Pacific Ashtanga Yoga YouTube Channel
Pacific Ashtanga Yoga YouTube Channel is a way of taking the beautiful teachings and practice we share at Pacific Ashtanga Yoga past the doors of our Shala in Dana Point and into the wider community.
Online Ashtanga for Beginners
with Diana Christinson and Lesley Fightmaster
Beginning the Journey of Ashtanga - Tutorials and Practices for Beginners
For the past six months I have been working with Duke and Lesley Fightmaster to create an online video course, "Beginning the Journey of Ashtanga - Tutorials and Practices for Beginners".
We were inspired to create this course after many years of hearing students tell us that they are busy and do not always have time to make it to a practice. In addition, many students want to share Ashtanga with friends but do not have access to an Ashtanga teacher or school. Recently, I began posting videos on YouTube that became popular for these very same reasons. When Duke and Lesley asked me to partner with them to create a unique practice and tutorial I was excited about the opportunity to expand the simple, transformative teaching past our Shala walls.
The course is set up with a simple format of lectures (explaining specific methods of practice), tutorials (explaining postural alignment and modifications to poses) and practice videos (ranging from a 15 minute sun salute practice to a 45 minute introduction to Ashtanga practice). The course includes a 30 day plan for students new to the practice.
The course is available to our students at a 50 % discount.
I hope this course will inspire you and create a healthy mind, body and spirit for you at your home or wherever life may take you.
Shala Teaching: A Simple Practice
Diana shares how taking on the simple practice of Ashtanga has impacted and transformed her life; how this practice can help all of us to keep our physical, energetic, and emotional bodies healthy.
Pacific Ashtanga Puja Dedication
Thank you Duke Fightmaster for recording this very special ‘New Shala' Puja. It captures Diana's passion for the practice, for teaching, and for her students; it also captures this Sanga – this wonderful community.
Six Sun Salutes with Pacific Ashtanga Yoga
Six Sun Salutes with Pacific Ashtanga Yoga Shala's teachers.
Pacific Ashtanga Yoga Retreats
Slideshow from Pacific Ashtanga Yoga Retreats