(Begin in February and Graduate in September!)

Directors Kelly Brookbank and Lisa Pumper have been offereing teacher trainings for over 10 years and now have joined forces to host this unique school that provides a diverse group of specialists and leaders in South Florida giving you access to the most well rounded program available in south Florida.
This training is a Hatha/Vinyasa school in the lineage of Krisnamacharya.  We also incorporate various 
Trantric lineages (Kripalu and Kundalini) to give a well rounded experience of our master 
Hindu Lineage in the modern times of Eastern Yoga traditions.  
Join us for the most diverse, qualified, yoga transformational experience offered in our area. 

Join our Advanced Yoga Teacher Training
and Earn your 500 hour Yoga Alliance Certificate 
(with your 200 hour Yoga Alliance Certificate as a base)

Expand Your Teachings With Diverse Techniques
Enhance Your Knowledge Of All Aspects Of Yoga
Transformation & Professional Growth with Personal Mentoring  

Hatha Yoga Theory & Teaching Techniques: 
Intermediate & Advanced Asanas, Pranayama Practices (Including Kriyas), Mudras,

Bandhas & Meditation Techniques. 
Insights to popular lineages & styles: Vinyasa, Iyengar, Kripalu, Kundalini,

Trauma, Vini Yoga, Yin Yoga, Restorative, 
Pre-natal, Chair Yoga and more.

Anatomy & Physiology: 
Functional anatomy beyond the 200 hour teacher, bio-mechanics and kinesiology for multi levels of asanas and practitioners, working with injuries and limitations and providing safety as the yoga teacher.

Teaching Methods: 
Mastery of sequencing, class planning & themes (Hatha and Vinyasa Styles)
Assisting & adjusting asanas (both hands on and verbal techniques), 
Incorporating pranayama, meditation, and philosophy into classes
Supported yoga (Use of chairs, walls, and props)

The Business of Yoga (Ethics & Lifestyle): 
Building a presence and enriching our community through service (SEVA), holding “space” for classes and workshops, discussions of modern issues in the business of yoga, ethics & boundaries, and understanding operations set up (website, social media, branding, marketing, accounting, licensing, etc.)

Explore the teachings of our Ancient Texts & Lineage,
Vedas, Upanishads, Yoga Sutras, Bhagavad Gita, Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Tantric Philosophy,

Stories of Hindu Deities and more…
Prana & Subtle Energies: 
Koshas, Chakras, Nadis, Aura, etc. including modern interpretations on how to incorporate into teachings.

Techniques in verbalizing this oral tradition, posture names, mantras/chanting & kirtan

Ayurveda (Sister Science of Yoga): 
Balancing through Doshas and treatment including all new age health and healing practices under this tradition.


Kelly Brookbank ~ ERYT 500, YACEP, Kripalu, Vinyasa & Prenatal Teacher, Owner of Colony Studio, 200 & 300hr TT, Teen Leadership Programs, Founder & Producer  of Yoga Fest, founder & director Mahashakti Foundation.,  

Lisa Pumper ~ ERYT 200, YACEP, Vinyasa & Restorative Fusion Teacher, 200 & 300hr TT,  Founder & Director Yoga cOMmUNITY FL, Founder & Director Fort Lauderdale Beach Yoga & Fitness, Co- Founder & Producer The Zen Cruise & Destinations.,,

Arianne Om ~ ERYT 500, YACEP, Level 2 AcroYoga, Health & Business Coach, 200hr TT, Owner The Yoga Expo FL, Director Greater Miami Holistic Chamber of Commerce. ,,  

Cecilia Lester ~ ERYT 500, YACEP, LMT, ViniYoga Therapist, Physical Therapist.

Colleen Gallagher ~ ERYT 500, Senior Iyengar Teacher, owner of I Yoga Delray.

Greg Nardi ~ ERYT 500, Level 2 Authorized KPJ Ashtanga Yoga Institute of  Mysore Teacher, Co-Owner Ashtanga Yoga Worldwide.

