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LISTENING TO THE CALLING OF YOUR INNER TEACHER ♡

Lava Lotus Yoga is a Registered Yoga School (RYS) with the Yoga Alliance organization, the largest international registry for teachers & schools.  We are Proud to launch our school & to be fully compliant with the “New” Yoga Alliance requirements. Upon program completion Graduates will be qualified to register with Yoga Alliance at the 200-hour level (RYT).

In Celebration of our School’s Grand Opening Launch! We are offering our First Six week ONLINE 200-hr Hatha based Teacher Training Program. Trainees will learn in depth the techniques, training & practice of 50+ asanas & Safe sequencing of 3 Yoga Styles.

Our Graduates will be certified to teach and effectively deliver a 26+2 “The original Hot yoga” & a Vinyasa yoga class. Upon program completion Graduating Teachers will have lifetime support/online Yoga class access from Lava Lotus Yoga and are eligible for 20% of all future Training programs, Yoga Retreats & Workshops.

Under Yoga Alliance guidelines our Lead Trainer & Qualified invited experts will provide Trainees all the knowledge and teaching tools needed to become a knowledgeable & successful Yoga teacher! Our program also covers in depth Pranayama, Meditation, Anatomy, Physiology, Philosophy, Yoga Humanities, Ethics & Professional essentials. We offer a mentorship program & lifetime support.

Lava Lotus Yoga 200-hr Teacher Training program led by Lee Cardona certified E-500ryt instructor is a program that offers optimum training with respected and knowledgeable guest teachers.

Our 200-hour Online Training program is an initiation into a deeper understanding of Yoga. It’s an infusion of wisdom that will empower a lifetime of learning and provide a solid foundation to launch your Yoga teaching career and deepen your personal practice & for some, spiritual path.

WHO IS THE PROGRAM FOR?

  • Anyone interested in deepening their understanding of yoga
  • Yogis wanting to start a career teaching yoga
  • Professionals who want to integrate yoga into their current profession
  • Anyone seeking Personal Health and Self-Empowerment.

WALK YOUR YOGIC PATH

Whatever Yogic vision you hold for yourself, we will help you walk your path from the moment you begin with Lava Lotus Yoga and through your process of becoming the Yogi and teacher you yearn to be (if you choose to teach!), Straight to the moment your Class or Zoom room is filled with students who are ready to learn from you.

STUDY WITH EXPERIENCED and CARING TEACHERS

Our teacher training team beginning with Lee Cardona our Lead E-RYT 500 are Yoga Alliance certified and have walked and taught the Yogic path, all with many years of experience. We know the Journey intimately as devotees, practitioners, teachers, trainers, and as our career calling, we can support you every step of the way.

THE TEACHER TRAINING EXPERIENCE

The Lava Lotus Yoga 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training will clarify the basic art and science of teaching Yoga including modifications. You’ll gather the knowledge and practice to become an exceptional 26+2 “The original Hot Yoga”, Hatha & Vinyasa teacher.

The synergy of physical science and ancient wisdom illuminated through the presence of a passionate teacher. This is the science of exceptional Yoga teaching.

Areas of Study your experienced leaders will guide you thru:

  • Clarify the Science of the Body

• Nutrition and Lifestyle

• Understand anatomy of asana and alignment

• Relate the systems of the body to a Yoga practice

• Recognize the mechanics of safe sequencing

• Understand teacher/student respectful boundaries

• Know when and how to give optimal adjustments

• Learn In-depth Yoga Equity

• Learn basic asana modifications

  • Access the Esoteric Teachings

• Learn & make sense of subtle anatomy, including the chakras

• Learn basic Sanskrit and correct pronunciation

• Unveil the practical wisdom of the Yoga Sutras & other Yogic scriptures

• Explore methods of Pranayama and Meditation creating a complete Yogic practice

• Learn & appreciate the historical/philosophical context of modern Yoga

Reveal Your Professional Inner Teacher

• Discover your teaching voice and strengthen your presence as a teacher with confidence.

• Introduce class themes and refine your presentation

• Develop business savvy and succeed as an ethical professional

• Understand and Respond to the unique needs of students & special populations.

The Lava Lotus Yoga 200-hour Yoga Training Program will teach you to create a Yoga practice for others and for yourself that consistently delivers the synergy of an indescribable uplifting experience.

WELL ROUNDED SUPPORT

Our Teacher Training program is a life-changing opportunity. As you look deep within yourself and commit to your own evolution, you’ll make subtle shifts in support of your growth. New inspiration will replace old habits. Throughout the process our teachers and support staff will provide a safe and accepting environment for you to step into the you that’s unfolding.

SUPPORT FROM COMMUNITY

In addition to the warm welcome of our Lead trainer and our team you’ll also receive the support of your fellow students. You’ll journey through your training with a group of peers who share your passion – a group just big enough to practice with a diversity of yogis and backgrounds, yet cozy enough to get to know your companions, and even form lifelong friendships.

You’ll study deeply, practice intently, and try your new teaching skills on your fellow teachers-in-training. Your peers and teachers will offer valuable feedback, so you’ll recognize your strengths and clearly see your path to improve.

