Expansion in the Asana

Expansion in the Asana

Fri., 19 August 2022 – Mon., 22 August 2022

In Reith, Tyrol, Austria

Further education course with Prema (Karina Bonansea), Taiwan

With certificate of participation for 33 training units (45 min each)


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



  • Explore proper techniques to enter into the asanas and to come out of them in a safe way.
  • Learn a step by step approach to achieve advanced poses.
  • Biomechanical tips for intermediate and advanced asanas.
  • Corrections and adjustments for different variations.
  • How to hold poses safely for a longer time.
  • Importance of asana sequencing and how to include advanced variations. The benefits of the Sivananda Yoga sequence.
  • How the asanas work beyond your physical body.
  • The middle path in your asana practice and in your life.


Recommended reading

The Complete Illustrated Book of Yoga by Swami Vishnudevananda

Yoga, Your Home Practice Companion by the Sivananda Yoga Centres



Prema Arenas Bonansea

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.




 Registration until 7/31/22Registration from 8/1/22
Further education costs:€196€196
Special rate for students & the unemployed:€186€186
In the smoke-free eco-hotel
3 nights3 nights
Single room:€225€243
Double room:€183€198
Shared room:€135€144
Dormitory (for ladies only):€117€126

The registration is valid upon payment of 30% of the total costs.
All rates include VAT and are subject to a 1.80 € visitor’s tax per person per night.

Daily schedule

Arrival day, Friday, 19 August (arrival between 2 and 3:30 pm)

  • 4 – 5:45 pm Asana and pranayama class
  • 6 pm Vegetarian dinner
  • 8 – 9:30 pm Evening meditation, mantra chanting and course meeting


Saturday & Sunday, 20/21 August

  • 6 – 7:30 am Morning meditation, mantra chanting, talk
  • 8 – 9:45 am Asana and pranayama class
  • 10 am Vegetarian brunch
  • 12 – 2 pm Course lecture/workshop
  • 4 – 5:45 pm Course workshop
  • 6 pm Vegetarian dinner
  • 8 – 9:30 pm Evening meditation, mantra chanting, talk


Departure day, Monday, 22 August

  • 6 – 7:30 am Morning meditation, mantra chanting, talk
  • 8 – 9:45 am Course workshop
  • 10 am Vegetarian brunch
  • 11:30 am – 1 pm Course lecture/workshop and leave-taking
  • Departure from 1:30 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.

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.



Single room
Double room
Shared room
Dormitory (for ladies only)

Beginner (no prior practice)
Beginner (0-3 months practice)
Intermediate (3-12 months practice)
Moderately advanced (1-2 years practice)
Advanced (more than 2 years practice)

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