Hands-On Assisting with Gerald Disse & Linda Munro

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Hands-On Assisting
with Gerald Disse & Linda Munro
March 2 – 6, 2020
For teachers and experienced practitioners
27.5-hour intensive training

Developing the eye and the intuition to determine how to assess whether to give a verbal or hands on assist to your yoga student is a life-long work in progress. In this week, we will work on our observation skills and learn how to give appropriate assistance that is adapted to the individual to have the best effects possible. We will look at key movements from the Ashtanga series that give us skills that can be transferred to a wide range of poses. Exploring different benefits of using our hands to help students in yoga asana, as well as, deeming when it may preferable to use props or verbal cues.


The morning will be dedicated to Mysore Self-Practice where you will be on the receiving end of hands on adjustments so that you can feel as many adjustments for yourself. This is an imperative part of learning to give adjustments! You must feel what it is like on the receiving end over and over to really understand the subtle effects and to respect that the person you are touching is another human being that deserves to have a voice and be respected..

In the afternoon, we’ll have some group discussions and then delve into analyzing the way to approach different types of yoga poses. This will entail a lot of partner work – observing, deciding how to help the partner, practicing and receiving immediate feedback.


9:30 – 12:00 Self-Adjusting Guided Class or Mysore Practice or Practicum Testing
First day, long slow practice with Self-Adjusting. Next days, Mysore practice. Last day, divide the group in 2, so they adjust each other within the practice.

12:45 – 13:45 Lecture/Discussion
Injury, #metoo & more

14:00 – 16:00 Adjusting Key Movements
– elongating the spine before bending
– forward bending
– twisting
– back bending
– inversions


€370 for AYP Registered 300h Trainees
€400 for all others


Regular registration: Fill and sign the registration form & join your payment.
Please send by (snail) mail, e-mail, or bring at the studio directly if you’re coming to a class.
Payment by check, cash or bank transfer.
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Payments of 25 euros or less are non-refundable.
An admin fee of 25 euros will be deducted for cancellations made more than 21 days before the workshop.
Only half of the sum paid will be returned for cancellations made 8 to 20 days before the workshop.
Sum paid is non-refundable 7 days before the workshop.
We don’t accept transferring of a paid reservation to another person after 2 weeks before the workshop.
We advise to those coming from out of Paris to purchase travel insurance as travel issues will not change this policy. Medical issues will also not change this policy.
As the teacher is confirming their presence and is guaranteed the amount of people who are attending 21 days before, we ask for your understanding of this policy.


Ashtanga Yoga Golfe Juan
6 Avenue du Midi, 06220 Vallauris, France
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