200 Hour Teacher Training FAQs

Our expert teaching team will guide you on your journey to uncover the meaning of yoga and transform your life. Through asana, self inquiry, group discussion and sutra study you will develop teaching skills that will enrich and inspire you for a lifetime.

25/50/300 Hour Advanced Training Intensives

200hr TT May 17 – Aug 11 NOLA

(NOLA) May 17 - Aug 11

200hr TT May 17 – Aug 11 NOLA

  • (NOLA) May 17 - Aug 11 Fridays from 4-8pm; 8a - 5p on Saturday + Sunday

Laughing Lotus Yoga Center has been an innovator in teacher training since 1999. Over the past fifteen years we have graduated over 2000 students. Many of our alumni have become some of the most respected teachers in the world. This profound program has now landed in New Orleans!

Celebrated as a Teacher of teachers, Director Dana Flynn has designed a powerful program infused with creativity. Dana brings her passion and wisdom to every teacher training, sharing the principles of Lotus Flow.

Dana along with Lotus’ expert teaching team will be your guide on this life-changing journey to uncover the meaning of yoga and transform your life. Through asana, self-inquiry, group discussion and sutra study you will develop teaching skills that enrich your personal practice and inspire you on your path toward spiritual progress.

Yoga is about relationships and our time together asks for your active participation in our community. You will be assigned a mentor and partnered up with another soul seeker for weekly reflections. Expect homework, personal projects, required weekly classes, in-class presentations and karma yoga that reflect our explorations and uphold our celebrated reputation.  Plan on committing to at least 4-5 additional hours a week (outside weekend training hours) for mentor/buddy meetings, required classes, and homework. There are no missed/make-up sessions and you must be able to fulfill ALL of the above requirements to complete your certification and receive your diploma. 

 

DATES

Weekend 1:May 17-19th
Weekend 2: June 7-9th
Weekend 3: June 27 – 30th (Retreat Weekend)
Weekend 4: July 12- 14th
Weekend 5: July 26- 28th
Weekend 6 : August 9-11th

 

TIMINGS
Friday’s 4-8pm
Saturdays + Sundays 8am -5pm
The Retreat weekend will span from Thursday, June 27th at 9am and you will return home on Sunday, June 30th by 5:30pm

Our Curriculum

  • Art of Lotus Flow Sequencing
  • Yoga Philosophy
  • Asana and Signiture Poses
  • The Chakra System
  • Alignment and Anatomy
  • Pranayama
  • Bhakti Yoga
  • Intro to Hands on Assists
  • Intro to Resorative Yoga
  • Intro to Prenatal
  • Practice Teaching

Teaching Team

  • Dana Trixie Flynn
  • Ali Cramer
  • Sheri Celentano
  • Meg Mari
  • James Mweu
  • Chelsey Backus

Requirements

A longing to inspire your practice and life.

Tuition

  • Payment Information included in Acceptance Letter
  • Early Bird pricing is $2,600.00 if paid in FULL by April 17th, 2019/ $3100 after
  • **FULL Tuition is due TWO week prior to school start date
  • **FULL Refund window closes 2 weeks prior to school start date; all monies forfeited thereafter. Tuition is non-transferable between locations and yogis.
  • **Please note we need 10 yogis for this training to be a GO*

200HR TT July 7- July 26 NYC

(NYC) Jul 07 - Jul 26

200HR TT July 7- July 26 NYC

  • (NYC) Jul 07 - Jul 26 3 weeks 8A-5P (SATURDAYS OFF)

To learn more about our 2019 SUMMER Teacher Training, attend an Info Meeting on May 31, 7p –  RSVP for more details.

Laughing Lotus Yoga Center has been an innovator in teacher training since 1999. Over the past fifteen years we have graduated over 2000 students. Many of our alumni have become some of the most respected teachers in the world.

Celebrated as a Teacher of teachers, Director Dana Flynn has designed a powerful program infused with creativity. Dana brings her passion and wisdom to every teacher training, sharing the principles of Lotus Flow.

Lotus’ expert teaching team will be your guide on this life-changing journey to uncover the meaning of yoga and transform your life. Through asana, self-inquiry, group discussion and sutra study you will develop teaching skills that enrich your personal practice and inspire you on your path toward spiritual progress.

Yoga is about relationships and our time together asks for your active participation in our community. You will be assigned a mentor and partnered up with another soul seeker for weekly reflections. Expect homework, personal projects, required weekly classes, in-class presentations and karma yoga that reflect our explorations and uphold our celebrated reputation. You must be able to fulfill ALL of the above requirements to complete your certification and receive your diploma.  There are no missed/make-up sessions.

Our Curriculum

  • Art of Lotus Flow Sequencing
  • Yoga Philosophy
  • Asana
  • The Chakra System
  • Alignment and Anatomy
  • Intro to Sanskrit
  • Hands on Assists
  • Pranayama
  • Practice Teaching

Teaching Team

  • Dana Flynn
  • Alison Cramer
  • Sheri Celentano
  • Jamie Skolnick
  • Felipe Gonzalez

Requirements

A longing to inspire your practice and life!

