Welcome to Lotus Grad School!


Jasmine Tarkeshi, Brima Jah
Astrud Castillo, Senior Lotus Teachers and visiting master guest teachers

Continue Your Studies. Get Your 300 Hour Advanced Certification

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A Leader - Yoga Alliance Approved

Spark your interests, boost your confidence and step more fully into your path as a teacher.

Here you will be able to enrich your teaching with areas that you are the most passionate about. Lotus senior teachers will lead these popular offerings.

Open to all teachers from all yogic backgrounds with a 200 hour teacher training certificate.

Oct 4th - 18th

Dharma Talks: Heart Language & Thematics for Yoga Teachers with Jacquelynn St. Pierre

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Sundays 2-4:30pm PST hosted on Zoom

A 10 Hour virtual yoga teacher training focused on developing your voice & creative heart language.

oin Jacq St. Pierre for this inspiring and relevant 10 hour training exploring the art of offering Dharma talks, asana and meditation class thematics, as well as thoughtful language to bring your classes to life. Each week will consist of lecture and discussion to identify the components of thoughtful thematics, using your personal practice as a catalyst from which to be of service.
Learn to create an inspiring arrival for your class, and continue to thread it through in a way that feels fluid, natural, and leads to powerful culmination.
We'll also take time for a movement and/or meditation practice to move our spiritual intentions through the physical plane.
Homework will guide you to expand your creative process through inspiring readings, reflection, and sharing.

3 Sessions with the option to watch the recording.
2.5 additional hours of reading, reflection & online interaction

10 CE credits, hours count towards your 300hr certification with Lotus SF

Sliding Scale Pricing $120 - $250

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Dec 4th - 12th

Yoga & Social Equity 25 Hour Virtual Teacher Training with Brima Jah & Dia Penning

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Fri 12/4 6-8pm; Sat & Sun 10am-3pm; Friday 12/11 3-8pm; Sat 12/12 10am-3pm PST

Learn how models for social equity advocacy have been adapted to better identify and dismantle systems of power and privilege. Ignite or sustain the work necessary for unlearning racism, classism, homophobia, transphobia, ableism, xenophobia, ableism and other forms of social bias. Explore the ethical responsibility of teaching yoga as a practice that is inclusive of all communities.

Acquire skills for minimizing common barriers to social equity while teaching, in relationships to your students and in collaboration with other yoga professionals.

Develop your unique voice as a teacher as you uncover the ways yoga philosophy can serve as a framework for restoring social equity.

Explore the practice of both Lotus Flow and Lotus Yin architectures as a means for dismantling hierarchical teaching paradigms and adopting teaching practices that are inclusive of bodies of all colors, shapes, sizes and abilities.

Tuition: sliding scale $300 - $625

*scholarships & work trade available, contact us for details asklotusSF@laughinglotus.com

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Step Into Your Strength as a Teacher

Create your own 300 hour program with our 50 hour and 150 modules that most align with your personal interests and schedule.

Open to all teachers from all yogic backgrounds with a 200 hour teacher training certificate. We also offer a unique Apprenticeship program with Lotus Senior Teachers to help you continue to hone your craft and progress on your path as a teacher. Learn More

  • Advanced Sequencing & Alignment
  • Hands-On Assists
  • Yoga & Social Justice
  • Prenatal & Yoga for Kids
  • Yin Yoga
  • Restorative & Reiki
  • Meditation
  • Bhakti Practice: Chanting & Mantra
  • Yoga + Injury Prevention
  • Yoga Philosophy & Sanskrit

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