Building on the Teachings of Krishnamacharya


This professional program brings you the most effective aspects of traditional yoga and ayurveda combined with modern medicine.

Designed especially for yoga teachers and advanced practitioners, the program should also be of interest to people from related fields.

Specific guidelines for different conditions and general treatment principles will be detailed, empowering you to safely and effectively address disabilities and ill-health through yoga.

The goal is to enable participants to integrate newly acquired knowledge immediately in their teaching, particularly in private sessions.

Program Structure

The program is delivered in 7 intensive modules (5 days for each module) with a flexible structure. Each module may be attended independently and certificates will be issued for each module.

Every module aims to help you immediately begin applying what you have learned. Opportunities for specialized studies (e.g. in-depth consideration of particular body systems, ayurveda etc. will also be offered).


Body | Locomotor System
Module 1: Low Back, Pelvis & Lower Limb
Module 2: Cervical & Thoracic Spine, Upper Limb

Breath I Internal Medicine & Breath
Module 3: Anatomy, Physiology and Sequencing of the Breath, Respiratory and Cardiovascular Disorders
Module 4: Pranayama, Ayurveda, Neurological/Digestive/ Hormonal/Immune systems

Mind I Yoga Psychology & Psychiatry
Module 5: Depression, Addictions
Module 6: Stress, Anxiety

Integration and Completion
Module 7: Holistic case studies, Assorted topics.


Program Highlights

Authoritative background in classical yoga and ayurveda

This program offers a direct link to profound sources.

Mainstream medical content

You can feel confident in interacting with healthcare professionals using the knowledge you gain from this program.

Clear, practical approach

The highlight of Svastha yoga's approach is clarity and usability.

Holistic perspective

Combining traditional yoga with a wide spectrum of modern medicine (general medicine, rehabilitation, psychiatry), complementary medicine (movement therapies, myofascial work, herbs), and ayurveda wherever relevant.

Open framework

The modular approach, combined with an emphasis on mainstream acceptability, means you can integrate these skills easily with other studies, as well as build upon them.



Dr. Ganesh Mohan, son of A. G. Mohan and Indra Mohan, was trained from childhood in yoga and other related traditional studies. He is a doctor, having trained in both modern medicine and Ayurveda. He is the co-author of Yoga Therapy, Krishnamacharya, and Yoga Reminder. He directs the Svastha Yoga Therapy and Teacher Training programs as well as other trainings internationally. 

Dr. Günter Niessen, is a specialist in orthopedic and trauma surgery with a practice in Berlin. His previous training includes physical therapy, chiropractic, sports medicine, manual medicine, neural therapy, and acupuncture. He is a yoga teacher registered with the BDY/EYU. He has worked with thousands of patients suffering from various musculoskeletal issues, considering their problems from a holistic perspective.


Price, Place and Conditions

- Early bird price is 560 € after the designated date the price will be 610 €.

- Modules will take place at Maya Yoga Bakırköy Stüdyo, İstanbul.

- After the registration, you need to pay 150€ deposite in 2 weeks. We reserve your spot only AFTER receiving the deposit.

- After the registration, if you need to cancel it before 6 weeks from the first day of the module, you will get the money back except 150€ deposit. After that time, you won't get any refund in case of cancellation.

- Travel and accomodation costs are not included in the training price.

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