Tuition

  • Payment Information included in Acceptance Letter
  • Early Bird $3,100 if paid in FULL by June 7th, 2019/ $3600 after
  • A $500 non-refundable deposit is due upon registration to secure your spot in this training
  • FULL Tuition is due TWO week prior to school start date
  • FULL Refund window closes 2 weeks prior to school start date; all monies forfeited thereafter
  • **For additional questions email us at trainings@laughinglotus.com

200hr TT OCT 4 -DEC 15 NYC

(NYC) Oct 04 - Dec 15

200hr TT OCT 4 -DEC 15 NYC

  • (NYC) Oct 04 - Dec 15 Weekends Fridays 6-9 PM, SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS 2:30 - 7:30p

**Thanksgiving Weekend OFF

Laughing Lotus Yoga Center has been an innovator in teacher training since 1999. Over the past fifteen years we have graduated over 2000 students. Many of our alumni have become some of the most respected teachers in the world.

Celebrated as a Teacher of teachers, Director Dana Flynn has designed a powerful program infused with creativity. Dana brings her passion and wisdom to every teacher training, sharing the principles of Lotus Flow.

Lotus’ expert teaching team will be your guide on this life-changing journey to uncover the meaning of yoga and transform your life. Through asana, self-inquiry, group discussion and sutra study you will develop teaching skills that enrich your personal practice and inspire you on your path toward spiritual progress.

Yoga is about relationships and our time together asks for your active participation in our community. You will be assigned a mentor and partnered up with another soul seeker for weekly reflections. Expect homework, personal projects, required weekly classes, in-class presentations and karma yoga that reflect our explorations and uphold our celebrated reputation.  Plan on committing to at least 4-5 additional hours a week (outside weekend training hours) for mentor/buddy meetings, required classes, and homework (more info HERE).  There are no missed/make-up sessions and you must be able to fulfill ALL of the above requirements to complete your certification and receive your diploma. 

 

Our Curriculum

  • Art of Lotus Flow Sequencing
  • Yoga Philosophy
  • Asana
  • The Chakra System
  • Alignment and Anatomy
  • Intro to Sanskrit
  • Hands on Assists
  • Pranayama
  • Practice Teaching

Teaching Team

  • Dana Flynn
  • Alison Cramer
  • Sheri Celentano
  • Felipe Gonzalaz
  • Jamie Skolnick

Requirements

A longing to inspire your practice and life!

Tuition

  • Payment Information included in Acceptance Letter
  • Early Bird pricing is $3,100 if paid in FULL by SEPT 4, 2019/ $3,600 after
  • A $500 non-refundable deposit is due upon registration to secure your spot in this training
  • FULL Tuition is due TWO week prior to school start date
  • FULL Refund window closes 2 weeks prior to school start date; all monies forfeited thereafter
  • **For additional questions email us at trainings@laughinglotus.com

25/50/300 Hour Advanced Training Intensives FAQs

Our advanced trainings attract, challenge and cultivate independent thinkers with the longing to create meaningful lives. Laughing Lotus has created a unique path toward advanced certification with 50-hour intensives, offered in  both weekly or weekend formats throughout the year. Fly solo with any one program, or combine your favs to create a customized 300-hour certification, allowing you to register at the 500-hour level with the Yoga Alliance (see FAQ for program requirements).

200 Hour Teacher Training

YIN Flow & Essential Oils

(NYC) Mar 24 - Mar 29

YIN Flow & Essential Oils

  • (NYC) Mar 24 - Mar 29 50HR SUN 4-8p; MON - FRI 8a - 5p

Welcome to Yin Flow, our synthesis of deep release and signature Lotus Flow, heightened by healing essential oils, creating a uniquely balanced practice.  Each day begins with a Yin Flow practice, using essential oils to support the Yin poses, followed by a deconstruction of the sequence and oils.  Each afternoon will cover vital elements of the practice, including the history and theory behind Yin yoga, Traditional Chinese Medicine Meridian theory, the methodology behind the use of essential oils, fascia theory, aromatherapy & the chakras, sequencing Yin Flow classes, and practice teaching.

Get ready to create your own Yin Flow sequences, incorporating delicious, nurturing essential oils to enhance all of your yoga classes.

 

Our Curriculum

  • Yin Yoga Theory & Asana
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine Meridian Theory
  • Introduction to Fascia
  • Fundamentals of Essential Oils
  • Aromatherapy & Chakras
  • Yin Flow Sequencing

Teaching Team

  • Susan Derwin, Co-Director
  • Brandi Ryans, Co-Director
  • Dirk Bennewitz
  • Jamie Skolnick

Requirements

A 200-hour certification or permission from Directors

Tuition

  • Early bird $950 if paid in FULL before FEB 24, 2019; after $1050
  • Payment Information included in Acceptance Letter
  • FULL Tuition is due TWO week prior to school start date
  • FULL Refund window closes 2 weeks prior to school start date; all monies forfeited thereafter
  • **For additional questions email us at trainings@laughinglotus.com

Art of Assists (NOLA)

(NOLA) Apr 12 - Apr 14

Art of Assists (NOLA)

  • (NOLA) Apr 12 - Apr 14 Fri 5p - 9p ; Sat + Sun 8am - 5pm

This 25 hr immersion is designed for certified yoga teachers looking to deepen their connection to their practice and community. We will focus on assisting through Lotus Flow and the Chakra System along with giving you the confidence and tools to modify and create your own assists! We will explore both the healing energy of your hands as well as the power of your words to navigate through the body.  Get excited to share these benefits with your beloved students and community.

