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Lotus Yoga Centre Teacher Certification Course
teaching teachers ~ teaching yoga

Sharing timeless teachings rooted in the ancient Himalayan tradition.
This program has an emphasis on Ayurveda, Alignment, Meditation & Philosophy 

200 hour Teacher Training
In Person Comprehensive Training
Limited Spaces | In Studio Training
Applications are now being accepted
for the Next session beginning ***9/10/2022***

Thru this yoga studies program you will strengthen your practice and gain a deeper understanding. Discover your unique voice sharing as the teacher or daily example. Yoga infuses light into all facets of life, this is why we aim to provide a full spectrum of the authentic teachings and practices in a modern way. 

We invite you to join the community of Lotus Yoga graduates today.

File Downloads:

Yoga Teacher Training Application, Policy Page, Class Outline

Established in 1972, this comprehensive curriculum covers Ayurveda, Anatomy, Alignment, Postures, Mediation, Philosophy, History, Teaching methodology and many other facets of Yoga and companion Sciences. ​This is a 200 hour certification course approved by Yoga Alliance


      ~Sunday 11a-6:00pm training days - 118 hours (78 classroom and 40 home study/virtual). 

      ~Saturday 12-6:00pm Teachers Class - 66 hours.   

      ~Workshops* (10 hours) 

      ~Quarterly Moon Meditation (4 hours)

      ~Student Teaching Community Class (2 hours)

      ~Required Weekly Yoga* Classes 25 hours (15 hours required thru Silver Lotus Yoga & included in tuition)

*all not included in tuition (resource suggestions will be provided)

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Program Investment:

The program includes 12-Training Weekends (144 hours), teachers manual, 15 yoga classes at Silver Lotus Yoga, 1 year of HYMTA membership, private training forum, discounts and access to free downloads.


$2795 {full payment}

Payment Plan** {11 payments of $225, $395 deposit upon application}

*Books, Weekly Classes, Workshops and additional course hours are not included in tuition. 

*2.5% Credit Processing Fee

**3% finance charge included



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Contact Us

info@silverlotus.yoga | (847) 772-9204

Our training is of the Himalayan tradition following a lineage that goes back to the ancient roots and principles of the purest teachings of Yoga. Lotus Yoga Centre was originally founded by Shirley Walter under the direction of Swami Rama in 1972. Shirley studied under Swami Rama from 1969 until his death in 1996. Swami Rama trained Shirley to teach yoga and meditation in her Rolling Meadows home until a property was purchased in Glenview, IL. which became the headquarters for the Himalayan Institute of Yoga Science and Philosophy. Shirley as director created the teachers training program and has certified hundreds of yoga instructors. Lotus Yoga Centre moved to Lake Zurich, IL where Anita Maher went through that training with Shirley in 2004 and in 2010 when Shirley decided she was ready to retire she trained Anita to become the director of Lotus Yoga Centre. In February of 2011 Anita and Shirley certified the first class of yoga instructors with Anita as the new director. In 2016 Anita found a new home at Silver Lotus Yoga. 

Lotus Yoga Centre is a registered school with Yoga Alliance since 2003. 

After completing the program you will be able to register with Yoga Alliance as a 200RYT.

visit yoga alliance for reviews.