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Clayton Horton

Astanga Led

Clayton is an experienced and internationally known certified Ashtanga yoga teacher. He was born in Oklahoma, USA in 1965. He discovered yoga while living in San Francisco, California, when his mother took him to a pranayama class at age 21. After several years of practice and a long trip to India, he began teaching in 1996. To Clayton, yoga is a healing path back to the Self, allowing us to experience true peace and happiness. Being kind and living in balance with nature are qualities that continue to guide his life.

 

Clayton studied with both masters Sri K. Pattabhi Jois and the Greensufi for many years, both of whom gave him great inspiration to practise daily and develop a yogic lifestyle. He founded Greenpath Yoga in San Francisco, CA in October of 2001. The studio was one of America’s first Green and Environmental - Friendly yoga studios. with inspiring and progressive yoga programs, philosophies, events and authenticity. Clayton received Formal Authorization to teach Ashtanga Yoga from the Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute of Mysore, South India in 2003 and he received Level Two Authorization in 2010. In August of 2016, while attending a special course for teachers led by Sharath Jois, Clayton was awarded with the auspicious blessing of Certification, the highest level of recognition for teachers from the institute. 

 

Clayton’s teaching style is traditional, yet light-hearted and relaxed. He believes that by practicing and living yoga, we can transform ourselves and the world around us. According to Clayton, Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga is a complete and well-balanced system in which an experienced and skilled teacher can help any student 'find their place' within its structure regardless of individual challenges, aptitude and constitution. 

 

From 2001-2006, Clayton operated Greenpath Yoga Studio in San Francisco, California, USA. The studio was one of America’s first Green and Environmental – Friendly yoga studios. It was an inspiration with its progressive yoga programs, philosophies, events and authenticity. With Greenpath Yoga Studio and being a founding member of the Green Yoga Association, he has helped to inspire awareness of Earth Friendly yoga practices, philosophies, and products.
   
Currently, Clayton teaches Daily Astanga classes at Pure Yoga in Hong Kong at Pure Centrium Location. He teaches workshops, retreats, courses and presents at yoga conferences internationally. His favorite hobbies are surfing, swimming, singing and playing the guitar. He is committed to making the world a better place by living with eco-awareness, teaching yoga and meditation, serving others with charity work and offering music & Kirtan chanting.
www.greenpathyoga.org
 

Workshops

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Astanga Yoga Primary & Intermediate Series Workshop

With Clayton Horton

Starting on 29 August 2020

This weekend with Clayton will give students an opportunity to fine-tune basic principles of Astanga Yoga while shedding light on how to integrate internal aspects of the practice. The relationship between the glands, chakras, and quality of mind will be discussed in a clear and simple manner.

Amsterdam

€ 145

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