Learn to use the lines and energy of the body to assist your students, whether it is a safety alignment in a Warrior Pose, a gentle hand placement on the sacrum to ground down in child’s pose, or healing essential oil on the 3rd eye in savasana, there are benefits from all of them. Deepen your connecting through mindful touch with your students, the poses and yourself.

Our Curriculum

  • Three Principles of Assists
  • Assisting Through the Chakras
  • Modifying + Creating Your Own Assist
  • Practice Teaching While Assisting

Teaching Team

  • Dana Trixie Flynn
  • Chelsey Backus

Requirements

200hr Yoga Teacher Certification

Tuition

  • Early Bird if paid in FULL by March 12th is $425.00/ $525 after
  • Payment Information included in Acceptance Letter
  • **FULL Tuition is due TWO week prior to school start date
  • **FULL Refund window closes 2 weeks prior to school start date; all monies forfeited thereafter

FLY

(NYC) Apr 14 - Apr 19

FLY

  • (NYC) Apr 14 - Apr 19 50HR *SUN 4-8P; MON - FRI 8A - 5P

FLY introduces advanced practitioners to bold asanas and fresh ideas that will encourage you to turn your world downside UP and take your inversions to new heights. Each day will begin with the study and practice of the physical elements of Lotus FLY. The afternoons will focus on playful partnering and interactive lectures designed to help you to teach your students how to approach their inversion practice in a creative and safe way. No matter where you are in your relationship with going upside down, our time together will transform your practice and give you the wings to FLY.

Our Curriculum

  • Lotus FLY Sequencing
  • Breath and Bandhas
  • Art of Teaching: The Alignment of Inversions
  • Stoke the Fire: Intro to Advanced Arm Balances
  • Injury Prevention: Mending on the Mat
  • Playful Partnering and Hands-on Lifts

Teaching Team

  • Sheri Celentano, Director
  • Dana Trixie Flynn
  • Kenny Frisby
  • Victor Colletti
  • Stefani Rose
  • Amy Norton
  • Yanik Faylayev

Requirements

A 200-hour certification or permission from Sheri, FLY Director

Tuition

  • Early bird $950 if paid in FULL before MAR 31, 2019; after $1050
  • Payment Information included in Acceptance Letter
  • FULL Tuition is due TWO week prior to school start date
  • FULL Refund window closes 2 weeks prior to school start date; all monies forfeited thereafter
  • **For additional questions email us at trainings@laughinglotus.com

Bridge to Lotus Flow (Marietta, GA)

(GA) Apr 26 - Apr 28

Bridge to Lotus Flow (Marietta, GA)

  • (GA) Apr 26 - Apr 28 25hr FRI 4-8; SAT & SUN 8-5P

This 25hr Lotus Flow™ Immersion is designed for Certified yoga teachers ready to dive deep into the unique Lotus Flow™ tool box for inspired teaching.  Lotus Flow™ threads powerful yogic philosophy through bold sequencing, devotional singing and ecstatic community connection.

Steeped in the lineage of innovation and transformation, we share timeless practices in a fresh and liberated way.   With this training you will learn the structure of Lotus Flow and how to sequence thoughtfully and creatively.
Transform your practice, ignite your teaching and connect more truly to the teacher within.

***Bridge to Lotus Flow TM 25hr is a prerequisite to the Lotus Flow Super Sequencing

TRAINING LOCATION:SOL YOGA 3931 Mary Eliza Trace Suite 210 / Marietta GA 30064

WEEKEND PARTICULARS: Please arrive 15 minutes before scheduled start times.  We suggest bringing snacks and lunch. There are a few small cafes near too. Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle & notebook!
CONTACT: For SOL Yoga related questions please contact HERE

Our Curriculum

  • Lotus Flow Architecture
  • Chakras & Super Sequencing
  • Threading the Spiritual Theme
  • Practice Teaching (25 Hours includes required homework & assignments)

Teaching Team

  • Sheri Celentano
  • Kenny Frisby

Requirements

Minimum 200hr Certification from any registered 200hr School of Yoga

Tuition

  • Early Bird is $525 if paid in FULL by MAR 26/ FULL Tuition $625
  • Payment Information included in Acceptance Letter
  • FULL Tuition is due TWO week prior to school start date
  • FULL Refund window closes 2 weeks prior to school start date; all monies forfeited thereafter
  • **For additional questions email us at trainings@laughinglotus.com

Art of Assists (NYC)

(NYC) May 04 - May 05

(NYC) May 11 - May 12

Art of Assists (NYC)

  • (NYC) May 04 - May 05 SAT & SUN 8-1P

  • (NYC) May 11 - May 12 SAT & SUN 8-1P

This 25 hr immersion is designed for certified yoga teachers looking to deepen their connection to their practice and community. We will focus on assisting through Lotus Flow and the Chakra System along with giving you the confidence and tools to modify and create your own assists! We will explore both the healing energy of your hands as well as the power of your words to navigate through the body.  Get excited to share these benefits with your beloved students and community.

