Asana Essentials : The place for researching postures you are working on.

Ashtanga: Workshops, Floating, Transitions and Inversions

Contributing Teachers

Matthew Sweeney

Matthew-SweeneyThe man responsible for the Moon Sequence and many more. His wealth of knowledge and readiness to consider each student as an individual brings out the best in everyone. Website:yogatemple.com

John Scott

john scott picOften referred to as a Peter Pan like character John has an insight and creativity that is underpinned by his many years of practice and teaching. Website: johnscottyoga.com

Melanie Cooper

melanie cooperSuccessful international teacher and author Melanie focuses on adapting the practice to the individual and making postures accessible and safe. Website: melaniecooper.co.uk

David Garrigues

david garriguesQuirky and unique David delivers humor and insight by the bucket load. Website: davidgarrigues.com

Josephine Selander

josephine-selander-webClear, fun and easy to understand, Josephine always has some great tips.
Website:nordiskyoga.se

David Keil

david-keilYoga anatomy and
David Keil are synonymous. His easy to follow explanations and down to earth approach means even if it’s not your thing you can learn a lot. Website: yoganatomy.com

Mark Darby

mark-darbyTo the point and detailed Darby uses his 25 years plus of teaching experience to make his instructions clear and accessible. Website : sattvayogashala.com

Anthony “Prem” Carlisi and Heather “Radha” Duplex

prem and radhaBased in Bali at the Ashtanga Yoga Bali Research Center, Prem and Radha have a gift in uncovering the key elements of a posture. Website: ashtangayogabali.com

Joey Miles

joey-miles-webI just love the detail that Joey gives and the way he makes the links with other postures.
website: ashtangayogaleeds.com

Stu

stu-teaching-webOk so I had to get in on the act. Expect plenty of anatomy geek talk and a focus on understanding what is happening in a posture from that perspective. Website: You are here!

Kino MacGregor

kino macgregorPrecise and concise Kino gives loads of detail in an easy to understand way. Website: kinoyoga.com

Iain Grysak

Iain-GrysakAshtanga teacher and 4th Series practitioner Iain has many insights to share with his easy relaxed manner Website: spaciousyoga.com

Laruga Glaser

larugaPowerful, feminine and a technician. What more could you want in a teacher? Ok compassion, but I’m sure she has plenty of that too. Website: larugayoga.com

Heather Elton

Heather-Elton-bioHeather uses her years of experience with different styles of yoga to create effective ways to work deeper. Website: eltonyoga.com

Workshops

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One of the next phases of the website will be a focus on bringing you in depth workshops with fantastic teachers made especially for loveyogaanatomy.com. The first ones are up here now but keep tuned there are more on the way! I’ve got plenty of ideas but my ears are always open so if you have some suggestions of what you would find helpful send me a note and I’ll see what I can do.
You can send me an idea from below.

Mini Workshop Series

Karandavasana
Featuring: Joey Miles

Supta Kurmasana
Featuring: Joey Miles

Marichyasana D
Asana School with Stu

Trikonasana
Featuring Laruga Glaser & Stu

Marichyasana A
Featuring Laruga Glaser & Stu

Jumping Through with Straight Legs
Featuring: Iain Grysak

Are you Ready for Dropbacks?
Featuring: Iain Grysak

Forward Bending
Featuring: Iain Grysak

Jump Through and Jump Back
Featuring: Laruga Glaser

Working with Cobra
Featuring: Josephine Selander

Urdhva Dhanurasana
Featuring Laruga Glaser & Stu

Laghu Vajrasana
Asana School with Stu

Bhujapidasana
Asana School with Stu

Jumping into Bhujapidasana
Featuring: Matthew Sweeney

Jumping out of Bhujapidasana, Supta Kurmasana or Tittibhasana
Featuring: Matthew Sweeney

Pashasana
Featuring: Matthew Sweeney

Jumping into Triang Mukha Eka Pada Paschimottasana
Featuring: Matthew Sweeney

Tips for Forward Folding
Featuring: Josephine Selander

Looking at Shoulders in Downdog
Featuring: Josephine Selander

Backbending Workshop
Featuring: Heather Elton

Ashtanga: Floating, Transitions and Inversions

Work in progress on this page!!!!

Floating

Floating Jump To Standing

John Scott
Mark Darby
David Garrigues

Floating Jump Back from Standing

Mark Darby
Kino MacGregor
through handstand

Floating Jump Through to Seated

David Garrigues
Kino MacGregor

Floating Jump Back from Seated

Kino MacGregor
David Garrigues

Transitions

Chaturanga

Kino MacGregor
David Keil with Stu
How far down and forward?
Winging Scapula?

Chaturanga to Updog

Prem and Radha
Kino MacGregor

Back Bends & Drop Backs

Back Bends

Melanie Cooper

Drop Backs

Prem and Heather Radha

Inversions

Handstands

Melanie Cooper
Kino MacGregor
straight leg lift
Mark Darby

Headstand

Melanie Cooper
Kino MacGregor

Miscellaneous

Sitting for Meditation

Melanie Cooper

Take me back to the top

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