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Event: Ashtanga Yoga Primary Series + Introduction to Second Series with Amy Gordon

Date: Sunday, March 11, 2018 from 1:00pm-3:00pm

Cost: $45

This special event will provide a deep cleansing experience on all levels, quieting the busy mind while connecting body, soul, heart and spirit. The format will include a led Ashtanga Primary Series class along with an exploration into Second Series. We will explore tristana, the three key components to this sacred practice: bandhas, ujayi breath, and drishti.

We will explore the relationship between the physical portion of practice to Patanjali's scripture, pranayama (breathing exercises) and relaxation (savasana). Students will enjoy many levels of healing as they finally embrace stillness with reiki energy balancing in savasana (corpse pose). The session will conclude with a Q&A session. Amy Gordon, a senior teacher, is thrilled to return to Rosemary Court for her third visit. Amy will share the many gifts she has received over her 35 years of practice and study with Pattabhi Jois in NYC & FL and Saraswathi Jois in Mysore, India, among many other teachers worldwide. She is passionate about her daily practice which she began as a teen in Philadelphia, and grateful for the opportunity to teach and share the pearls of wisdom she has received. We are so excited to welcome Amy back for her third visit to Rosemary Court Yoga!

Amy will be offering an ashtanga master class!

when: Saturday, August 19th, 2017 from 10:30-12:30

where: Island Aerobics, Avalon, NJ

Call Amy for more details and for info on how to register!

Amy will be offering an intro to ashtanga workshop in

when: Monday, August 21st, 2017 from 9:30-11:00

where: Village Wellness, Berwyn, PA

Call Amy for more details and for info on how to register!



Here's the schedule:

Friday, October 21, 2016: 6:30-8:30 PM

Introduction (Lisa discusses the foundations of Ashtanga Yoga and Ayurveda as pillars for health and longevity),

Breaking it Down, the Yin and Yang:

Led modified primary series with sanskrit count and explanations of the essentials: breath, bandhas, and drishti in supporting the energies as well as stabilizing the body; how to get in and out of asana and when to inhale and exhale in vinyasa.

Saturday, October 22: 9:30-12:30 AM

"Mysore Style" Ashtanga Practice in the traditional format

-lunch break-

Saturday afternoon: 2:00-4:30 PM

Balancing your Constitution in Ayurveda by the practice of the 1st series of Ashtanga Yoga

A discussion about developing your Prana, Tejas, and Ojas. These three sanskrit words indicate the vitality, awareness and deep stability that is realized when the practitioner accomplishes his or her goals. When Ashtanga yoga practice is developed through an understanding of the doshas (bodily energies) a recognition of the body, requirements become clear and the practice gets adjusted by this understanding of the body’s needs.

Pranayama (breathing techniques for longevity)

Sunday, October 23: 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Wrapping it all up, Putting it All Together Again

Led primary series putting into practice the building blocks from the two previous days. Deep savanna, meditation, conclusion, Q & A.

I am thrilled to be hosting an incredible healer and friend, Eve Kerwin, White Buffalo Woman for her much anticipated return:

NOVEMBER 4th, 5th, 6th & 7th, 2016.

My experiences with Eve have been profound beyond words. Just like attempting to describe the sensations of a yogic experience with out practice, verbal descriptions of Eve's healing powers cannot begin to share the intensity of her gifts.

Eve is renowned throughout the country and the world as White Buffalo Woman. Although she remains humble and approachable, Eve carries the same Divine Feminine imprint as Mother Mary, Isis, Eve, and Quan Yin. She is an accomplished Shamanic Healer and Channel, bringing her clients profound messages of inspiration and guidance, working with each individual's spiritual, mental, emotional and physical bodies. In 1991, Eve experienced a series of personal challenges, which prompted her inward search. During a period of deep meditation and intense drumming, the divine being White Buffalo Woman made her presence known, and has since guided and orchestrated her inspirational work for the benefit of humanity. In addition, Eve's spiritual gifts enable her to connect to the energies of the Archangels, exalted masters and guides, and at times to the Higher Self or Inner Child of the client.

