Friday December 5 to Tuesday December 9, 2014
Mira Mehta has practised Yoga since childhood with BKS Iyengar. She has a Masters degree in Classical Indian Religion and Sanskrit from Oxford and pursued postgraduate studies of Yoga texts with Professor KS Arjunwadkar. She also has a Diploma in Basic Ayurveda. She holds an Advanced Yoga Teaching Certificate from BKS Iyengar.
Mira began teaching at a young age and is known as a leading expert on Yoga with a rounded proficiency in philosophy, postures, Yoga therapy and teacher training. She has also taught extensively abroad. She founded The Yogic Path in 1999. She is the author of four books on Yoga, all published in many languages: Yoga: the Iyengar Way (with Silva Mehta & Shyam Mehta); How to Use Yoga; Health through Yoga; and Yoga Explained (with KS Arjunwadkar). She has also written a poetry collection, Cascade of Stars and runs study groups on poetics.
Mira and her brother, Shyam, were featured in 1999 on Government of India stamps commemorating Yoga. Mira was listed in The Best of British Women 1993 for work in the field of alternative health.
Past Workshop: Progressing in Yoga, Questioning your Practice
This workshop is geared towards developing knowledge about Yoga through understanding its underlying philosophy and practical principles. Participants will be encouraged to ask questions, making the sessions directly relevant to the group,
Friday, December 6
A) 2.30 – 4.30 Adjustments in Asanas (for Teachers): The efficacy of adjustments depends on the teacher’s sure knowledge.
B) 6.30 – 8. 30 Stretching the Bones: Bones are living tissue and should be harmonised with muscles and flesh.
Saturday, December 7
C) 10-12.30 Prioritising Actions in Asanas: Key actions build the framework of asanas – but which are they?
D) 3 – 4.30 Progressing in Pranayama: How to explore the interior world of the breath.
Sunday, December 8
E) 10 – 12.30 Working from the Back: The back is the leader of the body.
Foundations in Yoga
This course is equally suitable for beginners and those wishing to check and consolidate their practice.
Monday, December 9
F) 6.30 – 8.30 First Steps in Yoga: A good foundation is a must for progress in any subject.
Tuesday, December 10
G) 6.30 – 8.30 Shapes and Directions: What is it and what does it look like?
Wednesday, December 11
H) 1.00 – 3.00 Therapy Yoga
Each 1.5 Hour Class: $33 (SY Member $31) if register by Nov 8 $32 (SY Member $30)
Each 2 Hour Class: $44 (SY Member $42) if register by Nov 8 $42 (SY Member $40)
Each 2.5 Hour Class: $55 (SY Member $52) if register by Nov 8 $52 (SY Member $50)
Entire Weekend Workshop: $220 (SY Members $210) if register by Nov 8 $210 (SY Members $200)