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Beginner Astanga Yoga

New to yoga – Beginner courses
If you wish to join our community to practice this traditional and beautiful yoga practice then we offer a 2 week introductory trial for free.

People with very little or no experience of  yoga are welcome at Te Aro Astanga Yoga

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Astanga Yoga Wellington

Led classes
Are talk-through classes with students following in unison in the Astanga yoga style

Open classes
Are taught Mysore style and are suitable for all levels.

We practice astanga yoga by combining breath control/focus (pranayama) with flowing movements (vinyasa).

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“The Professor” & Imagery Borrowed from the Bhagavad Gita.

“The Professor” & Imagery Borrowed from the Bhagavad Gita.

On my first few trips to Mysore in the 'nineties I would study Sanskrit chanting with a beautiful man called Professor Nairayanācarya (please forgive me if I have spelt that incorrectly as I knew him as “The Professor”). A small group of us Western yoga students would...