About The Lotus Centre

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Meranda Squires grew up in the Ferryland lighthouse on the East Coast of Newfoundland, Canada. Meditation, dance and creativity were naturally inspired by her surroundings of the open and spacious habitat, and her artistic parents, Gerald and Gail Squires. In 1983, Meranda traveled to India and stayed for seventeen years to pursue an in depth study of meditation, Yoga and Vedant philosophy. She returned in 2000 to establish her spiritual centre. The Lotus Centre and Gerald Squires Fine Art Gallery are located at 52 Prescott Street in St. John’s, Newfoundland.

Meranda is certified as a teacher of Advanced Studies in Yoga Science, Vedant Philosophy and the Theory and Practice of Meditation, a Soma Yoga Instructor from Kullu, HP. India, a certified Thai-yoga bodywork practitioner from Chaing Mai, Thailand, and a certified Enlightenment Master, a Mind Clearer, Couples Mind Clearer and Counselor with Lawrence Noyes Seminars, USA. Her Lotus Centre is a Yoga Alliance certified training school, training 10 to 15 yoga teachers yearly. She offers trainings in personal and professional development such as the Yoga Enlightenment Studies program and the Basics of Mind Clearing. She holds workshops and retreats from Yoga and Meditation to Enlightenment, from Yoga Diet to exploring Past lives. Meranda’s Lotus Centre offers a truly authentic eastern practice in yoga and meditation offering classes and training courses from beginner meditation all the way up to yoga instructor training.

Meranda’s life purpose is to create community, raise consciousness and empower others to live their souls’ true freedom.

In The Media:

Sample the Lotus Experience Yoga and the Future of Nature.
Yoga with Meranda by the lake: Make time for your own development.
Public Page on Facebook.
Private Group on Facebook.

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Yoga Lifestyle Classes

Meranda combines eastern practices in Yoga and Meditation to inspire personal and professional development in a yogi inspired environment. Come for one class or sign-up for a Lotus Centre membership.

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SOMA YOGA (Level 1)

SOMAYOGA is a gentle and conscious form of stretching which integrates somatic exercises, hatha yoga and MacKenzie alignment techniques. It is designed to awaken the intelligence of the body. Soma means ‘living body’ and yoga means ‘awareness’. The techniques are sophisticated yet safe and simple to benefit everyone with much or little body work experience. The practice of somayoga develops the ability to feel and control muscle groups that previously could not be controlled due to sensory motor amnesia. It is effective in improving many types of back, neck or other structural problems due to bad posture and it can improve traumatic stress due to injury. It also has emphasis on opening the hip joints to create more fluidity and movement. The classes include relaxation intervals creating a peaceful state of mind with most of the exercises lying on the floor. There is a short meditation at the end. No yoga experience needed. Loose clothing recommended. Mondays:9;30-11am, 5:30-7pm, Wednesdays 5:30-7pm

LOTUS FLOW (Level 2 or 3) Linking Hatha postures in a meditative state of flow, raising vibration and meeting your edge through combined sustained holding and a variety of sequences.
Lotus Flow gives strength, flexibility, energy, deepened breath, balance, focus and clarity of mind.
The class begins with tennis balls, an hour of flow and ends with relaxation and meditation. Mats available. Tuesdays 5:30-7pm.

Yoga classes are 1hr 30 minutes in duration. $15 drop in. $70 for 5 class pass. $130 for 10 class pass.

For inquires, to enroll directly, or to send an email transfer, click the enroll button.

Soma Yoga online video

If you would like to have the experience of our Soma Yoga class from the comfort of your own home then why not try out our special online video through Vimeo.

Learn more about them here.

Sunday Night Chant

SUNDAY NIGHT CHANT
Experience a musical ‘high’ through singing, drums, guitar, singing bowls, dotar, tambora and more. Follow your bliss and bring your friends! Sundays 7:30-9:30pm. $15 drop in or Donation

For inquires, to enroll directly, or to send an email transfer, click the enroll button.


Monday Dyad Night

MONDAY DYAD NIGHT
Find your voice of empowerment with a two person communication technique within a group setting. We clear the mind of current problems or stuck issues. Instruction: Tell me what is occurring for you. Mondays 7:15 – 9:30pm. $15 drop in

For inquires, to enroll directly, or to send an email transfer, click the enroll button.


