Summer Intensive Sweden & Spain 2016

Summer Intensive Sweden & Spain 2016

Welcome to plunge into an intense summer of yoga. The first and third part takes place in Stockholm and the second part by in Murcia, in the south of Spain, where we’ll do our yoga practice on a lovely roof top with a panoramic view over the Mediterranean Sea
In this course you will deepen your knowledge in the studies of asanas, anatomy, philosophy, biomechanics and communication skills. After completion, you’ll be able to register with The Yoga Alliance as a RYT-200, making your certification recognizable worldwide. Additional courses and programs following the 200-hour program are also offered, which can be used in order to qualify for a 500-hour teacher certification.

Please note that this teacher training is very intense. You have to be prepared to absorb a lot of information during a short period of time.

We have 8 spots left (updated 1st of May).

Have you already read the information below?
Click here for application form in English.
Click here for application form in Swedish.

Part one:
In Stockholm. Friday 27th of May to Monday 6th of June 2016.
Part two: In Spain. Arrive on Friday 17th of June.
Classes/lectures: Saturday 18th of June to Saturday 2nd of July 2016.
Part three: In Stockholm. Thursday 18th of August to Saturday 20th of August 2016.

– In Stockholm, Sweden at Yoga Shakti and Hälsan Hus

– And at the Virya Yoga Centre in Isla Plana, Puerto de Mazarron, Murcia, Spain. The nearest airports are Murcia or Alicante. Read more about the centrethe area and the accommodation in Spain (in Swedish).

The training will be in English.

Since this is a very intense teacher training course, you have to make sure you’re prepared to do a lot of studying. This means that this is not a yoga holiday/retreat, more an convent experience :-) Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have questions about this:


– Option 1
The teacher training course.
Organize flights, transfer accommodation yourself, preferably close to Isla Plana, Puerto de Mazzaron, Murcia, where the training takes place. (The nearest airports are Murcia or Alicante.)
Early bird (till the 31st of December): 31 900 SEK
Regular price (from the 1st of January):  35 000 SEK.

– Option 2 (we have a limited number of places for option two)
Teacher training,  accommodation in Spain – in Sweden you organize it- (shared with 4 people), flights & transfers (on specific dates) is included in the price.  
Contact Jade Travel for updated price information: or call: +46 8 441 76 25.

Please note:
 For option two 1) apply for the Teacher Training here. 2) Book your flight, transfer and accommodation by e-mailing at Jade Travel in Stockholm on the types of rooms available for us and for available flights: or call: +46 8 441 76 25.

What is included?
• 200 hours of contact hours with teachers. (Read more about the course setup here.)

• Literature:
– Dynamic Yoga, Josephine Selander
– It’s all Yoga, Josephine Selander
– Yoga theory and philosophy, Josephine Selander (in folder), more material and texts will be added during the course.
(Other literature that is mandatory but not included, is listed here.)

• DVDs:
– DVD Dynamisk yoga/Dynamic Yoga
– DVD It’s all Yoga
• Welcoming package (secret gift, pen, notebook, chakra map)
• Evaluation costs for an anatomy exam, the open-book test and one evaluation filming.

Swedish students:
Om du vill delbetala, så samarbetar Nordiska yogainstitutet medHumanFinans, som har humana krediter för utbildningar. Obs! Nu finns möjlighet att välja 12 månaders räntefri avbetalning. Om du klickar på loggan nedanför och följer instuktionerna för Human Lån, så kan du dels få en snabböversikt på vad din månadskostnad skulle bli, dels så kan du direkt ansöka om lån/kredit. Nordiska yogainstitutet är “säljställe för utbetalning”. Du kan också ringa till Human Finans direkt för gratis rådgivning. Tel:   08-560 201 15

Click here for application form in English.
Click here for application form in Swedish.

Main teachers at the intensive course in Spain
Our teachers have years of experience in practicing, teaching, and lecturing in yoga. They are in touch with their mentors in the USA and UK on a regular basis, to get updates and guidance to new questions that may arise during the course.

Josephine Selander porträttJosephine Selander (asana practice, biomechanics, teaching skills,  pranayama, communication, voice technique, pedagogy) E-RYT 500 (Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher), who is the head teacher for the Virya yoga course, has done her teacher training courses in Anusara yoga and Ashtanga yoga in the USA. Highly appreciated for her extensive knowledge and joyful spirit, she has been instructing other yoga teachers for years. Presently, Josephine runs the Nordic Yoga Institute RYS (Registered Yoga School). She continues to study with John Friend, Doug Keller as well as with her mentor Sundari and philosophy advisor Carlos Pomeda. Other influential teachers have been Pattabhi Jois, Sarawati Jois, Usha Devi, Patricia Walden, Larry Schultz, Dharma Mitra, Rusty Wells, Cyndi Lee, and Kia Meux. Josephine is the author of Dynamisk Yoga (Dynamic Yoga) and Våga Yoga (It’s all Yoga!), and her third book, Yoga Från Insidan (Yoga from Within), was released in 2010. In these books the reader is introduced to Virya yoga’s three series. In 2007 she taught Virya yoga in more than 60 episodes of “Äntligen Yoga” on Swedish TV4. As a former actress she has over ten years of experience in teaching communication and presentation techniques for big companies

Robin_NYIRobin Tåg (anatomy, asana practice, biomechanics)Robin is a physical therapist and Virya teacher, currently working towards his 500 hour certification. He has a background in geriatric, neurologic and podiatric physical therapy, and has also worked with knee and hip related problems, as well as rehabilitation for people with balance and back dysfunction. Robin has his own private practice in Stockholm, where he combines physical therapy with yoga. In his work, Robin focuses on rehabilitation for musculoskeletal problems, injury prevention and yoga therapy. He also works as a personal trainer.  Robin is one of the anatomy teachers, and part of the Rehab-team.


Oktober 2016
27 – 30 okt: Påbyggnadsutbildning: Virya Aware i Oslo

November 2016
4 –  6 nov: YoDa-festivalen, Stockholm
11 – 13 nov: Virya Rehab som påbyggnadsutbildning startar, Stockholm
18 och 19 nov: Workshop, Höllviken
19 nov: Infostund i Höllviken om våra utbildningar
25 nov: Workshop, Stockholm
25 nov: Infostund i Stockholm om våra utbildningar

Januari 2017
3 – 11 jan: Retreat i Indien: Yoga och Ayurveda
10 – 19 jan: Retreat i Indien: Yoga och ACT
19 – 22 jan: Årsutbildning i Stockholm startar

Februari 2017
9 feb: Yogagalan, Stockholm
10 – 12 feb: Yoga Games, Stockholm
13 – 19 feb: Certifieringsutbildning, Stockholm

Mars 2017
3 – 5 mars: Påbyggnadsutbildning: Mobility & Strength, Stockholm
4 – 5 mars: Kursstart: Yogafördjupning, Stockholm
7 mars: Kursstart: Yoga & ACT, Stockholm

April 2017
28 – 30 april: Påbyggnadsutbildning: Virya PT, Stockholm
29 – 30 april: Workshop i Köpenhamn

Maj 2017
3 maj: Workshop, Skellefteå
18 – 23 maj: Påbyggnadutbildning: Virya och Ayurveda, Spanien

Augusti 2017
22 – 24 aug: Påbyggnadsutbildning: Virya Puls, Stockholm
25 – 26 aug: 10-årsjubileum för Viryayogan! 

September 2017
4 sept: Kursstart: Närvaro, meditation och yoga, Stockholm
7 – 10 sept: Halvårsutbildning i Stockholm startar

Oktober 2017
19 – 22 okt: Årsutbildning i Oslo startar