David Swenson 40-hour Teacher Training

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40-hour Teacher Training / Yoga Immersion
with David Swenson

October 23 – 29, 2023

*** Compatible with our 300-hour flexible Teacher Training ***


This 40-hour course is designed as an intensive immersion into the teaching techniques of the Primary Series of Ashtanga Yoga.

This course will cover the teaching techniques of the Primary Series of Ashtanga Yoga. The participants will learn safe and effective hands-on adjustments through partner work for all of the asanas, practicalities of conducting a class and yoga theory. This is a deep immersion into the details underlying the practice and teaching of Ashtanga Yoga. During the course all participants will be engaged in teaching and adjusting each other through. It is a fun and energizing experience. There is a wealth of invaluable knowledge to be learned and tools for practice to be gained by all attending.

Participants should have a consistent personal practice of Ashtanga Yoga and understand the flow and sequencing of the primary series asanas. The course is not designed as an avenue to learn the sequence but rather to teach Ashtanga Yoga or to deepen an existing practice.

As in all courses run by David there is sure to be plenty of laughter and joy woven into the experience. Many previous participants have commented about learning more than they’d ever imagined possible in a weeklong course while having so much fun in the process.

Don’t miss this opportunity!

This training will be taught in English.
David will also be leading a
Weekend Workshop for all levels >>


October 23 – 29, 2023:

Monday – Friday: 9:00 – 12:00 and 13:30 – 16:30
Saturday: 9:00 – 13:00 and 14:30 – 16:30
Sunday: 9:00 – 13:00 Finish



Early Bird (if paid before March 31, 2023)* €820
Normal price (from April 1, 2023) €930

* Early Bird discount is applied in the last step before payment.

For payments by check, cash or bank transfer:
Please fill and sign the registration form below & join your payment.
Send by (snail) mail, e-mail, or bring at the studio directly if you’re coming to a class.
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Payments of 25 euros or less are non-refundable.
An admin fee of 25 euros will be deducted for cancellations made more than 21 days before the workshop.
Only half of the sum paid will be returned 8 to 20 days before the workshop.
Sum paid is non-refundable 7 days before the workshop.
We don’t accept transferring of a paid reservation to another person after 2 weeks before the workshop.
We advise to those coming from out of Paris to purchase travel insurance as travel issues will not change this policy. Medical issues will also not change this policy.
As the teacher is confirming their presence and is guaranteed the amount of people who are attending 21 days before, we ask for your understanding of this policy.



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An insightful interview with David Swenson

David began practicing yoga in 1969 at the age of 13. His older brother Doug was his first teacher. They practiced hatha yoga from whatever books they could find.
David’s introduction to Ashtanga came in 1973 when he met David Williams and Nancy Gilgoff in Encinitas, California. In 1975 David and Nancy brought K. Pattabhi Jois to the U.S. for the first time and Swenson was fortunate enough to be there. He then initiated studies directly with the master. Swenson made his first trip to Mysore in 1977 and learned the full Ashtanga system as it was originally taught by K. Pattabhi Jois.
David Swenson is recognized today as one of the worlds foremost practitioners and instructors of Ashtanga Yoga. His courses are presented in a supportive and compassionate fashion making it accessible to all levels of practitioner to participate.