The Lotus Centre, initially created by Meranda Squires, encourages personal practice and spiritual community. The Lotus Centre provides services in yoga, meditation, chanting, mind clearing, mind clearing communication techniques, Thai Massage, Yoga Teacher Training and Yoga Enlightenment Studies programs, Meditation Teacher Training, Basics of Mind Clearing Year One Professional Development, Yoga Cleansing Diet Workshops and Enlightenment Intensive Retreats.
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, a Thai-yoga bodywork practitioner, and Enlightenment Master, a Mind Clearer, Couples Mind Clearer and Counselor.