Tuesday, April 13, 2010


Lino Miele will lead Mysore-style ashtanga classes at YogaView April 20-23. More info here.

He will lead a weekend workshop at Moksha Yoga April 24 and 25. There's a discount if you sign up before April 14. More info here. Details below.

Lino is an amazing teacher.
Read my article about his 2008 workshop here.
Read about 1999 here.
Read about 2000 here.
Read about my studies with him in India in 2002 here.

Lino Miele is a first generation student of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois and is one of the few officially certified teachers of Astanga Yoga in the world. Lino began practicing Astanga in Mysore, South India in 1988 and now leads the Astanga Yoga Shala in Rome, Italy.

Lino is the benefactor and creator of Astanga Yoga schools in Milan, Helsinki, and Copenhagen and is the author of the seminal book, Astanga Yoga. Lino’s DVD’s for Primary, Intermediate, and Advanced Series were produced with the exact vinyasa as prescribed by Pattabhi Jois. Lino conducts Astanga Yoga workshops and retreats in Italy, India, and around the world.


Sat, April 24
8:00 am - 10:00 am Mysore Style $50 ($60 after Apr 14)
10:30 am - 12:30 pm Primary Series $50 ($60 after Apr 14)
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Adjustments & Techniques $65 ($75 after Apr 14)

Sun, April 25
10:30 am - 12:30 pm Full Vinyasa $50 ($60 after Apr 14)


PRIMARY SERIES: The Primary Series, referred to as Yoga Chikitsa (which literally means Yoga Therapy), detoxifies and aligns the body. The led class is an introduction to the entire primary series in a group pacing. The vinyasa or breathing system is emphasized.

MYSORE STYLE: A set series of asanas practiced by the student at their own individual pace and assisted by the teacher, the way it is taught in Mysore, India by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. Previous Astanga experience required. Primary through Fourth series students accepted.

FULL VINYASA PRACTICE: In this led class, the traditional primary series is taught including a full vinyasa (to Samasthihii between each pose) and half vinyasa (between each side). This class is a challenging and vigorous practice guaranteed to turn up the heat (tapas). Open to all skill levels.

ADJUSTMENTS AND TECHNIQUES: This class is geared toward teachers and dedicated students who wish to deepen their understanding of the art of adjusting. This workshop class will include theory, discussion, and hands-on adjustments.


  1. Anonymous12:56 PM

    I went to Lino's workshop in San Diego this past weekend. He was awesome!


  2. He IS awesome.

    And he only comes around every two years.

  3. Thanks for the info. I signed up for two classes. It was nice to know about it before the 14th! :)

  4. Anonymous3:48 AM

    It seems Lino Miele no longer appears as certified on KPJAYI site. Anyone knows why?

  5. I believe that he respectfully withdrew his certification. To verify this, you should ask him directly.