Learn to use the lines and energy of the body to assist your students, whether it is a safety alignment in a Warrior Pose, a gentle hand placement on the sacrum to ground down in child’s pose, or healing essential oil on the 3rd eye in savasana, there are benefits from all of them. Deepen your connecting through mindful touch with your students, the poses and yourself.

**This module is split over two weekends for a total of 25hrs.  Participants must attend both weekends and fulfill all required hours to receive certificate of completion.

Our Curriculum

  • Three Principles of Assists
  • Assisting Through the Chakras
  • Modifying + Creating Your Own Assist
  • Practice Teaching While Assisting

Teaching Team

  • Dana Trixie Flynn
  • Sheri Celentano
  • Chelsey Backus

Requirements

200hr Yoga Teacher Certification

Tuition

  • Early Bird if paid in FULL by APRIL 4th is $425.00/ $525 after
  • Payment Information included in Acceptance Letter
  • FULL Tuition is due TWO week prior to school start date
  • FULL Refund window closes 2 weeks prior to school start date; all monies forfeited thereafter
  • **For additional questions email us at trainings@laughinglotus.com

Restorative Yoga Level 1

(NYC) May 31 - Jun 02

Restorative Yoga Level 1

  • (NYC) May 31 - Jun 02 25hr FRIDAY 5 -9 p;  SATURDAY & SUNDAY 8-5p**New Time

Restore and Renew your body temple with our 25 hour training devoted to Restorative Yoga Therapy.

Restorative Yoga is a quieting, supportive practice using well-placed blankets, bolsters, yoga straps, and chairs to safely guide the body and breath into relaxation and ease. It’s a yoga of un-doing the knots and non-doing. This practice awakens the deepest layer which is the body of bliss. It helps to reduce chronic stress, heal injuries and balance a vinyasa flow practice.

Our deeply therapeutic intensive will equip yoga teachers of all traditions with a comprehensive understanding of a restorative practice, as well as give teachers the tools and knowledge to teach a basic restorative class to a group and private clients.

Awaken Peace and Joy with Restorative Yoga and learn the essential art of relaxation.

 

Our Curriculum

  • Fundamentals of Basic Props/Modifications
  • Restorative Sequences
  • Parasympathetic Nervous System and Subtle Body
  • Incorporating Restoratives in a Vinyasa class
  • Pranayama and Meditation

Teaching Team

  • Jamie Lyn Skolnick

Requirements

200hr Certification OR healthcare professionals looking to incorporate a new healing modality/anyone with a deep interest in healing.

Tuition

  • Early Bird for JUNE training is $425 if paid in FULL by MAY 1/ FULL Tuition $525
  • Payment Information included in Acceptance Letter
  • FULL Tuition is due TWO week prior to school start date
  • FULL Refund window closes 2 weeks prior to school start date; all monies forfeited thereafter
  • **For additional questions email us at trainings@laughinglotus.com

Restorative Yoga Level 2

(NYC) Jun 07 - Jun 09

Restorative Yoga Level 2 (25hr)

  • (NYC) Jun 07 - Jun 09 25hr FRI 5-9p; SAT & SUN 8-5p**New Time

Grow your knowledge and advance your teaching through the profound power of Restorative Yoga. Build on the foundations from Level 1 with this specialized 25hr training and expand your repertoire of healing therapeutics. We will explore restorative advanced postures that benefit fatigue, chronic stress, and dis-ease, such as depression, anxiety, infertility and more. Get expertly equipped with rejuvenating modalities, including aromatherapy and yoga nidra to deepen your practice.

Complete your Restorative Level 1 (25hr) and Advanced Restorative Level 2 (25hr) for 50hr Restorative Certification

Our Curriculum

  • Advanced Restorative Postures
  • Relaxation Response Theory and Application
  • Specialized Sequencing for Depression, Anxiety and More
  • Full Spectrum Modifications for Pregnancy
  • Therapeutic Touch Techniques with Minimal Props
  • Aromatherapy and Yoga Nidra

Teaching Team

  • Jamie Lyn Skolnick

Requirements

Restorative Yoga Level 1 (25 hrs) plus 200hr Certification/ Healthcare professionals looking to advance their healing practice

Tuition

  • Early Bird for JUNE training is $425 if paid in FULL by MAY 7/ FULL Tuition $525
  • Payment Information included in Acceptance Letter
  • FULL Tuition is due TWO week prior to school start date
  • FULL Refund window closes 2 weeks prior to school start date; all monies forfeited thereafter
  • **For additional questions email us at trainings@laughinglotus.com

Prenatal

(NYC) Jun 21 - Jun 23

Prenatal

  • (NYC) Jun 21 - Jun 23 25HR FRI 4-8; SAT & SUN 8-5P

Prenatal Empowerment Training, is a training for Yoga teachers AND Pregnant Practitioners.  Learn  to implement prenatal yoga into your classes or private sessions.  Training is also available to expecting mama’s who would like to deepen their knowledge for safe and appropriate practices during pregnancy.  This training is designed to give you the tools to enable Mama’s to get their yoga on, stay active and feel safe in class.

