take action!

By on Mar 12, 2014 in front page

When given a choice between action and inaction,
take action!

-Bhagavad Gita

Zoë Ward | Bio

By on Mar 11, 2014 in front page

HAVE YOU MET ME? Holy crow do I love Ashtanga Yoga. I love trying and failing. and trying and failing. and (2 years or 3 days or one vinyasa later) trying and succeeding! I love not understanding and asking for help. and getting it. or not getting it and just trying and working and finally not needing the help. I love the lessons that come from this work. I love learning about myself through this practice of asana and discipline and surrender. I am endlessly grateful for the daily experience of suffering and joy that make up this practice, the heuristic I use to (try to) understand the suffering and joy that make up day to day life. But more than that, I love my teachers. I love the faith and the trust inherent in the student-teacher relationship of the ashtanga yoga method, the parampara. The experience of this practice, made authentic by our lineage, is overwhelmingly powerful. It is...

Zoë loves Yoga

By on Mar 10, 2014 in front page

Yoga is the practice of tolerating the consequences of being yourself.

-Bhagavad Gita

Schedule/Availability

By on Mar 9, 2014 in front page

If you have any questions about the schedule please contact Zöe If you have any questions about the Mysore Charlottsvile Schedule please CLICK HERE Private ashtanga yoga sessions: Zoe is regularly available for private classes. She offers a variety of approaches to a personalized ashtanga session, whether you are building a daily practice (and too nervous for an open Mysore class), focusing on a specific challenge, or just looking for a little closer inspection of your daily practice. Rates vary according to the intention behind the session and the value of the local currency. You must give up the life you planned in order to have the life that is waiting for you. – Joseph...

Kafka

By on Mar 8, 2014 in front page

There are some things one can only achieve by a deliberate leap in the opposite direction

- Kafka

Gallery

By on Mar 8, 2014 in front page

Govinda Kai

By on Mar 7, 2014 in front page

If you are not confused in your life, pretty profoundly confused, then you’re too safe.

- Govinda Kai

Endorsements

By on Mar 6, 2014 in front page

“Zoe Ward is a caring, compassionate and enthusiastic teacher. She has the most important quality of all teachers, which is being a devoted and dedicated student first and foremost. Through her multiple trips to India she has received the Authorzied from R. Sharath Jois and has demonstrated her commitment to sharing the practice in its most pure and authentic form. She has since assisted me at workshops and retreats worldwide. I have complete faith in her as a teacher to inspire people to practice, lead them safely along the path and represent the lineage of Ashtanga Yoga with integrity.” – Kino MacGregor “Zoe has never ceased to impress me no matter what challenge she has chosen to take on. She is a humble, hard-working, honest, physically very talented and crisply intelligent woman with a rare sense of dedication towards teaching Ashtanga Yoga in its entirety....

Vincent VanGogh

By on Mar 5, 2014 in front page

I put my heart and soul into my work and have lost my mind in the process.

-Vincent VanGogh

Churchill

By on Mar 4, 2014 in front page

Success is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.

-Winston Churchill
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