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7-Day Ashtanga Intensive in Zagreb, Croatia

December 2 - December 8

Join us for an exciting 7 day journey into the world of Ashtanga Yoga in Zagreb during the most beautiful time of the year.
DharmaWay Yoga Center is honoured to host for the second time in our shala David Robson and Jelena Vesic, two of the most recognized Ashtanga Yoga teachers in the world.
Immerse yourself in the transformative practice of Ashtanga Yoga during this intensive 7-day workshop. Discover the power the breath, movement and meditation as you delve into the principles and techniques of this practice, guided by these two amazing teachers.
Ashtanga Yoga Intensive includes: Mysore style classes, a led primary series with the traditional Sanskrit count, workshops almost every afternoon… and much more.
This workshop welcomes practitioners of all levels, from beginners to experienced practitioners . Whether you are seeking to establish a strong foundation in Ashtanga Yoga or refine your existing practice, this workshop is a unique opportunity to learn directly from two highly experienced teachers.
If you’re new to ashtanga but DON’T know the sequence yet, get in touch.

Monday, December 2
6am Mysore
2pm Pranayama & Meditation – 45m
Breathing/Moving System

David and Jelena will provide an overview of the Ashtanga Sadhana and provide in-depth teaching on how to optimize the vinyasa technique in practice.Tuesday, December 3
6am Mysore
2pm Pranayama & Meditation – 45m
Sun Salutations – 2h

The Sun Salutations contain Ashtanga’s prototypical vinyasa sequence and foundational postures. Working correctly in each of these vinyasas and postures is essential to the longevity of your practice.

Wednesday, December 4
6am Mysore

Thursday, December 5
6am Mysore
2pm Pranayama & Meditation – 45m
Knees, Hips & Forward Folds- 2h

Ashtanga is full of forward folds and knee bends. Correct technique and alignment is important in order to avoid injuring the hamstrings, lower back, or knees.

Friday, December 6
6am Mysore
2pm Pranayama & Meditation – 45m
Lift Offs and Landings – 2h

This session offers detailed techniques, alignment and energetic principles that take us towards graceful, weightless transitio
ns between postures in the practice.

Saturday, December 7 
6am Mysore
2pm Pranayama & Meditation – 45m
Backbending – 2h

Explore the principles of alignment for Ashtanga’s Primary & Intermediate Series backbends. By learning correct technique for the poses, take the pain out of backbending and allow your body to safely go deeper into the postures.

Sunday, December 8
6am Pranayama & Meditation – 45m
Led Primary – 1.5h
2pm Arm Balancing – 2h

Arm balances show up throughout the Ashtanga sadhana. From the first jump back in the Sun Salutations, the opportunity to balance appears again and again. David and Jelena will teach you about 3 elements present in each arm balance that can help to make these postures more accessible.


DharmaWay Yoga Centre
Ulica Grada Mainza 24
Zagreb, 10000 Croatia (Local Name: Hrvatska)
099 218 8014
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