David Garrigues is the director of Ashtanga Yoga School of Philadelphia. He first traveled to India in 94′ to study Ashtanga yoga with Sri K Pattabhi Jois. Three years later he had completed the Advanced A Series. By 97′ he was certified by Guruji and became one of a few teachers in the United States certified to teach Ashtanga Yoga.
He teaches workshops, Mysore intensives, and in-depth studies in the US and abroad. He has written and recorded two Kirtan cd’s, has a double disc dvd on Ashtanga Yoga: A Primary Series Guide, a double disc dvd and book called Vayu Siddhi: A Guide to the Ashtanga Yoga Pranayama Sequence, and the first disc of his Second Series dvd was released fall of 2013. David’s bimonthly blog, which is steadfastly committed to his mission, uses both video and written articles, to inspire both the beginner and the advanced practitioner to progress in practice.
Visit David’s website that investigates the essentials of Ashtanga such as asana, pranayama, theory, and other great resources to further develop your practice. David’s teaching schedule at AYSP is available here.