Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson has been a full-time yoga instructor for over two decades and a teacher trainer since 2003. He has traveled to India and studied many with many teachers and traditions. He is a lead instructor for...

Tristhāna: Teaching Ujjāyī, Bandha and Dṛṣṭi with Michael Johnson (In-person & Online)


at Asheville Yoga Center (211 S. Liberty Street Asheville, NC 28803)

Tristhāna is the 3-part technique in Aṣṭāṅga Vinyāsa that makes it into a moving meditation. Though Vinyāsa (Flow) classes have become very popular in the last 20 years, this crucial technique has been under emphasized or even absent. Learn how to optimally present this 3-part technique and weave it into any sequence to improve focus, safety and enjoyment when practicing Yoga.

In this training you will learn:
  • 2 kinds of Ujjāyī Prāṇayāma
  • How to cue the breath skillfully during a sequence
  • 3 kinds of Bandha
  • Optimal methods for teaching alignment in yoga classes
  • 10 Kinds of Dṛṣṭi
  • Best practices for teaching all 8-limbs

March 17-19, 2023
300-hour YA Credit
All Levels Welcome

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$250 with Early Bird Discount 
($300 after February 17, 2023)

Friday: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Contact Hours: 15
Non-Contact Hours: 2