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Why Yoga Teacher Training?

Posted on January 26th, 2020

Why YTT? “OMG! It was amazing!” “It was awesome!” “It changed my life!” When 200 HR YTT programs started popping up everywhere, I was curious. I attended information sessions and I asked people who had already completed the course to give me their assessment and opinions. Across the board, I got answers like “OMG! It […]

Meet Lotus Yogi: Lynn Ligget

Posted on November 5th, 2019

 “I am a 61-year old professional in the legal filed.  I have been practicing yoga for over 10 years.  I do a sun salutation every morning when I get up and attend a class at Lotus once a week.  I was always curious about yoga and when classes were offered at the YWCA I started […]

Meet Lotus Yogi, Nicole Call!

Posted on October 7th, 2019

Tell us a little bit about yourself. I’m a busy mom of two and wife. I’m originally from Pennsylvania, but also lived in Syracuse, NY before moving to Muncie. I work part-time as well as volunteer a few different places, mainly working on computers. Between working at a desk or in the car driving the […]

Meet Lotus Yogi: Carol Reed

Posted on September 6th, 2019

Tell us a little bit about yourself.   I retired last year from teaching in the School of Kinesiology at Ball State for 26 years.  I taught scuba, first aid/CPR, water aerobics, and yoga.  I have been scuba diving for 40 years and I’ve been an Instructor of scuba for 33 years for Leaird’s Underwater Service […]

What’s the Difference: Hatha? Vinyasa?

Posted on August 30th, 2019

There are so many kinds of yoga these days that it can be quite confusing to know what the terms mean and what to expect when you are looking for a yoga class to attend. Even within the yoga community, terms are used loosely and, because they often overlap, identifying a clear definition is hard […]

Meet Hailey Toy: Physical Trainer at Lotus

Posted on August 6th, 2019

<< Interviewed by River Lin >> I sat down with Hailey in the Lotus studio last week for an interview. She greeted me with her big, beautiful smile and her open-arms approach that I’m beginning to understand is a signature characteristic of hers. She immediately made me feel comfortable in her space, so it was […]

Lotus Yogi Feature: Teresa Evanko

Posted on August 5th, 2019

<<Interviewed by Lotus Yoga Teacher, Debbie Mix>> Tell us a little bit about yourself.  I grew up in Albuquerque, NM, have lived in San Francisco, Washington, DC, Lubbock, TX, and Muncie. I’m a mother of two almost grown young women, and I’m an architect working in Indianapolis. I drive to and from Indy almost every […]

Meditation on Twin Hearts: An introduction

Posted on August 5th, 2019

Meditation on Twin Hearts ® is a standard feature in Pranic Healing. The “Twin Hearts” refers to the two heart centers that we souls in human form have: 1) the crown chakra is the gateway to spiritual enlightenment, and 2) the heart chakra is the gateway for the spiritual self in our human experience.  In […]

Day 14: Yoga and humor

Posted on June 29th, 2017

Lotus Off The Mat Challenge Day 14: Yoga and humor “Laughing is an easy way to strengthen all immune functions, bring more oxygen to the body and brain, foster positive feelings and improve interpersonal skills” (Laughter Yoga Explained).   Hello Yogis! Day 14 of the Lotus Yoga Off The Mat Challenge theme is Yoga and humor. […]

Day 13: Yoga and meditation

Posted on June 25th, 2017

Lotus Yoga Off The Mat Challenge Day 13: Yoga and meditation   Hello Yogis! Day 13 of the Lotus Yoga Off The Mat Challenge theme is Yoga and meditation.     If you feel like you just can’t meditate because of too many distractions, you are not alone. Nearly everyone I have ever talked to […]

Day 12: Yoga and Fatigue

Posted on June 24th, 2017

Lotus Yoga Off The Mat Challenge Day 12: Yoga and Fatigue   “… the force of the crash was … fatigue”. Diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome, the only thing that “significantly relieved their fatigue, strengthened their spirits, brought them peace, and ultimately restored their health was yoga.” (Yoga Journal)     Hello Yogis! Day 12 […]

Day 11: Yoga and Work

Posted on June 21st, 2017

Lotus Yoga Off The Mat Challenge Day 11: Yoga at Work: How do you take yoga off the mat and into work? Hello Yogis! Day 11 of the Lotus Yoga Off The Mat Challenge theme is Yoga and Work. How do you take your yoga practice off the mat and into the work place?   […]