SUPPORT FOR YOUR PRACTICE

Tuition includes unlimited online classes for the duration of your training. You’ll be expected to attend 4 classes via online or in your studio each week. Practice feeds the teacher, and we support you in establishing the habit of regular Yoga practice. We also encourage you to observe your teachers’ classes so you can see everything you’re learning in action.

SUPPORT FOR YOUR SCHEDULE

We offer a combined course format of Live & Pre-recorded Lessons taught Online so your training can best fit your life’s schedule. We are also offering timeline Choices from either our Upcoming Fall 2022 7-week & Winter 2022 immersive with 4 solid weeks of intensive learning, or our coming soon more measured approach, with several weekend sessions over a season or two and plenty of time to practice in between. We will have our First courses beginning Spring 2022 thru Summer, Fall and Winter so whenever you’re ready, we’re here to welcome you!

IMMEDIATELY TRANSITION INTO TEACHING

When you complete your course, you’ll have the solid foundation you need to begin teaching Online or in your community right away. Our program offers a Mentorship program & Karma yoga Online teaching opportunities for graduates who wish to gain live teaching experience.

In the process you will:

• Practice your teaching and presentation skills

• Develop confidence as a Teacher, and as a Yoga professional

• Lead real students with diverse bodies and backgrounds

• Recognize your teaching strengths, weaknesses and polish your technique

• We will cover the experience of working in a studio environment including Front desk & basic knowledge of the Mind body popular platform.

• Create connections in the Yoga community

• Build your Yoga resume

Support a good cause! Karma yoga classes Donate 50% of the proceeds from your class to a non-profit Charity which we rotate monthly in hopes of helping others as much as we can.

CURRICULUM AND FACULTY

COURSE TOPICS

ASANA TEACHING METHODOLOGY & TECHNIQUES

Basic introduction to teaching yoga:

• What makes a good teacher and how to teach effectively

• Public speaking: Voice, language and presence – how to find the best method for YOU!

• Basic asana alignment

• Breath in movement: Vinyasa and sun salutes

• Breath in Stillness: Meditation/ Mind-body connection

• Actions of the spine & observing student limitations

• Art of sequencing for different student levels and class lengths

• Components necessary to a well-rounded practice

• How to teach private classes and corporate classes

• Differentiating between Asana levels

• How to use props

• Teaching beginners

• Advanced poses

• Adjustments and corrections

• Class themes and presentation

• Meditation and pranayama

• Kriyas

• Various Styles of Yoga/lineages

• The business and ethics of teaching yoga

INTRODUCTION TO

  • Prenatal yoga
  • Restorative yoga
  • Kids yoga
  • Yin yoga
  • Yoga Nidra

 

ANATOMY

• Introduction to human anatomy

• Forms of movements and planes

• The skeleton

• Muscles

• Spine

• Body systems: Respiratory, circulatory, digestive, lymphatic and endocrine

• Connective tissue and skeletal considerations for specific asanas

• Anatomy of sequencing

YOGA PHILOSOPHY

• What is yoga?

• History and text overview: The Vedas, Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita and Hatha Yoga Pradipika

• History of modern postural practice

• What is hatha yoga?

• The subtle anatomy of hatha yoga: Chakra system

• The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

• Chanting & the Yoga Sutras

• Pronunciation of yoga asana names

• Basic ayurvedic principles

*REQUIREMENTS TO RECEIVE YOUR CERTIFICATION:

200 min. Hours needed to complete for Yoga Teacher Training include:

Techniques, Training and Practice- 75 Hours min. (LLY-79 Hours)

Professional Essentials-50 Hours min. (LLY-65 hours): Includes Teaching Methodology & Practice Teaching.

Anatomy and Physiology- 30 Hours

Yoga Humanities- 30 hours min. (LLY-34 Hours)

Ayurveda- (2 hrs)

Karma Yoga- (non-contact hours TBA)

Additional: 1 hour * Sound Healing @ Graduation Ceremony (non-contact hours)
Remaining Non- contact Hours: Assist in 3 classes, observe 3 classes, Self Study & Yoga practice, assignments, homework, assigned reading.

Students must attend 20 classes during the training program record on a provided sign sheet submit a short-written reflection of the class.

LAVA LOTUS YOGA WILL PROVIDE A TEACHER TRAINING MANUAL, A WELCOME KIT & BONUS LITERATURE INCLUDED WITH YOUR PAID IN FULL TUITION. 🙂

REQUIRED BOOKS

The following books are required reading and can be purchased on Amazon.com via the links provided below.

