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Manju Jois in London

I feel really lucky to have practised yoga with the two people I would call the most influential teachers in my yoga practice, Nancy Gilgoff and Sharath Jois, here in London this summer (see previous blog items).

Nancy has of course known the Jois family for many, many years and recommended practising ashtanga yoga with Manju, if I got the opportunity.

StillPoint yoga London hosted him here in London and I managed to get along to one led ashtanga yoga class. It was a wonderful experience and I can only describe it as a "soft and joyful" practice.

It is always interesting to see how the same yoga asanas (more or less), are taught differently by different teachers. Manju counted us into the pose but not once we were in it. I glanced at him in in what seemed to be a very long Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana and saw that he was counting to himself throughout. This really made me smile. The long pranayama and chanting were the best and was indeed the pranayama practice Nancy had t…

Nancy Gilgoff 2013 ashtanga yoga schedule

Nancy Gilgoff 2013 Teaching and Travel Schedule Maui Mainland USA
Europe Canada Japan




MAUI, HI 1 JAN- 22 FEB
USA
28 FEB - 3 MARCH SAN DIEGO, CA Ashtanga Yoga Confluence
contact: www.ashtangayogaconfluence.com

8-11 MARCH MT VIEW, CA Intermediate practitioner's clinic
contact: annefinstad@gmail.com

MAUI, HAWAII 7 APRIL - 9 MAY
EUROPE MAINLAND
18-19 MAY BERLIN
contact: info@ashtangastudio.de

20-24, 26-30 MAY BERLIN Mysore Practice
contact: hyz0@hotmail.com This week is for a limited number of practitioners. Previous study with Nancy is required to participate.

1-2 JUNE PRAGUE
contact: ashtanga.cz@gmail.com

8-9 JUNE EINDHOVEN
contact: info@yogashop.nl

11-13 JUNE EINDHOVEN
Intermediate Practitioner's Clinic
contact: info@yogashop.nl

15-16 JUNE BRUSSELS
contact: francesca.rosso@voo.be www.theashtangaspace.com

ENGLAND
22-23 JUNE GLASTONBURY, UK
contact: jane@ashtangavinyasayoga.co.uk

25-27 JUNE PUTNEY LONDON, UK
contact: info@yogamama.co.uk           YogamamaLondon

NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA
29 JUNE-5 JULY SHOBAC, NOVA SCO…