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Yoga Teacher Training: choosing the best course for you

Posted on February 4th, 2017

How to Choose a Yoga Teacher Training Course: There are as many different reasons to take a Yoga Teacher Trainer (YTT) course as there are individuals who want to become certified. There are also many different kinds of training. The purpose of this blog is to help you understand some of the different kinds of […]

Yoga and Religion

Posted on January 8th, 2017

Although yoga is quickly becoming a standard form of physical activity in the US, there are still many questions surrounding its religious roots. Often times, people who are devout in their own religious practices are concerned about the influences of yoga and whether or not it might be prohibited in their faith. Many ask, how […]

Baptiste Yoga Class offered 12/23, 2016 All Levels Welcome!

Posted on December 13th, 2016

Karma Class at Lotus Yoga Studio – Baron Baptiste style yoga Friday, December 23, 4-5:30 pm Lotus Yoga Studio Cost: FREE! Food and pantry donations are always welcome Guest Teacher: Eliza Ogasawara  Powerful Flow – this all-levels class is based on the Baptiste ‘Journey Into Power’ sequence, a powerful vinyasa flow. It is a class full of […]

My Baptiste Experience

Posted on December 12th, 2016

I’ve always been an easy-going kind of yoga person. Stretch, breathe, feel good. I couldn’t put the words “power” and “hot” together in the same sentence with “yoga”.  I thought those kinds of classes were for really fit people. And for people who kind of liked torture. Then I went to Houston, Texas to visit […]

What is Yoga Nidra?

Posted on December 10th, 2016

Yoga Nidra at a Glance Yoga Nidra is a deep meditative practice that takes the practitioner into a deep, sleep-like calmness. The word “nidra” actually means deep sleep, but that is not exactly what we do when we practice Nidra. When you are completely exhausted and “crash” as soon as your head hits the pillow, […]

Yoga Nidra: The Meditative Heart of Yoga

Posted on December 10th, 2016

Meditation Workshop with Marsh Pappa (of Cityyoga, Indianapolis) December 12, 2016, 6:00 – 9:00 pm Place: Lotus Wellness Center Yoga Studio Cost: $35.00 day of event; $25.00 for pre-registrations Marsh Pappa (Cityyoga, Indianapolis) will lead participants in this guided meditation to discover the many benefits of meditation. All are welcome! For registered yoga teachers, participation […]

Wellness: Begin Where You Are Now

Posted on November 22nd, 2016

Wellness. When I hear this word, I get a shot of guilt in my gut. Wellness. I think of colorful flow charts, the food pyramid, hospitals and clinics, people dressed in scrubs telling me what’s wrong with me and what I should and should not do. I want to cringe away from this word, “wellness”, […]

Welcome to our new website!

Posted on November 17th, 2016

Hello! Welcome to the Lotus Wellness Center Blog! I’m River Lin. Although I am currently living out of the country, I’m a Muncie resident and am passionate about connecting people together and promoting better quality of life for all people. I met Steve Gregory when I had pain in my back and he literally healed me. […]