This course is open to students who practise the full Primary Series and know the Ashtanga Vinyasa Count of the Primary Series. You will need an understanding of the count for half primary for modules 1 & 2, and continue studying the count for the Full primary by Modules 3&4.The full 200hr Teacher Training is a 4 module course; Module 1 and module 2 are each, separate 6 day modules, modules 3&4 are taught together over 13 days, with the middle day, day 7, a day off! to rest, absorb and refresh. This course is limited to 12 students.

The Course will cover in depth the Asana and Adjustments of the Primary Series of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, and anatomy, philosophy, practise, pranayama and restorative. This will be an in depth course also covering The Focused 12 Breaths, The 15 Vinyasa Spinal Stretches and such topics as 'What to teach beginner students to Ashtanga.... When do we introduce the Finishing Sequence to students... Injuries’....etc. Timings each day is approximately 8.30am-5.30pm

In brief, The Asana and Adjustments covered in depth, will follow this structure:

Module 1 - Surya Namaskar A / B, to end of Standing (Virabhadrasana sequence and transition back to standing)

Module 2 - Whole of Seated; Dandasana to Navasana (plus recap on module 1 Adjustments)

Modules 3&4 - Bhujapdasana to Setu Bandasana, Urdva Danurasana, Drop Backs, Full Finishing Sequence, Restorative Practise (plus recap on Module 1&2  ie. Full Primary Adjustments)


A course manual will be provided by Sandra, from Johns original material with his blessing and permission. The full 200hr course will be certificated by John and affiliated with the Yoga Alliance..


Dates and Schedule for 2024/2025

The Venue: Swineshead Village Hall, High Street, Swineshead, Bedfordshire, MK44 2AA, UK

The Timings each day: approximately 8.30am-5.30pm (subtle variation some days of slightly earlier start or later finish, but always within 8am-6pm)

For those needing accommodation please email me for information This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


Module 1 – Sunday 12th to Friday 17th May 2024

Module 2 - Sunday 10th to Friday 15th November 2024

Modules 3&4 - Sunday 2nd to Friday 14th March 2025 (middle Saturday 8th day off to rest)


Cost for each module is £925:

Deposit to confirm your place (non-refundable); £275


To book your place please email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. stating:

1) Your name, age, sex, contact numbers and email address.

2) How you came to practise ‘Yoga’, and a brief account of your ‘Yoga practise' i.e., where you practise to in Ashtanga yoga (eg, which series… to which pose).

3) Provide a short resume outlining your Yoga study, giving  the name of your main Yoga Teacher and length of study with them and your Yoga teaching experience (if you do already teach), including any qualifications you have.

4) A brief outline of your medical history if any significant conditions / injuries, I need to be made aware of.

I will then provide bank details for deposit to confirm your place. I look forward to our continued journey together in sharing mine and my teachers love for this practice :)

Sandra Howling


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Reservations Until:11/05/2024 07:00 PM
Starts on:12/05/2024 08:30 AM
Ends on:17/05/2024 05:30 PM
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