200-Hour In-Studio YTT
The Art of Personal Transformation
June 13th, 2022 - August 11th, 2022

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The Art of Personal Transformation 200 Hours Summer Intensive Yoga Teacher Training - June 13th, 2022 - August 11th, 2022

 Each and everyone of us have the power to live to our fullest potential in this unique Human expression. Our fullest, most brilliant potential is far beyond what words can possibly describe. You are a conduit of pure source energy. It animates every cell of your Being. You are literally walking stardust, composed of the same material that birthed the cosmos! You have LIMITLESS potential, LIMITLESS energy within you. It is all up to you to make the choice to tap into and turn on the infinite potential within and live as your most truest self.

 THIS is the art of personal transformation.

 Our immersive and interactive training curriculum guides serious practitioners and/or those aspiring to become yoga teachers through the fundamental steps of discovering your authentic expression of Self (your truth), your voice, your creativity and your purpose (what fuels and fulfills your Being) by bridging the gaps between the Earth realm and the spiritual realm (where all potentials exist) through the embodiment of Yoga.

 By immersing yourself into this training you are signing up to dive deep into the art of personal transformation where you'll learn techniques and practices that heal the Mind Body & Spirit, expands consciousness, promotes awareness of all layers of the Self, broaden your horizon of possibilities and gives purpose and meaning to life.

 The tools you'll be given will give you endless opportunities to go within and heal/discover/align yourself as you move through life and the inevitable ebbs and flows. Once you get on the path, it truly never ends. You become a student of life and a bringer of light in this world.

 By showing up for yourself in this way you begin to embody you Highest Self, your Truth, and through the embodiment of your highest frequency you become empowered to share these tools with those around us and impact the collective on a grand scale!

 Our emphasis lies on discovering one’s own unique path back home to their innermost authentic selves to be able to then share from a place of integrity and authenticity.

 This training program is dedicated to shine a light upon the path of body, mind, and soul connection through the teachings of Patanjali's Yoga Sutra, the eightfold path is called ashtanga, which literally means "eight limbs" (ashta=eight, anga=limb):

YAMA - Restraints, moral disciplines or moral vows.
NIYAMA - Positive duties or observances.
ASANA - Posture.
PRANAYAMA - Breathing techniques.
PRATYAHARA - Sense withdrawal.
DHARANA - Focused concentration.
DHYANA - Meditative absorption.
SAMADHI - Bliss or enlightenment.

 These eight steps act as guidelines on how to live a meaningful and purposeful life. They serve as a prescription for moral and ethical conduct and self-discipline; they direct attention toward one's health; and they help us to acknowledge the spiritual aspects of our nature.

What to expect:
* Eight Limbs of Yoga
* Hatha Yoga
* Intro to Vinyasa Yoga
* Intro to Restorative Yoga
* Intro to Therapeutic Yoga
* Intro to Kundalini Yoga
* Intro to Nidra Yoga
* Discover/Strengthen personal practice
* Healing and transformation on a physical, emotional, mental, spiritual level
* Learning to hands on assist students
* Proper alignments, breath and energetic cues
* How to modify for those with physical challenges
* Pranayama/ Breathing techniques to energize and stimulate Life Force Energy, bring balance and healing
* Sequencing and Teaching Community Classes
* Anatomy/Physiology/Biomechanics
* Principles of Alignment
* History/Philosophy of Yoga
* Mantra/Chanting
* Bandhas
* Seva (selfless giving)
* Chakras
* Energy Awareness & how to feel, understanding, and pick up on energy ​
* Introduction to Ayurveda
* Meditation (how to practice & guide)
* Neuroscience
* Quantum Physics
* Law of Attraction
* Spirituality of Yoga Practice
* Yoga Business, marketing, and Branding
* Overall enhancing personal freedom, self-empowerment, embodying your Truth and a deep feeling of unity will Self, Nature, and all of totality -- allowing you to see thyself in all, feeling love for the life that you are, the life force that flows through you! 

B O N U S E S :
- 3 months unlimited yoga membership at Rising Lotus (value of $300)
- Rising Lotus Mentoring Program
- Become an intimate part of a supportive and loving community
-Become a certified Yoga Teacher and your own Boss!

 If this course calls out to you, you will be FULLY supported by the Rising Lotus Conscious Community because we know that those who are called to this path of service are divinely guided and are here to build the New Earth!


