Teacher Training

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 either 5-day or 4-weekend formats throughout the year. Fly solo with any one program, or combine six to create a customized 300-hour certification, allowing you to register at the 500-hour level with the Yoga Alliance.

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SEP

24

SEP


2017

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SmartFLOW Pre/Post-Natal Yoga Teacher Training

This Pre/Post-natal training is designed to educate both pregnant women and teachers on how to design a practice that creates the support and comfort the body needs so that a mama can feel great throughout her pregnancy, and “bounce back” after with strength and energy to balance her new life!


Schedule:
Fri: 10:45am-12:15pm, 1:45-4:15pm
Sat: 7-8:50am, 12:15-5:15pm
Sun: 7-8:50am, 1-5:30pm


OUR CURRICULUM

Topics covered in this training include:
Effects of pregnancy on the body
Benefits of yoga during pregnancy
Sequencing to create the support the pregnant body needs
Modifications to manage discomforts and special circumstances
Kegels done right
Breathing techniques for labor and delivery
Post Natal instruction for healing and management of unique cases of Pelvic Floor issues (leakage etc.) and Diastasis (abdominal separation)


TEACHERS

Karly Treacy



TUITION

Cost: $300 Early Bird, $375 after August 22


REQUIREMENTS

This training is appropriate for those new to yoga, as well as the seasoned practitioner, teacher, or anyone who would like to understand the complex changes the body undergoes during pregnancy, and how to help pregnant mamas feel their best!


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NOV

05

NOV


2017

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Advanced Vinyasa Krama Teacher Training

Learn to craft your sequences in a creative and masterful way to help you share memorable and transformative experiences through both your asana and spiritual practices. Kate Duyn and Mary Dana Abbott are collaborating once again to bring this advanced sequencing module to yoga instructors who have a strong desire to take their teaching to the next level.

Our training draws upon the ancient tradition of Vinyasa Krama, a step by step process, adding a fresh and contemporary perspective to inspire and sharpen the teacher's toolbox.


Thurs: 2pm-5:30pm (3.5)
Fri: 8am-11:30am / Break / 2-5:30 (7)
Sat: 12:30-5pm / Break / 7-9pm (6.5)
Sun: 10am-12pm Partnering in the Park / 1-5:30pm (6.5)


OUR CURRICULUM


TEACHERS

Kate Duyn and Mary Dana Abbott


TUITION

Cost: $375 Early Bird rate; $475 after October 1st


REQUIREMENTS

Designed for yogis who have already completed a 200-hour training, this immersion will give you the practical and transformational tools to keep growing and evolving as a teacher, and to help your students do the same!


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DEC

03

DEC


2017

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B Restored: Restorative Training Part I

Introducing the Science, Art & Magic
of practicing and teaching Restorative Yoga,
with certified yoga therapist, Leslie Kazadi
Restorative Yoga is a powerful, quiet practice that both relaxes and rejuvenates the
body while stilling and soothing the mind.

In this 3-day introductory workshop, you
will experience how allowing time and support in this practice cultivates the
Relaxation Response, shifting you out of the stress of everyday life and into a state of
deep rest and tranquility.


Fridays 8:15am-10:10am; 1:45-4:15pm; 5:30-9:30pm
Saturdays 12:15-5:15; 7-9:30pm
Sundays 1-5:45pm; 7:30pm-9:30pm


OUR CURRICULUM

• understand the science behind Restorative Yoga and how it promotes healing
and rejuvenation
• experience both active and restorative asana classes as dynamic and static
forms of meditation
• learn how to teach restorative classes or integrate this practice into active
asana classes
• practice the art of playing with props and engaging gravity to make poses
accessible to any body
• cultivate your intuitive sense of timing, languaging and adjusting that
support whole-hearted relaxation
• perceive how engaging the senses elicits the subtle awareness that leads to
transformation and joy


TEACHERS

Leslie Kazadi


TUITION

Dec 1-3rd $350 by Nov 1st, $400 after ($600 for both weekends)


REQUIREMENTS

All students, teachers and caregivers are welcome to join us in this special 3-day
weekend of giving, receiving and cultivating tools to support yourself and your
students. Through practice and play, you will connect with your inner wisdom and B
Restored.


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DEC

10

DEC


2017

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B Restored: Restorative Training Part II

Restorative Yoga has the power to both rejuvenate and facilitate your body’s innate capacity for deep healing. In this workshop, we will explore the depth of this practice and how to mind the gap between dis-ease and wellness.


Leslie incorporates restorative yoga into all of her public classes and with her private students. She will share her knowledge of how to discern appropriate practices that are accessible to each and every body.


Fridays 8:15am-10:10am; 1:45-4:15pm; 5:30-9:30pm
Saturdays 12:15-5:15; 7-9:30pm
Sundays 1-5:45pm; 7:30pm-9:30pm


OUR CURRICULUM

In this 3-day exploration, you will:

¥ understand the science behind Relaxation Response and how it cultivates healing and rejuvenation

¥ experience restorative asana classes that elicit a meditative response through movement and stillness

¥ explore the magic of working with chairs in inversions, backbends and forward folds

¥ practice the art of creating Restorative Yoga practices with specific therapeutic intentions

¥ cultivate your intuitive sense of timing, languaging and adjusting that support whole-hearted relaxation

• contemplate how inwardly engaging the senses elicits subtle awareness that promote self love and belonging


TEACHERS

Leslie Kazadi


TUITION

Dec 8-10th $350 by Nov 1st, $400 after ($600 for both weekends)


REQUIREMENTS

All students, teachers and caregivers are welcome to join us in this special 3-day weekend of giving, receiving and cultivating tools to support yourself and your students. Through practice and play, you will connect with your inner wisdom and B Restored.


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JAN

06

MAY


2018

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200 Hour Light On Lotus Teacher Training

SAVE THE DATE!!!

More information to follow.


Schedule:
Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays:
Fridays 8-10pm
Sat 1-5pm
Sun 1-5:30pm
(March 30-April 1st off for Easter/Passover)


OUR CURRICULUM

Asana
Pranayama
Art of Lotus Flow Sequencing
Yoga Philosophy
Intro to Sanskrit
Alignment
Anatomy
Hands On Assists
Practice Teaching
Chakras
Mantras
Meditation
Prenatal
Yoga for Kids
Restorative


TEACHERS

Kate Duyn Cariati
and guest faculty


TUITION

$2,900
$2,600 EB before December 21st (winter solstice)

**includes mentor-ship program


REQUIREMENTS

Consistent yoga practice