10-17 December 2023

If the program attendance did not enrich you with new knowledge and skills and did not bring to the new level of practice or/and teaching, we will refund in full the course fee without any additional conditions.


First time in Tenerife we offer 7 days of Pranayama (Breathwork) training which can be taken either as teacher training or for the personal practice.
Just 3 hours of training a day during one week!

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Do not miss your chance to get incredibly efficient tools for the management of the body and mind as well as for helping others to improve their well-being.

According to the opinion of the most outstanding teachers of 20 Century and also according to the opinion of some modern teachers, the practice of yoga starts with Pranayama practice. Asana (posture) practice is meant to prepare a practitioner for extended sessions of Pranayama practice.

This educational course includes detailed clarification of healing effects and influential methods as well as balancing effects and reaching different conditions of body and states of mind.

During this program we have 20 contact hours of theory and practice where we do special emphasis on anatomy aspect of the practice and where we become very clear about correct performance, benefits, contraindications, influence on systems of the body.

We specifically learn therapy aspect of the practice and get to know what techniques and in what variations could be used to help with healing some ailments such as bronchial asthma, chronic headache, issues of reproductive system, vegetative system, digestive system, cardio vascular system etc.

The following techniques will be learnt and practiced:

  • Kapalabhati;
  • Ujjayi;
  • Uddiyana;
  • Agnisara;
  • Bhastrika;
  • Surya Bhedana;
  • Chandra Bhedana;
  • Brahmari;
  • Sheetali;
  • Shitkari;
  • Moola Shodhana;
  • Nadi Shodhana;
Some techniques we study in different variations with some modifications bringing personal practice to various degree of difficulty.
Apart of anatomy aspect we also study concept of Prana and Pranayama, historical overview of pranayama as a practice, the role of pranayama is yoga system, bandhas, samskaras and influence of subconscious mind, granthis.
*In a case if applicant is diagnosed with non-curable disease it is needed an additional review of the application by leading therapist prior registration.

The course includes:

  • 7 training days;
  • 22 contact hours;
  • 10 bonus hours of philosophy and meditation;
  • Theory and practice;
  • Explanation of anatomy with an emphasis on most essential processes within the body;
  • Therapy aspect and contraindications for the practice;
  • Certificate of completion/attendance as Continued Education within Yoga Alliance International (optional);
  • Comfortable authentic accommodation (optional);
  • Healthy vegan meals (optional);

The course can be taken as residential program which includes accommodation and vegan meals or as non-residential (excluding accommodation and/or meals).


Check in (for residential students): 10 December 2023 after 14.00

  • 17.30 Orientation meeting
  • 18.30 Dinner (optional);
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Day structure (Monday to Sunday 11-17 December 2023)

7.00 am – 10.00 am Practice and Theory;

Please consider short break in between.

10.30 am Breakfast (optional)

December 11th: 14.00-16.00 Theory;

12-16 December:

16.00 – 17.00 Philosophy (optional);

17.00 – 18.00 Meditation (optional);

18.30 – Dinner (optional)


Check out day (for residential students): 17 December 2023

7.00 am – 10.00 am Practice and Theory;

10.30 am – Breakfast (optional);

Check out before 12.00 pm

Location: “Sol y Luna”

Camino Cordobés 18 Redisa, 38400 Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain

GPS: 28.40680, -16.55450

Website: https://solylunaretreat.com/en/mansion

Fees (non-residential and residential):

Booking early bird before 20 August 2023: 1,150 euro;

Booking from 21 August onwards: 1,350 euro;

Accommodation: 10-17 December 2023

Shared room 4 pax: 210 euros per person;

Shared room 2 pax: 350 euros per person;

Private room with double bed (can be occupied by 2 people): 525 euros per 1 or 2 persons;


Vegan meals for entire period: 275 euros for entire course (excluding weekend 2,3 December 2023)

If meals to be booked for specific days only:

Breakfast: 10 euros;

Dinner: 15 euros;

  • Early Bird booking
  • 1,150 EUR

Our 100 year old colonial style two-storey villa is located in Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife just a ten-minute walk from town center and beach.

We are a peaceful oasis in the middle of a working banana plantation, just far enough from town for peace and quiet, but close enough for convenience and community. The property is perfectly positioned to offer a clear view of the town and the ocean below, and spectacular Mount Teide above.

