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About Silver Lotus Training Institute

Silver Lotus Training Institute began as an adjunct program of The Women’s Mental Health and Wellness Center in silver Spring Maryland in 1994 when we offered our first Yoga Teacher Training. In a committment to excellence Silver Lotus Training Institute was one of the frist professional schools in the United States to be registered with the Yoga Alliance. We are home to Svadhyaya Yoga™, developed by founder Susan Hamadock, LCSW, E-RYT 500. Over its 20-plus year history, the Institute has grown to include health -centered programs in tai chi, qigong, meditation, yoga and mental health. Silver Lotus is committed to providing excellent individualized programs in health and wellness from highly qualified staff.

At present, we are a collective of like-minded professional teachers (all trained at Silver Lotus) who are dedicated to community outreach and education in lower Delaware. We are a center without walls. Our teachers teach in a variety of locations at medical facilities, assisted living facilities, senior centers, other yoga and dance studios and fitness centers. We also can provide programs in your facility or home.

All of our teachers have not only been certified by silver Lotus: but most of us continue to advance our studies through on-going programs offered by national and international leaders in our respective fields.

Our classes and training programs are conducted in small, intimate class settings.  This ensures that you will get precisely what you need to make your individualized personal training complete. All Silver Lotus instructors have been fully trained to adapt the practices to meet your needs and keep you safe. We welcome ALL people, including those with physical/emotional problems and different abilities, and fully embrace diversity in all of its aspects.

Click the links below to read more about:

The Directors of Silver Lotus Training Institute - Susan Hamadock and Marianne Walch
Silver Lotus Faculty