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Ashtanga Yoga


This class is taught by:

Joe Autry

Joe Autry was born and raised in the Kentuckiana area. He is a professional sculptor and has been practicing/studying Ashtanga yoga for 5 years at Yoga East with Laura Spaulding, receiving a 200hr certification in 2012.
Joe has traveled to Mysore, India and studied with Saraswathi Jois.
He has studied with many senior teachers, David Swenson, David Garrigus, Ramanand Patel, Kino McGregger, Francois Raoult, Doug Keller, Sri Swami Dayananda Saraswati.
 

Kate Mattingly

Yoga East 200 Hour Teacher Training 2016. 

Gail Minotti

Gail began practicing yoga as a teen. She met her first teacher Gloria Hess,a student of Swami Rama of the Himalayan Institute in 1972 when they were both students at Spalding University. Gail has been studying with Laura Spaulding since 2002. She feels very blessed to have practiced with Shri K. Pattabhi Jois in New York 2005. Gail studied with Saraswati Jois in Mysore, India in 2014. She practiced with Sharath Jois in Louisville in 2003,in New York 2011,in Encinitas in 2013,in Uttarkashi India in 2015 . Gail's personal practice is Ashtanga but she is very grateful to Ramanand Patel and  Francois Raoult for their teachings. Gail is a graduate of Yoga East 2010 teacher training program.

Caroline Heine

Caroline has been a student of yoga and meditation since 1995. Her primary practice until 2013 was Birkram Yoga and warm vinyasa yoga with Betsy Jones. Caroline completed the RYT 200 hour teacher training at Yoga East in 2013 (her 50th birthday present to herself), where she met her beloved teacher Laura Spaulding and got introduced to Ashtanga Yoga. A complete convert to the beauty and intelligence of the system, she has become a dedicated Ashtangi. She has studied in workshops with Sharath and Saraswathi Jois, Ramanand Patel, Doug Keller, Kino MacGregor, Tim Miller, Francois Raoult, David Garrigues, Peg Mulqueen, Robert Moses and Bea Raydo, and is currently working toward her RYT 500 level certification.
Ashtanga Yoga is a traditional form of yoga that is a series of postures in vinyasa style. This class begins with 10-15 minutes of sun salutations and continues with 48 important poses including all the important standing and seated poses of yoga plus hip openers, arm balances, backbends, shoulderstand and headstand. Open to all levels - recommended for students with some yoga experience. The instructor will suggest modifications for more complicated postures. This is a challenging class.  Not recommended for students with wrist problems.

Upcoming classes:

  • Fri Jun 23 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm with Joe Autry
    at Highlands
  • Mon Jun 26 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm with Niki Parsons
    at St. Matthews
  • Wed Jun 28 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm with Kate Mattingly
    at St. Matthews
  • Fri Jun 30 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm with Joe Autry
    at Highlands
  • Mon Jul 03 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm with Gail Minotti
    at St. Matthews
  • Wed Jul 05 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm with Caroline Heine
    at St. Matthews
  • Fri Jul 07 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm with Joe Autry
    at Highlands
  • Mon Jul 10 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm with Niki Parsons
    at St. Matthews
  • Wed Jul 12 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm with Kate Mattingly
    at St. Matthews
  • Fri Jul 14 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm with Joe Autry
    at Highlands
  • Mon Jul 17 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm with Gail Minotti
    at St. Matthews
  • Wed Jul 19 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm with Caroline Heine
    at St. Matthews
  • Fri Jul 21 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm with Joe Autry
    at Highlands
  • Mon Jul 24 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm with Niki Parsons
    at St. Matthews
  • Wed Jul 26 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm with Kate Mattingly
    at St. Matthews
  • Fri Jul 28 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm with Joe Autry
    at Highlands
  • Mon Jul 31 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm with Gail Minotti
    at St. Matthews
  • Wed Aug 02 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm with Yoga East Staff
    at St. Matthews
  • Fri Aug 04 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm with Joe Autry
    at Highlands
  • Sat Aug 05 9:30 am - 10:45 am with Yoga East Staff
    at St. Matthews