Inner Axis teacher trainings are designed to inspire teachers of transformation who will help to bring about both personal and global changes.

The capacity for personal transformation is present in each of us, yet it is often hidden beneath the surface, neglected by the demands and routine of our daily life. The Inner Axis training will teach you how to guide ordinary people through the experience of extraordinary transformation.

become an inner axis teacher

200 hour teacher training certification

teacher training in english

berlin 2019

26th January — 9th February
23th March — 6th April

Max Strom has been leading teacher trainings since 1999 and is recognized by the Yoga Alliance at their Advanced Teacher Level (ERYT 500).

Course Description

This course will include some homework, including required reading and some exercises.

  • The Three Pillars of Transformation: Mind, Body, Breath
  • Breath-initiated movement; the prime mover
  • Emotional Healing/ Internal Transformation
  • Ethical Precepts
  • Yoga posture alignment, strength, and stretching
  • Qi Gong- listening and sensing
  • Working with extremes: beginners, elders, and the hyper flexible
  • You will learn four Inner Axis sequences
  • Adjustments, techniques and common issues
  • Skills for effective Universal Teaching and Leadership
  • Enhancing your Communication Skills and Confidence
  • Philosophy of Living
  • Self-Study
  • Focus and Meditation
  • Applied Anatomy for Yoga, taught by Jamie Elmer
  • Safety in the classroom, taught by Jamie Elmer

What can I expect?

This training with world-renowned teacher, speaker, and author Max Strom is designed to prepare you to teach his powerful method of personal transformation, healing, and empowerment to people from all walks of life and levels of fitness. Whether or not your student has a stiff body or a rigid schedule, this course will help to ignite healing and transformation in your students and yourself. If you’re in a leadership position, or have the aim to become a teacher, or simply have the desire to enrich your knowledge and practice of Max Strom’s method, you will find this course inspiring, immediately useful and indispensable to your journey.


  1. Students wishing to enroll must have a passionate interest in Max Strom’s Method of personal transformation and a minimum of 2 years studying Hatha yoga. We reserve the right to decline your application if you do not meet these requirements.
  2. You must have practiced with Max before in a workshop or retreat or with his two DVDs regularly for two months prior to the commencement of the training.
  3. You must have read both books by Max Strom “A Life Worth Breathing” and “There is No APP for Happiness” before participating in the training. LINK to Max’s books and DVDs

jamie elmer

max's co-teacher

Jamie has been teaching yoga and movement therapy full time for over 16 years. She specializes in alignment, anatomy and healing injuries. Jamie travels from her home base of Colorado to teach teacher trainings, continued education immersions, retreats and also offers individualized practices and mentoring sessions online for students and teachers. She currently is part of the faculty of teacher trainers with Max Strom’s Inner Axis training, Ashland Yoga Center, Santa Monica Yoga, Darling Yoga, Easton Yoga, PAI Yoga and Fitness, Rasa Yoga Center and Yoga V. You can follow her on Instagram, Facebook and YouTube. Connect with Jamie more and practice with her on her streaming video membership site, found on her website:


Jamie Elmer, E-RYT® 500, YACEP®  |  Yoga Teacher, Trainer, Coach and Mentor

www.jamieelmeryoga.vhx.tv – Streaming Yoga Classes

Instagram: jamieelmeryoga

Facebook: jamieelmeryoga

global schedule

public workshops, teacher intensives, teacher trainings, private sessions, retreats, breathe to heal, and conferences.

2018WorkshopUnited KingdomNovemberNov 16–18LondonUKWorkshopTriYoga →
2018Private SessionUnited KingdomNovemberNov 19LondonUKPrivate SessionTriYoga →
2018Private SessionBritisch Columbia, CanadaNovemberNov 29VancouverBCPrivate SessionSemper Viva →
2018WorkshopBritisch Columbia, CanadaNovemberNov 30VancouverBCWorkshopSemper Viva →
2018Breathe to HealBritisch Columbia, CanadaDecemberDec 1–3VancouverBCBreathe to HealSemper Viva →
2018Breathe to HealCaliforniaDecemberDec 7–9OttawaCABreathe to HealPrana Shanti →
2019WorkshopSwitzerlandJanuaryJan 4–62019BaselCHWorkshopB.Yoga →
2019WorkshopNetherlandsJanuaryJan 11–132019UtrechtNLWorkshopYoga Moves →
2019Private SessionNetherlandsJanuaryJan 142019UtrechtNLPrivate SessionYoga Moves →
2019Teacher TrainingGermanyJanuaryJan 26–Feb 92019BerlinDETeacher Traininglearn more →
2019WorkshopGermanyFebruaryFeb 15–162019BerlinDEWorkshoplearn more →
2019Private SessionGermanyFebruaryFeb 172019BerlinDEPrivate SessionElement Yoga →
2019WorkshopGermanyFebruaryFeb 22–242019HamburgDEWorkshopUnit Yoga →
2019WorkshopAustriaMarchMar 2–32019DornbirnATWorkshopAtemwerkstatt →
2019Teacher TrainingGermanyMarchMar 23–Apr 62019BerlinDETeacher Traininglearn more →
2019WorkshopSwitzerlandAprilApr 27–282019NyonCHWorkshopYoga Moves →
2019Private SessionSwitzerlandAprilApr 292019NyonCHPrivate SessionYoga Moves →
2019Private SessionGreat BritainMayMay 52019LondonGBPrivate SessionTriYoga →
2019RetreatItalyMayMay 25–312019northern italyITRetreatMandali Retreat Center →
2019RetreatItalySeptemberSep 28–Oct 52019southern italyITRetreatLa Rosa Dei 4 Venti →
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