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Pre-booking is recommended, as without your booking we cannot guarantee you a place.
ECSTATIC DANCE WITH JAX
Every first Friday of the month. Ecstatic dance is an active meditation using movement, music & breath. Release stress, energise your mind & body. This can be a great cardio workout, getting fitter, toning up and losing weight. Dancing also influences the brain, with a dopamine increased sense of pleasure and lessening depression; Serotonin increased learning capacity, improved short term memory; Norepinephrine increased energy, motivation and long term memory retention; and Glutamate providing greater mental focus. Simple benefits of a moving meditation! Of course!
FRI 02 MAY / 6.00 - 8.00PM / R100
ASHTANGA SCREENING & WORKSHOP WEEKEND
Celebrate the traditional Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga method with us. We'll kick off with a screening of a documentary about Sri K Pattabi Jois (the founder of Ashtanga Yoga). This will be followed by an interactive discussion while enjoying a bowl of soup. On Saturday there will be a Start/Restart Ashtanga workshop with Vanessa, for those NEW to Ashtanga yoga and students wanting to restart their practice. On Sunday, Ashtanga Lab with Neal, Vanessa & Jax is open to all who want to deepen their understanding of the different aspects of the Primary Series from the physical to the mental. Closing off the weekend with a final Q&A session.
09 - 11 MAY / FRI 6.00PM FREE & SOUP R20 / SAT 10.30 - 12.00AM R150 / SUN 10.30 - 12.00AM DONATION
AUTUMN YIN YOGA & DETOX JUICE FAST
We are collaborating with Orchard on Long to bring you a weekend juice fasting program combined with Yin Yoga. Orchard on Long source mostly organic produce and will supply highly nutritious juices. For the Yin Yoga we delve deep into a liver & gall bladder, pranayama & meditation detox sequence. In addition, meet up for walks in the mountains in the late afternoon. Revitalise and restore your energy balance in preparation for the winter season, both mentally and physically. The weekend is designed to provide your body with a sustainable energy boost to improve your health and enhance your wellbeing. Numbers are limited so book early.
HAPPY HOUR POTLUCK & KIRTAN
Join us on for a Gathering of like minded individuals, in Sanskrit this is called a SATSUNG. The long and short of it is; we each bring a delicious plate of veggie snacks (POTLUCK), we play a bit of music (KIRTAN) and generally enjoy the company of all the exceptional yogis who get together every day to practice. AIR would like to celebrate it's awesome yoga community with you and introduce our new KIRTAN Band. This is a time to hang out and relax and also ask any questions that you have not had time for during classes.
FRI 30 MAY / 6.00PM / FREE
Mysore style is traditional Ashtanga yoga, taught in India by the late Sri K Pattabhi Jois. It is a unique class where you will practice a set sequence of postures at your own pace while a teacher gives you individual guidance and adjustments. As you progress through the series you will receive new postures. For all levels from beginners to advanced. It's a wonderful way to learn a meditative personal practice.
Counted Primary Series taught in the traditional format where the teacher calls out the posture names and counts the breaths to encourage a seamless meditative flow. The class is steady paced with minimal alignment instructions given, so some familiarity with the Primary Series is recommended. This is a great compliment to your Mysore practice.
This is an introduction to the traditional method of Ashtanga yoga. You will be introduced to key concepts of Tristana and the beginning sequence of the Primary Series. This will slowly ease you into the Mysore style. Suitable for students of all levels, complete beginners or more advanced practitioners wanting to learn about the fundamentals of Ashtanga Yoga.
YIN YOGA & MEDITATION
This class draws on knowledge from Indian Hatha poses, Chinese medicine theory, as well as of Buddhist mindfulness meditation to work on balancing the mind and body. Holding shapes for long periods of time that stress the connective tissues and redirect energy to vital organs. Encouraging surrender, softening and release. Yin yoga complements a fast and energetic Ashtanga yoga or other Yang styles.
BOOK CLUB MEDITATION
Have you ever been interested in learning meditation? In these open sessions a group will gather weekly to do a reading from various philosophical texts. This will open up a discussion and end on a group meditation practice. Gain qualities of focus, calmness, clarity, and insight for your creative processes in your daily lives. These sessions are open to all, no previous experience necessary. Donation (R20)
Open class presents classical yoga teachings as relevant to one’s life on and off the mat, drawn from the Focus of the Month, supported by chanting, breath awareness, flowing vinyasa sequences, alignment exploration, hands-on assistance, relaxation and meditation. Exuberant, eclectic music plays an integral role. Whether you're a beginner, or an advanced yogi Open class welcomes you, as it is open to practitioners of all levels.