Wednesday Meditation

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WEDNESDAY GUIDED MEDITATIONS

These sessions start with a 45 minute silent meditation moving into “Truth Speaks” discussions on topics assisting us to live an empowering life, ending with another 15 minute meditation. Wednesdays 7:15-9:30pm. $15 or donation

For inquires, to enroll directly, or to send an email transfer, click the enroll button.

Thursday Science of Yoga Philosophy

THURSDAY SCIENCE OF YOGA PHILOSOPHY
The Science of Yoga, India’s revered scripture of Patanjali, from which the 8 limbs of Yoga has been popularized in all Yoga Teacher Trainings…… Study of two verses per class and includes handouts, chanting the sutras, discussion and meditation. TBA for future classes.  7:30-9:30pm $15 drop in.

For inquires, to enroll directly, or to send an email transfer, click the enroll button.


Friday Spiritual Movie Night

FRIDAY SPIRITUAL MOVIE NIGHT (or Saturday night)
Join us for viewing a feature film with meditation, discussion, tea and popcorn. Bring your friends! Fridays once a month. 7-9pm $15 or Donation

For inquires, to enroll directly, or to send an email transfer, click the enroll button.


Lotus Retreats

Yoga, Meditation, Enlightenment Intensive retreats held in Holyrood in a natural setting.

The Benefits of Retreats

What is a retreat?

A structured exclusive setting (generally in the country) where basic food and accommodations are cared for by the facility to give the participant the time to reflect, contemplate, recuperate and rest. Often participants are expected to participate in a particular practice or technique led by the facilitator of the retreat.

What’s the value of doing a retreat?

Retreats give a person the opportunity to be transformed in their perspective of life, to emerge with renewed energy, to experience the excitement of new future possibilities resulting from the inner shift in consciousness.

What kind of retreat should I do and how often?

There are retreats in yoga, meditation, relationship work, enlightenment technique, energy healing and more. If you are new at this, try a retreat that gives you a taste of a variety of practices. When you’ve discovered the style of practice that suits you, it is suggested that you do a retreat that focuses on one technique so that you can experience the purity that is inherent in that practice. The most profound experiences to be had on retreats are when you’re ready to surrender into the technique being practiced and you give everything you’ve got, moving through all resistances, to complete the duration of the retreat. It is recommended to do at least one long retreat a year (7 days to a month). If your time and finances allow more, then do another 3 shorter retreats (minimum 3 days long) in the year.

The Benefits of Nature

How are we interconnected with Nature?

Nature supports all life. Without nature, we cannot breathe or eat.

How does connecting with nature benefit me spiritually?

Today we are forgetting the power of nature to ground us. Our minds spend hours each day living in virtual experiences such as television, computers, and other communication devices. This leads to a sense of emptiness or disconnectedness because our bodies are no longer touching and acknowledging the realness of the earth that made us. We are body beings; we need to be grounded by playing in the earth. Interacting with the Earth activates our feminine expression while computers and such devices activate our masculine side. We have lost this balance of masculine and feminine. Spending quality time in nature will unite us with our whole being quicker than any technique or practice because it is the Wholeness itself, it is Spirit itself.

Meditation Retreats

Labour Day Yoga Meditation and Raw Food Retreat
September 2-4, 2017   Friday 6pm to Monday 12pm  

Tree of Life Retreat Centre, Salmonier line, St. Mary’s Bay (One hour from St. John’s)

Join us for a sacred, digital detox retreat in nature at The Tree of Life Retreat Centre, Salmonier Line.
Two yoga classes daily, sweet meditations throughout the day, raw food meals with take home recipes, waterfalls, nature walks, Fire Circle sing along and accommodations included.
You will be guided into the four forms of meditation: walking, lying, and standing and sitting. Supportive group setting in a natural environment to inspire an ongoing personal practice.
(3 days altogether) $275. Or join us for one full day or a half day on Saturday or Sunday!!!
Full Day: 8am $100
Half day: 12noon $75                                                                                                                                                              Over night $30

Silent Meditation Yoga Raw Food retreat schedule:
Friday 6pm Arrive, Light supper, 7-9pm: Yoga class, Learn meditation technique and practice

