The coronavirus pandemic has forced most yoga studios to close, making it harder to maintain the sense of community and shared accountability that comes with the commitment of participating in yoga classes. Many studios (such as the one I teach at, Transform Power Yoga) have responded by offering live classes via Facebook Live or by the Zoom web conferencing app.
For those who want to practice Ashtanga in a virtual setting, there are a number of opportunities now to practice on-line. We are now offering an Ashtanga Led Half-Primary at Riversbend Studio on Wednesdays at 2pm. This is a 75 minute class. Contact me for more information or to sign up, or check out our event calendar to see the current schedule.
Here are some other on-line and in-person Ashtanga opportunities in other studios that I'm aware of:
If you are still self-quarantining, I hope you can support some of our treasured studios by attending on-line classes for whatever yoga practice you enjoy.
Several Ashtanga practitioners are interested in opportunities for shared self-practice. Here are some examples:
Vint Hill Yoga, 7154 Farm Station Rd, Vint Hill , VA , 20187
Ashtanga self practice is offered on a number of Saturdays at 6:30am. Contact Shino Brown (Vinthillyoga@gmail.com) for schedule.
Piedmont Healing and Defensive Arts, Riversbend (home) Studio, 6031 Deborah Drive, Warrenton, VA 20187If interested, contact Debby at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ashtanga Nation, 3313 Arlington Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201. See schedule on their website, ashtanganation.com. Maggie Lively, the director, is certified in Ashtanga.
Heart n Soul Yoga Studio, 370 Maple Ave W STE 1, Vienna, VA 22180 (as part of the Flex and Tone Studio) Instructor: Isabella Gutfreund. Website: heartnsoul-studio.com
Sun and Moon Studio offers an Ashtanga class in its Arlington location, 3811 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22207. Tova Steiner is certified in Ashtanga. For more information, check on sunandmoonstudio.com
Lifetime Fitness, has a two sites in the area, including Gainesville and Centreville, and is again offering in-person Ashtanga classes with their re-opening. Ashtanga class instructors include Elena S, Isabel Gutfreund, and Lilli N. Note that this is a membership-based facility.
Inner Power Yoga, 46090 Lake Center Plaza, Suite 205, Sterling, VA 20165. The instructor is Jonathan Cronin. The studio website is: inner-power-yoga.com
Native Barre Studio, 8 Jay Street, 2nd Floor, Middleburg, VA 20117. Laura Fulton Renkes (instructor) is certified in Ashtanga primary and intermediate series. Studio website: nativebarre.com
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