Saturday May 14, Sunday May 15, Monday May 16

Private or Group Sessions with White Buffalo Woman, Eve Kerwin

Your one hour session will begin with a 20-30 minute Shamanic Healing by White Buffalo Woman, who will work through Eve Kerwin with gentle hand movements around your physical body, focusing on the points of blockage or dis-harmony. This is a form of energetic “re-wiring” and a clearing of the etheric body.

Next, another guide will come through with a personalized channeled message for you. This being may be an Ascended Master, an Angel or Archangel, your own Higher Self or Inner Child. After the message, you are encouraged to ask questions about issues that concern you, until the session is complete. Afterwards, you can receive clarification on anything that Eve has shared.

If you wish to record your session, please bring a tape, an iPhone, or pen/paper.

$250/ private session by appointment / $95.00 group sessions - Sunday evening at 6:30

Group sessions are limited to 15 people, this small group size will allow everyone to experience a shamanic healing AND to receive a specific channeled message from the masters, guides, angels or messengers who speak through Eve. Groups fill up so sign up early!

In all cases, what is being offered is the opportunity for growth and transformation. The messages that come through Eve can help you gain an understanding of your soul’s journey in relation to past lives, family, friends, spouses, co-workers or departed loved-ones. Eve offers assistance in understanding and overcoming your personal challenges and connecting to your true mission in life.

To schedule, call or email Amy: 610-331-3796

Eve explains her universal language of truth:

Christine June 6-7, 2015 workshop info:

Please scroll through this page to view our upcoming and past workshops





Authorized Ashtanga Yoga Teacher and Ayurvedic Practitioner from Bristol, Vermont and Montauk, NY

Christine’s workshops are inspiring, compassionate, insightful, and balanced. We will focus on “why” we practice Yoga as well as the “how” we practice yoga. This workshop will dive deeply into the Asana practice, but also includes discussion on pranayama, Yoga philosophy and the change that practice can bring to our lives. We will explore alignment, breath, precision in the Vinyasa method, and energetic movement or stagnation, using the postures in Primary and Second Series as springboards. Within this context, she aims to give students a working knowledge of the practice of Ashtanga Yoga, particularly as we evolve with it over many years of practice. Modifications to accommodate individual bodies and needs will be provided so all levels are welcome. The goal of this workshop is to refine our personal practices so that they feel joyful, pain-free, healing and transforming.


cost: $210 (with vegan lunch) for the weekend


Fundamentals of the Ashtanga Practice:

Tristhana, Precision in Movement, and the Vinyasa of Surya Namaskara


Led Primary Series

SATURDAY, 11:15 AM–12.15 PM:



SATURDAY, 2:30–4 PM:

Intro to the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and chanting


Intro to Backbending and Inversions of Second Series, Closing Thoughts

Jan 25-Feb 1, 2014, Retreat in Costa Rica NOW- With Amy Gordon & Mary Flinn! Let yourself GO!!!

There are still some spots left for our retreat, renewal on all levels is guaranteed @ very reasonable rates. Boca sombrero just won yoga journal's "best yoga retreats" award, come join us and see why!

Please let me know if you would like a space held for you!

Seven days of Ashtanga Yoga in Costa Rica’s Osa Penninsula. Take your practice to a new level in the company of like-minded friends. Yoga, tropical beauty, eco-adventures, fresh, healthy food, and quiet time by the water — what better way to experience the yoga lifestyle?

Amy began her yoga journey at a young age, starting with hatha yoga at 13 and transcendental meditation (T.M.) at 15.

In the early 90's she met Baron Baptiste, studied his 'Power Yoga' eventually going on to teach the technique, before branching out on her own.

Along the way she studied many forms, including Kundalini, Iyengar, Power Yoga and finally Ashtanga. Settling into her Ashtanga practice, Amy felt she'd arrived home at last.

Amy's "Yoga with a Heart" maintains the physical challenge of Ashtanga and mental focus of meditation without compromising the deep 

spiritual connection.

Included in the Cost

Daily morning Mysore and led Ashtanga primary classes

Daily activities in the afternoon and evening include asana clinics, meditation classes, nutrition coaching and traditional fire ceremonies, and Sanskrit chanting

Four meals each day

Accommodations for seven days and nights

A nature hike with an expert guide

One free surfing lesson!

