Enjoy a free, 90-minute yoga class led by Nixon Beltran on the scenic grounds of The Watermill Center. Based on the principles of Ashtanga yoga as developed by Sri Pattabhi Jois in Mysore, India, these classes focus on breath synchronized with movement and a mind-centering practice that improves one’s understanding of the architecture of the body, leaving you feeling energized and refreshed.
A yoga practitioner for over 30 years, Nixon Beltran began study of Hatha Yoga asana in his native Colombia as taught by Sri Sri Anandamurtiji. In the mid 90’s, after practicing Jivamukti Yoga with Sharon Gannon and David Life, Beltran travelled to Mysore, south of India to begin studying Ashtanga yoga with Sri Pattabhi Jois and his daughter Saraswati. In mid 2000’s, he continued his study in Mysore with Sheshadri, traveling there for the following 11 years.