Saturday And Sunday
6am Meditation
7am Yoga class
8am Breakfast
9am Meditation instruction, Personal Practice: Sitting, walking and lying down practices

12noon Lunch: Raw food preparation and meal
1pm Karma Yoga
2pm Personal practice
3;30pm Yoga class
4:30pm Personal practice
6pm Raw food preparation and meal
7;30pm Meditation and Lecture                                                                                                                                         9pm Fire circle and sing along

Monday
6am Meditation
7am Yoga class
8am Breakfast
9am Meditation instruction, Personal Practice
10:30am Lecture
11am Personal practice
12noon Lunch: Raw food preparation and meal
1pm Sharing
2pm Depart
 
Half Day Meditation   
TBA 8am-12noon, 2017
Observe your thoughts and drift away from your day-to-day with an all-inclusive meditation experience.    $40 for half day

8-9am – Yoga Class
9-9:55am – Meditation 1
9:55-10:05 – Walking meditation /snack
10:05-10:55am – Meditation 2
10:55-11:05am – Walking meditation
11:05-12pm – Meditation 3

For inquires, to enroll directly, or to send an email transfer, click the enroll button.

Enlightenment Intensive Retreats

Participants are supported and guided through the many Stages of Enlightenment work using the enlightenment technique cutting through the barriers to Enlightenment.

ENLIGHTENMENT INTENSIVE RETREAT
Tree of Life, Salmonier Line (one hour south west of St. John’s)
Next Retreat: 3 days: July 27-31: $350  5 days: July 27 – Aug 2: $450                                               November 16-20, 2017

The Enlightenment Intensive is a unique and powerful retreat format designed to take you on a journey through and beyond the Grand Story of My Life and into a direct experience of the You behind the scenes. Focused by a rigorous and highly structured environment in which distractions are minimized, you have the opportunity to look bravely inward, to achieve intimacy with the totality of your human self, and to directly experience who you really are.

Like brilliant actors, each of us is thoroughly and completely absorbed in playing the star role of the Grand Story of My Life. We conceive ourselves as protagonist and author of our fondest joys, our darkest despairs; our proudest accomplishments, and our most sorrowful regrets. Each day, our experience is guided by our hopes and fears; our insights as much as our neuroses. But is this really who we are? Is this our true self?

“Practice is intimacy with the full range of our humanity – the silence is finally touched, spaciousness is accessed, and we realize it’s okay. All of it.” — Ryushin 

Designed by Americans Charles and Ava Berner, the Enlightenment Intensive retreat combines the centuries-old structure of a Zen sesshin with the modern dyad technique of direct communication and deep listening. It is a sacred, protected space for you to contemplate, clear your mind, communicate what’s true for you, connect deeply with others, and be removed from the stresses of daily life. This is a chance to directly experience the truth of who you really are!

Accommodation included, contribution to vegetarian meals are appreciated. Payment plan is possible. See More about Enlightenment Intensives
For inquires, to enroll directly, or to send an email transfer, click the enroll button.

Yoga Retreats

Yoga & Shamanic Healing Retreat
With Joanne Best and Meranda Squires
Exploits Island August 5-8,17
$395 three nights and two half days
Bring own tent and camping gear and food contribution to meals

Settled in the late 18th century, Exploits Burnt Island, Notre Dame Bay, is one of the oldest communities on Newfoundland’s North East Coast.. For much of its history it was a bustling fishing, saw milling , and mercantile centre, a base for both the Labrador fishery and, because if its strategic location, the annual spring seal hunt. However, the population fell from a high of over 600 in 1874 to less than 300 by 1966. It was one of the larger communities resettled in the government Resettlement Program of the 1960s.

Travel to Exploits Island is approximately a two-hour boat trip from Lewisporte or from Cottlesville, New World Island.
The United Church School, built in 1947, is the only remaining schoolhouse on the island.

