Meditation Unveiled

Sat Jan 06 2024 at 10:00 am to Sun Jan 07 2024 at 06:00 pm

Lotus Pond Center for Yoga and Health | Tampa

The Lotus Pond Center for Yoga and Health
Publisher/HostThe Lotus Pond Center for Yoga and Health
Meditation Unveiled
Meditation Unveiled with Val Spies, and Ryan Devin (14 Credit Hours)*

January 6-7, 2024
Saturday & Sunday
*Required course for 300hr students
Cost: $280
*workshops are non-refundable
**Required Reading: Mindfulness in Plain English by Henepola Gunaratana
Course Description
This workshop with Val Spies, E-RYT 500 and Ryan Devin E-RYT 500, prepares yoga teachers to lead seminars and classes on meditation to mainstream and experienced students.
Special attention is given to the 8 limbs of Yoga focusing on pratyahara, dharana, dhyana, and samadhi.

Learn and experience:
Mindfulness meditation and walking meditation
Zen meditation, history and tradition
Yoga Nidra Intro, science, sensation, and benefits
Japa, Mantra, joyful meditation
Metta, loving kindness meditation
Explore the psychology of meditation and how to deliver this information to a mainstream group of students, plus, participate in an introductory class for the public.

About your teachers:
Val Spies is an E-RYT500 certified Kripalu yoga teacher and Chopra Health & Meditation teacher and Chopra Wellness Coach. She specializes in the inner quest for joy through the practice of yoga, meditation and breathwork. She has been leading workshops, travel tours, and training sessions for yoga groups and corporate enterprises for over 20 years, and offers expertise in tailoring programs to fit the needs of her students. Today, Val is best known for her ability to deliver the complex studies of yoga in a comprehensive and intriguing style that appeals to students of all levels. As a Chopra Health Teacher she also leads workshops on Ayurveda Health and Nutrition. She is the founder of the Lotus Pond Center and lead teacher of the Lotus Pond 200 and 300hr Yoga Teacher Training Programs and "yogi mama" to 700+ graduating yoga teachers across the country.
Book a 1:1 coaching session or a set of sessions with Val on zoom through her website:

Ryan Devin E-RYT 500, has taught yoga for over 1000 hours and co-teaches in the 200 hr and Advanced 500 hr teacher training programs at The Lotus Pond. He achieved his bachelors in alternative medicine and became a certified teacher of ACROVINYASA in Bali and is a trained Yoga Nidra facilitator. Ryan enjoys providing a meditative and light-hearted approach in his teachings and commonly weaves in poetry, stories and practices that lead oneself to connect to deeper levels of awareness.

Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Lotus Pond Center for Yoga and Health, 6201 Lynn Rd, Tampa, FL 33625-5618, United States,Citrus Park, Florida


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