Our Curriculum

  • Prenatal for Active Vinyasa
  • Gestational Anatomy
  • Trimester Safety: Do’s, Don'ts of Asana During Pregnancy
  • Props/ Modifications for Expecting Mothers
  • Restorative Prenatal Yoga
  • Pranayama and Mantra

Teaching Team

  • Sheri Celentano
  • Meghan Mari

Tuition

  • Early Bird $425 if paid in FULL by MAY 21, 2019/ FULL Tuition $525
  • Payment Information included in Acceptance Letter
  • FULL Tuition is due TWO week prior to school start date
  • FULL Refund window closes 2 weeks prior to school start date; all monies forfeited thereafter
  • **For additional questions email us at trainings@laughinglotus.com

Bridge to Lotus Flow (NYC)

(NYC) Aug 09 - Aug 11

Bridge to Lotus Flow (NYC)

  • (NYC) Aug 09 - Aug 11 25hr FRI 4-8p; SAT 8-5p/ SUN 8-4p

This 25hr Lotus Flow™ Immersion is designed for Certified yoga teachers ready to dive deep into the unique Lotus Flow™ tool box for inspired teaching.  Lotus Flow™ threads powerful yogic philosophy through bold sequencing, devotional singing and ecstatic community connection.

Steeped in the lineage of innovation and transformation, we share timeless practices in a fresh and liberated way.   With this training you will learn the structure of Lotus Flow and how to sequence thoughtfully and creatively.
Transform your practice, ignite your teaching and connect more truly to the teacher within.
***Bridge to Lotus Flow TM 25hr is a prerequisite to the Lotus Flow Super Sequencing 50hr Program.
***Bridge to Lotus ends at 4p on Sunday so applicants can, if they choose, slide directly into the Super Sequencing training starting at 4p, same day (Aug 11)
 

Our Curriculum

  • Lotus Flow Architecture
  • Chakras & Super Sequencing
  • Threading the Spiritual Theme
  • Practice Teaching (25 Hours includes required homework & assignments)

Teaching Team

  • Dana Trixie Flynn
  • Deborah Langley

Requirements

Minimum 200hr Certification from any registered 200hr School of Yoga

Tuition

  • Early Bird for AUG training is $425 if paid in FULL by JULY 9/ FULL Tuition $525
  • Payment Information included in Acceptance Letter
  • FULL Tuition is due TWO week prior to school start date
  • FULL Refund window closes 2 weeks prior to school start date; all monies forfeited thereafter
  • **For additional questions email us at trainings@laughinglotus.com

Super Sequencing

(NYC) Aug 11 - Aug 16

Super Sequencing

  • (NYC) Aug 11 - Aug 16 50hr SUN 4-8P; MON - FRI 8-5p

This Intensive focuses on the architecture of Lotus Flow and the art of setting up the flow to set it free, allowing your personal expression of the asana to come through.  We start each day getting physical, exploring how the container of Lotus Flow allows for your creativity to shine. The afternoon lectures will cover a variety of topics including the use of music, movement and mantra in your classes. Discover how these tools can elevate and amplify your classes while allowing them to become a true reflection of your passion for yoga.  Electrify your practice and soul!

**Prerequisites

• A 200-hour Certification from Laughing Lotus or 25hr Bridge to Lotus Certification

plus

• 1 year of teaching

Our Curriculum

  • Asana Architecture: Design and Structure
  • Playful Namaskars & Deity Shapes
  • Lotus Flow Sequencing and The Chakras
  • Vinyasa Krama: Transitions and Advanced Asana
  • Mantras, Mudras & Rhythm

Teaching Team

  • Dana Trixie Flynn
  • Deb Langley
  • Ali Cramer
  • Sheri Celentano
  • Felipe Gonzalez

Requirements

• A 200-hour Certification from Laughing Lotus
or 25hr Bridge to Lotus Certification
• 1 year of teaching

Tuition

  • Early bird for AUG training is $1150 if paid in FULL before JULY 11, 2019; After $1250
  • Payment Information included in Acceptance Letter
  • FULL Tuition is due TWO week prior to school start date
  • FULL Refund window closes 2 weeks prior to school start date; all monies forfeited thereafter
  • **For additional questions email us at trainings@laughinglotus.com

Applied Anatomy & Alignment

(NYC) Aug 23 - Aug 25

Applied Anatomy & Alignment

  • (NYC) Aug 23 - Aug 25 25hr FRI 4-8p; SAT & SUN 8-5p

This 25hr intensive is designed for teachers.  We review the structure, stability and mobility of the body through the lens of vinyasa yoga.  We will review anatomy & alignment through 3 areas of the body: legs/feet, pelvis, and upper body.  Expect a review of anatomical movement patterns, dissection of common pathologies & injuries, with education on alignment & cueing.  The intention is to provide teaching tools to help our yoga class participants gain access optimal to posture.