Saturday August 5
10am: Boat departs Cottlesville, New World Island.( Bring bag Lunch for the boat)
12 noon -1 pm : Arrive Exploits Island, transport gear to Schoolhouse; registration and information
1 – 3 pm: Settle in to School house and set up tents.( Rooms in local houses/cabins may be available on request, with notice)
3 pm: walk and explore the island.
5pm. Opening Ceremony/Blessing with Joanne
5:30pm:  supper at the Schoolhouse
7pm: group chanting, meditation and yoga philosophy with Meranda
Sunday, August 6
7am: Morning Meditation with Meranda
8am Yoga with Meranda
9:30 – 10;30am: Breakfast and clean-up
10:30-12;30pm: Event: Building a Sacred Relationship with the Elements of Earth & Sky – Joanne
1pm Lunch
2-5pm How to Clear a Problem workshop with Meranda
6pm: Supper
7pm Group meditation, chant and yoga philosophy with Meranda

Monday, August 7 (**Note: Full Moon in Aquarius and partial Lunar Eclipse today at 3:41 pm NL time!** )

7am: Morning Meditation with Meranda
8am Yoga with Meranda
9:30 – 10;30am: Breakfast and clean-up
10:30-12;30pm: Event: Honouring our Ancestors – Joanne
1pm Lunch
2-5pm Event- Partner yoga and Meditation on a walk
5:30 pm: Supper
7pm Evening event: Full Moon Despacho and Fire Ceremony
Tuesday, August 8
7am Meditation.
8am: Yoga,
9am Breakfast .
10am: Closing ceremony/thanks/ close Sacred Space, farewell walk and dismantle altars
Pack up
Leave approx. 12noon
Arrive Cottlesville approx 2 pm

For inquires, to enroll directly, or to send an email transfer, click the enroll button.

Fully engulf yourself into an authentic yogi experience in a breathtaking and serene retreat lodge surrounded by nature and other like-minded participants.

SOMATIC ASSIST AND RELEASE YOGA RETREAT
Holyrood
To be Announced
Friday- Sunday for a 2 1/2 day retreat.
For Yoga students and Teachers. Isolating muscle groups to expose and address misalignments and facial resistances using Hellerwork,Thai Massage, Partner yoga and Somatic adjustments.

Targeted areas are: Pects, traps, deltoids, neck, rhomboids, back extensors, scoliosis, illiopsoas, hamstrings, piriformis, psoas, Quadratus L, knees, walking and more.

Your yoga students could receive quick and efficient releases from you that your yoga class may not be able to address!
$250 accommodation included plus meal contribution.

Couples Retreat

Couples Yoga Retreat at The Doctor’s House
Friday October 13 – Sunday October 15, 2017

This retreat is for couples looking to have a healthy, relaxing getaway not far from St John’s who have some experience with yoga. Capacity: Maximum 12 couples.

Content:

  • Partner Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Guided Hikes
  • Couples Communication
  • Thai YogaMassage Lesson
  • Heathy gourmet food and juices (not Raw or Vegetarian)

Friday Oct 13

  • Arrive by 4pm to check in to rooms
  • 5pm Group tour of place, spontaneous partner yoga on the grounds. Yoga quotes for inspiration. Meditation in Upper Barn Loft overlooking the ocean.
  • 7pm Healthy gourmet dinner featuring organic produce from our greenhouses and gardens.
  • 9pm: Chant, Music and Meditation

Saturday Oct 14:

  • 7am Morning yoga
  • 8:30am: Healthy breakfast – fruits, juices, yogurt, nuts,
  • 9:30 – 12noon:  Thai YogaMassage Lesson
  • 1 pm Healthy Lunch
  • 2-4: Free time with options for activities on the property (animals, spa, guided nature hike, visit greenhouses)
  • 4-6pm: Afternoon Couples Yoga class
  • 7pm: supper (live acoustic music)
  • 9-10pm: Meditation

Sunday Oct 15:

    • 7am Morning Yoga
    • 8:30am: Healthy Breakfast
    • 10-12noon: Communications for Couples
    • 1pm: Healthy Lunch
    • 2pm: Group Sharing
    • 3pm: Departure

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Workshops At The Lotus Centre

The Lotus Centre offers multiple workshops focused around living the yogi lifestyle.

Past Life Workshop

Past Life Workshop

Opening up to the reality that we have many lives. Sometimes the challenges we experience today may have begun in some previous life. This workshop teaches you how to lead another into a past life experience. Learning tips and information about entering a past life, you become prepared to follow your energetic patterning into a past life. Both people experience guiding and receiving a past life experience. We end with each sharing an important point that possibly relates to a present life situation.

