Yoga Intensive Studies Program/
Yoga Teacher Training Program

2020 – 2021 Program

Come be a part of this tremendous opportunity to further your learning!
We are a 5 star Yoga Alliance registered school for YTT.

Lotus Bloom Yoga Studio’s Yoga Intensive Studies Program upholds the highest standards of yoga instruction and practice. The Program includes in-depth study of the following areas: yoga asana, pranayama, bandha, mudra, mantra, meditation, yogic/tantric philosophy, yogic texts, anatomy/physiology, ayurveda, therapeutic applications of yoga, basic Sanskrit…and so much more. Lotus Bloom Yoga Studio is a registered Yoga School with Yoga Alliance, as well as a State Licensed Yoga Teacher Training Program. This program will enhance your knowledge and skills in order to build your confidence as a yoga instructor. Students will receive hands on teaching experience in a supportive environment allowing them to practice verbal and physical adjustments, skillful language, effective demonstrations and sequencing. This training will bring together all aspects of great teaching and will support you as you build confidence to express your authentic voice in the world of yoga.

There are truly many reasons a student seeks out a yoga studies program, within the first weekend you soon discover that is not just a program but a authentic journey of self discovery. Deepening your knowledge through study, discussion and practice of the yogic arts & sciences a student can’t stop the expansion within their hearts, giving them permission to go beyond their expectations and limitations. Like a flowing current of Grace, this program will light the way to true transformation, allowing the opportunity time and time again to dive deep into the path of yoga. Ultimately, the study of yoga will bring you back home to your true intrinsic potential.

Participants will learn:
• Patanjali’s 8 Limbs of Yoga
• Therapeutic Application of Asana
• Subtle Body Anatomy – Chakras & Nadis
• Alignment Principles, Modifications, Contraindications & Benefits of Numerous Postures
• Designing, Sequencing & Pacing a Yoga Class
• Ethical Aspects of the Yoga Profession
• Assisting & Adjusting Students
• Effective Communication Skills
• How to Create a Safe Learning Environment
• Processes for Self Study, Enhanced Personal Practice
• Practice Teaching, Giving and Receiving Feedback

The Yoga Studies program is in accordance with the Yoga Alliance National Standards and includes in-depth study and experience in:
• Practice and Training in Asana, Pranayama and Meditation
• Philosophy and Ethics including Yama and Niyama
• Anatomy and Physiology – Physical and Energetic
• Effective Teaching Methodology

The 200 Hour Yoga Studies program also covers the following special topics:
• Restorative Yoga
• Chair, Gentle and Senior Yoga
• Yoga for trauma
• Kids/Teen Yoga
• PreNatal Yoga
• 12 Step Yoga


Cheryl Walters – CYI, ERYT-500

Cheryl Walters has been teaching and sharing the gifts of yoga since 2001. She has been the director and lead instructor for Yoga Intensive Studies Programs and Yoga teacher training for Yoga Alliance locally for over 10 years. She has trained over 80 yoga students to become yoga teachers, and continues to mentor yoga teachers and yoga students Worldwide. What separates Cheryl from other yoga mentor’s is her years of experience with teaching yoga to different populations( Yoga for Vets, 12 Step Yoga, Yoga for M.S, PTSD & Trauma survivors, Healing from Body Image & Disordered Eating through yoga) and her years of being a successful professional yoga teacher and studio owner. Her guidance is rooted deeply in the belief of everyone’s infinite potential for greatness, never doubting the power of LOVE and never forgetting that our birthright is JOY! Cheryl’s life has been deeply enriched by the many gifts of yoga and has study several styles of yoga, but always finds herself returning to the powerful method of Anusara Yoga which she is certified in. Cheryl’s knowledge is expansive covering yoga therapy, physical adjustments, universal principles of alignments, asanas and yogic philosophy. The business of yoga and yoga for special populations. Cheryl has been in the field of integrated therapies and body-centered therapies along with addiction counseling for more than 35 years. She has impacted hundreds of people’s lives on and off the mat. Her teaching style is straight from her heart and full of compassion, depth and grace. Cheryl shines with her joy for life and love of people. She is passionate about the transformation that exists for everyone within the practice of yoga. Cheryl has a remarkable gift for inspiring everyone around her to live and be their fullest potential, celebrating the beauty of life in all its diversity.


Nischala Joy Devi: International Renowned Teacher & Author.
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Will Duncan: International Lecturer & Meditation Teacher.
20 years of offerings





ICheryl Van Demark: ERYT-500, CYI, PT, C-IAYT. Yoga Therapist & Yoga Anatomy Teacher Trainer.
25 years of offerings



2020 DATES:
August: 21 – 23
September: 18 – 20
October: 9 – 11
November: 20 – 22
December: 11 – 13

2021 DATES:
January: 15 – 17
February: 12 – 14
March: 2 – 14
April 9 – 11


Friday: 4:30 – 8:00pm
Saturday: 9:00 – 5:00pm
Sunday: 8:30 – 4:30pm


Tuition for the entire course is $2750.00 if registered and paid in full by May 9, 2020. After May 9, 2020, tuition for the entire course is $2950.00

Register before May 9, 2020 – Pay full amount of $2750.00
The non-refundable $100 application fee will be applied to the tuition payment. Upon acceptance into the program a $500 deposit must be submitted within 15  days to hold a place in the class for the student. The remaining balance of $2150 is due on or before May 9, 2020
Total payment $2750.00 – No refund after August 21, 2020

Register after May 9, 2020 – Pay full amount of $2950.00
The non-refundable $100 application fee will be applied to the tuition payment. Upon acceptance into the program a $500 deposit must be submitted within 14 days to hold a place in the class for the student. The remaining $2350.00 is due by June 9, 2020.
Total payment $2950.00 – No refund after August 21, 2020

6 auto payment option – Pay full amount of $2950.00
There is a non-refundable $150 administration fee for this option. The non-refundable $150 application fee will be applied to the tuition payment. Upon acceptance into the program a $800 deposit must be submitted within 10 days to hold a place in the class for the student. 5 monthly auto payments of $400.00. Student must sign a financial contract to agree to pay in full even if student does not complete the training.
Total payment $2950.00 – No refund after August 21, 2020

Please view application for tuition information and refund policy

* For additional Information, please contact Cheryl @ 928-499-1553

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