Texts & Online Connection:
1. Teaching Yoga, by Mark Stephens (Read Ch. 1-5 prior to Training)
2. Science of Breath, by Swami Rama, Rudolf Ballentine MD, Allen Hymes MD
3. Yoga sequencing Deck, by Mark Stephens 
4. Yoga Anatomy, by Leslie Kaminoff & Amy Matthews
5. Bhagavad Gita: A new Translation, by Stephen Mitchell
6. The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, by Sri Swami Satchidananda & Edwin Bryant. (Any translation that resonates with you is accepted however our recommended translations include the above and Mukunda Stiles)
7. The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom (A Toltec Wisdom Book), by Don Miguel Ruiz (PROVIDED BY PROGRAM)

SUGGESTED READING:
1. Yoga Sequencing, Mark Stephens
2. Science of Yoga: Understand the Anatomy and to Perfect your practice, by Ann Swanson
3. Art of Happiness, by Dalai Lama & Howard Cutler
4. The Wisdom & Way of Astrology, by Goswami Kriyananda
5. The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success, by Deepak Chopra
6. Practicing Mindfulness, by Mathew Sockolov                                                     7. Anatomy of Hatha yoga, By H. David Coulter                                         8.Yoga: The Iyengar Way: by Silva, Mira and Shyam Mehta                               9. Light on Yoga: B.K.S Iyengar

Online LLY Teacher Training Connection:
1. ZOOM: Lava Lotus Yoga 200-hour Teacher Training
2. GOOGLE CLASSROOM: LLY SPRING22 200-hr TT
3. FACEBOOK: Lava Lotus Yoga
4. INSTAGRAM: Lava Lotus Yogis (private TT group)
5. INSTAGRAM: Lava Lotus Yoga

*Trainees also required to bring a binder or journal to maintain lecture notes.

The school will be available for optional practice teaching time and mentoring throughout the program, Trainees must request with Lead Trainer. There may be occasional offsite classes. In general, Online classes will run on scheduled times each day, but may be subject to change to accommodate teaching methodology. Trainees are expected to take at least Three yoga practice classes per week over the 7-week program, this excludes classes within the program. 

All requirements and course work must be completed for certification.

COURSE DATES AND TUITION

2022 DATES

FALL 2022 _ 200-hr TT

DATES & TUITION

11/1 – 12/17/2022

Our 200-hour Teacher Training Program consist of 7 weeks.

Monday thru Friday from 5:30- 9:30pm Est. (No official break)
(Course is a combination of live & Pre-recorded)

[MON., WED. & FRI. Pre-recorded & Tues. & Thurs. Live]

Saturdays from 10am-3pm Live +3.5 hrs. Pre-recorded

(EASTERN TIME ZONE)

Monday thru Thursday 5:30- 9:30pm (No Official break)   

Fridays 5:30-9:30pm (ESTIMATED. 1-3 FRIDAYS) – No Official Break 

Saturdays & Sundays from 9am-8pm Est. Unless advised. (1 Hour Break)

 Sat. Detailed Schedule unless advised:

  • 10a-3p: Live [30 min. break]
  • 4-7:30p: Recorded Lesson (Live or Pre-recorded)
  • (PRE-RECORDED SESSIONS ARE SELF PACED. However, time limited. DATES/TIMES & ACCESS WILL BE PRE-ADVISED.)
  • SUNDAY OFF UNLESS ADVISED

 

Prior to Teacher Training start date & Full Enrollment, Manual will be Distributed & Pre-recorded/Live Zoom session dates will be confirmed. 

*Sign in & completion of Quizzes/Essays are required for Pre-recorded section of TT.

Early Bird rate: $1,500.

*ASK ABOUT OUR “NY YOGI” SPECIAL!*

(TT Original Price: $1,850.)

Tuition Applied Non-Refundable Deposit: $250. Secures Your Spot!

Trainee Receives Our Welcome packet including a Copy of our 26+2 Dialogue of Postures for Study.

  • EARLY BIRD SPECIAL ENROLLMENT FEE DUE BY 10/1/22
  • Purchase Now- Pay later Options Available (Please Inquire).

Tuition includes unlimited zoom classes during Training, SCHOOL MANUAL, Bonus reading material & WELCOME KIT

ENROLL TODAYSUMMER 2022 YIN YOGA & YOGA NIDRA CERTIFICATION TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAMS

INSPIRE TO TEACH YIN YOGA & YOGA NIDRA MEDITATION?

*

YIN YOGA & RESTORATIVE 30 Hour CERTIFICATION

DATES: Oct. 24, 2022 – October 30, 2022

COST: $500.

DEPOSIT: $150. 

TRAINING SCHEDULE:

M-F: 6:30-9:30pm

SAT.-SUN: 9:30AM-5:30_ 30 MIN. Break

10:00a-1:00_Training

1:00-1:30_ Break

1:30-6:00_ Training

(Buy Now Pay Later Options: AFFIRM, AFTER PAY, KLARNA & PAY PAL)

*TRAINING HOURS CAN BE COUNTED TOWARDS YOGA ALLIANCE CONTINUING EDUCATION.

[DEPOSIT & TUITION IS NON-REFUNDABLE. TUITION MINUS DEPOSIT CAN BE APPLIED TOWARDS UPCOMING PROGRAMS AT DISCRETION OF SCHOOL.]

YOGA NIDRA MEDITATION 30 Hour CERTIFICATION

DATES: OCT. 17th – OCT. 23rd, 2022

LIVE & PRE-RECORDED COURSE

COST: $500.

DEPOSIT: $150.

TRAINING SCHEDULE:

MON.-FRI: 6:00-9:00p (No official break)

Sat. & Sun: 10:00-6:00p (30 min. Break)

10:00a-1:00_Training

1:00-1:30_ Break

1:30-6:00 _ Training

(Buy Now Pay Later Options: AFFIRM, AFTER PAY, KLARNA & PAY PAL)

*APPROVED TRAINING HOURS CAN BE COUNTED TOWARDS YOGA ALLIANCE CONTINUING EDUCATION.

