February 8th-10th | Weekend Workshop
Join us for a weekend with Taylor Hunt!
Taylor Hunt is a devoted practitioner and teacher of Ashtanga yoga. He makes yearly trips to Mysore, India to further his studies at the K. Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute (KPJAYI) under the guidance of his teacher, R. Sharath Jois. In 2013, Taylor was granted Level 2 Authorization to teach and has had the honor of assisting at KPJAYI on several occasions. Taylor is dedicated to sharing the healing practice with others and providing a community where practitioners can find support in their practice and daily lives. Seeking to preserve the traditional method, Taylor teaches daily Mysore classes at Ashtanga Yoga Columbus and offers workshops around the world. He is also the author of A Way From Darkness and director of the Trini Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to sharing the life-changing practice of Ashtanga with those suffering from addiction. He continues to inspire others through his story of personal transformation and accessible approach to the practice.
Philosophy of Ashtanga Yoga & Mysore Style | Friday February 8th | 6-8pm
Why do we commit to a consistent practice? How do we apply the lessons that are learned on our mat? Join Taylor to dive deeper into the philosophy behind the Ashtanga method. Learn about the therapeutic benefits and how the practice translates into our daily lives. 2 hour discussion.
Led Primary Series | Saturday February 9th | 8:30-10:30am
Advanced Transitions | Saturday February 9th | 1:00-3:00pm
In this workshop, we will explore some of the more challenging transitions of the Primary and Second series that are not always properly addressed. By learning the unique vinyasa count of each posture, you are able to approach these difficult transitions in a safe manner and better cultivate the meditation aspect of the practice. 2 hour workshop.
Mysore | Sunday February 10th | 8:30-10:30am
Exploring Backbends | Sunday February 10th | 1:00-3:00pm
Backbends are a wonderful way to strengthen the back and balance the body after the many forward folds of the Primary Series. Learn proper alignment and technique to safely approach back bending. We will explore a rich collection of backbends from the Primary and Second series designed to open the front of the body and realign the spine. This is a fun and challenging workshop for all levels of practitioners.