JIVAMUKTI SPIRITUAL WARRIOR
Spiritual Warrior classes are designed for busy people who only have 45min or an hour to practice. The structure is a fixed set sequence instructed in a vinyasa style. It is a fully balanced class which includes asana warm-up, surya namaskar, standing poses, backbends, forward bends, twists, inversions, meditation and relaxation. Classes are for all levels.
JIVAMUKTI BASIC CLASS
In these classes you will explore the foundation and fundamental principals of yoga asana practice. Focusing on proper alignment, the student will gain detailed instruction of how to safely execute and modify each posture to suit oneʼs individual body. These classes are designed for Absolute beginners as well as experienced practitioners interested in going deeper into the fundamentals of yoga asana.
Developed by experienced yoga practitioners and physiotherapists, Simon Borg-Olivier and Bianca Machliss. Incorporating asanas, vinyasa, pranayama and meditation. It's a dynamic, moving meditation, which links yoga postures in sequence with breath. This style is from Krishnamacharya lineage, teacher to three of the most influential yoga teachers – Pattabhi Jois, Iyengar and Desikachar.
Working as a team, we'll cultivate trust, strength, stability and flexibility through partner asana, and partner strength and inversion drills. Then we'll take it to the air with an acrobatic flying sequence. A playful, safe, supportive environment will empower the whole room to be upside down and connect to their joy. No partner necessary. No experience necessary.
Therapeutic Yoga/Pilates (60mins)
Injured? Do you have special needs that require individualised attention? This session is a mixture of yoga
and pilates focusing on core strengthening, balance, and flexibility. Each session is designed specifically
for you, and will focus on exercises for your body type, taking into consideration your fitness level, stress level,
and your personal health and goals.
Yoga & Massage (60mins)
Need to relax? One hour session combining yoga and massage, utilising reflexology and meridian clearing techniques.
Enjoy the release and opening of passive poses, while you simultaneously receive the caring attention of a massage.
This powerful combination is designed to tune directly in on blockages along the meridian lines, bringing the body back into balance.
Yin Yoga Therapy (60min)
Stressed Out? One-on-one sessions to help develop an individualised therapeutic practice for reducing stress, anxiety,
depression and help the healing process due to injury. In this gentle approach we apply Chinese meridian theories
and meditation mindfulness techniques together with gentle yoga postures to help pinpoint and release blockages
in the body and restore vitality.
One-on-One Time (60min)
New to yoga? Want time to work on something specific. This session offers a highly personalised attention with focus
on alignment challenges specific to each individual. You might feel intimidated by the idea of attending a large class.
Or it might just be particular asanas that are posing new challenges. This session is about you, and how yoga can help
transform your life in a positive way.
Each session costs R450. Book in advance to arrange a time email@example.com
Note: Cancellations must be made at least 24hrs in advance. Late cancellations will be charged for at 50% of the price.
PRICES & INFO
R80 DROP IN
R100 NEW FACES 1 WEEK UNLIMITED (local residents)
R440 NEW FACES MONTHLY UNLIMITED (local residents)
R300 5 CLASS CARD (valid 3 months)
R500 10 CLASS CARD (valid 5 months)
R550 MONTHLY UNLIMITED
R385 STUDENT MONTHLY (full-time students)
R20 BOOK CLUB MEDITATION
R550 MONTHLY UNLIMITED
R385 STUDENT MONTHLY (full-time students)
R1500 3 MONTH UNLIMITED
R150 3 CLASS TRIAL (no drop-in for beginners)
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BRANCH CODE: 020909
FACILITIES & ACCESS
Shower and toilet facilities are available in the shipping container opposite Bike Cafe.
Changing room and toilets are also available in the studio and upper floors.
It is advisable to park on Albert Road and use the front entrance.
We are on the top (4th) floor next to 88mph. You can ask security to let you in or dial
405 to call us on the intercom to activate the lift or open the door.
Our number is
+27 (0)73 584 2978 if you have any problems.