This is a sacred experience and it may continue to mature in you for days after the experience. Fun and addictive! You’ll want to keep finding out more about your own past lives and then even your future lives! That’s for future workshops and sharings!

April 30 2-6pm $75

To enroll directly, send an email transfer to m_squires@nf.sympatico.ca.

For inquires, click the enroll button.

Introduction to Meditation Practice

Introduction to Meditation Practice Workshop

Sunday April 9, 2017 9am -12 noon

For beginner meditators.

Learn how to sit in the posture best suited for you. Learn a a meditation technique for your future home practice. Silent sitting periods with breaks of walking meditation practice. This workshop is good for new meditators needing a quick insight to the basics of daily meditation practice. 3 hours: $40

For inquires, to enroll directly, or to send an email transfer, click the enroll button.

Partner Yoga Morning

PARTNER YOGA MORNING

To be Announced

9-12pm

Warm up with a yoga flow, partner up for giving and receiving Somatic releases on shoulders, neck and upper back, ending with a relaxation and a guided meditation. Come alone and partner up with another present or bring a partner. It’s like going to the Spa for the weekend morning! 3 hours: $40

For inquires, to enroll directly, or to send an email transfer, click the enroll button.

Yoga Cleansing Diet

Yoga Cleansing Diet workshop

TBA 2017    1:30-5pm

Learn how to purify the body through juice fasting, yoga diet, parasite cleanse, transitional dieting, food combining, lifestyle food guidelines and more. A group fast will be organized for supportive participation.  $75

For inquires, to enroll directly, or to send an email transfer, click the enroll button.

Thai Yoga Massage Workshop

Thai Yoga Massage workshop

To Be Announced

Come alone or with a partner and learn how to give and receive a Thai yoga massage. Thai Massage integrates yoga stretching, gentle rocking, acupressure of energy lines and rhythmic compressions to create a unique and spiritual massage experience. Loose clothing is recommended.

4 hour workshop $80

For inquires, to enroll directly, or to send an email transfer, click the enroll button.

Training At The Lotus Centre

If you would like to be trained in living a yogi lifestyle with a yoga teaching career or if you are looking for some professional and personal development The Lotus Centre has something for you.

Yoga Teacher Training

The Lotus Centre is a 200 hour Yoga Alliance certified school.

The Lotus Centre is a 200 hour Yoga Alliance certified school.

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Lotus Yoga Teacher Training
You can be guided in living a yoga lifestyle and supported in a yoga teaching career on an ongoing basis. This is a 200 hour Yoga Alliance Certification training. 

$2500 for 11 weekends including two retreats. $250 deposit on Introductory evening. Each weekend training: $200. Somatic Assist Retreat: $250, Enlightenment Retreat: $350

Training September 2017 – June 2018:

Introduction to Lotus YTT evening: Sept 8, Friday 6-8pm, 2017

A tentative Fall 2017 schedule could be:
September 15-17 YTT1, Sept 22-24 YTT2
Oct 20-22 YTT 3, Oct 27-29 YTT 4
November 16-20 (EI retreat), Nov 24-26 YTT 5.

Two consecutive weekends at the end of each month to give out of town students an opportunity to stay in town and complete the required yoga, meditation and chanting sessions during the week. No Training weekends during December, January and February. But these months will be time for starting yoga teaching practicums, personal study for exams, group study get togethers. No worry about cancellations due to weather and travel during the winter.

A tentative Spring 2018 schedule could be:
March 16-18 YTT 6, March 23-25 YTT 7 ( We avoid Easter)
April 19-23 (EI Retreat), April 27-29 YTT8
May 18-20 ( Somatic Assist retreat), May 25-27 YTT9

Lotus Yoga Teacher Training Course focuses on:

Soma yoga: Somatic training, McKenzie body exercises, class format.

Hatha yoga: Posture alignment, partner yoga and press points

Other course training: Yoga Philosophy sessions, Yoga Cleansing Diet workshop, Pranayama exercises, Centering, yoga class language, chanting and drumming sessions, yoga books, Beginners Meditation course, Anatomy and Physiology with trained facilitators, teacher sharing, Partner Assist and Release yoga retreat, Enlightenment Intensive retreat.