Our Curriculum

  • Anatomy Review
  • Common Pathologies
  • Optimal Alignment
  • Cueing instruction
  • Lotus FlowTM classes with Anatomical Focus

Teaching Team

  • Sheri Celentano
  • Ali Cramer
  • Deborah Langley

Requirements

A 200-hour Certification from any certified Yoga School plus ONE year teaching experience.

Tuition

  • Early Bird $425 if paid in FULL by JULY 23/ FULL Tuition $525
  • Payment Information included in Acceptance Letter
  • FULL Tuition is due TWO week prior to school start date
  • FULL Refund window closes 2 weeks prior to school start date; all monies forfeited thereafter
  • **For additional questions email us at trainings@laughinglotus.com

Myth & Asana

(NYC) Sep 13 - Sep 15

Myth & Asana

  • (NYC) Sep 13 - Sep 15 25hr FRI 4-8; SAT & SUN 8-5P

Learn the Myths that inspire the Yoga Asanas with Felipe and Sheri.  Color your classes with the beloved stories of the Deities, Animals, and Sages.  Enrich your personal practice and teachings through the relating of these incredible tales and cosmic journeys to your own daily life.

Our Curriculum

  • Storytelling and Thematic Teaching 
  • Signature Lotus Flow Shapes
  • Breakdown of Specific Mythological Asanas 
  • Practice Teaching

Teaching Team

  • Felipe Gonzalez
  • Sheri Celentano

Requirements

Minimum 200hr Certification from any registered 200hr School of Yoga OR permission from Director of program.

Tuition

  • Early Bird $425 if paid in FULL by August 13/ FULL Tuition $525
  • Payment Information included in Acceptance Letter
  • FULL Tuition is due TWO week prior to school start date
  • FULL Refund window closes 2 weeks prior to school start date; all monies forfeited thereafter
  • **For additional questions email us at trainings@laughinglotus.com

Intro to Ayurveda

(NYC) Sep 20 - Sep 22

Intro to Ayurveda

  • (NYC) Sep 20 - Sep 22 25hr FRI 4-8p; SAT & SUN 8-5p

Ayurveda blesses us with ancient wisdom that empowers us to take charge of our personal wellness and self care. In this 25hr training, you will be introduced to the Ayurvedic principals to guide your approach to asana, pranayama, diet, cleansing practices and lifestyle choices. Along with theory and practice of Lotus flow, this program also includes Ayurvedic cooking and tonics for self healing as well as use of essential oils appropriate to your constitution. Let this plunge into the world of Ayurveda give you solid solutions and inspire you for a lifetime of Health and Happiness!

Our Curriculum

  • Lotus Flow by Dosha
  • Dosha Assessment and Therapies
  • Dinacharya (Daily Routines)
  • Ritucharya (Seasonal Routines)
  • Ayurvedic Diet
  • Daily Tonics for Wellness

Teaching Team

  • Ali Cramer, Director 
  • Sheri Celentano

Requirements

Open to all levels of practitioners. 

Tuition

  • Early Bird for September trainings is $425 if paid in FULL by AUG 20/ FULL Tuition $525
  • Payment Information included in Acceptance Letter
  • FULL Tuition is due TWO week prior to school start date
  • FULL Refund window closes 2 weeks prior to school start date; all monies forfeited thereafter
  • **For additional questions email us at trainings@laughinglotus.com

Bridge to Lotus Flow (Houston)

(Houston, TX) Sep 27 - Sep 29

Bridge to Lotus Flow (Houston)

  • (Houston, TX) Sep 27 - Sep 29 25hr FRI 4-8p; SAT & SUN 8-5p

This 25hr Lotus Flow™ Immersion is designed for Certified yoga teachers ready to dive deep into the unique Lotus Flow™ tool box for inspired teaching.  Lotus Flow™ threads powerful yogic philosophy through bold sequencing, devotional singing and ecstatic community connection.

Steeped in the lineage of innovation and transformation, we share timeless practices in a fresh and liberated way.   With this training you will learn the structure of Lotus Flow and how to sequence thoughtfully and creatively.
Transform your practice, ignite your teaching and connect more truly to the teacher within.
***Bridge to Lotus Flow TM 25hr is a prerequisite to the Lotus Flow Super Sequencing 50hr Program.
LOCATION:
Revolution Studio, Houston, TX
WEEKEND PARTICULARS: Please arrive 15 minutes before scheduled start times.  We suggest bringing snacks and lunch. There are a few small cafes near too. Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle & notebook!
CONTACT: Any Revolution Studio related questions please contact  HERE

Our Curriculum

  • Lotus Flow Architecture
  • Chakras & Super Sequencing
  • Threading the Spiritual Theme
  • Practice Teaching (25 Hours includes required homework & assignments)

Teaching Team

  • Dana Trixie Flynn
  • Ali Cramer

Requirements

Minimum 200hr Certification from any registered 200hr School of Yoga

Tuition

  • $525 EB if paid in FULL by August 27/ $625 FULL Tuition
  • Payment Information included in Acceptance Letter
  • FULL Tuition is due TWO week prior to school start date
  • FULL Refund window closes 2 weeks prior to school start date; all monies forfeited thereafter
  • **For additional questions email us at trainings@laughinglotus.com

INTRO TO BHAKTI YOGA

(NYC) Sep 27 - Sep 29

INTRO TO BHAKTI YOGA

  • (NYC) Sep 27 - Sep 29 25hr FRI 4-8P; SAT & SUN 8-5P

Chant until your heart explodes, learn the different ways to worship God and experience signature Lotus Flow through Bhakti, the Yoga of love and devotion. In the mornings, we will explore ecstatic movement, using asana to spiritualize the physical form. Our afternoons will be spent cultivating the Divine mood, or Bhav, through chanting mantras, learning basic Harmonium.  By combining asana with sound, ritual, pranayama and guided meditation you will access your authentic voice and merge with the Divine.

