Ashtanga 3

Ashtanga Vinyasa Instructor 200 hrs.

Will prepare you to teach Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga with grace and precision.

Yoga Center Madrid

Course: Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Instructor

Code: AS-1

Dates: 25-10-2019 - 05/07/2020

Level: I

Hours: 200

Language: Spanish/English

Where: 'Yoga Center' Madrid, Spain

Course starting time: 19:30 on the 25th, October 2019

Who is this Course for?

These courses are physically demanding but they will prepare you to teach Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga with grace and precision.

Objective of the Course

The course is directed to training you in the techniques and teachings of Ashtanga Vinyasa, based on the teachings of Shri K. Pattabhi Jois, the creator of this style. Course work completes 200 hours and qualifies you to register Yoga Instructor with A.I.P.Y.S.

The course

Starts working with Sun Salutations A and B to continue the serie at Navasana stablishing a good base. Develop the simplest adjustments and adaptations to improve and advance your practice.

Will continue from Navasana until the end of the series including the final positions. This practice will consist of intermediate postures, and help will be given with the more advanced variations so that the instructor becomes an instructor capable of guiding their future students safely through the practice while achieving marked improvement.

The course remains faithful to the tradition and teachings of Ashtanga, but we have made this great practice more open and accessible to western students.

Course Themes

  • Technique.
  • Practice of the First Serie.
  • Surya Namaskar A and B.
  • Application of Ujjayi breathing.
  • How to apply Bandhas during practice.
  • Nava Dristi (focus of attention through the eyes).
  • Vinyasa: How to combine breath and movement.
  • Learning to move into the asanas and out of them.
  • Understanding the partial Vinyasa and complete Vinyasa.
  • Knowledge and understanding jump through.
  • Pedagogy.
  • Introduction to the tradition of Ashtanga Vinyasa system.
  • How to organise and lead a class.
  • How to teach at different levels.
  • How to adjust the positions properly.
  • Mysore-style class personal practice.
  • Guided Class.
  • Guided Class explained. "Talk Through".
  • Many modifications are offered so that all levels can enjoy the Ashtanga yoga method.

Course hours

  • 80 hours training techniques.
  • 40 hours teaching methodology.
  • 10 hours anatomy.
  • 10 hours Yoga Philosophy and ethics.
  • 60 hours practicum.

Course books:

  • Ashtanga Yoga. Sri. K. Pattabhi Jois - Lino MIele.
  • Ashtanga Yoga. John Scott. Editorial Gaia.
  • Ashtanga Yoga en Casa. Tara Fraser. Editorial RBA.
  • DVD Ashtanga Yoga. Lino Miele.
  • DVD Yoga Libre. Liz Lark.

Training Timetable:


  • 19:30 - 21:30 Guided Practice.


  • 08:30 Guided Practice.
  • 10:00 Meditation/Pranayamas.
  • 10:45 Practice & Pedagogy.
  • 12:30 Adaptations to the postures.
  • 14:00 Lunch.
  • 15:00 Tradition / Philosophy.
  • 16:30 Pedagogy & Adjustments.
  • 18:30 Departure.


  • 08:30 Mysore.
  • 10:00 Meditation/Pranayamas.
  • 10:45 Tradition / Philosophy.
  • 12:30 Pedagogy, Adjustments & Anatomy.
  • 15:00 Departure.


The course will be directed by the following senior trainers.


  • October: 25-26-27
  • November: 22-23-24
  • December: 06-07-08
  • January: 10-11-12
  • February: 07-08-09
  • March: 13-14-15
  • April: 03-04-05
  • May: 15-16-17
  • June: 12-13-14
  • July: 03-04-05

Course Prices

Instalments. Deposit after September 25, 2019:
Total due: 2.780 €.
Deposit: 360 €.
Non-refundable deposit. 10 Instalments: 242 €.

Instalments. Deposit before September 25, 2019:
Total due: 2.690 €.
Deposit: 360 €.
Non-refundable deposit. 10 Instalments: 233 €.

Payment in full. After September 25, 2019:
Total due: 2.706 €.
Deposit: 250 €.
Non-refundable deposit.

Payment in full. Before September 25, 2019:
Total due: 2.542 €.
Deposit: 250 €.
Non-refundable deposit.

Payment in full. Before July 25, 2019:
Total due: 2458 €.
Deposit: 250 €.
Non-refundable deposit.

Course Reservations

If you wish to reserve a place then send the deposit amount early. The deposit is not refundable.

To take advantage of the favorable prices, full payment must be received before the cut off date.

Amounts can be paid by cash, money order or bank transfer to:

Yoga Center, S.L.

Account number: ES 06 2100 1417 16 02 00283014

Note: On the bank transfer you must indicate your name and the course that you are taking.

To Register Now for the Course

You can download a registration form pdf. After printing it out you can fill it in and then mail it in or fax it to 911850398 with your deposit to reserve your place on the course.


Certification is obtained after passing the theoretical and practical assessments, resulting in a Ashtanga Yoga Instructor diploma.

Students may choose to resit the exams at one of the AIPYS centers, if necessary to complete their diploma requirements.

In the case of not passing the exams, a Certificate of Attendance will be awarded.

Course Terms of Agreement

When you sign up for one of our courses there are certain general conditions of agreement that will apply.

Other registers

Upon the completion of this course as an AIPYS 200 hours Yoga Instructor. Graduates may register with the different Yoga Alliances in the 200 hours level.

RYS 200

Yoga Center is a Yoga Alliance USA Registered Yoga School

RYS 200

Yoga Center is also a Yoga Alliance UK Registered Yoga School

“'Our teacher training course has met the stringent requirements set by Yoga Alliance Professionals. Our graduates are trained to the highest standard and are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance Professionals'.”


We reserve the right to make changes to any of the above without further notice.

Pranamani Patanjalim. Om