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Lotus Yoga Centre Teacher Certification Course
teaching teachers ~ teaching yoga

Sharing timeless teachings rooted in the ancient himalayan tradition. 

200 hour Teacher Training
Offered In Person and Virtual
Limited to 6 for in Studio Training
Applications are now being accepted
for the next session beginning 11/7/2020

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 Anatomy, Alignment, Postures, 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 11-5:30pm training days - 96 hours (66 classroom and 30 home study). 

      ~Saturday 2-4:30pm Teachers Class - 30 hours.   

      ~Weekly Yoga* Classes 25 hours (15 hours required thru Silver Lotus Yoga) $95 10 class package student special 

      ~Workshops* (40 hours) 

          (2020-2021 suggested list provided 1st day of training, free community learning opportunities, workshops may be submitted for approval) 

      ~This will leave you 9 hours* to complete during the training year as you wish. 

          Retreats, yoga conferences, workshops, meditation groups, yoga study groups, online trainings etc.

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

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Program Investment:

The program includes 12- six hour seminars, 12- two hour teachers yoga class, teachers manual  

1 year of HYMTA membership, private training forum, discounts and access to free downloads.


Early Bird (thru 10/31/20):

$2095 {full payment}

$2195.00 {10 payments of $185,  $345 deposit upon application}

After 10/31/20

$2395 full payment or

Payment Plan {10 payments of $205  $345 deposit upon application}

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

*2.5% Credit Processing Fee



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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.