Our Curriculum

  • Introduction to Bhakti Yoga
  • Raising the Vibration: Mantra, Chanting and Kirtan
  • Creating Daily Ritual and Sadhana
  • Seva Yoga: Being of Service
  • Basic Harmonium Skills

Teaching Team

  • Felipe Gonzalez

Requirements

A 200-hour certification, or a devoted yogi with a consistent practice of over 2 years

Tuition

  • Early Bird $425 if paid in FULL by AUG 27/ FULL Tuition $525
  • Payment Information included in Acceptance Letter
  • FULL Tuition is due TWO week prior to school start date
  • FULL Refund window closes 2 weeks prior to school start date; all monies forfeited thereafter
  • **For additional questions email us at trainings@laughinglotus.com

Restorative Yoga Level 1 (NOLA)

(NOLA) Oct 04 - Oct 06

Restorative Yoga Level 1 (NOLA)

  • (NOLA) Oct 04 - Oct 06 FRI 5-9p; SAT & SUN 8-5p

Restore and Renew your body temple with our 25 hour training devoted to Restorative Yoga Therapy.

Restorative Yoga is a quieting, supportive practice using well-placed blankets, bolsters, yoga straps, and chairs to safely guide the body and breath into relaxation and ease. It’s a yoga of un-doing the knots and non-doing. Rasa is a Sanskrit word that is defined as juice, flavor, or the essence of one’s heart in its pure state. This practice awakens the deepest layer which is the body of bliss!

Our deeply therapeutic intensive will equip yoga teachers of all traditions with a comprehensive understanding of a restorative practice, as well as give teachers the tools and knowledge to teach a primary series of all the basic restorative poses to group and private classes.

Awaken Peace and Joy with Restorative Yoga and learn the essential art of relaxation.

 

Our Curriculum

  • Fundamentals of Basic Props
  • Central Nervous System & Subtle Body
  • Philosophy & Application of Restorative Yoga Asana
  • Basic Restorative Yoga Sequencing
  • Incorporating Restorative Yoga Asana Into a Hatha or Vinyasa Class
  • Pranayama and Meditation
  • Independent Study

Teaching Team

  • Jamie Lyn Skolnick

Requirements

200hr Certification OR anyone with a deep interest in healing.

Tuition

  • Early Bird $425 if paid in FULL by September 4 / FULL Tuition $525
  • *FULL Tuition is due ONE week prior to school start date;
  • *Cancellation/ Refund window closes 2 weeks prior to school start date; all monies forfeited thereafter

Bridge to Lotus Flow (Hershey, PA)

(Hershey, PA) Oct 11 - Oct 13

Bridge to Lotus Flow (Hershey, PA)

  • (Hershey, PA) Oct 11 - Oct 13 25hr FRI 4-8p; SAT & SUN 8-5p

This 25hr Lotus Flow™ Immersion is designed for Certified yoga teachers ready to dive deep into the unique Lotus Flow™ tool box for inspired teaching.  Lotus Flow™ threads powerful yogic philosophy through bold sequencing, devotional singing and ecstatic community connection.

Steeped in the lineage of innovation and transformation, we share timeless practices in a fresh and liberated way.   With this training you will learn the structure of Lotus Flow and how to sequence thoughtfully and creatively.  Transform your practice, ignite your teaching and connect more truly to the teacher within.
***Bridge to Lotus Flow TM 25hr is a prerequisite to the Lotus Flow Super Sequencing 50hr Program.
LOCATION: Studio B Power Yoga, Hershey, PA
WEEKEND PARTICULARS: Please arrive 15 minutes before scheduled start times.  We suggest bringing snacks and lunch. There are a few small cafes near too. Please bring a yoga mat, water bottle & notebook!
CONTACT: For Studio B Power Yoga related questions please contact HERE

Our Curriculum

  • Lotus Flow Architecture
  • Chakras & Super Sequencing
  • Threading the Spiritual Theme
  • Practice Teaching (25 Hours includes required homework & assignments)

Teaching Team

  • Sheri Celentano
  • Stefani Rose

Requirements

Minimum 200hr Certification from any registered 200hr School of Yoga

Tuition

  • Early Bird $525 if paid in FULL by Sept 10/ FULL Tuition $625
  • *Payment Information included in Acceptance Letter
  • *FULL Tuition is due TWO week prior to school start date;
  • *Cancellation/ Refund window closes TWO weeks prior to school start date; all monies forfeited thereafter
  • **For additional questions email us at trainings@laughinglotus.com

Ayurveda for Women’s Health

(NYC) Oct 13 - Oct 18

Ayurveda for Women’s Health

  • (NYC) Oct 13 - Oct 18 50hr SUN 4-8p; MON - FRI 8-5p

Ayurveda is an ancient holistic system of wellness that brings balance to body, mind and spirit. This unique program for women is designed to specifically address the common and not so common health issues we face through the Ayurvedic perspective of four stages of life.

