New students are welcome at Mysore Melbourne!
If you'd like to start from the beginning with us, email Amanda to make an appointment for your first visit. Whilst you view a class in action, you will have the opportunity to speak with Amanda directly about the method and pose any questions you have. Saturday led classes are not appropriate for beginners and it's best your first day at Mysore Melbourne is not on Saturday. Amanda prefers to teach beginners in Mysore-style classes where its possible to get to know you and attend to you personally.
Learning traditional Ashtanga yoga is different than dropping in to a typical yoga class. New students practice in the same class as even the most experienced student. In Mysore-style classes, all students are guided individually, learning their own practice from the teacher slowly and step-by-step. This personal connection between teacher and student is something special about the Ashtanga yoga tradition. The traditional practice will be taught to you with respect and sensitivity to the person you are. As a new practitioner, you can expect your practice to last 30 to 45 minutes. Over time, the length of your practice will gradually increase.