[DEPOSIT & TUITION IS NON-REFUNDABLE. TUITION MINUS DEPOSIT CAN BE APPLIED TOWARDS UPCOMING PROGRAMS AT DISCRETION OF SCHOOL.]

“2 CERTIFICATION BUNDLE” 25% DISCOUNT

>LEARN WITH US AND $AVE! ENROLL IN BOTH PROGRAMS TODAY!

YIN & YOGA NIDRA CERTIFICATION BUNDLE!

DATES: SEE ABOVE

COST: $800. ($150. SAVINGS)

DEPOSIT: $200.

ENROLL TODAYSummer/Fall 2022

7-week 200-hr Online YOGA TT 

NOV. 1 – DEC. 17th

26+2 “The Original Hot Yoga” & LAVA FLOW SEQUENCE, Including Modifications.

  • (SCHOOL FLOW SEQUENCE IS INSPIRED BY A VINYASA FLOW & THE ORIGINAL 84 POSTURES OF THE GHOSH YOGA METHOD)

Yoga Alliance Approved Online TT   

The program will meet Monday through Saturday starting November 2022.

Weekday M-F hours are 6:00pm-9:00pm (No break).

Mon., Wed. & Fri.: Pre-Recorded Lessons

Tues. & Thurs.: Live Lessons

Saturday: LIVE 10:00am-4:30pm. (30 min Lunch Break) Unless advised otherwise.

Sunday OFF

Weekly 4 hour interactive Quiz & Assignments.

Two weeks of training will be Live in-person & Streamed for your convenience. Dates TBA

Graduation: TBA

 

> Tuition includes unlimited ZOOM classes throughout training.

>Purchase Now- Pay later PLAN Options ARE available

AFFIRM, AFTER PAY, KLARNA, PAY PAL (Please Inquire).

Tuition includes SCHOOL MANUAL & WELCOME KIT

Tuition Applied Non–refundable $300 deposit required to secure your spot.

>ALL TT certification & Program Deposits are non-refundable.

>> DATES MAY BE MODIFIED AT SCHOOL DISCRETION WITHOUT PENALTY.

ENROLL TODAYLAVA LOTUS YOGA MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

We are providing an opportunity for yoga teachers to sharpen and or develop their skills, deepen their knowledge of Yoga through Private one on one study under the guidance of an experienced mentor.

Program includes

  • Asana Practice: You are required to practice Two asana classes per week, either both with your mentor or one with your Mentor and a second with a teacher that your mentor will recommend.
  • Observation/Assist: Initially you will observe your mentors class following a brief discussion answering any questions regarding teaching (sequencing, pacing, adjustments, tone, etc.)
  • Personal Study: Your mentor will assign you reading and writing projects custom based on your personal intentions & what your mentor deems most appropriate for you.
  • Practice teaching: Towards the end of the full program, you will have the opportunity to teach two full-length classes. 

PREREQUISITES:

This program is open to those who:

  • Have completed a 200-hour Yoga teacher training program (or Equivalent)
  • Have not completed the Lava Lotus Yoga TT & have been approved by the school to enroll towards completing requirements for 200hr completion.
  • Have completed the mentorship Application

 

SCHEDULE:

These unique programs can start at any time to coordinate with the availability of the school Mentor.

MENTORSHIP OPTIONS:

A. LLY Three-week Mentorship Program: $300.

6 Private Sessions. Hours are Flexible 

B. LLY Eight-week Mentorship Program: $800.

16 Private Sessions. Hours are Flexible

C. LLY Twelve-week Mentorship Program: $1200.

24 Private Sessions. Hours are Flexible

  • ALL MENTORSHIP PROGRAM TIMELINES BEGIN 1-2 WEEKS UPON PAYMENT IN FULL THEN EXTENDS OUT FOR THE DURATION OF THE PROGRAM PURCHASED. IF THE STUDENT IS ENROLLED TO COMPLETE & ACQUIRE A PREVIOUS PROGRAM CERTIFICATION, HOWEVER DOES NOT COMPLETE THE REQUIRED WORK OR HOURS WITHIN THE ENROLLED PROGRAM TIMEFRAME THE STUDENT WILL NOT QUALIFY FOR CERTIFICATION & MONIES ARE NOT REFUNDABLE NOR TRANSFERABLE.

About the Mentors

Our program consists of senior teachers and instructors to offer mentorship. All highly experienced in many facets of yoga and Instruction.

Hours can be counted as Continuing education UNLESS the program is towards completing a Certification.

Continue your journey with us & Apply Today.

For Info: lee@lavalotusyoga.com

 

Upcoming Events and Programs

  • FALL & Winter-22 YIN YOGA & YOGA NIDRA CERTIFICATION TT_TBA
  • Winter-22/23 200hr YOGA TT COURSE_TBA
  • 300-RYT PROGRAM COMING SOON!
  • WORKSHOPS COMING SOON 🙂
  • YOGA RETREATS COMING SOON 🙂

Start Your Journey With US Today!

