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Ashtanga Instructor Part 1

Yoga Center Madrid

Course: Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Instructor

Code: AS-I

Dates: Part 1 21/01/2017 - 11/06/2017

Level: I

Hours: Part 1 100

Hours: Part 1+2 200

Language: Spanish/English

Where: 'Yoga Center' Madrid, Spain

Course starting time: 08:30 on the 21st of January, 2017

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 when Parts 1 & 2 are completed is 200 hours and qualifies you to register Yoga Instructor with A.I.P.Y.S.

Part 1

Start working with Sun Salutations A and B to finish the series at Navasana, including the final positions. Develop the simplest adjustments and adaptations to improve and advance your practice.

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.
  • Lerning 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 organize 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

  • 40 hours training techniques
  • 20 hours teaching methodology
  • 5 hours anatomy
  • 5 hours Yoga Philosophy and ethics
  • 30 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:


  • 08:30 Personal Practice
  • 10:00 Meditation/Pranayamas
  • 10:45 Practice & Pedagogy
  • 12:30 Adaptations to the postures
  • 14:00 Lunch
  • 15:00 Tradicion / Philosophy
  • 16:30 Pedagogy & Ajustments
  • 18:30 Departure


  • 08:30 Mysore
  • 10:00 Meditation/Pranayamas
  • 10:45 Tradicion / Philosophy
  • 12:30 Pedagogy, Ajustments & Anatomy
  • 15:00 Departure


The course will be directed by the following senior trainers.

Dates Part 1 2017

  • January : 21-22
  • February : 18-19
  • March : 04-05
  • April : 01-02
  • May : 13-14
  • June : 10-11

Course Prices

Monthly Payment Plan

  • Part 1
  • Total:1.775 € (Deposit + Course)
  • Non-refundable Deposit: 191 €
  • 12 monthly payments: 264 € each.

If you pay your deposit before June, 15, 2016:

  • Part 1
  • Total:1.595 € (Deposit + Course)
  • Non-refundable Deposit: 191 €
  • 12 monthly payments: 234 € each.

Payment in full

If you pay after Junio, 15, 2016:

  • Part 1
  • Total: 1.706 €• (Reservation + Course)
  • Reservation: 130 € • (non-refundable deposit) - Course: 1.576 €

If you pay before June, 15, 2016:

  • Part 1
  • Total: 1.542 € • (Reservation + Course)
  • Reservation: 130 € • (non-refundable deposit) - Course: 1.412 €

If you pay before May, 15, 2016:

  • Part 1
  • Total: 1.442 € • (Reservation + Course)
  • Reservation: 130 € • (non-refundable deposit) - Course: 1.312 €

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, credit card 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.

Yoga Center Madrid is a Yoga Alliance USA Registered Yoga School

RYS 200

Yoga Center Madrid is a Yoga Alliance UK Registered Yoga School

RYS 200

“Our training school has met the stringent requirements set by Yoga Alliance UK, demonstrating that our courses are of the highest standard and that our graduates may use the title 'Registered Yoga Teacher' RYT as a sign of quality training.”


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