ASHTANGA YOGA ANTIBES
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Yoga, Meditation and Buddhism in Antibes
Ashtanga Yoga Antibes is an urban center that brings a community together , and make yoga and meditation accessible to everyone .
All the meditation class and teaching are free .
The  Yoga school finds its roots in the traditional Ashtanga Yoga  from Mysore ... a dynamic form of yoga based on the intimate relation between breath and movement .

Only 10 to 12 students per class , essential condition for the quality of the transmission of the yoga teaching..it also allows the teacher to have a  personal contact and guidance for each individual student ; that helps them to develop a personal practice, and move towards inner growth.
You can join us also for a Sunday workshop , or a weekend with international guest teachers,or listening the  Buddhist teachings of  a Tibetan teacher
We also offer yoga classes for children , as well as Hatha yoga pranayama classes  and meditation. 
We propose classes in Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga from complete beginners to more experienced students. It helps to develop balance between strength and flexibility, gain self awareness , and to focus and calm the mind.

ABOUT CENTRE OF GRAVITY

Centre of Gravity is a community of Buddhist practitioners and teachers integrating committed formal practice and modern urban life. We are a sanctuary in a busy city offering a highly accessible practice of Buddhist meditation, study, chanting and yoga practices. Using mindfulness practices, retreats and group study, we offer practical ways for people to integrate personal development with engagement in the world.

ABOUT CENTRE OF GRAVITY

Centre of Gravity is a community of Buddhist practitioners and teachers integrating committed formal practice and modern urban life. We are a sanctuary in a busy city offering a highly accessible practice of Buddhist meditation, study, chanting and yoga practices. Using mindfulness practices, retreats and group study, we offer practical ways for people to integrate personal development with engagement in the world.

ABOUT CENTRE OF GRAVITY

Centre of Gravity is a community of Buddhist practitioners and teachers integrating committed formal practice and modern urban life. We are a sanctuary in a busy city offering a highly accessible practice of Buddhist meditation, study, chanting and yoga practices. Using mindfulness practices, retreats and group study, we offer practical ways for people to integrate personal development with engagement in the world.

ABOUT CENTRE OF GRAVITY

Centre of Gravity is a community of Buddhist practitioners and teachers integrating committed formal practice and modern urban life. We are a sanctuary in a busy city offering a highly accessible practice of Buddhist meditation, study, chanting and yoga practices. Using mindfulness practices, retreats and group study, we offer practical ways for people to integrate personal development with engagement in the world.

ABOUT CENTRE OF GRAVITY

Centre of Gravity is a community of Buddhist practitioners and teachers integrating committed formal practice and modern urban life. We are a sanctuary in a busy city offering a highly accessible practice of Buddhist meditation, study, chanting and yoga practices. Using mindfulness practices, retreats and group study, we offer practical ways for people to integrate personal development with engagement in the world.

ABOUT CENTRE OF GRAVITY

Centre of Gravity is a community of Buddhist practitioners and teachers integrating committed formal practice and modern urban life. We are a sanctuary in a busy city offering a highly accessible practice of Buddhist meditation, study, chanting and yoga practices. Using mindfulness practices, retreats and group study, we offer practical ways for people to integrate personal development with engagement in the world.

 
What is Ashtanga Yoga
Ashtanga Yoga is an ancient system of Yoga with an unique way of vinyasa linking together movement and breath. The movement through a set sequence of poses (asanas) helps to realign the body and is responsable for creating internal heat; this allows the blood to circulate through all the joints and internal organs, removing impurities, which will exit the body through sweat. The sweat is both cleansing and purifying. The result of releasing toxins from muscules and organs is a healthy tone and flexible body. 
Breathing is vital to the practice of yoga because it helps to control the mind; if the breath is agitated the mind is agitated, if the breath is steady the the mind become focus and calm. The breath is the key to this system of yoga. It is called ujaji and its sound, volume and rhythm are very powerful. The three core techniques of Vinyasa, breath, bandhas (energy locks) and dristis (fous points), when applied together, bring about the physical and meditative aspects of Ashtanga Yoga. 
These principles underly the practice of Ashtanga Yoga and are responsable for creating a system that is known for its graceful, flowing sequences of transitions and postures ''woven on the thread of the breath''. 
 
 ‘Ashtanga practice is a breathing practice… the rest is just bending.’
Shri K Pattabhi Jois 

The breath is the key to the the realm of tranquility and power and with it we can regulate and control our nervous system. The breath is the door between our body and our mind and the portal between meditation and asana practice. Breathing is our most fundamental and vital act.

 

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 Cecile Payne
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ashtangaantibes@gmail.com

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  3 avenue Tourre
06600
Antibes
France
0033678825251
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