This course is open to students who practise the full Primary Series and know the Ashtanga Vinyasa Count of the Primary Series. Nb; You will only need the count for half primary for modules 1 & 2, Full primary by Module 3.

The full 200hr Teacher Training is a 4 module course; For those students who have already completed Johns level 1, you will only need to attend Modules 3 + 4.

The Course will cover in depth the Asana and Adjustments of the Primary Series of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, and anatomy (in class with Sandra and David Keils online Anatomy course), 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.

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)

Module 3 - Bhujapdasana to Setu Bandasana (plus recap on Module 1 & 2 Adjustments)

Module 4 - Urdva Danurasana, Drop Backs, Full Finishing Sequence, Restorative Practise (plus recap on Module 1, 2 & 3; 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..

Modules 1 and 2 will be 6 days each; for those needing accommodation please email me for information Contact me

Modules 3&4 are taught together at YogApulia Retreat Centre, Puglia, Italy. Fully catered: Accommodation, seven twin rooms all with private ensuite bathroom, 2 delicious vegetarian/vegan meals daily (breakfast/brunch and evening meal) plus afternoon snacks and refreshments and not forgetting free wifi and Pool! :) very reasonably priced at 1330 Euros for the full 14 nights based on two sharing a room (35% single supplement).


Modules 1 and 2: 6 days, 8.30am - 5pm each day (modules 3&4 timings will fit around retreat meals and time relaxing :) around the pool!)


Module 1 – Saturday 21st - Thursday 26th August 2021 - COMPLETED

Module 2 -  Saturday 5th - Thursday 10th February 2022   Venue: Swineshead Village Hall, High Street, Swineshead, Bedfordshire, MK44 2AA, UK

Modules 3&4 -  Saturday 14th - Saturday 28th May 2022  Venue: YogApulia Retreat Centre, Puglia, Italy 


Cost for each module is £875:

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

Balance due £600 (once your place is confirmed) 4wks before commencement of course date.


To book your place please Contact me 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 us 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 noting any significant conditions / injuries.


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:04/02/2022 09:00 AM
Starts on:05/02/2022 08:30 AM
Ends on:10/02/2022 05:00 PM
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