This is a Namaste SUP Yoga endorsed program.
Become part of an amazing community of yoga teachers that enjoy the water and teaching in some of the most beautiful studios on Earth, the Great Outdoors. Lotus SUP Yoga raises the bar and exceeds many programs that are out there because we have morphed all that works together! Lotus SUP Yoga is a Nationally Branded program that started in the Great Lakes Region in 2012.
We promote you as a successful and confident SUP Yoga Teacher! Cost: $445
Spend 3 days, including more than 14 hours of water-training with Riviera SUP Yoga Ambassador and Owner of SUP Yoga Michigan, Linda Brown. Linda brings her knowledge from 4 years of building SUP Yoga in Michigan. Along with Kripalu Yoga Center, Spirit Rising’s Stacey Coffey, H2YO SUP Yoga, Erich Schiffman, Betty Eiler and RYT 200, WPA, PaddleFit, Great Lakes Surf Rescue Trainings.
Receive the most comprehensive, hands-on, thought provoking water rescue and emergency training offered in the Great Lakes Region, by the Great Lakes Surf Rescue Education Team, a Nationally recognized organization in the SUP Industry and Drowning Prevention World.
What are the differences in the equipment that your students and yourself will be practicing on? We will go over all of the various types of boards, paddles and accessories that are right for where you live and your activities.
To anchor or not-to-anchor? Learn the A to that Q!
There is a difference when teaching on the water, as opposed to in a studio. Even the most-well regarded yoga teachers need to adapt and modify their teaching style on the water. You will learn to teach a new paddler and a new SUP Yoga student.
Understanding the steps of teaching a beginner for paddling technique from beginner to advanced, various ways of turning, maneuvering and self-rescue and more is included.
You will be responsible for practicing and instructing your peers & Lindy in your own words and with the guided themes.
Become part of a community of teachers that support each other with advice, opportunities and encouragement internationally.
Many more benefits for becoming a Lotus SUP Yoga Instructor.
Lotus Classes that You’ll Teach:
Blue Lotus Beginner – Paddling Technique and self-rescue, with gentle paddle board yoga. Connecting the themes between the sky and earth.
White Lotus SUP Yoga – Modified for the novice stand up paddle and yoga person. Challenging enough for everyone, gentle enough for everyone. Mind, Body, Spirit with theme guides.
Pink Lotus SUP Yoga – Taking SUP yoga to the next level with the guided themes and flowing asanas. This is also a class for a yogi who knows their favorite poses.
Submit Yoga 200+ Certification.
Verify 2 years of teaching, or contact us for alternative
Minimum 12 months of stand up paddling, minimum experience
Submit CPR/First Aid Certification
Please email Lindy@paddlethemittensup.com.
Requirements courtest of Namaste SUP.
As a prerequisite, S.U.P Yoga Instructors must have at least their 200 RYT before receiving continuing education and certification in Stand Up Paddle Yoga.
S.U.P Yoga Instructors must be CPR and First Aid Certified upon completion of their Stand up Paddle Yoga Teacher Training.
S.U.P Yoga Instructors will demonstrate and obtain knowledge on water safety.
S.U.P Yoga Instructors will learn various anchor systems, that can be used to teach stand up paddle yoga classes.
S.U.P Yoga Instructors will learn basic yoga sequences that can be taught with on land stand up paddle yoga classes as well as with on water stand up paddle yoga classes.
S.U.P Yoga Instructors will obtain knowledge of anatomy, benefits and contraindications for basic stand up paddle yoga asanas.
S.U.P Yoga Instructors upon completion of their stand up paddle yoga certification, will be able to teach and demonstrate proper paddling form and technique.
S.U.P Yoga Instructors will reflect the eight limbs into their teaching practices on land and on the water.
Stand Up Paddle Board Instructor Training