Course certification includes: Anatomy exam, Yoga philosophy exam, 15 practicum classes, a class critiqued and a yoga project.
Take root in our Lotus Garden. Experience the warm nurturing community that fosters evolution of consciousness while your seed matures into your own unique expression of yoga. See here for testimonials. See here for more information.

For inquires, to enroll directly, or to send an email transfer, click the enroll button.

Meditation Teacher Training

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Starts July 9, 2017. Sundays. 4-7pm

This 4 month Universal Meditation training will equip you in becoming confident in guiding meditation in groups or in private sessions for personal or professional purposes. $350

MEDITATION TEACHER TRAINING
This certification course will train you in…

Basics of Universal meditation teaching, 3 types of teachers, Difference between relaxation, visualization and meditation, Meditation Language styles, How to lead for difference audiences, Prayer and Meditation, How to handle challenges in the group setting, Introducing Philosophy, Philosophy of teaching, How to use the breath and voice, and more.

Student teachers must complete 8 practicum sessions teaching meditation to one or more persons for certification.
Students must complete the Lotus Beginners Meditation Course as a prerequisite for Meditation Teacher Training.

Five 3 hour sessions for certification. Lotus Centre Sundays 4-7pm.

2017: July 9, July 23, August 20, September 10, October 1. $350.00

For inquires, to enroll directly, or to send an email transfer, click the enroll button.

Beginners Meditation Course

BEGINNERS MEDITATION COURSE
This Beginners Meditation course gives the new meditator a good foundation to begin the practice of meditation. Each week we focus on one technique with two weeks to practice.
Week 1: Breath. Week 2: Mantra. Week 3: Vipassana. Week 4: Visualization.
The meditator will choose the technique that resonates best with them for their ongong practice.

Tuesdays 7:30-9:30pm. $120
September 12, 26, October 10, 24, 2017.

For inquires, to enroll directly, or to send an email transfer, click the enroll button.

Yoga Enlightenment Studies Program

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The Yoga Enlightenment Studies (YES) program is an advanced spiritual course. It is an opportunity for truth seekers to engage in a real, expansive spiritual study within a supportive community of like-minded individuals.

Next YES weekends: TBA

1. Yoga Philosophy Fridays: 6-9pm $35
2. Therapeutic Yoga Saturdays: 9:30-12noon:$35
3. Mind Clearing Saturdays: 1-5pm $50
4. Relationship Work Sundays: 9:30- 2pm $50
5. Public Speaking Sunday: 2:30-4:30pm $20

Full weekend: $175

The YES program is designed for these truth seekers to become spiritual masters by further developing their intuitive and practical skills as counselors, teachers, facilitators, guides and healers. See here for more information and testimonials.

For inquires and to enroll with email transfer, click the Enroll Now button.

Mind Clearing Training

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Year 1 Basics of Clearing Certification Course.
This course is to prepare the therapist for the basics of Mind Clearing. The new therapist will be able to give basic mind clearing sessions.

Next Training: TBA ( If interested, please enquire)

Cost: $2500

The Basics of Clearing Course
In this training you will gain top tier education on interpersonal communication, the inner workings of the mind, and the nature of the true individual. You will learn proven methods under personal guidance as your experience and confidence grows.

This course gives you:
– 85 hours of class training, 5 privates with Meranda, 15 hours receiving sessions, 15 hours giving sessions.

– Guided experience giving and receiving basic Clearing Sessions.
– Training drills that increase your ability to work with people while staying in real communication.
To learn more about Mind Clearing training, click here.

For inquires, to enroll directly, or to send an email transfer, click the enroll button.

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Private Sessions

Meranda provides private sessions which are matured from her rich in-depth knowledge of eastern practices and living a yoga lifestyle in India and in the west. You can book and view our sessions here.

