Mary Taylor began studying yoga in 1972 and became an avid Ashtanga practitioner in 1987 after her first trip to Mysore, India, to study with Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. She is the cofounder, with Richard Freeman, of the Yoga Workshop in Boulder, Colorado, which they started in 1988. Mary travels and teaches throughout the world both with Richard and on her own. In addition to teaching Ashtanga yoga, Mary works closely with programs focused on bringing contemplative and yoga practices into the health care system for integrative therapies and self care, and she is active in Donna Karan’s Urban Zen Foundation.
October 14–24, 2018 | Koh Samui,
For Ashtanga practitioners, sometimes the most difficult—if not dreaded—part of the practice is sitting still. Yet taking time to cultivate finishing postures, pranayama forms, as well as meditation practice can enliven and bring a whole new depth to our daily asana practice. In this 10-day...