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Ashtanga Half Primary

Join Laruga Glaser as she guides you through the Ashtanga Half Primary sequence. This challenging hour-long practice will strengthen your mind-body connection as you sync your breath with challenging physical movement. This class moves quickly and features minimal instruction, so return to this practice over time and watch the tutorials in the Ashtanga Primary Series collection for a more in-depth look at each pose.

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Laruga’s Bio

From the moment Laruga Glaser stepped on her mat, it felt like home. After extensively researching spiritual philosophy in her teenage years, she discovered yoga in 1996 and was immediately attracted to the mental aspect of the practice. She found Ashtanga Yoga two years later and committed to being a devoted practitioner.

Laruga eventually decided to leave her steady job in the corporate world to teach yoga full-time. She taught a Mysore-style class in Ohio for a few months before traveling to India to learn the Mysore method of teaching.

Now, after 20 years of practicing Ashtanga Yoga, Laruga heads the Mysore program at Yogayama in Stockholm, Sweden, and teaches workshops and retreats around the globe. She draws inspiration from her daily practice, her yearly trips to Mysore, and her long-term studies with her teachers, the late Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, and now his grandson, R. Sharath Jois. She is an advanced-level Ashtanga practitioner and a Level 2 Authorized Teacher from The Shri K. Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute. Laruga aspires to create a space for students that opens, challenges, and inspires them to step into their own being and experience their full potential.

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