Mind Clearing

Mind Clearing one on one: For clients wanting to clear current problems, relationship issues, stuck conditions, difficult life transitions, traumatic incidents, sudden losses, major changes in lifestyle, making a decision, life purpose, money, trauma, bad karma and more. 1 1/2hrs $70 per session, 5 sessions: $275

Couples Mind Clearing: Clears and trains couples in the art of understanding, finding agreements, solving problems, developing communication skills and learning about male and female psychological functioning while relating. Through couples clearing, you have a potential to fulfill your higher purpose with your loved one. 1 1/2hrs $70 per session, 5 sessions: $275

Private sessions are available daytime at 11am, 1pm, 3pm or some evenings and some weekends. Please contact me through phone 739-4429 or email to set up an appointment.

For inquires, to enroll directly, or to send an email transfer, click the enroll button.

Thai Yoga Massage Treatment

Gentle rocking, deep yoga stretching, acupressure of energy lines and rhythmic compressions together create a unique therapeutic and relaxing massage experience.

Private sessions are available daytimes 11am, 1pm, 3pm or some evenings and some weekends for $80. Please contact me through phone 739-4429 or email to set up an appointment.

For inquires, to enroll directly, or to send an email transfer, click the enroll button.

Somatic Yoga

Private Somatic Yoga

These one-on-one sessions help the new yoga student find relief in body spasms and resistances and to learn a specific routine for personal practice. Sometimes this session can be helpful before starting a group yoga class.

$40 one hour

For inquires, to enroll directly, or to send an email transfer, click the enroll button.

Body Mind Spirit Personalized

Lotus Body Mind Spirit Personalized Programs

Are you experiencing stress? Do you need direction in your life? Are you having trouble experiencing your full potential?

Book your FREE 30 minute body, mind, spirit consultation with the Lotus Centre. Let us help you design a personalized lifestyle that will guide you.

Programs can include any combination of…. Cleanses, Yoga, Mind clearing, Meditation, Communication exercises, Yoga philosophy

Designed Packages can include: Private sessions, group classes, workshops, retreats, personal practices and recommended references to complementary professionals in the community.

To begin your journey, download these forms: Lotus Body Mind Spirit questionnaire, Ayurvedic Dosha type.

Fill out and return to info@thelotuscentre.ca.

We will assess your situation and arrange your private consultation at the earliest convenience to us both.

Optimize Your Life

Optimize Your Life are experiential programs using dialogue, writing, handouts, one-on-one reflection, group discussion and activities to take home.

You will access the core of your personal issues and develop your ability to relate to life and others increasing your overall positive experience in life.

Our programs can come to you. Simply contact us to discuss session format, preferred time, location, arrangements, scheduling and fees.  The fee for outsourced programs are to be negotiated.

3-5 hour workshops

Full day seminars

Weekends

6 – 10 week (3hr) sessions

Find Your Life Purpose

Find Your Life Purpose

This workshop will inspire you and help you identify your purpose in life by revealing your hidden passion and talents.  Once you have uncovered your purpose, you can begin to develop personal goals and action steps to align with your purpose. This process can be extremely empowering, as it helps you to move forward in your life.

 

SCHEDULE: HALF-DAY SESSION. TBA, 2017 1-6pm

FEE: $80

For inquires, to enroll directly, or to send an email transfer, click the enroll button.

Freedom from Anxiety

Freedom from Anxiety

Do you feel you don’t trust your own judgement? Don’t trust others? Is your life flailing because you can’t make a decision? You fear any decision you make could cost you more great loss?

Have you compromised in any of these areas? Sleep, Exercise, Food, Energy, Time and Money?

Find freedom from anxiety by learning how to protect your personal boundaries. Learn about the three yoga modes of life and apply it to these 6 areas for optimal life experience.  This workshop will shift your energy from a victim to the Empowered One.

SCHEDULE: HALF DAY. April 8,   12noon-5pm

 FEE: $75  including lectures, handouts, dialogue and writing exercises.

For inquires, to enroll directly, or to send an email transfer, click the enroll button.

Building Self Esteem

Building Self Esteem

Are you feeling disempowered? Feeling controlled by others and even outside forces?  Do you feel you have a lot of bad luck? Do you have a voice that tells you, ” You’re not good enough.” Do you sabotage yourself by thinking, ” I’ll probably fail anyway so I won’t invest too much.” Do you believe, “It’s no wonder people don’t love me, I know there’s something deeply wrong with me.” Do you feel it’s usually your fault when something goes wrong?

