Ashtanga yoga in Brisbane – Fortitude Valley
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Ashtanga Yoga & Zen with Ash Hope
Welcome to the Home of Ashtanga Yoga Centre in Brisbane
We are dedicated to teach the traditional Ashtanga Yoga method. Our shala in Fortitude Valley provides a friendly home for Beginner’s and Advanced students to deepen their practice. We teach Mysore style classes, Ashtanga Yoga Beginner courses and Workshops. Once a month you find us mingling for breakfast in our leafy courtyard. Our community is a fabulous bunch of dedicated practitioners and we invite you to join us on the mat.
Now is the time to practice. We are excited to welcome you in our studio for group classes:
- Daily Mysore morning practice
- Monthly Led class
- Afternoon Mysore classes
- Ashtanga Beginner Course with Ash Hope
- Workshop ‘Back to the roots’: Ashtanga workshop
If you have any questions please contact Ash Hope on 0406 417 255. To enquire about private classes please send us an email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Its getting cooler outside – and there is no better way to heat the blood and move the body than to jump on the mat with us EVERY DAY. Click here for schedule.
Save the date in your calendar for our next Led class on Saturday 29th May at 8am. Join us for breakfast after class.
5 week Ashtanga Beginner Course with Ash Hope starting 12 July 2021
Join us for ‘Back to the Roots’ – a deep dive into the foundation of Ashtanga Yoga. Send us an email to find out more.
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Applying the ancient science of yoga in a modern day context.
My motivation to teach is to enhance physical and mental wellbeing in every person. No matter how old, young, flexible, fit or unfit there is something for everyone in this method. My role as a teacher is to be your guide – to enable you to incorporate this method into your daily life and reap the benefits of a regular practice.
I believe that to know the real meaning of yoga – one has to teach from direct experience. I am dedicated to my own practice which is part of who I am and enhances my busy life of work, studies and relationships with my partner, family and friends.
Life on the gram
This is a reminder that we are all in this together.
Staying at home, isolated from our social world is challenging. I believe that this is the time to practice, not just on the mat but to apply yamas and niyamas, the fundamental principals of our yoga practice. As we stay home, its an opportunity to go inwards, read books, learn something new, create art, meditate, breathe.
Let’s stay connected as a collective, knowing that we can use this time as an opportunity for growth, nurturing and reflection.
After working 7 weeks behind the scenes at Cirque du Soleil I have fallen in love with the show. The demands of being on stage and performing always at your best are incredible and I was happy to learn that some of the crew and performers practice yoga to balance the intensity of circus life.
Yoga in its holistic approach goes beyond just physical postures and was initially performed as a practice of the mind to reach a state of higher awareness.
In the ancient texts the goal of yoga is described as ‘chitta vritti nirodah’ which means “to still the fluctuation of the mind”.