We can comfortably host up to 12 guests for residential retreats, and even more for daytime events in our large garden, covered patio, spacious interior, and rooftop terrace.



Rich began his Yoga practice with hope for it to aid him in healing injuries sustained from his love to martial arts and extreme sport activities. But he grew to love Yoga as way of life, integrating Yoga philosophy and practical methods in physical, mental, emotional and spiritual levels of his life.

At his early age he got qualification of doctor majoring in medical care at Rostov State Medical University of the Federal Agency of Healthcare and Social Development.

His passion to personal development brought him to meet and learn from different teachers in Europe, India, Russia, Kazakhstan and Thailand, over the years he has been exploring asana and pranayama practice, kriyas, meditation, ayurveda, herbal medicine, reiki, su djok, cold water treatment and art of cooking health food.

The practice of Ashtanga Yoga had a huge impact on Rich and within this practice he found himself in his true element. Ashtanga or “eight limbs” brings the body, mind and spirit into alignment for greater health, happiness, gratitude, kindness and spiritual growth. Rich is studying Ashtanga with R. Sharath Jois at Sri K. Pattabhi Jois Institute in Mysore, India which is number one center of Ashtanga in the world. He also got his asana and pranayama training and certification in Rishikesh, India. As a Yoga teacher Rich is affiliated to Yoga Alliance International he is settled in Phuket teaching Ashtanga Yoga, Pranayama, different yoga workshops, anatomy, art of adjustment, yoga therapy, chanting etc.

Initially Rich has started his Yoga Therapy studies at the Saint-Petersburg Institute of Eastern Methods of Rehabilitation at the Faculty of Yoga Therapy and over the years of practice he developed his unique approach to the Yoga Therapy practice.

Rich is famous with strict but also warm and personal approach to the teaching of Yoga. He is talented with a special natural vision of students needs which allows him to guide them in their practice in a right direction to achieve the best result on their path of Yoga.

From the young age Sofya was into studying spiritual traditions which brought her to practice meditation, tai chi, attending Buddhist teachings and retreats and do researches in religious studies. She obtained a BA degree in theology and philosophy and was travelling throughout the world to learn and experience spiritual practices.

In 2005 her searching brought her to work at Jamyang Buddhist Center in London where she first started her Yoga practice. Since then Sofya was practicing Yoga and exploring the methods of yoga visiting different schools and Yoga Ashrams mainly in India. With the time she stuck to traditional Ashtanga Yoga practice and dedicated years for practice and studies in this field.

Sofya is studying under the guidance of R. Sharath Jois at Sri K. Pattabhi Jois Institute in Mysore, India – the place where Ashtanga yoga as a set of asana and pranayama practices was systematised and kept preserved. There in Mysore she was also studying Ayurveda, Sanskrit and ancient yogic texts. She was also trained and certified as Asana and Pranayama teacher in Rishikesh, India. During her yoga journey Sofya had a chance to practice and come across such an outstanding teachers as Matthew Sweeney, Ajay Kumar, Kino McGregor, Balu Thevar, Ian Grysak, Kamal Singh, Sunil Sharma. As a Yoga teacher Sofya is also affiliated to Yoga Alliance International.

Sofya is a certified specialist in Yoga Nidra practice in the tradition of Swami Satyananda Saraswati. She is practicing and leading Yoga Nidra for a number of years and she also runs Yoga Nidra Training Courses.

Sofya is known with her warm and light way of teaching Yoga which creates special atmosphere at her classes. She finds personal contact with every student giving clear verbal instructions and physical adjustments, she keeps them motivated to practice sharing with them her knowledge and experience.

Booking conditions:

To book your spot a 25% from total price is required to be prepaid in advance.

The rest of the balance due is paid 1 month before the course starts.

The deposit payment can be done by bank transfer, paypal/credit card at paypal platform, cash, crypto.

Cancellation policy:

The deposit is non-refundable;

If the balance due is fully paid, the 50% of the balance due can be transferred to another course listed at www.taysp.com if informed at least 3 weeks prior “Art of Adjustment Three Weekends course” starts.

For information and booking inquiries please contact us:

Email: bookingtenerife@taysp.com

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