Ashtanga Yoga

The Art of Learning Yoga.

By Valentina Parmigiani ‘I love teaching, I am just in love with the idea of giving what I’ve received. That’s the reason why I go back to study and practise with my Master. At this time I am in New Zealand, practicing Ashtanga yoga and Vinyasa Krama with Matthew Sweeney. Every time I am in[...]↣ READ MORE

I  have alway dipped in and out of ashtanga, but somehow never managed to connect with the practice long term. I remember working with one of my original teachers in India and telling him that I wanted to travel to Mysore to practise the ashtanga series. He told me I wasn’t ready for the practice[...]↣ READ MORE

One big yoga family

So there I was,  30 minutes into class and I’m already sweating profusely. My elevated breathing had started my irregular heart off on a crazy jungle beat. This had set my very un-calm mind off worrying, seriously regretting that I forgot to mention ‘arrhythmia’ on the health form. Ah, the joys of Bikram yoga! Even with[...]↣ READ MORE