Many Blessings,

Lee Cardona 

Namaste

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LISTENING TO THE CALLING OF YOUR INNER TEACHER ♡

Lava Lotus Yoga is a Registered Yoga School (RYS) with the Yoga Alliance organization, the largest international registry for teachers & schools.  We are Proud to launch our school & to be fully compliant with the “New” Yoga Alliance requirements. Upon program completion Graduates will be qualified to register with Yoga Alliance at the 200-hour level (RYT).

In Celebration of our School’s Grand Opening Launch! We are offering our First Six week ONLINE 200-hr Hatha based Teacher Training Program. Trainees will learn in depth the techniques, training & practice of 50+ asanas & Safe sequencing of 3 Yoga Styles.

Our Graduates will be certified to teach and effectively deliver a 26+2 “The original Hot yoga” & a Vinyasa yoga class. Upon program completion Graduating Teachers will have lifetime support/online Yoga class access from Lava Lotus Yoga and are eligible for 20% of all future Training programs, Yoga Retreats & Workshops.

Under Yoga Alliance guidelines our Lead Trainer & Qualified invited experts will provide Trainees all the knowledge and teaching tools needed to become a knowledgeable & successful Yoga teacher! Our program also covers in depth Pranayama, Meditation, Anatomy, Physiology, Philosophy, Yoga Humanities, Ethics & Professional essentials. We offer a mentorship program & lifetime support.

Lava Lotus Yoga 200-hr Teacher Training program led by Lee Cardona certified E-500ryt instructor is a program that offers optimum training with respected and knowledgeable guest teachers.

Our 200-hour Online Training program is an initiation into a deeper understanding of Yoga. It’s an infusion of wisdom that will empower a lifetime of learning and provide a solid foundation to launch your Yoga teaching career and deepen your personal practice & for some, spiritual path.

WHO IS THE PROGRAM FOR?

  • Anyone interested in deepening their understanding of yoga
  • Yogis wanting to start a career teaching yoga
  • Professionals who want to integrate yoga into their current profession
  • Anyone seeking Personal Health and Self-Empowerment.

WALK YOUR YOGIC PATH

Whatever Yogic vision you hold for yourself, we will help you walk your path from the moment you begin with Lava Lotus Yoga and through your process of becoming the Yogi and teacher you yearn to be (if you choose to teach!), Straight to the moment your Class or Zoom room is filled with students who are ready to learn from you.

STUDY WITH EXPERIENCED and CARING TEACHERS

Our teacher training team beginning with Lee Cardona our Lead E-RYT 500 are Yoga Alliance certified and have walked and taught the Yogic path, all with many years of experience. We know the Journey intimately as devotees, practitioners, teachers, trainers, and as our career calling, we can support you every step of the way.

THE TEACHER TRAINING EXPERIENCE

The Lava Lotus Yoga 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training will clarify the basic art and science of teaching Yoga including modifications. You’ll gather the knowledge and practice to become an exceptional 26+2 “The original Hot Yoga”, Hatha & Vinyasa teacher.

The synergy of physical science and ancient wisdom illuminated through the presence of a passionate teacher. This is the science of exceptional Yoga teaching.

Areas of Study your experienced leaders will guide you thru:

  • Clarify the Science of the Body

• Nutrition and Lifestyle

• Understand anatomy of asana and alignment

• Relate the systems of the body to a Yoga practice

• Recognize the mechanics of safe sequencing

• Understand teacher/student respectful boundaries

• Know when and how to give optimal adjustments

• Learn In-depth Yoga Equity

• Learn basic asana modifications

  • Access the Esoteric Teachings

• Learn & make sense of subtle anatomy, including the chakras

• Learn basic Sanskrit and correct pronunciation

• Unveil the practical wisdom of the Yoga Sutras & other Yogic scriptures

• Explore methods of Pranayama and Meditation creating a complete Yogic practice

• Learn & appreciate the historical/philosophical context of modern Yoga

Reveal Your Professional Inner Teacher

• Discover your teaching voice and strengthen your presence as a teacher with confidence.

• Introduce class themes and refine your presentation

• Develop business savvy and succeed as an ethical professional

• Understand and Respond to the unique needs of students & special populations.

The Lava Lotus Yoga 200-hour Yoga Training Program will teach you to create a Yoga practice for others and for yourself that consistently delivers the synergy of an indescribable uplifting experience.

WELL ROUNDED SUPPORT

Our Teacher Training program is a life-changing opportunity. As you look deep within yourself and commit to your own evolution, you’ll make subtle shifts in support of your growth. New inspiration will replace old habits. Throughout the process our teachers and support staff will provide a safe and accepting environment for you to step into the you that’s unfolding.

SUPPORT FROM COMMUNITY

In addition to the warm welcome of our Lead trainer and our team you’ll also receive the support of your fellow students. You’ll journey through your training with a group of peers who share your passion – a group just big enough to practice with a diversity of yogis and backgrounds, yet cozy enough to get to know your companions, and even form lifelong friendships.

You’ll study deeply, practice intently, and try your new teaching skills on your fellow teachers-in-training. Your peers and teachers will offer valuable feedback, so you’ll recognize your strengths and clearly see your path to improve.

