The Lotus Pond Center for Yoga and Health


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6201 Lynn Road

Tampa, FL 33625, USA

Types of Yoga Taught

Flow Yoga

Alignment-Oriented Yoga

Spiritually-Oriented Yoga

Gentle Yoga

Trainings Formats

usually intensive/immersion

spread out over time

Weekends only

several, shorter immersions

trainees commute to the program

Destination / retreat



Other Locations

The Art of Living Center
639 Whispering Hills Rd
Boone, NC, United States

About Lotus Pond Center For Yoga and Health

The Lotus Pond 200 and 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training programs deliver  nationally recognized master teachers and a beautiful and serene setting . We have been certifying teachers since 2006. The Lotus Pond's joyful Teacher Training is designed...

The Lotus Pond 200 and 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training programs deliver nationally recognized master teachers and a beautiful and serene setting. We have been certifying teachers since 2006. The Lotus Pond's joyful Teacher Training is designed to allow the teachings of yoga to unfold in a manner that is inspiring, uplifting & powerful.

Lotus Pond offers a comprehensive Yoga Alliance Certified 200HR Yoga Teacher Training with a deep study in the following areas:

- Breathing Techniques & Practices
- Developing a consistent Meditation practice

- Anatomy and Physiology
- Posture Alignment & Modifications

- Teaching Methodology, Sequencing, and Techniques

- History and Philosophy: The Yoga Sutras/8 Limbs of Yoga and The Bhagavad Gita

- The Subtle Body and the Chakras


200hr YTT Tuition: $3,250 (payment plan available)

Includes full training, all required books & materials


The Lotus Pond's 200hr Teacher Training gives you the community, the tools, and the wisdom not just to be a yoga teacher, but to live the yogic path and truly help others along their own paths. You won't just be another yoga teacher: you'll discover how to access the teacher within. This unique Hatha Yoga Certification provides you with a balanced training that weaves together the discipline of Iyengar alignment and the heart of Kripalu Yoga.


\Lotus Pond's Advanced 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Program
can be done through immersive weekend workshops at the studio or through online on demand training workshops:
*Pre-Requisite: Completion of a 200 Hour YTT at a Lotus Pond or another Yoga Alliance accredited school.

View our in studio 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training workshop schedule:

Option to pay as you take each workshop or set up a payment plan. Priced at $18 per credit hour. Finish your Advanced 300 Hour Teacher Training and upgrade as a 500 RYT on Yoga Alliance.

 For more information about our Advanced Teacher Training:

First Registered November 2006


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  • 5 out of 5
    By: Debbie Vance Jun 02, 2023

    All-inclusive training, excellent teachers

    • General Comments

      All-inclusive training, excellent teachers
First Registered November 2006

School Reviews

Total Reviews: 459

By Annelise RYT® 200

Jul 10, 2024

For anyone looking to deeper their concept of self, the world, their peers, and all things seen and unseen I highly recommend studying with the Lotus Pond. It is a safe environment to grow and learn, a place that is accepting of all humanness and the messy emotions attached to our being. They are here to work with you along side each step of your journey, and personally truly helped me cultivate the confidence within my self. I recommend Lotus Pond's 200 hour training to all those looking to teach, as well as those looking to spread their wings a bit further. Full Review

By Pamela Starr RYT® 200

Jul 07, 2024

The 200-hour training at Lotus Pond was amazing. The core instructors were extremely knowledgeable. They also had guest instructors who added deeper levels of training on different topics. This was the perfect way to dive into the history of yoga, learn how to teach the asanas, and to become part of a nurturing community of like-minded people. Full Review

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Teaching Staff

Katie Beene

E-RYT® 500, YACEP®

Larissa Carlson

E-RYT® 500, YACEP®

Ryan Devin

E-RYT® 500, YACEP®

Valerie Spies

E-RYT® 500, YACEP®

Karin Stephan

E-RYT® 500, YACEP®

Anne Curtis

E-RYT® 500, YACEP®

Carla Jimenez Carla Jimenez

E-RYT® 500

Manasa Kanithi Manasa Kanithi

E-RYT® 200, RYT® 500

Chris Sorensen

E-RYT® 200, RYT® 500, YACEP®

All Teaching Staff (9)

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