Asanas – The Foundations

Further education course with Prema (Karina Bonansea), Taiwan


With certificate of participation for 42 training units (45 min each)



Prema Arenas Bonansea


  • Root your asanas in positive values and habits in daily life
  • Improve your asana alignment, avoid injuries and energize your spine
  • Train the main poses with principal variations and with detailed explanation
  • Enjoy workshops on adjusting and correcting the physical poses
  • Experience the art of sequencing the poses and the counter poses
  • Calm the mind and deepen your concentration through asana practice
  • Review basic pranayama techniques to cleanse the lungs and purify the nadis (subtle energy channels)
  • Expand the energy movements in asanas and pranayama
  • Enjoy nature and spiritual friendship in the peaceful environment of the ashram setting


This course is best suited for regular asana practitioners as well as for yoga teachers



The Complete Illustrated Book of Yoga by Swami Vishnudevananda




Short biography

Prema Arenas Bonansea is from Argentina and is an inspiring practitioner and teacher of yoga in Taiwan. She teaches with great precision and awareness of details. She also modelled for the illustrations in the Sivananda book, Yoga: Your Home Practice Companion.

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Course rates

Further education course: €320
Special rates for students & the unemployed: €300

Online registration and payment.
The registration is valid upon full payment of the training costs.


Accommodation and meals:


4 nights
Dormitory: €148
Shared room: €172
Double room: €232
Single room: €280


All rates include VAT and are subject to a 1.80 € visitor's tax per person per night.

Daily schedule

Arrival day, Wednesday, 1 August (arrival between 2 and 3:30 pm)

  • 4 pm Asana and pranayama class
  • 6 pm Vegetarian dinner
  • 8 pm Evening meditation, mantra chanting and course meeting


Thursday – Saturday, 2–4 August

  • 6 – 7:30 am Morning meditation, mantra chanting, talk
  • 8 – 9:30 am Asana and pranayama class
  • 10 am Vegetarian brunch
  • 12 – 2 pm Course lecture
  • 4 pm Course-related yoga class/workshop
  • 6 pm Vegetarian dinner
  • 8 pm Evening meditation, mantra chanting, talk


Departure day, Sunday, 5 August

  • 6 – 7:30 am Morning meditation, mantra chanting, talk
  • 8 – 9:30 am Asana and pranayama class
  • 10 am Vegetarian brunch
  • 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Course lecture/workshop and leave-taking
  • Departure from 2 pm


Individual programmes are subject to change or cancellation.

Accommodation and meals

Accommodation and meals are in the non-smoking eco-hotel serving wholesfood organic vegetarian meals.
All guest rooms have wooden floors and furniture, health mattresses, shower, toilet, hairdryer, telephone and radio. Most rooms have a balcony. more

What you will need for your stay

A meditation pillow for the morning and evening meditation sessions is recommended. A meditation shawl is also advantageous. 


To practice the yoga poses you will need a non-slip yoga mat or wool mat. You will need a blanket to cover yourself at the end of the yoga class during the so-called final relaxation.


Pillows, shawls, blankets, mats and much more can be purchased in our online shop or in our boutique after arrival.


For your stay you should bring comfortable clothing, slippers, walking shoes, rain gear, torch (flashlight), bathing suit and towels. Eyeglass wearers should bring a hard case for safe storage during the yoga classes.