Ashtanga Yoga|Athens


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Om Studio | Ashtanga Yoga Athens is
H a p p y and H o n o r e d to host
for the second time
EDDIE STERN in Athens , Greece
for a 4 day workshop on the 23rd-26th June , 2016.
Eddie Stern is a phenomenal teacher. He is the only western teacher that has been so close to Pattabhi Jois and guided personally by him to the beauty of Ashtanga Yoga teaching him Asanas, Pranayama, Chanting, Rituals and Texts.
His workshops are heart and mind blowing as Eddie has a unique way to transmit the Essence and Profounds of the traditional Ashtanga Yoga. His work is based on how a traditional eastern method can be applied to the everyday life in order to benefit the most from an ancient practice, the Ashtanga Yoga.
Some words by Eddie
Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, the renowned Ashtanga yoga master of Mysore, once famously said:
‘When the mind is quiet, the asana is correct’.
In his view, and the view of the ancient texts, the goal of yoga is to quiet the mind so that we may have a deep experience of consciousness, and the method that Pattabhi Jois taught to experience this was through bodily postures, breathing and concentration. Though he had a wide range of methods that he had at his command, his asana sequences are by far the most well known.
During this workshop, we will practice Pattabhi Jois ‘s traditional approach to yoga, but also practice some of the other dimensions that he taught and practiced himself, including chanting, pranayama, and discussion of philosophy.
These practices, taken together, allow us to enter into a wonderful world where yoga exists as an internal practice, and helps us define for ourselves what it is to engage in a truly contemplative practice, and how a truly contemplative practice will lead us to engage with the world.
Eddie Stern is a yoga instructor raised in New York City. He studied Ashtanga Yoga, chanting, philosophy and ritual under Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, of Mysore. from 1991-2009, and is the founder of the Broome Street Ganesha Temple: co-publishes Namarupa. Categories of Indian Thought , a Hindu art and philosophy magazine: and runs the Urban Yogis project that brings yoga and meditation to young adults and youth in disadvantaged ond ahriskto.vidence communities in NYC. with his collaborator. Deepak Chopra. He has published several books on Pattabhi Jois and Ashtanga Yoga, including a translation of Pattabhi Jois’ s 1960 treatise. Yoga Mala.
Athens workshop details:
Schedule will be the same all days (from Thursday to Sunday)
7:00am-7:30am Pranayama
7:30am-9:30am Led Primary (and some Intermediate) Series
9:30am-10:30am Breakfast / Tea break
10:30am-11:30am Lecture
11:30am–12:15pm Meditation
Cost of the workshop:
Early bird registration till 31 of March: 220euros
After the 1st of April the cost of the workshop will be 250euros.
For cancellations till April 30rd,2016 : full refund
For cancellations till May 30rd, 2016 : half refund
After June 1st : no refund.
It’s recommended to participate in the whole workshop.
Weekend/daily options will be given in the next months according to availability.
Eddie is a charismatic teacher and human. Don’t miss him !
Eddie Stern:
Om Studio|Ashtanga Yoga Athens :
Photos from Eddie’s past workshop in Athens:
For info/registrations contact :
Eleftheria at
For friends visiting Athens from abroad information regarding accommodation/food will be send to you by email.
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