Ashtanga Yoga

At Near East Yoga, we offer
Ashtanga Yoga in the Mysore Style.
We invite you to experience
a self-paced, instructor supported
lineage-based yoga practice
suitable for the modern yogi.

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Chanting

The Near East Yoga community
gathers weekly for practice sessions,
ranging from scholarly investigation
of classic yoga texts
to the joyful harmonies of a jamming kirtan.

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Yoga Dharma

Classical Philosophy
made accessible for
the Urban Yogi

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Ashtanga Yoga Classes at Near East Yoga

Near East Yoga

Casey Palmer, Founder

Established in 2002, Near East Yoga endeavors to serve a variety of dedicated dharma practitioners. Off the beaten path but nearby to most of town by freeway, bike and rail, it offers a respite from the in-and-out mega studios. As a "one room school house", Near East Yoga seeks to accommodate the needs of the community by hosting daily, evening and weekend classes, weekly Sutra Chanting and Dharma discussions, Bhajan and Kirtan sessions and supportive methods of practice geared toward the contemplative. All levels of experience are warmly welcomed.
In 1996, in pursuit of clarity and a self inquiry, chance landed Casey Palmer in a yoga class where he has remained ever since. As a world traveller, autodidact and lover of experience and knowledge, Casey has cultivated interests in music, cooking, education and yoga and shares them openly with his community. With a personal mission to support yogis of all varieties Casey explores the practice of yoga with an ardent and joyful sense of community and inclusion.
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Blog

  • Blessings for 2017, Notes for Winter

    Hi There- Happy New Year! The Holidays sort of just came and went. They were wonderful to behold and I was happy to see you all during these special times. I have been left with the overwhelming sensation that we have entered a new chapter of […]

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    October at Near East Yoga

    Dear Friends, Friday September 30th is the new moon. There will be no 7am group led class  but the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali study is scheduled for 9am as usual. This is the second new moon for September. I’m not aware of any special significance […]

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  • Hanuman Finds Sita In The Ashoka Grove And Shows Her Ramas Ring

    Notes on Hanuman Chalisa Practice

    Last Tuesday at 6am, roughly approximates the 6 month mark for the current version of the Near East Yoga Hanuman Chalisa sadhana. After a well attended start the practice has dwindled down to the most devoted. we have taken to singing in harmonies and even […]

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  • Bhagavad Gita Intensive Starts August 6th 11-1PM

    Click here to see the Facebook invite for this event   Hi everyone, Just to reiterate the potency of this workshop, I will offer bit more perspective. For one thing- It’s free. And needs to be free. There is nothing to buy and no status […]

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NEAR EAST YOGA

Ashtanga Yoga in the Mysore Style Located in Portland, OR

Ashtanga Yoga in the Mysore Tradition • Located in Portland, OR