giveaway! ashtanga yoga dvd (learn to float with david robson)

Transitions! They’re so hard. Whether we’re transitioning to a new job, home or relationship, or if we’re just trying to smooth our transitions between postures in Surya Namaskara A. Wouldn’t you love to just float through those difficult transitions?

Toronto-based Ashtanga teacher David Robson has to the keys to achieve graceful, weightless transitions between postures in his new DVD, Learn To Float. And I have three copies for it’s all yoga, baby readers! All you have to do is answer this question in the comments section: What transition (in life or your yoga practice) would you like to float through? Leave your comments below before 5pm EST, Friday, September 23. I’ll choose three lucky winners by random draw.

David Robson is the co-owner and director of the Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Toronto, where he leads one of the world’s largest Mysore programs. He made his first trip to Mysore, India in 2002, where he initiated studies with his teacher, Sharath Jois. Since then he has returned annually to deepen and enrich his practice and teaching. He is Level-2 Authorized by the Sri K. Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute.

If you happen to be in Toronto on Sunday, September 25, stop by the DVD release party and Open House at AYCT.
2:30 – 4:00 pm
Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Toronto
3215A Yonge Street
Toronto, ON

Watch David talk about living the practice in this fascinating interview and article on Toronto Body Mind.

  1. I would definitely like to float through my transitions in Ashtanga

  2. I would <3 to float through both my boys being teens at the same time. It makes scissor crow look easy by comparison.

  3. I would absolutely love to float through the transition of being an administrator in an office setting to pursuing my passion of being a full time yoga teacher – quite the journey! <3

  4. I’ve seen David float IRL and it’s pretty inspirational! Would love to win the DVD

  5. I’d love to float through my transition back into the work force, and this time with a big girl job!

  6. I’d love to float through the transition from being an unhappy married engineer with a mortgage to a single, happy self expressed yoga teacher and ahstanga devotee….

  7. I am workin on floating through the transitions in life, yoga helps!

  8. I just floated to Halifax from Montreal to live with a boy I met on a boat. Now I live in a house with a hedge and a big, black dog, but alas very little income. I would like to float towards contributing more to the household than cheap toilet paper.

  9. Would love to float back and float through instead of thumping back and thudding through…..

  10. I’m trying to switch jobs/career and I would love to float through that.

  11. Going through some major life transitions right now, and yoga has always been my grounding force. Would love to be able to be grounded while floating through my transitions in yoga as well as life!

  12. I would like to float through obstacles that prevent me from expressing and feeling like my truer self a larger percentage of the time, and of course physically in my yoga practice as well 😀

  13. After building core strength and loosing it after having a child, then building it again, and loosing it again after another child. I would love to float my way to easy vinyasa transitions!

  14. I would like to float through the new phase in my life as a new mom and would love to the bring the peace and comfort of yoga into my life.

  15. In yoga – definitely plank to up dog.
    In life – the upgrade from one piece of technology to the new one!

  16. I’d like to float through the experience of starting to teach a new mixed-level yoga class every week and to float through my entire yoga practice!

  17. I would definitely like to float through handstand on the way to the front of the mat in vinyasa transitions.

  18. I’d like to be able to float through the transition from life to death (a long time from now, I hope)

  19. I would love to float through the rest of my transitory twenties and end up settled and secure in my thirties.

  20. In life I would like to float through the transition of my investigation into the heights and depths of my passion . . . to experiment with new guidelines for my instinctual nature . . . to make myself extra receptive to the spiritual teachings available through erotic communion. In my yoga practice I want to transition the myriad and continual gifts yoga brings me to my teaching, classes and students.

  21. I would love to float through my transition of losing my job and creating my life as a yoga teacher full time.

  22. I always had difficulty to flow from downward facing dog to staff pose! I try so hard and I really want to do it 🙂

  23. I would just like to learn to float. Stop being so controlling and just float through life. Limit the stress by floating through situations. Just float through life.

  24. Mine is a blend – I am working to transition to a daily morning Mysore practice, which will take lots of discipline that I’m not sure I have!

  25. I want to float through this next rainy winter in Portland, OR, teaching yoga at new studios across town… finding my own personal practice, and growing my career at Street Yoga.

  26. From living with very little $$$ and it being incredibly stressful, to living with very little $$$ and it being more of a non issue. Maintaining access to necessities, relying less on money, while still feeling like a worthwhile part of the community.

    Also, was thinking the same as alex with life to death. Been witness to a bunch of really rough life to death transition periods lately and a smooth float on the way out, when that time comes, would be nice.

  27. I am experiencing a left hamstring and right knee injury right now. In order to heal I need to modify my asana practice. I would like to gracefully transition during this period and learn more about my body and put aside my ego.

  28. thanks for your inspiring comments, everyone! the giveaway contest is closed. the winners of the random draw are Erica, Graig and Jenni. i’ll follow up with an email to each of you!