200 Hour In Person Yoga Teacher Training

Lotus Bloom Yoga Hatha School 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training:
Learn MORE, Grow MORE, Give MORE

This Yoga Alliance approved school has held 200HR YTT for over 12 years, upholds the highest standards of yoga instruction and practice. The Lead instructor will be Certified Yoga Therapist Cheryl Walters who is also a E-RYT 500, along with having certifications in being a Veterans Yoga, Yoga of the Heart. Cheryl also has years of training & experience in the field of Yoga Therapy offering trauma sensitive yoga, Mental Health yoga, Kids & young adult Yoga, adaptive/chair yoga, 12 Step Recover Yoga. Cheryl has spent years creating therapeutic applications of yoga as powerful programs and weekly classes for a wide range of special populations. This is what Cheryl Walters is known for along with mentoring yoga teachers from around the US.

This Program includes in-depth study of the following areas: yoga asana, pranayama, bandha, mudra, mantra, meditation, yogic/tantric philosophy, yogic texts, anatomy/physiology, a therapeutic applications of yoga, basic Sanskrit…and so much more. This program will enhance your knowledge and skills in order to build your confidence as a yoga instructor. As a group we will create a safe and supportive environment for each student to have the space for practicing teaching and 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. At the completion of the 200 hour program you will receive a certification, which qualifies to register with Yoga Alliance as a 200 hour RYT level.

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

The 200 Hour Yoga Studies program also covers the following special topics:
• Restorative Yoga & Yoga Nidra for special populations *Veterans Yoga
• Chair, Gentle and Senior Yoga
• Trauma sensitive Yoga
• Kids/Teen Yoga
• Yoga of the Heart (Cancer survivors, Heart Disease and Long Haul Covid)

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
• 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

Hours for the 8 weekend:
Friday: 4-7pm
Saturday: 9-4pm
Sunday: 9-4pm
* Three evening sessions in 2022, These dates will be announced during teacher training

Hours subject to change as needed

Dates of 8 weekends:
2021
September 17 – 19
October 15 – 17
November 19 – 21
December 10 – 12

2022
January 21-23
February 18 – 20
March 18 – 20
April: Graduation Month & Community Offerings

Costs:

Full 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training:
Full price: $1885
Non Refundable Deposit: $500
No Refunds After September 17, 2021

Svadhyaya Tune – Up:
Full training for those whom already are certified as a 200 hour Yoga Teacher.
Full Price: $1008
Non Refundable Deposit: $300
No Refunds After September 17, 2021


Cheryl Walters – CYI, E-500RYT, YACEP, BHT

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.