200 Hour Ashtanga Vinyasa Teacher Training

Estepona, Málaga – Spain

January 15th, 2022 – June 12th, 2022
(8 Weekends)


Not only will you be part of an Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga teacher training course, but you will also learn, practice and teach how to develop the intention and meaning of the practice. You will also develop your skills in business and yoga ethics and the qualities of a yoga instructor. Come and be inspired.

What is Covered?

  • Mixed levels of Ashtanga yoga, Rocket, Vinyasa flow, Restorative Yoga and Self-Practice.
  • Pranayama (breathing techniques) / Meditation / Chanting (Bhakti yoga)
  • Yoga anatomy / physiology, including the subtle body, p. Eg chakras
  • History and Philosophy of Yoga, p. Eg yoga sutras, eight branches of Ashtanga yoga
  • Yogic and Conscious Living in Theory and Practice / Yogic Diet
  • Teaching methodology and adjustments / Sanskrit names of asanas
  • Kriya (cleansing)
  • How to develop the intention and meaning of the practice.
  • Yoga Business and Ethics / Qualities of a Yoga Instructor

Typical Weekend Schedule

09:00 – 11:00Asana, Pranayama and Meditation (class taught)
11:00 – 13:00Conference: What is Yoga?
13:00 – 14:00Lunch
14:00 – 16:00Conference: Yamas & Niyamas
16:00 – 18:00Methodology and teaching practice
09:00 – 11:00Asana, Pranayama and Meditation (class taught)
11:00 – 13:00Structuring and sequencing of Asana
13:00 – 14:00Lunch
14:00 – 16:00Conference: Anatomy and physiology of yoga
16:00 – 18:00Methodology and teaching practice

Meet the Teachers

Mark ansari – Lead teacher

Born in London, Mark is a registered E-RYT 500 hour Yoga Alliance Teacher, he splits his time between UK, Spain, Thailand, India & Bali. He has been teaching yoga since 1995 and is recognised as one of the first Ashtanga yoga teachers to settle and teach regular classes in the UK, having studied directly with Ashtanga yoga founder Pattabhi Jois in Mysore, India. In addition to his initial training, Mark has also studied asana, pranayama and meditation with some of the worlds most renowned gurus and teachers such as Clive Sheridan, Narayani Rabinovitch, Derek Ireland & Godfrey Devereux, to name but a few.

Raquel Salvador – Lead teacher

Raquel was born in Spain and moved to London in 1999 where she started her yoga practice. She quickly noticed profound effects occurring through her varied Hatha yoga practices, not just physically but emotionally and spiritually as well. Seeking to deepen her knowledge of yoga she undertook a 1-year teacher training course in 2007 in London, followed by further training in Mysore, India.

Adam Turner – Guest Teacher

Adam started his yoga journey in 2006, after discovering a yoga exercise video, he was instantly drawn to the power involved and the enormous sense of well-being he experienced after exercise. After 10 years of self-study and practice, Adam completed his 200-hour yoga teacher training in Spain.


15-16 January 2022
29-30 January 2022
12-13 February 2022
19-20 February 2022
12-13 March 2022
9-10 April 2022
7-8 May 2022
11-12 June 2022


€ 2,000
Early booking discount € 250 (€ 1,750 in total) for full payment before November 1, 2021

Yoga Alliance Certificate and Study Materials
10 Class pass to be used at Turnilla Yoga over the duration of the training.

We can consider instalment payments. If you are interested, please contact us directly to work out a payment plan. We will require a non-refundable deposit of € 500 on booking and then at least 1 instalment of € 250 to be paid before the start of the course.


To proceed with the registration we ask you to send us an email with the following information

  1. Full name and date of birth
  2. Profession / occupation
  3. Brief summary of your experience with Yoga
  4. What is your motivation to take this course