Jiwan Kaur ~ ERYT 500, Leading Kundalini Teacher, Coach, Minister and Birthing Coach.

Mukti Michael Buck ~ Vedic Thai Yoga Master Teacher, LMT, Founder & Director Vedic Conservatory,  Ordained directly from A.C.Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada into the Gaudiya Vaisnava Sampradaya.

Marlena Hasday ~ Experienced Psychotherapist over 20 yrs & Yoga Teacher, LMHC

Pam Butler ~ Barkan Method, Chopra Meditation Teacher, Life Coach

Paul Toliuszis ~ Senior Yoga Teacher in Miami, Hatha Vinyasa & Janan Teacher, 200 & 300hr TT, Co-Owner Tropical Vinyasa.

Phylice Kessler ~ RTY500, YACEP, MS, CPT, Vinyasa Teacher, 200hr TT, Life Coach, Fitness

Rishi Eric Infanti ~ ERYT500, YACEP, MA, LMT, Vinyasa, Yin & Ayurveda Teacher.

Tara Wood ~ RYT500, YACEP – Vinyasa & Yin, 200 & 300hr TT, Colony Yoga lead teacher. 


 - 7 Intensive Weekends - 
February: 2-4 / February: 23-25 / March: 16-18 / April: 6-8 / May: 6-8 / June: 1-3 / June 29,30 / July 1

Friday 5pm-10m, Saturday & Sunday 8am – 8pm*
*a few classes begin at 11am  

Weekly 1 hr Online Conference
Monthly 2 hr Private Mentoring Sessions
Attending a Sunday AM Yoga & Live Music @ The Colony
Opportunity to Teach Yoga Classes
Create & Lead a Yoga Workshop
SEVA at Yoga Fest on 4/24 (required 8-20 non contact hrs)
SEVA at Kashi Ashram on 5/13 (optional 10 non-contact hrs)
SEVA at Costa Rica Retreats 7/23-27 (Teen Leadership) or 7/28 – 8/4 (General) (optional 30 non-contact hrs)*
Thai Yoga Training w/ Mukti Michael Buck on 6/23-24 (optional 16 non-contact hrs)*
The Yoga Expo: Continue Ed Courses on 4/14 (optional 10 non-contact hrs)*

*additional charge for event. 

Urban Namaste 915 ne 20th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, fl

Red Pearl Yoga Studio 904 n. Flager Dr , Fort Lauderdale, fl

Plus field trips to guest teacher studios: Ashtanag Yoga Worldwide, Tropical Vinyasa & iYoga Delray Beach  

$3,995 paid in full before Jan 2

$686 pay as you go (pay 2 weeks b4 scheduled intensive) 

For more info & registration contact Lisa Pumper at: / (954) 609-9074

*School registered with Yoga Alliance as Bija Yoga School*

​​​24 hours in class room / 7 hours online discussions w/ Lisa Pumper + guest speakers

Great for yoga practioners and yoga teachers, physical therapists, body workers, energy workers, pilates and fitness instructors, stress management professions, and health counselors.


Course Topics:

The relaxation response and the nervous system

The Chakras & Koshas

Restorative asanas & sequences for different environment

Yogic Meditations

Assisting and Acu pressure adjustments

Dynamic use of props for support such as bolsters, chairs, walls and more...

Breathing techniques to invoke a deep relaxation response and healing

Aromatherapy use

7 week home study of Restorative Yoga & Yogic Meditation with a online discussion/webinar

Delicious vegan lunch breaks

In classroom sessions will include restorative yoga & meditation practices, practice teaching, lectures & discussions.

24 credits for yoga instructors (YA) Certified Yoga Teachers of all disciplines are welcome.


$695 * Includes training manual & certificate. Students must purchased thier own props.

Dates: TBA

300hr Advanced Yoga Teacher Training