SUPPORT FOR YOUR PRACTICE

Tuition includes unlimited online classes for the duration of your training. You’ll be expected to attend 4 classes via online or in your studio each week. Practice feeds the teacher, and we support you in establishing the habit of regular Yoga practice. We also encourage you to observe your teachers’ classes so you can see everything you’re learning in action.

SUPPORT FOR YOUR SCHEDULE

We offer a combined course format of Live & Pre-recorded Lessons taught Online so your training can best fit your life’s schedule. We are also offering timeline Choices from either our Upcoming Fall 2022 7-week & Winter 2022 immersive with 4 solid weeks of intensive learning, or our coming soon more measured approach, with several weekend sessions over a season or two and plenty of time to practice in between. We will have our First courses beginning Spring 2022 thru Summer, Fall and Winter so whenever you’re ready, we’re here to welcome you!

IMMEDIATELY TRANSITION INTO TEACHING

When you complete your course, you’ll have the solid foundation you need to begin teaching Online or in your community right away. Our program offers a Mentorship program & Karma yoga Online teaching opportunities for graduates who wish to gain live teaching experience.

In the process you will:

• Practice your teaching and presentation skills

• Develop confidence as a Teacher, and as a Yoga professional

• Lead real students with diverse bodies and backgrounds

• Recognize your teaching strengths, weaknesses and polish your technique

• We will cover the experience of working in a studio environment including Front desk & basic knowledge of the Mind body popular platform.

• Create connections in the Yoga community

• Build your Yoga resume

Support a good cause! Karma yoga classes Donate 50% of the proceeds from your class to a non-profit Charity which we rotate monthly in hopes of helping others as much as we can.

CURRICULUM AND FACULTY

COURSE TOPICS

ASANA TEACHING METHODOLOGY & TECHNIQUES

Basic introduction to teaching yoga:

• What makes a good teacher and how to teach effectively

• Public speaking: Voice, language and presence – how to find the best method for YOU!

• Basic asana alignment

• Breath in movement: Vinyasa and sun salutes

• Breath in Stillness: Meditation/ Mind-body connection

• Actions of the spine & observing student limitations

• Art of sequencing for different student levels and class lengths

• Components necessary to a well-rounded practice

• How to teach private classes and corporate classes

• Differentiating between Asana levels

• How to use props

• Teaching beginners

• Advanced poses

• Adjustments and corrections

• Class themes and presentation

• Meditation and pranayama

• Kriyas

• Various Styles of Yoga/lineages

• The business and ethics of teaching yoga

INTRODUCTION TO

  • Prenatal yoga
  • Restorative yoga
  • Kids yoga
  • Yin yoga
  • Yoga Nidra

 

ANATOMY

• Introduction to human anatomy

• Forms of movements and planes

• The skeleton

• Muscles

• Spine

• Body systems: Respiratory, circulatory, digestive, lymphatic and endocrine

• Connective tissue and skeletal considerations for specific asanas

• Anatomy of sequencing

YOGA PHILOSOPHY

• What is yoga?

• History and text overview: The Vedas, Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita and Hatha Yoga Pradipika

• History of modern postural practice

• What is hatha yoga?

• The subtle anatomy of hatha yoga: Chakra system

• The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

• Chanting & the Yoga Sutras

• Pronunciation of yoga asana names

• Basic ayurvedic principles

*REQUIREMENTS TO RECEIVE YOUR CERTIFICATION:

200 min. Hours needed to complete for Yoga Teacher Training include:

Techniques, Training and Practice- 75 Hours min. (LLY-79 Hours)

Professional Essentials-50 Hours min. (LLY-65 hours): Includes Teaching Methodology & Practice Teaching.

Anatomy and Physiology- 30 Hours

Yoga Humanities- 30 hours min. (LLY-34 Hours)

Ayurveda- (2 hrs)

Karma Yoga- (non-contact hours TBA)

Additional: 1 hour * Sound Healing @ Graduation Ceremony (non-contact hours)
Remaining Non- contact Hours: Assist in 3 classes, observe 3 classes, Self Study & Yoga practice, assignments, homework, assigned reading.

Students must attend 20 classes during the training program record on a provided sign sheet submit a short-written reflection of the class.

LAVA LOTUS YOGA WILL PROVIDE A TEACHER TRAINING MANUAL, A WELCOME KIT & BONUS LITERATURE INCLUDED WITH YOUR PAID IN FULL TUITION. 🙂

REQUIRED BOOKS

The following books are required reading and can be purchased on Amazon.com via the links provided below.