Lack of Self Esteem is the lack of boundaries being respected in our relationships. Rebuilding how we relate will build our Self-Esteem.

This weekend workshop will help you take back the self that was lost through childhood boundary violations. You will learn how to manage present day personal boundaries,  and also release guilt and regrets you may carry from violating the boundaries of others.   Participants have reported that they feel a tremendous weight off their shoulders and a renewed sense of self, allowing them to move forward more positively in their life.

 

SCHEDULE: WEEKEND SESSION
July 7-9, 2017    Fri 6pm-Sun 5pm

FEE: $250

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Money and Your Life

Money and Your Life

This course is not about becoming rich, this course is about how you can experience wealth by optimizing your lifestyle, clearing your emotional barriers, identifying your blueprint, managing your money, creating active and passive incomes, integrating wealth principles, creating a vision, goals, action steps and making decisions for manifesting your financial freedom.

Are you losing money through leaky mystery holes? You can’t seem to manage your money even though you make more than enough? You need to generate more income? Is regret, resentment and feeling undeserving sabotaging you getting ahead? Do you feel unclear about how to get what you want?

This is one day and 4 evening session program. Drawing from a range of teachings and practices we will help you gain personal power and overcome the internal and external barriers that are keeping you from a healthy, independent and stable financial life.
SCHEDULE:  ONE DAY + 4 EVENINGS:  Saturday April 29, 10-5pm plus 4 Thursday evenings, 6-9pm: May 4, 11, 18 and 25. (Also recommended is a minimum of 1 -5 mind clearing sessions for continuing success.)

FEE: $375 includes lectures, handouts, dialogue, writing exercises, group ongoing accountability support.

TESTIMONIAL:

“This program is an incredibly profound experience for those aiming to take control of their finances and work towards a more fulfilling life. Ever since beginning Money And Your Life program, I have experienced so much personal growth in every area of my life. I now have the tools I need to manage my finances and feel financially abundant which is empowering. It has helped me make better choices in how I spend and save my money. I find myself taking control of my finances rather than having my financial burdens control me. I can’t recommend this program enough. It has been exactly what I needed to get myself back on track.” – Rozalind MacPhail

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Moving Beyond Depression

Moving Beyond Depression

Are you secretly battling with depression?   Can’t get out of bed in the morning with excitement? Is your world closing down around you? Are you losing interest in life? Is your marriage falling apart? Are you moving through an uncomfortable change in life? Is work getting the best of you? Are you beating yourself up? Have you lost trust in God?

Would you like to know how to move beyond this debilitating state?

This one-day workshop will help you hunt down the sources of your  patterns of depression. By understanding and clearing away these sources of depression you can gain control where you were once feeling disempowered. Through lectures, communication and writing exercises, we will root out what blocks your voice and truth. Ongoing practices will be suggested to further remedy and build you into healthier states of living.

SCHEDULE: FULL DAY WORKSHOP, TBA 10am-6pm

FEE:  $100

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Healing the Heart

Healing the Heart

When Love has gone wrong!

We all know how important love is, how it brings us closer to the other, and to ourselves.   But sometimes love goes wrong.   And when it does, it leaves hurt and confusion in its wake.   This group session will help you process and move beyond the turmoil and heal your heart.   This full-day group session will bring you together with others, to help each other in this process, using techniques that include dialogue, writing, one-on-one reflection and activities to take away and continue working through.

SCHEDULE: FULL DAY   TBA, 2017   10am -6pm

FEE: $100

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Moving Through Grief

Moving Through Grief

Do you feel it’s your fault? Are you haunted? Do you feel resentment, isolated or being punished? Are you holding a secret, trying to keep control? Experiencing other losses? Are your beliefs getting dismantled? Are you having difficulty being with others? Is your life falling apart?

This weekend retreat will be held in the country, Holyrood. We will move through each stage of grief: Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression and Acceptance finding acceptance and nurturing.  Through understanding, expression and group support, we will explore and transform the stages of grief, cleansing your soul and uplifting your heart. With positive action steps to support the changes, you will find a renewed life.

HOLYROOD

SCHEDULE: July 7-9, 2017 Friday 6pm to Sunday 5pm

FEE:  $250 accommodation included. Please contribute a prepared vegetarian meal.
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