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Ashtanga Yoga Second Series Intensive with Clayton

Ashtanga Yoga Second Series Intensive with Clayton

8 & 9 April

The Centrium


 About the Intensive


Curious about the Intermediate Second Series of Ashtanga Yoga? Been Practising the Primary Series for a while and ready to move on?


This workshop is for students who have been practising the Primary Series and are looking to progress and deepen their practice to the next level. Experience of the Ashtanga Primary Series and proficient backbending are required.


Come with a sense of curiosity, humility and humour for this chance to study with one of South East Asia's most experienced Ashtanga teachers.


Weekend Keynote topics:

-       Correct attitude and Intention

-       Exploring deep backbending 

-       Form and function of core strength

-       Foot behind the head with intelligence and humour

-       Animal postures: the exotic, scary and not so scary

-       Injury prevention

-       The 7 headstands of Ashtanga Yoga


Schedule & Description


Part 1:  Establishing Intention and Foundation

8 April (Saturday): 10:00am-1:00pm

A focus on Backbending and Twists. Principles of backbending and the first half of Intermediate Series will be demonstrated, broken down and explored. The workshop series will begin with observing the Patanjalim Yoga Sutra: "Sthira Sukkham Asanam."


Part 2:  Doing the Work

8 April (Saturday): 2:30pm-5:30pm

This session will focus on Arm Balancing, Ekapada Sirshasana and the middle section of the Intermediate Series. Detailed technique, alignment and injury prevention will be covered with adequate time for exploration and enquiry. Discussion will evolve around the Patanjalim Yoga Sutra: "Tapas Svadyaya Ishvarapranidhana Kriya Yoga."


Part 3: Refinement and Injury Prevention

9 April (Sunday): 10:00am-1:00pm

A focus on the technique of breath and movement during postures and transitions of the last part of the Intermediate Series, Pinchmayurasana and the finishing headstands. Injury prevention and efficiency will be addressed. Attention will be given to the Patanjalim Yoga Sutra: "Heyam Dukkham Anugatam."


Part 4: Nadi Shodhana: Action and Integration

9 April (Sunday): 2:30pm-5:30pm

We will practise the Intermediate Series with mindfulness and a consistent tempo. Information and technique will be integrated with intelligence and a sense of humour. In this fourth session, we will work with the sutra: “abhyasa vairagyabham tan nirodaha.”



Ashtanga Yoga Second Series Intensive          

8 & 9 April

Total 12.0 hours

Intermediate Level

(Pure Cardholders) Early-bird 20% discount: HK$2,868(ends 27 March)
(Non-Pure Cardholders) Early-bird 10% discount: HK$3,226 (ends 27 March)
Regular Price: HK$3,585

About the teacher

Terms and Conditions

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Early-bird 20% discount:      

  • Early-bird discount ends 27 March 2017. Please see above for listed prices.



  • No refund or credit will be given for cancellation starting 27 March 2017.
  • All refunds are subject to a 10% processing fee that will be deducted from your refund.


Special offer from Pure Apparel:

  • 20% off all Pure Apparel retail products for all yoga event registrants on dates of the workshop.


Healthy-licious juice cleanse offer from nood food:

  • Up to $400 discount on nood food juice cleanse for all yoga event registrants on workshop dates. Ask nood food staff at your workshop location for details.


To register, please contact the Centrium studio or see reception.