200 Hour

Align with love, joy, and wisdom! Learn the depth of yoga philosophy, yoga postures, meditation, and so much more. Our transformative program has changed the lives of over 300 yogis. Our esteemed graduates teach at many studios across Nebraska, the midwest, and the US. Your teachers will guide you to a stronger mind body connection, a more confident energy, and to become a dynamic yoga teacher.

April 21-23
Salutations, Love and The Sun! We cover the basics and set the stage.

May 19-21
International yoga teacher and expert Jason Bowman: asana, meditation, and excellence in teaching.

June 9-11
Sequencing, Anatomy, and Yogi Activism in the community!

July 7-9
Philosophy, Pose Lab, and Pranayama Breath Work.

Aug 11-13
Ayurveda, Assisting, the Power of Prana, and a Plant Based Life.

Sept 8-10
Acro Yoga, the Business of Yoga, Pose Labs, and Peak Poses.

Oct 13-15
Restorative + Reiki, Practicum, and Celebration ceremony!

We are holding space for you to embark on your perfect journey. If you need to miss a weekend, we have plenty of opportunities for you to make up your hours!


  • 35 classes with Lotus House of Yoga Staff.
  • Attendance at Lotus House of Yoga Workshops, for a total of 4 hours (for example, 2 separate workshops at LEAST 2 hours each). Additional charges apply with your Teacher Training discount.
  • 10 class observations of LHOY staff.
  • 6 offerings of free “Seva Hours” to the community.
  • 6 hours of Business of Yoga.
  • Additional opportunities for practice teaching in classes with the Lotus staff.
  • Several homework and reading assignments.

Training Staff

  • Mary Clare Sweet
  • Anne Sweet
  • Sarah Rasby
  • Chaeli Buda
  • Erin Downs
  • Lotus House of Yoga Staff

Required Reading List

  • The Bhagavad Gita translated by Stephen Mitchell
  • The Key Muscles of Yoga by Ray Long
  • Light on Yoga BKS Iyengar
  • The Heart of Yoga TKV Desikichar

Highly Recommended Reading List

  • Bringing Yoga to Your Life by Donna Fahri
  • The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by Sri Swami Satchitananda
  • Yoga as Medicine by Timothy McCall

Investment Details

  • $2400 if paid in full 30 days before start date
  • $2500 with payment plan
  • Tuition includes a 30 class pass to attend classes with senior teachers to meet the class attendance requirement
  • Additional Fees may apply for elective workshop requirements
  • All teacher training fees are non-refundable

Contact Lauren at lauren@lotushouseofyoga.com for more information!

300 Hour

LOTUS HOUSE OF YOGA 300 hour teacher training allows you to explore the depths of knowledge passed down through generations of highly esteemed yoga teachers. Dive deeper into the knowledge of the sages, the heart of your love and the energetic understanding of the asanas. At Lotus House of Yoga we have developed a curriculum that will take you on the path that prepares you to not only teach but to inspire. By participating in our program you will explore such in-depth topics as AYURVEDIC HERBS FOR YOGA, HEALING THROUGH THE ENERGY BODY, ADVANCED PHILOSOPHIES OF THE ANCIENT SAGES, and HOW TO TEACH ANATOMICAL ALIGNMENT. Don’t fear the unknown! Advanced your knowledge to be the teacher of others! The Lotus House of Yoga 300 Teacher Training begins with YOU!

We have rolling admissions for this program, and you can begin at any time! Your personal evolution is accelerated in our 300 hour curriculum. Each weekend contains transformative sessions from our distinguished teachers. Our staff is passionate about serving you with their love and positive energy. We are thrilled to light your way.

Upcoming Weekends

6/9/2017 – 6/11/2017
The time is now to invoke the power of the sun. There is a fire inside you that cannot be extinguished. It is never uncertain, it is never afraid. It is stable and it is you. An intelligently aligned asana practice gives you clear access to your power. It helps you say what you mean and mean what you say. You begin to manifest the life you’ve dreamed of because you have uncovered your solar power. This weekend will give you innovative tools to:

  • Integrate powerful solar sequences into your practice and the classes you teach
  • Concentrate on Tapas and the freedom of discipline
  • Utilize chakra therapy
  • Understand the story and mythology of Durga and Indra

June 9 – 11, 2017
Friday 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00am – 6:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Lotus House of Yoga – Omaha Studio

$350 / weekend

*YOGA NIDRA + YOGA AS HEALER with Mary Duryea, Anne Sweet, + MC Sweet
8/4/2017 – 8/6/2017
There is nothing more powerful that the human body’s ability to bring balance. Yoga Nidra is the most researched yoga technique proven to radically heal your mind, body, and soul. Mary Duryea MD, Anne Sweet, and MC Sweet come together to lead a powerful weekend with healing at the forefront. This in depth weekend will give you innovative tools to:

  • Integrate intelligent and powerful healing techniques in hatha, vinyasa, prenatal, senior, and kids yoga classes
  • Lead Yoga Nidra
  • Write themed Yoga Nidra scripts
  • Develop your Sankhalpa
  • Utilize the 5 element healing principles
  • Utilize ayurvedic healing
  • Integrate chakra therapy

August 4 – 6, 2017
Friday 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00am – 6:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Lotus House of Yoga – Omaha Studio

$350 / weekend


  • Required and Elective Modules, includes related homework assignments
  • 3 Book Reports from the Recommended Book List
  • Attending 20 yoga classes with Mary Clare
  • Observation of 8 classes with Mary Clare
  • Observation of your teaching and assists
  • Karma Project
  • Essay on topic of choice for completion certification

Investment Details

  • $108 Enrollment Fee
  • Pay for workshops as you go, allowing you to customize your pace, workshops, and tailor to your interests and budget!

