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Happy skin, happy you!

Is skin care important? According to a recent Huffington Post story, it is: skin care, they said, is self-care, which is important to mental wellbeing. No matter the reason – for beauty or for health – a skin care ritual is soothing and…
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More than washboard abs: 5 reasons building a strong core benefits you every day

We hear a lot about strengthening our core, but what does that really mean? An article on Harvard’s Healthbeat describes core muscles as “the sturdy central link in a chain connecting your upper and lower body.” A strong, flexible core…

Follow your Yoga passion

Want to deepen your yoga practice or become a Yoga instructor? Discover your potential and develop your skills at The Floating Lotus: Join us as we begin our fourth year of certified teacher training! The Floating Lotus offers two programs…
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What is cuddle yoga?

Most people have a general idea of what yoga is, whether they practice or not. But ask them about cuddle yoga, and you’ll probably get a lot of raised eyebrows. So, exactly what is cuddle yoga? Cuddle yoga combines the best of restorative…
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Add Ayurvedic massage to your daily routine to balance and replenish your energy

Fall is the season for replenishing your ojas, the Ayurvedic term for your life force or essence, which influences immunity. When your ojas is diminished, your immunity is reduced. In addition to refraining from the energy-depleting effects…
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The Eight Limbs of Yoga: An Introduction

Did you know that the physical practice of yoga is only a very small aspect of the true, greater yoga tradition? The word “yoga” comes from the Sanskrit root yuj, which means “to join” or “to yoke.” Yoga is an ancient practice that…

Join us Sunday for Global Mala 2017!

Join the Floating Lotus on Sunday, Sept. 24, for Global Mala 2017! This is our eighth year to host a public global mala. Shiva Rea, Cassandra Benning’s teacher, began the Global Mala Project to bring the worldwide yoga community together…

Ganesh Chaturthi: Removing obstacles

Life provides daily obstacles, both large and small: work obstacles, relationship obstacles, financial obstacles, mental obstacles, political obstacles. The list can go on and on and on. Well, happy Ganesh Chaturthi! Ganesh Chaturthi,…

Why pamper yourself? Here are 5 reasons.

Taking care of yourself, and even treating yourself to something special, renews your spirit, reinvigorates your mind and rejuvenates your body. And that’s what we’re all about, at The Floating Lotus! Need more specific reasons to indulge…

What is Thai Yoga Massage?

Have you tried Thai Yoga Massage? You can try it now! The Floating Lotus is hosting a series of Thai Yoga Massage workshops, where anyone from beginners to professionals can explore this ancient practice. Thai Yoga Massage is a system…