Intensive / Adjustment Training Primary Series

Intensive / Teacher Training Primary Series

 August 12th – 20th 2023

This Teacher Training will focus on the practice and teaching of the Primary Series in a Mysore Style setting.

Andrea will support your own practice and will give you profound insights in all the different aspects of the teaching of traditional Ashtanga Yoga. The participation is for your teaching, to learn and refine your abbility to teach traditionell Ashtanga Yoga.

And for yourself, to intensify your own practice, to bring it into a healing Art form of practicing Yoga.

This Training will provide you with the information to experience the practice of Ashtanga Yoga from an energetic point of view and how to practice for a transformational healing process on all levels.

We will explore in practice and theory all the different aspect of traditional Ashtanga Yoga. There will be an exploration of each Asana of the Primary Series, with the performance of the asana and the transitions between them. You will learn how to adapt the Ashtanga Yoga practice to different levels of experience and what each students brings to the practice. We will study how to give variations of the asanas to each individual’s needs and circumstances.

One of the main focuses in the training will be to provide safe and supporting adjustment according to the individual level of the student. We will explore in depth and detail hands on adjustments on each other and explore different variations for all Asanas of the Primary series.

You will gain an understanding how to communicate with your hands on the students’ body, and you will experience how to realize energetic blockages and how you can support to release them.

Please be aware that due the short time of this training, it is not a complete Teacher Training, more a stepp to become a teacher or to refine and learn more if you are already teaching.


The energetic plane of the practice will be explained and experienced. The exploration of the subtle bodies and the energetic alignment in the practice will be accentuated.

There will be a 60 min session with Pranayama and Meditation on the weekends and during the week you will become individuel support to practice Pranayama after your Asana practice. This enables you to built up a safe and individuel Pranayama practice during the week.

the main topics:

  • Refine and intensify your own practice
  • Ashtanga Yoga as an healing practice
  • the techniques of Ashtanga Yoga
  • the art to adjust (hands on training)
  • Adjustments for each Asanas of the Primary Series
  • Adjustments for the first half of the Intermediate Series (if the Level of the group allows)
  • How to teach in a Mysore style setting
  • The energetic bodies (koshas)
  • Pranayama
  • Meditation
  • living Anatomy
  • Yoga Philosophy and discussions

An established, daily Ashtanga Yoga practice for minimum 2 years is mandatory to apply. The full Primary series has to be integrated in the daily practice.

The Training will provide for each participants an intense learning and practice experience.


Saturday 12th:
07:00– 8:00 Meditation & Pranayama
08:00 – 10:00 Mysore
11:30 – 15:30  Teacher Training

Sunday 13th:
08:30 – 09:30 Meditation & Pranayama
10:00 – 11:30  Led class
13:00 – 16:00  Teacher Training

Monday / Tuesday 14th & 15th
07:00 – 9:30 Mysore & Pranayama
11:00 – 15:00 Teacher Training

Wednesday 16th
18:30 Moonpractice (optional)

Thursday / Friday 17th & 18th
07:00 – 9:30 Mysore & Pranayama
11:00 – 15:00 Teacher Training

Saturday 19th:
07:00– 8:00  Meditation & Pranayama
08:00 – 10:00 Mysore
11:30 – 15:30  Teacher Training

Sunday 20th:
08:30 – 09:30 Meditation & Pranayama
10:00 – 11:30  Led class
13:00 – 15:00 Teacher Training

There will be a short break in the afternoon Training will be a short break.

You will receive a work manual for the training and a letter for the successful completion of 75h  (a 45 min) teacher training for the Primary Series.

The size of the group will be limited to 12 people, to enable to work intensely with each person individually. The Training will happen if min. 8 people apply.

The main teaching language will be English, due to our international students. Translations will be provided as much as needed, and we will make sure that the language is no hindrance for your understanding of the topics. If there are any doubts, please feel free to contact us.


980€ (incl VAT 19%)

To apply for the Training:

Please write directly to Andrea (, and let her know about your previous experience with Ashtanga Yoga and about your interest in the participation of this training.
Only after receiving a confirmation letter we kindly ask you to pay the costs. If you like to pay in rates, please let us know.

After this date no cancellation is possible. If you cancel your participation before the 1st of June, you will get back 80% of your payment.

Ashtanga Studio Berlin is an approved provider for educational programs. You can apply for the “Bildungsprämie Berlin”.  (

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Andrea Lutz ist Gründerin und Leiterin des Ashtanga Studio Berlin. Andrea praktiziert Yoga seit 1986, und hat nach jahrelangem Studium des Yoga nach Shivananda und Iyengar 1997 erstmals Ashtanga Yoga kennen gelernt. Sie war sofort fasziniert von dieser herausfordernden und komplexen Yogapraxis und seit dem liegt ihr Fokus auf Praxis und Lehre des Ashtanga Yoga in seiner traditionellen Form. Andreas