“Anyone can practice. Young man can practice. Old man can practice. Very old man can practice. Man who is sick, he can practice. Man who doesn’t have strength can practice. Except lazy people; lazy people can’t practice ashtanga yoga.” -Sri. K. Pattabhi  Jois.


 Kathleen has a master’s degree in exercise physiology and has been teaching Ashtanga and Vinyasa yoga since 1997.  She completed Tim Miller’s first Teacher Training in 2000 and practices daily with him in Carlsbad:  www.ashtangayogacenter.com. She also studied with Jorgen Christiansson for three years in Los Angeles www.omkar108.com. She has also practiced with Pattabhi Jois and Saraswati and Sharat Jois. She is a meditation student and  devotee of Paramahansa Yogananda, Founder of the Self-Realization Fellowship. 

Kathleen was a yoga studio owner in Kansas City, MO for 16 years and is the Founder of Maya Yoga studio and Co-Founder of the Yoga Gallery. She lives in Encinitas and loves combining the yogic teachings of ahimsa, non-harming, with veganism. She has traveled to India twice and is also an Ambassador with Yoga Gives Back, which provides micro-loans and educational funding to the women and children of India: http://www.yogagivesback.org.

Kathleen has an Intro to Ashtanga streaming video and Teen Yoga DVD, located on the SHOP page:click here


Ashtanga Workshop with Kathleen at Maya Yoga in Kansas City, Aug 2-4th, 2019!



Friday Aug 2nd 5:30-8:00pm   How Ashtanga Yoga Changes Our Lives Talk with Ashtanga Vinyasa Improv Class for ALL levels.

This playful class will focus on a mixture of the Ashtanga series postures, including arm balances. Stay after class for a vegan potluck and cake to celebrate Maya’s 17th anv!

Saturday Aug 3rd 9:30am to Noon

Eight Limbs Talk- Applying the 8 limbs of Patanjali on and off the mat with Lead Primary Series (Yoga Chikitsa- Yoga Therapy). This class will focus on forward bends and purifying the internal organs.

Sunday Aug 4th 9:30am to Noon

Meditation and Pranayama with Intro to Second Series (Nadi Shodhana-Nerve Purification). This class will focus and hip and heart openers with modifications for ALL levels.

Single Session

$49 non-members

$45 members

Full Workshop

$127 non-members

$115 non-members

Register: https://www.mayayoga.com/event/kathleen-kastner-weekend-workshop/




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