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

Gentle Yoga

Trainings Formats

usually intensive/immersion

spread out over time

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 The Lotus Pond Teacher Training

The Lotus Pond Yoga Teacher Training program delivers nationally recognized master teachers and beautiful and serene settings . We have been certifying teachers since 2006. The Lotus Pond's joyful Teacher Training is designed to allow the teachings...

The Lotus Pond Yoga Teacher Training program delivers nationally recognized master teachers and beautiful and serene settings. 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. This is a comprehensive Yoga Alliance Certified 200HR training with a deep study in the following areas:


The 8 Limbs of Yoga, with focus on Pranayama, Asana, and Meditation

Alignment, Anatomy and Physiology

Teaching Methodology, Sequencing, and Techniques

History and Philosophy: The Yoga Sutras and The Bhagavad Gita

The Sublte Body and the Chakras


Tuition: $2,900 (payment plan available)

Includes full training, all required books & materials

Additional costs for Mountain Immersions apply


The Lotus Pond's 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.


We offer a variety of schedules to best meet your needs. 

First Registered November 2006

Online Services

You have to sign up for the 200hr Yoga Teacher Training in order to access the online training option. You can find more information here: Our 300hr students have 6months - 2years to complete their training. At this time we have a large gallery of online training videos. If you're in our 6 month Accelerated Program, you'll have access to all videos. Only some are available for purchase outside of the Accelerated Program on our website and you can find them here: You can also use our online trainings for Continuing Education hours for YA as well.
Offers RYS 200 Trainings per 2021 RYS Online Exemption, RYS 300 Trainings per 2021 RYS Online Exemption and Yoga Classes

Upcoming Training Dates

RYS® 200

Jun 11, 2021—Dec 5, 2021
The Lotus Pond Teacher Training - RYS200
Jan 15, 2021—Aug 1, 2021
The Lotus Pond Teacher Training - RYS200
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The Art of Focusing

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A Lesson on the Fifth Chakra

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First Registered November 2006

School Reviews

Total Reviews: 338

By Cynthia Allen RYT® 200

Jun 15, 2021

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By Daezon Sanchez RYT® 200

Jun 11, 2021

The Lotus Pond is a hidden oasis for those who feel the pull of heart towards balance in life. A compassionate and safe place welcoming every student with open arms. A space where we can explore and reach within to study the many aspects of yoga (mental, physical, emotional, spiritual). Under the clear and careful instruction of The Lotus Pond’s great teachers they encourage to express the natural teacher in everyone. The experience of training here will always have a special place in my heart. Full Review

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Teaching Staff

Larissa Carlson

E-RYT® 500, YACEP®

Melissa Carroll

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®

Manasa Kanithi

E-RYT® 200, RYT® 500, YACEP®

Jennifer Reis

E-RYT® 500, YACEP®

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