About the Teachers

Mary Flinn has been authorized in Mysore, India by Sri. K. Pattabhi Jois and R. Sharath to teach the First and Second series of Ashtanga Yoga. She teaches morning Mysore classes in Philadelphia, and conducts workshops nationally and internationally.

Amy Gordon has also studied with Pattabhi Jois and Manju Jois, as well as other world-renowned Ashtanga masters. She is a beloved, long time teacher on Philadelphia’s Mainline.


Pay in full by November 25, 2013 and get $50 off!

Come with a friend and you BOTH get an additional $50 off!

Come practice Ashtanga Yoga in the most pristine retreat on earth this winter/spring Jan 25-Feb 1, 2014 in Costa Rica!

Escape the dark, freezing winter blahs!

Enjoy 7 nights and 7 days of yoga practice in the warm rain forests of the Osa Peninsula ofCosta Rica @ Boca Sombrero-yoga/surf retreat. Enjoy delicious, organic, healthy meals and lots of them! Take a stroll down the beach to the spa for a ginger coconut body /face salt scrub and massage and reflexology, a tree climb in the jungle, a swim with the dolphins & snorkeling, learn to surf in the warm, mild gulf waves, included also is one amazing guided river/ nature hike to waterfalls with a pro!

A perfect opportunity to reconnect with YOU and nature, deepen your practice beside the monkeys and macaws, relax, relate to like - hearted people and enjoy the surf. Beautiful accommodations, reasonable inclusive rates.

The Osa Peninsula has the most diverse range of animals and wildlife to experience and explore in all of the world.

Amy Gordon's second yoga retreat! Feel free to email or call w any questions.

*(All included except air fare, easy, direct flights from Phila.)

Coming in 2010, Special Workshop not to be be missed!!

Edward Clark of Tripsichore Yoga (yoga’s answer to Cirque de Soleil)

Simon Park weekend workshop Dec 1-3, 2006

Friday evening Dec 1


Body Enlightening

Body Enlightening is a flowing blend of traditional Thai massage, partner

yoga, and aerial-acrobatic massage. Since co-creating this bodywork for

Exhale Spa, Simon's unique style of bodywork has been featured in Yoga Journal, New York Times, and W Magazine. The sequence that he teaches is easy to learn and very effective. It is great for bodyworkers, yoga teachers, and anyone who loves massage. Come alone or bring a friend to learn these amazingly relaxing techniques!

Saturday morning Dec 2


Fluid Power

'Vira' in sanskrit translates as the heroic quality in us all. Tap into this

inner strength through an inspiring, powerful flow class led by Simon. Full of creative vinyasa transitions between poses, dynamic martial arts stances and kicks, and an awesome musical soundtrack to sweat your prayers! Also, learn to float in arm balances as you feel your trepidations melt into joy as you play with gravity. Modifications for all levels.

Sunday morning Dec 3


Prana Vinyasa Flow is an energetic, creative, full-spectrum approach to

embodying the flow of yoga cultivated by Shiva Rea and the Global Vinyasa Collective of Teachers. Begin the journey with numerous variations on the

traditional sun/moon salutations. Dance with flowing, unwinding flow sequences that emphasize the continous flow of prana or energy. The asanas are artistically linked as waves to create a poetry of movement and breath.

Simon teaches Prana Vinyasa Flow and Thai Massage workshops and teacher's trainings nationally. He completed teacher's training at Yoga Works, Santa Monica in 1998. Simon lives in NYC and Philly and practices Yoga and assist with his first teacher Shiva Rea.

Nov 19-21 2004 Special Workshop

I was pleased to present Godfrey Devereux in November. He brings his 'dynamic yoga' technique to Wayne, PA for the first time.

Contact Amy for information on classes.

September 2003 Special Workshop

I was honored to have Manju Jois join us for a weekend of Yoga. Manju's father, K.Sri.Pattabhi.Jois is the founder of Ashtanga.

April 2000 Special Workshop

Amy hosted Yoga master Doug Swenson.

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