The wisdom of yoga has helped individuals find a life rich with meaning and purpose.
Our world is evolving and expanding at an exponential rate. It is no wonder why the ancient practices of yoga and mind control are now becoming mainstream. As technology increases our lives become busier and now, we need a system to help us stay grounded and centered. The teachings of yoga that have been passed down for thousands of years still hold so much value, but we need to see them with fresh eyes. All of the practices can easily become a part of our every day life- every single one of us has the possibility of achieving this NOW.
Ashtanga Yoga in the Modern World
Elise Greenspoon is a KPJAYI authorized level 2 ashtanga instructor with over a decade of experience in practice, ayurveda and eastern philosophies. In university while studying world religions, Elise was first introduced to new cultures and ways of thinking which opened her to an alternative way of living and a different course of thinking. She began to explore eastern philosophies and tried a variety of styles and practices including hatha yoga, kundalini yoga, yin yoga and vipassana meditation.
Finally, she came across ashtanga vinyasa yoga and immediately fell in love. Shortly after, she made her first of many journeys to Mysore, India where she immersed herself in the lineage of the practice. There, she also learned past life regression therapy and many other healing techniques that she is still practicing and mastering today.
Elise believes that yoga is so much more than bending the body. It is the most precious tool offered to us to move through this journey on earth. It allows us to be healthy and strong in both body and mind, it helps us to function at the peak of our possibility and most importantly, it allows us to establish a continuous connection to something higher than ourselves.See profile ›