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ABOUT ASHTANGA YOGA

Ashtanga yoga gets its name from an ancient text called “The Yoga Sutras” written by Patanjali approximately 2000 years ago. “Ashtanga” or “eight limbs” refers to the path one is to take in order to reach the enlightened state of Samadhi.

In order to make yoga available to more than just renunciates and ascetics, the seer Vamana Rishi, and then the more contemporary yoga master Krishnamacharya combined multiple limbs of the eight limb system in order to create a dynamic yet accessible practice.

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ABOUT LISA SCHREMPP

Lisa began her studies of yoga in 1985 and has been practicing Ashtanga Yoga since 1991. She made her first trip to Mysore, India to study with Sri. K Pattabhi Jois and Sharath Jois in 1992. After several trips to Mysore, Lisa received Pattabhi Joisʼs blessing to teach in 1997. In 1998, Lisa began an Ashtanga program in Albuquerque, New Mexico. There she taught daily until she relocated to Tucson, Arizona in 2002 and started to teach ashtanga and Mysore practice. In 2012 she founded Ashtanga Yoga Tucson.

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ASHTANGA YOGA CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

MYSORE
Mysore classes are Ashtanga Classes taught in the “Mysore-style” which is the traditional style practiced in Mysore India. This is the method where students are “met” by teachers as individuals, and the Ashtanga practice is tailored through a series of therapeutic postures linked with breathe. This way it is like the student is having a private lesson just for them, in a group setting. Mysore classes are for everyone, regardless of age or physical ability. You just need devotion, have curiosity to learn and the dedication to show up with no expectations.

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