Each morning we will practice Lotus Flow according to Ayurvedic guidelines, and cover the basics of physical self care with regards to Ayurvedic diet and herbs, as well as treatments for the skin, hair and body. Our afternoons will address the more subtle practices to cultivate peace of mind through meditation, pranayama, and lifestyle choices. Each session will close with a group meditation or Q&A to foster community and Sacred Space. Our week will be an opportunity to learn, inquire, observe and connect through this Sister Science to Yoga! This will be a perfect training for all yogis, bodyworkers, yoga teachers, or anyone ready to shift into a healthier, happier Life-no previous experience with Ayurveda necessary*

If you are new to Ayurveda, please write to Alison@laughinglotus.com in addition to filling out your application. You will need to do some pre-course reading.

Our Curriculum

  • Protocols for Cultivating a Healthy Menstrual Cycle and Fertility
  • Periomenapause and Menopause
  • How to Address Hormonal Imbalances and Adrenal Fatigue
  • Thyroid Care
  • Skin issues like Eczema, Rosacea, and Acne.
  • Diet and Nutrition for all Phases of Life
  • Dinacharya and Ritucharya

Teaching Team

  • Alison Cramer, Director
  • Sarah Tomlinson
  • Sheri Celentano
  • Deborah Langley
  • Felipe Gonzalez

Requirements

Intro to Ayurveda at Laughing Lotus or equivalent training. If you do not have prior Ayurvedic training but would like to attend, please contact Alison@laughinglotus.com

*Space is limited so sign up in advance!

Tuition

  • Early bird $950 if paid in FULL before SEPT 13, 2019; After $1050
  • *Payment Information included in Acceptance Letter
  • *FULL Tuition is due TWO week prior to school start date;
  • *Cancellation/ Refund window closes 2 weeks prior to school start date; all monies forfeited thereafter

Bridge to Lotus Flow (NOLA)

(NOLA) Nov 01 - Nov 03

Bridge to Lotus Flow (NOLA)

  • (NOLA) Nov 01 - Nov 03 25hr Fri 5-9p; Sat & Sun 8-5p

This 25hr Lotus Flow™ Immersion is designed for Certified yoga teachers ready to dive deep into the unique Lotus Flow™ tool box for inspired teaching.  Lotus Flow™ threads powerful yogic philosophy through bold sequencing, devotional singing and ecstatic community connection.

Steeped in the lineage of innovation and transformation, we share timeless practices in a fresh and liberated way.   With this training you will learn the structure of Lotus Flow and how to sequence thoughtfully and creatively.
Transform your practice, ignite your teaching and connect more truly to the teacher within.
***Bridge to Lotus Flow TM 25hr is a prerequisite to the Lotus Flow Super Sequencing 50hr Program.

Our Curriculum

  • Lotus Flow Architecture
  • Sequencing Through The Chakras
  • Mantras
  • Community as the Guru
  • Practice Teaching
  • Mudra Flows

Teaching Team

  • Chelsey Backus
  • Kenny Frisby

Requirements

Minimum 200hr Certification from any registered 200hr School of Yoga

Tuition

  • (NOLA)Early Bird $325 if paid in FULL by OCT 1st / Full Tuition is $425
  • Payment information sent out once application is in. Please fill out application from a computer.
  • Refund window closes 2 weeks prior to school start date; all monies forfeited thereafter

Chakras

(NYC) Nov 03 - Nov 08

Chakras

  • (NYC) Nov 03 - Nov 08 50HR SUN 4-8P; MON - FRI 8A - 5P

Dive deep into the Chakra System, the cosmic energy centers in the body that manifest physically, mentally and emotionally in our lives. Each chakra will be explored individually so that we can understand how to work with our imbalances as well our strengths. Investigate this timeless spiritual technology and how it becomes a powerful map for manifestation.

Get ready to create the balance, healing and happiness you desire, NOW!

Our Curriculum

  • Interactive & In-depth Lectures
  • Lotus Flow Chakra Sequencing through the Chakras
  • Guided journaling and exercises to release physical, mental & emotional blocks
  • Sonic healing through live music & other sacred sound frequencies
  • Kundalini Pranayamas & Kriyas

Teaching Team

  • Ali Cramer, Director
  • Sheri Celantano, Director
  • Deborah Langley

Requirements

A 200-hour certification or permission from Director Ali Cramer or Sheri Celentano

Tuition

  • Early bird $950 if paid in FULL before OCT 3, 2019 ; After $1050
  • Payment Information included in Acceptance Letter
  • FULL Tuition is due TWO week prior to school start date
  • FULL Refund window closes 2 weeks prior to school start date; all monies forfeited thereafter
  • **For additional questions email us at trainings@laughinglotus.com