Application fee $250 - due at time of application (not refundable, included in tuition)

SUMMER SPECIAL - $1999 paid by April 30th, 2022
Early Bird Price - $2350 paid by May 15th, 2022
FULL Tuition Price - $2850 paid by June 6th, 2022
Bridge Program - $1850 (must present completed 200hrs YTT certification) paid by June 6th, 2022
Call 708-262-9539 to discuss personalized payment plans

Lead Teacher:
Divya Drishti, E-RYT

Gina Tortorello, E-CYT
Rich Logan, E-CYT
Karla Cain, E-RYT
Panshula Ganeshan, E-CYT
Sharla Johnson, E-CYT
Garry Johnson, Business Growth & Marketing Specialist

Class meets:
June 13th, 2022 -
August 11th, 2022
Monday's - Thursday's
9:30am - 12:30pm & 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Summer Breaks: Week of July 4th and July 25th

Pre-register through the link below or contact us by calling 708-262-9539 or emailing RisingLotusHealingCenter@yahoo.com

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Meet Our Teachers


Divya, E-RYT

Divya's strong desire to live in an elevated state of mind led her to the path of Yoga. The insight she received through self study and exploration passionatley drove her to share it with others.


* General Psychology, BA - University of Illinois, Chicago

* E-RYT 200 hours of Hatha Yoga 

RYT 300 hours of Iyengar Yoga

* YT 200 hours of Kundalini Yoga (soon to be certified and registered) - Trained by Samadhi Banks

* Master Reiki Healer - Trained by Jenni Maes & Shaman Jay

* Sound Healer - Trained by Shaman Jay

* 80 hours of "Living Wisdom" - Bridge Between Yoga & Activism - Trained by Bex Tyrer, Yoga Barn, Bali 

* 80 hours of "Unwind the Feminine" - Specialized Yoga Training  - Trained by Bex Tyrer, Yoga Barn, Bali

* 10 hours of "Yoga on a Quantum Level" - Trained by Gina Tortorello

* 10 hours of the "Foundations of Meditation" - Trained by Gina Tortorello

* 12 hours of Para Yoga - Trained by Yogarupa Rod Stryker

She is also a lead teacher in the Rising Lotus School of Yoga & Wellness 200hr teacher training program where she shares the profound teachings of asanas/postures, breath and body awareness and alignment, and how to tap into the power of presence, oneness, gratitude, and love during practice.


Since September 1st, 2018, Emile is the owner of Rising Lotus Healing Center.

"Yoga infused with Svadhyaya (self-study) expanded my consciousness, broaden my perspective, healed my mind and body and aligned me with with my purpose. The best past is that there will always be ebb and flow, therefore we have the opportunity to constantly evolve if we allow ourselves to."

Divya brings a genuine calmness and a deep sense of grounded presence to her classes with a positive outlook not only within you but with the surrounding world. She truly allows you to become blissful, to be you, and to just BE. With her grounding energy her yoga teachings create an environment for others to be completely present in the moment.

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Rich Logan, E-YT

Rich Logan has traveled the world studying and teaching massage therapy and Yoga. He has been on faculty at the Chicago School of Massage therapy and The Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. As well he has taught in the Indian based Teacher Training group Rishikul in their Nepal program.  He teaches yoga anatomy for several teacher trainings in Chicagoland as well as workshops in the surrounding area. Rich has also been a guest speaker on Western massage techniques at the Auyurvedic College in Mysore, India. He has also taught adjustment and anatomy oriented yoga courses for yoga teachers in Hamburg, Germany.  He has presented at Wanderlust Chicago, teaching well over a thousand students in Grant Park.  He was also a featured yoga presenter at Bhakti fest Midwest in Madison.  He also has been performing with Kirtan groups in Chicago since 2002 as a guitarist and fronts his own group with a revolving band of world-class musicians called Akoustikirtan.  A serious student of Yoga since 1998, teaching since 2001 and a meditation practitioner since 1978, Rich incorporates his knowledge of anatomy and physiology with a unique understanding of spirituality in the modern world. Rich has studied at the prestigious Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram in Madras, India with TKV Desikachar among others presiding, The Atma Vikasa in Mysore with Yogacharya V. Venkatesha and wife Acharye Hema, The Himalayan Iyengar Yoga Center near Dharamsala with Sharat Arora.  Rich's significant teachers have been, Kim Shwartz, Tias Little, Aadil Palkhivala, Gabriel Halpern and Anna Forrest. Rich has also assisted Tias Little in workshops as well as his Esalen retreat in 08. He continues to study at the Yoga Circle under the tutelage of the enigmatic and brilliant Gabriel Halpern in the Iyengar tradition.  Rich has an eclectic teaching style focusing on the seeming basics to allow for a deeper practice by sitting in some poses for extended periods and moving through other postures smoothly with deliberation attention on placing ourselves in the pose as opposed to habitual patterns and gravity running the show.  A mindful practice is focused on, bringing us to the edge of ‘experience’ to ‘witness’ the moment unfold and realize it is us who is the unfolding.


