Dili Ashtanga Yoga togehter with Ahimsaka offers a work week (Mon to Fri) of Ashtanga centered early morning classes at the Uma Dame ( shanti house) in the central and residential area of Dili. Near the Indonesian embassy and beach.
For any one who likes to start the week day with a serious practice, local, expat or short term visiting. This package is a great way to add some yoga to your Dili time. Two blocks away from the Indonesian embassy which makes it an ideal spot to practice while waiting for your visa. Accommodation is next to the embassy and decent and affordable restaurants are nearby.
Mon to Fri starting from 6 to 6.15 a.m. till 8 a.m. (or when you are finished)
Uma Dame is a simple yoga shala within a local residential neighbourhood and next to focusing on the Ashtanga practice, it tries to familiarise the Timorese with the Ashtanga Yoga practice. It is based in an 1 level high platform container construction facing east and is semi open. It will give you some astonishing sun rises and the awakening of a new Dili day.
Accommodation is next to Indonesian embassy and is nothing fancy and definitely not the level of nearby Bali , it is convenient and covers the basic necessities. Their Italian restaurant is recommended within the expat community.
The classes are a mix of Mysore and LED classes with hands-on adjustments and towards the end time to explore deeper some of the aspects of the practice. Please communicate your requests/focus and wishes to the teacher Ahimsaka and he will cater the classes towards it.
The classes are all levels and please give any information about disability, injury or state of body prior to the class to the teacher.
Dili is a small city, and the classes are small too, which gives the opportunity for more personal attention. If requested additional classes later during the day can be scheduled.