Ashtanga Narayani

2459 Mission St. Unit B San Marino, CA 91108
Monday-Friday 7am-11am, Sundays 8am-11am
Closed Saturdays and new + full moons

Ashtanga Narayani
offers a daily (Sunday-Friday) traditional Mysore program. The shala operates with the intention to uphold the wisdom of mother earth and to honor each individual’s breath, body, and direct experience, with a focus on inclusion and self-care. The shala is South Pasadena-adjacent, located in San Marino at: 2459 Mission St. Unit B. San Marino, CA 91108.

Note that Mysore-style practice is taught in the traditional method, individually in a small group setting. Please feel free to contact the shala here with any additional questions.

Michelle 진아  (jinah/true-self) Song is a sadhaka, artist, founder and director of Ashtanga Narayani, and a SYC L2 authorized teacher. Her foundational teachers have been Baba Hari Dass, Noah Williams, Sharath Jois and Sharmila Desai. Alongside her daily sadhana she has taken the bodhisattva vow within the Korean Zen tradition and studies Sanskrit and philosophy with her teacher Dr. M.A. Jayashree, and classical Carnatic music with C.R. Vasudeva in Mysore, India. Michelle lives in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains on Tongva land, loves being in her garden, studying mystical texts, and spending time with her pups.

☼The shala is a non-religious, non-sectarian space for personal growth and practice that promotes critical thinking, empowerment, open communication, integrity, and honest, compassionate self-inquiry. The shala does not condone, accept, or promote systemic hate, exploitation or violence of any kind.

अभ्यासवैराग्याअभ्यां तन्निरोधः abhyāsa-vairāgya-ābhyāṁ tan-nirodhaḥ