Intensiv / Teacher Training Primary Series

Intensiv / Teacher Training Berlin

Primary Series

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.


Saturday 10th:
07:00– 8:00 Meditation & Pranayama

08:00 – 10:00 Mysore
12:00 – 16:00  Teacher Training
Sunday 11th:
08:30 – 09:30 Meditation & Pranayama
10:00 – 11:30  Led class
13:00 – 16:00  Teacher Training
Monday / Tuesday 12th & 13th
07:00 – 9:30 Mysore & Pranayama
11:00 – 14:00 Teacher Training
Wednesday 14th
no training, you can attend the regular Mysore Class
Thursday / Friday 15th & 16th
07:00 – 9:30 Mysore & Pranayama
11:00 – 14:00 Teacher Training
Saturday 17th:

07:00– 8:00  Meditation & Pranayama
08:00 – 10:00 Mysore
12:00 – 15:00  Teacher Training
Sunday 18th:
08:30 – 09:30 Meditation & Pranayama
10:00 – 11:30  Led class
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)
  • 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 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 size of the group will be limited to 12 people, to enable to work intensely with each person individually.
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.


Costs (incl VAT 19%):  1080€

For Repeaters: when you already did a Primary Series Training with Andrea before:   830

When you do the training for Primary & Intermediate Series together: 1750€

As a participant of the training you will receive a work manual and a letter for the successful completion of 50h teacher training for the Primary Series.


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 prefer, you can also pay in installments: 380€ to reserve your place (non refundable) and 2x 350€ until July 1st.
Let us know and we can send you the bank details.
If you cancel your participation before the 1st of June and you paid in full, you will get back 80% of your payment.
After this date no cancellation is possible.
Ashtanga Studio Berlin is an approved provider for educational programs. You can apply for the “Bildungsprämie Berlin”.  (