Happy Fourth of July from The Floating Lotus!

The Fourth of July is almost here and, like me, I'm sure you're all looking forward to some fun in the sun!  The Floating Lotus will be closed on Monday, July 4, for the holiday. We will re-open for regular hours on Tuesday.  Enjoy watching…

Winter Solstice 30 days of a Renewal Sadhana

Tomorrow is the Winter Solstice. We move from darkness into light.  It will be a New Moon as well.  This will be a powerful time to cultivate the seeds of the Summer Solstice and Fall Equinox.  If you have planted intentions earlier it is…

Top 5 skin care tips to keeping your face looking its best

Wow!  I feel so grateful that Katie O'Byrne editor for Natural Awakenings AR let me share 5 of my beauty tips in the November issue! Here is the article I wrote: Top 5 skin care tips to keeping your face looking its best. Your face is…

Aah!!! The Power of Lemon Water!

It is refreshing and detoxifying!  It has a plethora of health benefits that has helped me feel free of toxicity and dehydration.  Below are a few of the many benefits that lemon water can give you. Lemon Smiles, Cassandra The lemon…

10 Day Green Smoothie Cleanse

It has been a couple of years since I have done a green smoothie cleanse.  For one year my vitamix blender was in storage while Eric and I lived with his parents.  This coming from a gal that lived a raw food lifestyle for a year.  Talking…

My journey with Eminence skin care

  I have always been a skin care junkie.  My skin care obsession started with my mom showing me how to care for my skin in my early teen years.  In my teens I had Grade II acne.  I do admit it is not as severe as some people I see today…
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Mirrors

  Studio Before                Studio After It has been some time since I have written on our blog.  I have wanted to share my papers I wrote for teacher training with Shiva Rea, but I have always felt shy about sharing such intimate…
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Bhakti Sadhana

My last sadhana (practice) was amazing!  It was about strength.  I learned that being strong can sometimes create strong words and emotions, so a strong 30 day sadhana can create an imbalance.  This is why this last month's practice was so…

30 Day Vira Sadhana

Last night was a full moon and I have decided that I am feeling the pull of strength and power. This vibrational energy is perfect for a Vira Sadhana, a practice of strong asanas.  My 30 day mantra is one to Ganesh, may any obstacles…