Entries by The Floating Lotus

How often should I practice Yoga?

How often should I practice Yoga? This question is commonly asked of our yoga teachers, by both novice and advanced students. The motivation for this question is usually tied to the physical movement of Yoga, the asanas – what we commonly attribute to a “yoga practice” in the West. But the physical practice is only […]

Fall in Love with Yourself

When was the last time you did something just for yourself? Ever gone out for a great dinner all by yourself? Gone on a vacation alone? During February, The Floating Lotus has focused on self-love and what it means to fall in love with yourself.  Each month, Cassandra Benning, the owner of The Floating Lotus, facilitates a […]

Satya: Living Your Truth

How are you living your truth this new year? Satya is the yama in Yoga philosophy that pertains to truthfulness. It goes beyond simply “not lying” into the deeper sense of living in a way that aligns with and honors your highest truth. Is the BIG you allowed to step forward and be at the […]

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Fall: The Perfect Season to Establish a Routine

routinenoun    a sequence of actions regularly followed; a fixed program The fall season is coming, and with it comes cooler weather, sweaters and a need for routine. Fall is the time for transition. The earth begins to shed her brightness to reveal the crispness of autumn, preparing for winter. Autumn is considered a vata season. […]

Help for Ingrown Hairs

Have an ingrown hair? How did it happen? What should you do? An ingrown hair is a shaved or tweezed hair that grows back into the skin, causing inflammation. Many things can cause ingrown hairs, but direction of hair growth is a big factor. Curved or curly hairs more commonly become ingrown after shaving or […]