A public yoga practice and lecture on Friday, April 5th, 4:00–5:30 PM, John Paul Jones Arena, in the Women's Practice Gymnasium.
UVA welcomes for the first time Sharath Jois and Saraswathi Jois, grandson and daughter of legendary guru Shri K. Patthabi Jois, founder of modern-day Ashtanga Yoga, and themselves leaders of the worldwide Ashtanga practice community.
Please join in a unique opportunity to learn from these two master teacher/practitioners as they lead an hour-long yoga session, followed by an address on the benefits to health and well-being of this ancient, contemplative system.
No prior experience with yoga practice is required.
The Contemplative Sciences Center is particularly thrilled to host this extraordinary event and offer it complimentary for all full-time UVa students, faculty and staff (Admission is free; registration not required. Admission is on a first-come/first-serve basis). Registration is required for non-UVA affiliates. A free commemorative t-shirt will be given to the first 300 participants.
Parking is available in the East McCue lot, located off of Massie Avenue. Parking is not available in the JPJ Arena lot.
The entrance to the women's practice court is on the East side of the John Paul Jones Arena. Staff will direct you from the parking area across Massie Road to the entrance.
Attire and equipment:
Please bring rubber soled shoes and a yoga mat; mats will not be provided on-site.
Schedule of Event:
• Please arrive between 3:30pm and 4:00pm; the led session will begin promptly at 4:00pm
• 4:00 PM–5:00 PM Yoga session
• 5:00 PM–5:30 PM Remarks and Q&A