Yoga Journal: John Friend's Anusara Yoga Grand Gathering (3 DVD Set)
Beginner: Just starting out, very overweight or haven't exercised in over six months.
Intermediate: Active in sports, dance or any regular exercise (2 to 3 times per week).
Advanced: Very active in sports or consistently work out four or more times per week.
Runtime: 510 min.
Street Date: July 14, 2009
Certified instructor description:
Join celebrated yoga visionary John Friend on this three-day live ‘intensive’ and catapult your yoga practice to new to new physical and emotional heights.
This three-DVD set filmed live and running over 8 hours, includes:
Master Class Day 1 - Using the autumn equinox as his inspiration, John provides precise alignment instructions to guide you through a flowing progression of energetic standing poses, stimulating backbends, and introspective forward bends.
Master Class Day 2 - Celebrate creativity through a wide variety of playful and artistic poses. John interweaves Anusara's Universal Principles of Alignment with a radiant spirit of fun!
Master Class Day 3 - The grand finale is a devotional practice where each pose constitutes an offering of love to all beings. This class will open you -- both physically and spiritually -- to new, lustrous depths.
DVD Bonus Material:
- The Grand Gathering’s lively “opening ceremonies”
- 45-minute interview with John Friend
John Friend is one of the most charismatic and respected hatha yoga teachers in the country. John skillfully blends a deep knowledge of biomechanics and yoga philosophy with a delightful sense of humor. Above all, John respects and honors his students and inspires them to see their own unique beauty and divine power. In 1997 John founded Anusara® Yoga to promote this innovative vision.
Today, Anusara Yoga is regarded as a preeminent hatha yoga school and has an expanding presence in countries throughout the world.