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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…
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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…
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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,…
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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…
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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…
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Guidelines for new yoga students

New to yoga and not sure what to expect? Check out page 34 the summer/fall issue of FIT Arkansas to for our guidelines. Or view the complete Yoga Student Guidelines list on our Yoga page.
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Should I enroll in a Yoga teacher training course? (Hint: You don’t have to want to teach!)

Does this sound like you: Should I enroll in a Yoga teacher training course? How do I know if I’m ready? What if I don’t want to teach? We’re asked those questions all the time at The Floating Lotus. If you’re asking them,…
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Are eyelash extensions right for me?

You’ve seen those beautiful, sexy lashes on your favorite celebrities – and you may be wondering if they’re right for you! Eyelash extensions are a great way to glam up for a special event, or give your everyday look a pop of allure. Still…
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Yoga is for everyone!

We've all seen them on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and more: images of predominately white, young, thin women practicing yoga. Is yoga really for everyone? The answer is yes! It's important to find a studio that makes you feel comfortable…