Texts & Online Connection:
1. Teaching Yoga, by Mark Stephens (Read Ch. 1-5 prior to Training)
2. Science of Breath, by Swami Rama, Rudolf Ballentine MD, Allen Hymes MD
3. Yoga sequencing Deck, by Mark Stephens 
4. Yoga Anatomy, by Leslie Kaminoff & Amy Matthews
5. Bhagavad Gita: A new Translation, by Stephen Mitchell
6. The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, by Sri Swami Satchidananda & Edwin Bryant. (Any translation that resonates with you is accepted however our recommended translations include the above and Mukunda Stiles)
7. The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom (A Toltec Wisdom Book), by Don Miguel Ruiz (PROVIDED BY PROGRAM)

SUGGESTED READING:
1. Yoga Sequencing, Mark Stephens
2. Science of Yoga: Understand the Anatomy and to Perfect your practice, by Ann Swanson
3. Art of Happiness, by Dalai Lama & Howard Cutler
4. The Wisdom & Way of Astrology, by Goswami Kriyananda
5. The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success, by Deepak Chopra
6. Practicing Mindfulness, by Mathew Sockolov                                                     7. Anatomy of Hatha yoga, By H. David Coulter                                         8.Yoga: The Iyengar Way: by Silva, Mira and Shyam Mehta                               9. Light on Yoga: B.K.S Iyengar

Online LLY Teacher Training Connection:
1. ZOOM: Lava Lotus Yoga 200-hour Teacher Training
2. GOOGLE CLASSROOM: LLY SPRING22 200-hr TT
3. FACEBOOK: Lava Lotus Yoga
4. INSTAGRAM: Lava Lotus Yogis (private TT group)
5. INSTAGRAM: Lava Lotus Yoga

*Trainees also required to bring a binder or journal to maintain lecture notes.

The school will be available for optional practice teaching time and mentoring throughout the program, Trainees must request with Lead Trainer. There may be occasional offsite classes. In general, Online classes will run on scheduled times each day, but may be subject to change to accommodate teaching methodology. Trainees are expected to take at least Three yoga practice classes per week over the 7-week program, this excludes classes within the program. 

All requirements and course work must be completed for certification.

COURSE DATES AND TUITION

2022 DATES

FALL 2022 _ 200-hr TT

DATES & TUITION

11/1 – 12/17/2022

Our 200-hour Teacher Training Program consist of 7 weeks.

Monday thru Friday from 5:30- 9:30pm Est. (No official break)
(Course is a combination of live & Pre-recorded)

[MON., WED. & FRI. Pre-recorded & Tues. & Thurs. Live]

Saturdays from 10am-3pm Live +3.5 hrs. Pre-recorded

(EASTERN TIME ZONE)

Monday thru Thursday 5:30- 9:30pm (No Official break)   

Fridays 5:30-9:30pm (ESTIMATED. 1-3 FRIDAYS) – No Official Break 

Saturdays & Sundays from 9am-8pm Est. Unless advised. (1 Hour Break)

 Sat. Detailed Schedule unless advised:

  • 10a-3p: Live [30 min. break]
  • 4-7:30p: Recorded Lesson (Live or Pre-recorded)
  • (PRE-RECORDED SESSIONS ARE SELF PACED. However, time limited. DATES/TIMES & ACCESS WILL BE PRE-ADVISED.)
  • SUNDAY OFF UNLESS ADVISED

 

Prior to Teacher Training start date & Full Enrollment, Manual will be Distributed & Pre-recorded/Live Zoom session dates will be confirmed. 

*Sign in & completion of Quizzes/Essays are required for Pre-recorded section of TT.

Early Bird rate: $1,500.

*ASK ABOUT OUR “NY YOGI” SPECIAL!*

(TT Original Price: $1,850.)

Tuition Applied Non-Refundable Deposit: $250. Secures Your Spot!

Trainee Receives Our Welcome packet including a Copy of our 26+2 Dialogue of Postures for Study.

  • EARLY BIRD SPECIAL ENROLLMENT FEE DUE BY 10/1/22
  • Purchase Now- Pay later Options Available (Please Inquire).

Tuition includes unlimited zoom classes during Training, SCHOOL MANUAL, Bonus reading material & WELCOME KIT

ENROLL TODAYSUMMER 2022 YIN YOGA & YOGA NIDRA CERTIFICATION TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAMS

INSPIRE TO TEACH YIN YOGA & YOGA NIDRA MEDITATION?

*

YIN YOGA & RESTORATIVE 30 Hour CERTIFICATION

DATES: Oct. 24, 2022 – October 30, 2022

COST: $500.

DEPOSIT: $150. 

TRAINING SCHEDULE:

M-F: 6:30-9:30pm

SAT.-SUN: 9:30AM-5:30_ 30 MIN. Break

10:00a-1:00_Training

1:00-1:30_ Break

1:30-6:00_ Training

(Buy Now Pay Later Options: AFFIRM, AFTER PAY, KLARNA & PAY PAL)

*TRAINING HOURS CAN BE COUNTED TOWARDS YOGA ALLIANCE CONTINUING EDUCATION.

[DEPOSIT & TUITION IS NON-REFUNDABLE. TUITION MINUS DEPOSIT CAN BE APPLIED TOWARDS UPCOMING PROGRAMS AT DISCRETION OF SCHOOL.]

YOGA NIDRA MEDITATION 30 Hour CERTIFICATION

DATES: OCT. 17th – OCT. 23rd, 2022

LIVE & PRE-RECORDED COURSE

COST: $500.

DEPOSIT: $150.

TRAINING SCHEDULE:

MON.-FRI: 6:00-9:00p (No official break)

Sat. & Sun: 10:00-6:00p (30 min. Break)

10:00a-1:00_Training

1:00-1:30_ Break

1:30-6:00 _ Training

(Buy Now Pay Later Options: AFFIRM, AFTER PAY, KLARNA & PAY PAL)

*APPROVED TRAINING HOURS CAN BE COUNTED TOWARDS YOGA ALLIANCE CONTINUING EDUCATION.

