Workshop & Course

Ashtanga Yoga 1 Week Beginners Course May 2018


Are you interested in starting some daily yoga practice which can become your life-long practice? Why don’t you try this course with Steve and Sachi Lapham, both Ashtanga yoga level 2 authorised teachers (KPJAYI), to experience daily practice and see how you feel? You will definitely feel a big difference in how both your body and mind feel in a week. 

This course is for anybody who has never done Ashtanga Yoga or who has done some yoga including Ashtanga yoga but have been unable to maintain their practice. We will teach the traditional Ashtanga yoga method step by step, daily, over a week according to individual abilities, rather than trying to cram in all knowledge/techniques and information; so that each student after this course will be able to do self-practice at home or join a Mysore class anywhere in the world to continue their practice. 

We limit the number of students to maximum 8 to ensure enough attention and that everyone learns properly. 

Children over 12 years old are also welcome to join accompanied by parents. 


Sachi assisting in Utthita hasta padangusthasana.
Steve assisting in Srisasana
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Schedule: Sunday 27th May - Saturday 2nd June 2018

Day1. Sun 27th May, 10:30a.m.-12:00p.m. [Workshop/ Intro to Ashtanga yoga part 1]
fundamentals of Ashtanga yoga, breathing technique, sun salutations, yoga philosophy, tips for yogic life and daily practice etc. 

Day2. Mon 28th May, 6:30-9:00a.m. or 5:00-6:30p.m. [Asana practice]

Day3. Wed 30th May, 6:30-9:00a.m. or 5:00-6:30p.m. [Asana practice]

Day4. Thur 31st May, 6:30-9:00a.m. or 5:00-6:30p.m. [Asana practice]

Day5. Fri 1st June, 6:30-9:00a.m. [Asana practice]

Day6. Sat 2nd June, 9:00-10:30a.m. [Workshop/ Intro to Ashtanga yoga part 2]

a bit more Ashtanga yoga philosophy and reviews on individual asana practice during the last 5days. Tips for asana practice etc. Q&A. 

*Please note that Tue 29th May is a resting day (as it is full moon day).

*As for Day1&6, workshop including asana practice and lecture for 1 and a half hours.

*As for Day2-5, it will be self-practice within a group setting. Each student will get individual instructions and learn new asanas according to their abilities and energy levels. More info about self-practice; From Monday-Thursday, you can choose either morning or evening class. The hours mentioned above are the studio open hours and it doesn’t mean you need to stay all these hours. You can start anytime during the class window, but please allow enough time for your practice and respect the class finishing time. We will explain more on the first day. 

Steve and Sachi Lapham 
Ashtanga Yoga Level 2 authorised teachers by KPJAYI, founders of Ashtanga Yoga Newquay. Steve and Sachi have been practicing daily for many years, studying at KPJAYI, the source of Ashtanga yoga annually since 2004, and teaching in various countries for longer and shorter periods from young children to seniors aged 70, from complete beginners to advanced practitioners. They have moved to Newquay last year and set up Ashtanga Yoga Newquay to introduce and spread this wonderful yoga method. 

Fee: £68
Early bird £60 (
registered before Monday 14th May

Ashtanga Yoga Newquay 
Old daily units 9, Tor road, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1LA, U.K. 

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