Intensiv / Teacher Training Berlin
10. – 18. August 2024
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 yourself, to learn and refine your own practice and for your own teaching of Ashtanga 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. 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.
13:00 – 15:00 Teacher Training closing
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 training.
the main topics:
- Refine and intensify your own practice
- Ashtanga Yoga as a healing practice
- the techniques of Ashtanga Yoga in theory and practice
- 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)
- living Anatomy
- Yoga Philosophy and discussions
An established, daily Ashtanga Yoga practice for minimum 2 years is mandatory to apply. The full Primary series should already be integrated in your daily practice.
The Training will provide for each participants an intense learning and practice experience.
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 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.
For Repeaters: when you did already a Primary Series Training with Andrea before (what we highy recommend) you will receive a discount of 25% = 735€
when you do the training for Primary & Intermediate together, you will receive a discount of 15% = 1665€
Please write directly to Andrea (email@example.com), 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.
Ashtanga Studio Berlin is an approved provider for educational programs. You can apply for the “Bildungsprämie Berlin”. (www.bildungspraemie.info)