Contact Lauren at lauren@lotushouseofyoga.com for more information!

Children's Yoga

Impact the planet with LOVE! Learn to lead little yogis into the positive, caring, mindful, creative beings they are designed to be! All you need for this training is a desire to work with our mini rainbow warriors! Our esteemed lead teacher Kwin Kunkle has worked with children for many years and has designed her own curriculum that will one day integrate into public schools.

The full 95-Hour YA Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher (RCYT95) Training Program consists of four weekend modules, elective workshops, observation and kula classes. The modules may be taken in any order, as it fits your schedule. This training may also count towards the Lotus House of Yoga 200 & 500 Hour Teacher Training Program. $250 per Module or $888 for all 4 Modules.

Module 1: Planting the Seed – Learn history, philosophy and core elements of teaching children’s yoga.
May 5-7
Friday 6pm-9pm
Sat 10am-5pm
Sun 10am-4pm

Module 2: ­ Nourishing the Seedling – Explore anatomy, energy, and development of young students as they grow.
June 2-4
Friday 6pm-9pm
Sat 10am-5pm
Sun 10am-4pm

Module 3: Blooming in the Sun – Discover your playful inner child, meaningful intentions, and the power of breath and voice.
July 7-9
Friday 6pm-9pm
Sat 10am-5pm
Sun 10am-4pm

Module 4: Enjoying the Bounty of the Garden – Bringing all of the knowledge and tools together to create a dynamic, fun, and interesting children’s yoga program.
August 4-6
Friday 6pm-9pm
Sat 10am-5pm
Sun 10am-4pm

We are holding space for you to change the world through the future of our planet – children. Contact Lauren at lauren@lotushouseofyoga.com for more information!


When a woman is pregnant, shakti, the creative force of the world is dominant and radiant in her body! That is why we say, “She is Glowing”. Her magical and powerful body is meant to be honored and cared for during her pregnancy, the best way to do that is through prenatal yoga. Our Om Mama’s that practice prenatal yoga at Lotus find a depth of relaxation, community, and peace unlike anywhere else. You can learn to lead these amazing women to discover the depth of their power!

Learn how to lead a Lotus Blessingway Ceremony to celebrate and pamper a pregnant woman. Access special techniques to create a more comfortable and mindful sequence for her changing body. Learn anatomy and physiology that will open your mind to the wonder of the creative feminine force! Learn how yoga and meditation can increase fertility and health pregnancies.

Experienced and amazing teacher Amy Bidrman leads this training with Mary Clare, Sarah, Anne, and the incredible Lotus faculty.

This Comprehensive Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training includes:

  • Prenatal Vinyasa Yoga ~ Asana and Flow
  • Intro to Childbirth Education
  • Pregnancy Anatomy
  • Prenatal Partner Yoga
  • Kundalini Yoga postures and sequences unique to pregnancy
  • Optimal nutrition for fertility
  • Meditations and mantras to help women prepare for a positive birth experience and motherhood
  • Acupuncture During Pregnancy to help alleviate physical symptoms and induce labor
  • LOTUS HOUSE OF YOGA SACRED BIRTHING CIRCLE CEREMONY – learn this sacred celebration of birth, life, and mothers
  • Crystals and Gems for Childbirth
  • Pregnancy anatomy and alignment
  • Essential Oils for Pregnancy
  • Difference between obstetrical and midwifery models of care
  • Vaccinations – exploring parents’ options and resources
  • Couples Yoga and Meditation classes
  • Clearing our own blocks in order to become an authentic and effective teacher
  • Networking with your community and others in the childbirth world

Teachers can register as a RPYT if they have successfully completed both a 200-hour yoga teacher training program and an 85-hour prenatal yoga training—in either order—that are registered with Yoga Alliance. Applicants must submit 30 teaching hours in prenatal yoga which must be performed after completing a program with a RPYS (Registered Prenatal Yoga School). Teachers can no longer register as a RPYT via grand parenting.


Weekend 1:
May 13–14

Weekend 2:
June 10-11

Weekend 3:
July 8-9

Weekend 4:
August 12-13

Investment Details

$200 per weekend
$780 Paid in Full (4 weekends)
$800 Payment Plan (4 weekends)*
*$200 85 hr RPYT Enrollment Deposit required for registration

We are holding your space! Register now for this incredible training. Contact Lauren at lauren@lotushouseofyoga.com for more information!

Warrior Wheels Training

You have felt the BEATS and the HEAT. Now it is time to lead. Over 3 days you will transform into an inspiring, motivating, cycle coach addicted to riding!

Friday, July 23
Ride to inspire with MC

Saturday, July 24
Technique, terminology, and TEMPO! with Joy and Terra!

Sunday, July 25
Polish, practice, and PRESENT! with Jeannie!

Investment: $300

We want you to make us DRIP sweat and push the pace! Join our inspiring team NOW! Contact Lauren at lauren@lotushouseofyoga.com for more information!

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