Gina Tortorello, E-RYT

Gina’s altruistic nature and intuitiveness has led her to share the practice of yoga and conscious raising wisdom with others. The profound awakening of realizing her own divinity inspires Gina to share in helping her brothers and sisters of planet Earth to remember their own.


“Because it’s time for us to raise our vibration and the vibration of the human collective. The work we are doing here is important. It’s time for us to remember who we are and I’m overjoyed to be part of the light-workers who are helping others reunite with their authentic Self”

Her curiosity sparks passion for growth and learning. Gina is dedicated to higher living and loves sharing it withbothers. She received her E-RYT 200 Hr. Yoga certification from Soderworld Wellness Center in 2013, a Reiki practitioner, Circle Space Holder, Creatrix of Becoming:The Science & Practices of Becoming Your Higher Self, brainwave entrainment mentor & self employed hair stylist who volunteers teaching yoga and leading hikes through the Cook County forest preserves is dedicated to higher living and loves sharing it with others.


Karla Cain, E-RYT

In 2010 Karla discovered Ayurveda.

"I was overjoyed to discover that all of my thoughts and feelings about humanity the world at large, along with all that I had learned about healthy eating, had a NAME. I love and wholeheartedly believe in this practice. It has brought me back to my beginnings and allowed me to be in tune with nature and the ancient healing of my ancestors."


Karla is extremely passionate about bringing the healing power of the Ayurvedic lifestyle to her community.

NAMA* Board-Certified Ayurvedic Health Counselor

E-RYT-200 Yoga Instructor

Ayurveda Panchakarma Body Therapist

ACE Certified Fitness Instructor

Secretary, The Council for Ayurveda Credentialing

Faculty, Ananda Ayurveda Academy 


Panshula Ganeshan CYT

Panshula Ganeshan is an initiated shishya (disciple) of the late yoga master Sivaya Subramuniyaswami-- founder of Hinduism Today magazine and Kauai's Hindu Monastery. Following a brief monastic training under his guru at the age of 21, Panshula returned home to practice all that his guru taught him. Panshula lived for 10 years as a strict brahmachari (celibate yoga student), practicing daily intensive raja/hatha yoga, traditional home worship, scriptural study, Vedic chanting, selfless service, and pilgrimages. Until recently, Panshula has remained in the background of the yoga community, preferring a private practice for self-transformation. After twenty years of study and experience, he now feels a deep calling to share his knowledge of Hinduism and Yoga metaphysics with other aspiring yogis and yoginis. In 2018, Panshula became a certified yoga teacher through the Rising Lotus Healing Center, and also became certified in Vedic Counseling through the American Institute of Vedic Studies. Panshula has a Master’s in Writing degree and teaches writing full-time at Moraine Valley Community College.  He lives in the South Suburbs of Chicago with his wife, Jill Ganeshan, also a yogini and yoga teacher. 


Garry Johnson, Business Growth & Marketing Specialist

We are brining in a Business Growth & Marketing Specialist Garry Johnson from Hip & Cool Marketing Inc., to help you understand and establish the skills, tools and mind set to be a successful Yoga Instructor.

His holistic and unique approach to growing a Yoga Business is a perfect match for the Yogi/Yogini who wants to have full classes with the ability to develop a loyal following of students who will pay for whatever you have to offer.

Garry brings over 26 years of experience and success in building from scratch, growing and even running businesses in the fitness and health and wellness industry. As a direct result of his coaching, marketing, sales and innovative business systems he has helped Entrepreneurs generate over $100 Million in product and services.

He is a retired Master Hypnotherapist who logged over 20,000 individual sessions in his career, taught and certified some of North America's top Hypnotherapists and is an accomplished Instructor Level Black Belt in 2 different Kung Fu Systems. 

He is an International Speaker, Author and Father of 3 beautiful girls, ages 7, 16 and 29.