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About Lotus

Lotus Levin is a Master Tantrika, recognized at the advanced Professional Level by the National Yoga Alliance as an E-500 RYT yoga and meditation specialist. Lotus has been known for her compassionate, authentic style since 1982. Specializing in therapeutic yoga, massage and ayurvedic bodywork Lotus offers the authentic and traditional wellness methods of India.

New Year’s Intention

Inhale, Exhale, ahhhhh….  Enjoy a long sigh and an easy, very short and therefore very achievable way to welcome the new year with a meditation practice that will help keep you centered on the path of life. As 2014 greets … Continue reading

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Meditation techniques to help prevent holiday burnout.

Legs up the wall (Viparita Karani) Centering and restful.  Just 3 to 15 minutes simply lying on your back with legs elevated can do wonders for lowering blood pressure and calming the mind.  As your heart opens to spirit, discover … Continue reading

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Raw Silk Detoxification Massage

Slough dead skin, Alkalize the blood, Promote lymphatic drainage. Garshana is an energizing Ayurvedic treatment for your largest organ — your skin. Your skin will be cleared of dead cells and circulation will be dramatically increased in preparation for a … Continue reading

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Sister Sciences

Yoga can be combined with massage for relaxation with improved flexibility and circulation. Massage and yoga help you become more flexible, with yoga increasing your ability to stretch and massage increasing the natural lubricants in the body’s connective tissue. Both … Continue reading

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The Vitamins, Minerals and Benefits of Oil Massage

Ayurvedic Oil Massage helps boost immunity, strengthen bones and improves circulation.  Unlike massage with synthetic blends which are commonly used, Lotus Healing Sanctuary uses oils that are pure, USDA organic (free of herbicides and pesticides) and unrefined which keeps skin … Continue reading

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Buddha the Yogi

YOGA is literally the union of the individual with that which is infinite.  Receiving what is called “the buddhi” makes each of us a living Buddha, that is, living as spirit energy through all that is ordinary and mundane. The … Continue reading

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Sirodhara Ayurvedic 3rd Eye Massage

sirodhara ayurvedic 3rd eye massage Treatment begins with a sensual Abyanga massage to relax and settle you. A blissful river of warmed sesame oil herbed with ayurvedic plants begins to flow over the Ajna Chakra (3rd eye marma) and minor … Continue reading

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Therapeutic Hot Stone Massage in Nevada City

  melt stress and tension with a soothing hot stone massage the next time you’re in nevada city/grass valley, california. lotus healing sanctuary always uses 100% organic essential and plant oils for their healing properties.  unlike many therapists, we never … Continue reading

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Medicine of the Mountain

Meditating on the mountain of Shasta truly is a magical, mystical experience.  Called a spirit portal by so many, Shasta is a Sanskrit word meaning teacher.  The energy of the mountain draws awareness inward and upward to the consciousness summit … Continue reading

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What is Yoga?

Yoga is the science of spiritual psychology.  It deals with states of consciousness.  Yoga is a metaphysical science relating to the elements of the physical world.  It corresponds to states of the mind and body. In yoga psychology, emotions are … Continue reading

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Sadhana

Namaste ~ Welcome to ‘Lotus Blooms’ (my blog).  The intent is to, over time, touch upon various concepts of the practice of Yoga through sharing.  We are divine community and we can really know this through communication.  I feel an … Continue reading

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Accepting Registration Now for Fall Equinox Workshop

         

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Journey into Consciousness (Activating the Quantum)

Sunday, May 6, 2012, 10 am – 5:00 pm, Full Life Yoga Studio, 204 Providence Mine Road, Nevada City, California Activate ecstatic power and joy through traditional meditations, alchemical sound, movement and breath. Tantra Yoga is one of the first … Continue reading

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Divine Flow Yoga with Lotus

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Yoga in Lisbon ~

Take a break from the ice and cold and join us for a 6-Day Yoga retreat for all levels.  This is an opportunity to explore the coastal charm of the Portuguese capital, enjoy yoga, good food and so much more. … Continue reading

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Yoga in Guatemala ~

Lotus Levin WINTER SOLSTICE ACTIVATION OF THE FEMININE ENERGY 21 Day Journey: December 17, 2011 – January 7, 2012

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Let your heart shimmer in the light of the sun & the moon ~

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Om Namah Sivayah

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