
Karmelina started practicing yoga in 2009 in Florence, where she was exposed to a variety of styles of practice: hatha, kundalini, and asthanga. Her enthusiasm and wish to learn brought her to deepen her knowledge of asthanga through daily practice, studying of the ancient yoga texts and of eastern philosophies and the chanting of mantras.
Karmelina teaches ashthanga vinyasa yoga according to the teachings of Sri K. Pattabhi and Sharath Jois. Her classes is based on the traditional Sanskrit count and on both verbal and manual adjustments. Karmelina focuses on accurately conveying to students the method of ashtanga yoga and inspiring with her presence and practice all who engage in the journey of yoga.