Ken Harakuma’s 3rd Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training in Chiang Mai

Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training by Ken Harakuma

Chiang Mai, Thailand – MARCH 5th – 8th  2015

Certification will be released by the International Yoga Centre (IYC) Japan


We are happy to announce and welcome the Third Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training Intensive with Ken Harakuma in Chiang Mai.  This  course is designed as an intensive immersion into the teaching techniques of the Primary and Intermediate Series of Ashtanga Yoga. The course program will include Asana (“Yoga Chikitsa” The Primary Series &  “Nadi Shodana” the Intermediate Series: how to practice them and teaching methods in Sanskrit, Pranayama (breathing technique) and foundations in Yoga Philosophy, Anatomy and Meditation. Participants will gain great insights and knowledge as to how to share the practice.

As always all levels of practitioners ( from beginners to advanced ) are welcome, students will be allowed to explore both series to the best of their abilities. Students will have the opportunity to enroll in one or both modules.

The course will run from March 5th to March 8th 2015 and offers three options :

A ) Primary Series ( 28 Hours ) : Starts March 5th Ends March 8th at 15.00 pm.

From March 5th to March 7th : Mornings From  8.00 am to 12.00 pm & Afternoons from 13.30 pm to 16.30 pm.  March 8th, from 8.00 am to 15.00 pm.

B ) Intermediate Series ( 25 Hours ) : Starts March 5th at 8.00 am- Ends March 8th at 15.00 pm. 

From March 5th to  March 7th : Mornings From  8.00 am to 12.00 pm & Afternoons from 16.45 pm  to 18.45 pm, March 8th 8.00 am to 15.00 pm.

C ) Both Primary and Intermediate ( 34 Hours ) Starts March 5th at 8.00 am – Ends March 8th at 15.00 pm.

Ken Harakuma is the Director of Ashtanga Yoga Japan and co-founder of the International Yoga Center Japan. A surfer since high school, he has a black belt in Shorinji Kempo martial arts, has journeyed to the North Pole and climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro. He is also an advanced practitioner of Tai chi, Thai Massage, Therapy & Chiropractic Sports Massage and holds a Reiki Master Certification.

Ken is the first Japanese teacher authorized by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois to teach the Ashtanga Vinyasa method.He supervised the translation (into Japanese) of Surya Namaskar, Yoga Mala by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, Ashtanga Yoga by Lino Miele and wrote “The Spirit of Ashtanga Yoga” (in Japanese). He also invited R Sharath to Japan 2005 & 2007 for WS at Tokyo.

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To secure your attendance and to receive more information on Tuition and Travelling to Chiang Mai please feel free to email Marco @

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Mysore Style Ashtanga in Chiang Mai with Satu Rommi

From Monday April 28th

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Satu Susanna Rommi

KPJAYI-authorized ashtanga yoga teacher

Satu has practiced ashtanga yoga since 2000, when she started her studies in London in certified ashtanga teacher Hamish Hendry’s shala. Satu lived in Mysore, India, from 2005 to 2009 and during this time she spent a total of two years with Sri K. Pattabhi Jois (Guruji), Sharath and Saraswathi in the Sri K. Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute (KPJAYI). She was authorized to teach in 2009 and she returns to Mysore regularly to study with her teacher Sharath.

Satu has just spent another 3 months in Mysore studying with Sharath, as well as continuing her studies in chanting and Indian philosophy with Dr. M.A. Jayashree and Sri M.A.Narasimhan (Anantha Research Foundation, Satu has been teaching ashtanga yoga for the past five years. She believes that Mysore Style ashtanga yoga is suitable for everyone, and that Mysore Style is the ideal method for complete beginners to learn this practice.

Chanting and yoga philosophy study groups are also planned – details to be confirmed.