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Sasha Van Aalst

Astanga LedMysore Program

I first came in to contact with yoga in a white room with a tree in the middle and Katiza Satya gently guiding how to salute and acknowledge the sun. I was young, tender and touched - a trace of wonder left behind. Years later while studying Art History at the University of Amsterdam, I began discovering Ashtanga Yoga in 2009 here at Delight Yoga. I've been practicing daily since 2012.


I have made long trips to Mysore, India to study with R. Sharath Jois. In March 2017 Sharath gave his blessing to go home and teach. So, with joy and curiosity, that is what I will do. I will continue to go to India regularly in order to study with Sharath, to learn, acknowledge and understand this method from within the context and culture of its origin, to travel and to see.


In 2015 I practiced with Brett Porzio in Stockholm. He showed me nourishment, warmth and humor. In Mysore I met Angela Jamison - in 2017 she invited me to study under her guidance as a teaching apprentice at her shala in Ann Arbor, Michigan. By incredible example, she showed how to live and teach with clarity, intuition and a subtle but strong voice. Heartfelt gratitude to both. 


For my own personal growth and transformation I take care to allow the unseen to be seen, felt and experienced, constantly. I see yoga as a beautiful, quiet gesture that consistently provides space to be exposed, to heal, to act selflessly and to surrender to something greater. Through daily practice I find spontaneous understanding and an orientation for life. 


Delight Yoga has been a cradle for me from the beginning and I am grateful of the guidance and support received from many of it’s corners. I will teach from experience, with an honest effort to create a steady, clear and gentle space, offering students a place of understanding and transformation. 

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Workshops

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Introduction to Yoga Program

With Daphne Luttger

28 September 2019

New to Yoga?  This Introduction to Yoga Program is the perfect way to begin (or reawaken) your yoga practice! We offer you a 2-hours’ introduction session and 5 beginners’ classes (within 30 days of your intro) for only 60 euro.

Amsterdam

€ 60

Ayurvedic Nutrition Course

With Liese van Dam

Starting on 20 September 2019

This Ayurvedic nutrition course is for those who want to know what Ayurvedic nutrition can mean for them in a modern Western life. Going deeply into the basics of classical Ayurvedic nutrition, this course translates ancient knowledge into whatever is needed here and now in the West.

Amsterdam

€ 990 € 891

Astanga Sadhana: A Practitioners' Program

With Claudia Pradella & Eva Ugolini

Starting on 21 September 2019

A practitioners’ program Exploring the depths of your yoga practice, according to the eight limbs of Astanga Yoga. This year long program is for the dedicated Astanga Yoga practitioners, already familiar with the traditional mysore-style of self practice and ready to expand the context of their yoga sadhana – spiritual practice.

Amsterdam

€ 1.995