[DEPOSIT & TUITION IS NON-REFUNDABLE. TUITION MINUS DEPOSIT CAN BE APPLIED TOWARDS UPCOMING PROGRAMS AT DISCRETION OF SCHOOL.]

“2 CERTIFICATION BUNDLE” 25% DISCOUNT

>LEARN WITH US AND $AVE! ENROLL IN BOTH PROGRAMS TODAY!

YIN & YOGA NIDRA CERTIFICATION BUNDLE!

DATES: SEE ABOVE

COST: $800. ($150. SAVINGS)

DEPOSIT: $200.

ENROLL TODAYSummer/Fall 2022

7-week 200-hr Online YOGA TT 

NOV. 1 – DEC. 17th

26+2 “The Original Hot Yoga” & LAVA FLOW SEQUENCE, Including Modifications.

  • (SCHOOL FLOW SEQUENCE IS INSPIRED BY A VINYASA FLOW & THE ORIGINAL 84 POSTURES OF THE GHOSH YOGA METHOD)

Yoga Alliance Approved Online TT   

The program will meet Monday through Saturday starting November 2022.

Weekday M-F hours are 6:00pm-9:00pm (No break).

Mon., Wed. & Fri.: Pre-Recorded Lessons

Tues. & Thurs.: Live Lessons

Saturday: LIVE 10:00am-4:30pm. (30 min Lunch Break) Unless advised otherwise.

Sunday OFF

Weekly 4 hour interactive Quiz & Assignments.

Two weeks of training will be Live in-person & Streamed for your convenience. Dates TBA

Graduation: TBA

 

> Tuition includes unlimited ZOOM classes throughout training.

>Purchase Now- Pay later PLAN Options ARE available

AFFIRM, AFTER PAY, KLARNA, PAY PAL (Please Inquire).

Tuition includes SCHOOL MANUAL & WELCOME KIT

Tuition Applied Non–refundable $300 deposit required to secure your spot.

>ALL TT certification & Program Deposits are non-refundable.

>> DATES MAY BE MODIFIED AT SCHOOL DISCRETION WITHOUT PENALTY.

ENROLL TODAYLAVA LOTUS YOGA MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

We are providing an opportunity for yoga teachers to sharpen and or develop their skills, deepen their knowledge of Yoga through Private one on one study under the guidance of an experienced mentor.

Program includes

  • Asana Practice: You are required to practice Two asana classes per week, either both with your mentor or one with your Mentor and a second with a teacher that your mentor will recommend.
  • Observation/Assist: Initially you will observe your mentors class following a brief discussion answering any questions regarding teaching (sequencing, pacing, adjustments, tone, etc.)
  • Personal Study: Your mentor will assign you reading and writing projects custom based on your personal intentions & what your mentor deems most appropriate for you.
  • Practice teaching: Towards the end of the full program, you will have the opportunity to teach two full-length classes. 

PREREQUISITES:

This program is open to those who:

  • Have completed a 200-hour Yoga teacher training program (or Equivalent)
  • Have not completed the Lava Lotus Yoga TT & have been approved by the school to enroll towards completing requirements for 200hr completion.
  • Have completed the mentorship Application

 

SCHEDULE:

These unique programs can start at any time to coordinate with the availability of the school Mentor.

MENTORSHIP OPTIONS:

A. LLY Three-week Mentorship Program: $300.

6 Private Sessions. Hours are Flexible 

B. LLY Eight-week Mentorship Program: $800.

16 Private Sessions. Hours are Flexible

C. LLY Twelve-week Mentorship Program: $1200.

24 Private Sessions. Hours are Flexible

  • ALL MENTORSHIP PROGRAM TIMELINES BEGIN 1-2 WEEKS UPON PAYMENT IN FULL THEN EXTENDS OUT FOR THE DURATION OF THE PROGRAM PURCHASED. IF THE STUDENT IS ENROLLED TO COMPLETE & ACQUIRE A PREVIOUS PROGRAM CERTIFICATION, HOWEVER DOES NOT COMPLETE THE REQUIRED WORK OR HOURS WITHIN THE ENROLLED PROGRAM TIMEFRAME THE STUDENT WILL NOT QUALIFY FOR CERTIFICATION & MONIES ARE NOT REFUNDABLE NOR TRANSFERABLE.

About the Mentors

Our program consists of senior teachers and instructors to offer mentorship. All highly experienced in many facets of yoga and Instruction.

Hours can be counted as Continuing education UNLESS the program is towards completing a Certification.

Continue your journey with us & Apply Today.

For Info: lee@lavalotusyoga.com

 

Upcoming Events and Programs

  • FALL & Winter-22 YIN YOGA & YOGA NIDRA CERTIFICATION TT_TBA
  • Winter-22/23 200hr YOGA TT COURSE_TBA
  • 300-RYT PROGRAM COMING SOON!
  • WORKSHOPS COMING SOON 🙂
  • YOGA RETREATS COMING SOON 🙂

Start Your Journey With US Today!

Many Blessings,

Lee Cardona 

Namaste