About My Class
Oliver first discovered the practice of Ashtanga Yoga in January of 2004. In 2009, he went to Mysore – India to deepen his practice at the source of Ashtanga Yoga and has, since then, made annual trips to continue his studies with his teacher R Sharath Jois.
In 2015, Olivier was authorized Level II to teach Ashtanga Yoga by his guru R. Sharath Jois in the tradition of Pattahbi Jois & Sri T. Krishnamacharya. In 2016, Olivier had the privilege to assist Sharathji in the KPJAYI shala in Mysore, India.
Olivier David is a resident Ashtanga Yoga teacher at Yoga Souk Beirut.
For more info, visit his website: www.yogawitholivier.com
ASHTANGA half led primary
This is a traditional yoga practice as taught by Sri K Pattabhi Jois and R. Sharath Jois in Mysore, India. In this class the postures are linked with breath and movement and with concentration techniques (drishti). Half primary series will be taught by Olivier David calling out the names of the postures and Vinyasa count in Sanskrit according to the classical Ashtanga method as well as direction of the posture. This experience increases the knowledge of this ancient practice through the direct parampara (lineage) of this method.