Lotus Palm August Newsletter:
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Practical Uses For:

Petitgrain Essential Oil

Petitgrain essential oil comes from the bitter orange tree, made from the young branches and unripe fruits (that look like small grains). This essential oil has a very powerful effect balancing the nervous system and as an anti-depressant.

All uses are suitable for this essential oil whose components are as gentle of those of lavender. You can use it in your neutral creams for oily skin or scalp as well as in air diffusion, or in the bath to soothe stress, agitation, depression and bad mood!


Upcoming Courses Montreal

August
3-7 | Thai Yoga Massage 5
10-14 | Thai Yoga Massage 6
20-21 | Chair Thai Yoga Massage
25 | Guided Review: TYM 4
21 | Info Session
21 | Free Thai Massage Taster
28 | Intro to Thai Yoga Massage

September
3-11 | Thai Yoga Massage 1 (wknds)
7-11 | Thai Yoga Massage 1
16-Oct 2 | Anatomy & Physiology 1

Toronto

August
10-14 | Thai Yoga Massage 2
17 | Info Session
23 | Intro to Thai Yoga Massage
24-28 | Thai Yoga Massage 1
27-28 | Chair Thai Yoga Massage

September
7-11 | TYM & Myo-Fascial Release 1
20 | Intro to Thai Yoga Massage

On-The-Road

August
4 | Intro to Thai Massage
IYI, New York City


Éléonore's Ayurvedic Tip

Get your optimal energy level

In Ayurveda, we consider that even the smallest changes or adjustments can have a big impact on our health.

At first glance, the links between nutrition, time spent on the computer, digestion, and our energy level can be difficult to understand; but all these parameters are connected!

Read Éléonore's Ayurvedic tips to get your energy level back on our blog.


Intro to Thai Yoga Massage

August 4th, 6-9pm in New York City

Learn about Lotus Palm Thai Yoga Massage and see whether you are interested in pursuing certification as a practitioner. The workshop includes a hands-on opportunity to learn how to give a 20-minute massage by practicing Thai Yoga Massage postures and incorporating the fundamentals of effortless, flowing transitions between poses.

You’ll discover the essentials of maintaining proper body alignment and stances to create a mutually beneficial massage for both participants.

Register for the Intro to Thai Yoga Massage on IYI's website.

Recipe of the Month

Mediterranean Spaghetti Squash

The flesh of spaghetti squash is stringy, hence its name! It is delicious, goes very well with all sauces and is perfect as an alternative to pasta.

Try this simple Mediterranean inspired recipe or add your favourite ingredients for a personal touch!

See the recipe on our blog


Side Mats Special 2 for $50

Regular Price: $90 CAD

Do you need extra side mats for your practice? Build an even more comfortable atmosphere in your practice space with additional side mats.

Increase your clients comfort level or provide your knees with some extra protection.

• Made of non-slip foam rubber
• Latex free
• Portable and easy to clean
• Dimensions:
   39 5/8" X 16 1/2" X 3/4"
   (100.5cm X 42cm X 2cm)

* Special valid for a limited time.

Available online and in our Montreal and Toronto stores.


Montreal
5244 Saint Urbain
Montreal, QC
H2T 2W9 Canada
Tel: (514) 270-5713
Toll Free: 1-855-888-5713
Fax: (514) 270-8620
info@lotuspalm.com

Toronto
517 Parliament Unit #2
Toronto, ON
M4X 1P3 Canada
Tel: (647) 352-7256
infotoronto@lotuspalm.com


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Loving Practice

Thai Massage has lead me to reflect on how I live my life. It has given me the opportunity to grow and to be a better person. Each day has given me new perspectives on how wonderful my world truly is. It begins with compassion. Thai Massage is a practice of "loving kindness" and the very definition of the word Metta. A practice of everyone's natural instinct of wanting to help. We are now an ever growing society full of fears and our ability to share has been over shadowed by hatred and ambiguity.

Thai Massage gives us the opportunity to face our basic fears of connecting to others. Choosing to plant seeds for a better community and for a better self. It takes strength to practice what we preach, it takes strength to transform, it takes strength to be who we truly are.

Join me in embracing mind and body; one compassionate touch at a time.

-Sukha Wong
Director of Lotus Palm


Free Info Session and Intro to Thai Massage

August 21st 1-5pm in Montreal

Come to one or both of these FREE workshops and invite your friends for a fun and enlightening afternoon!

Information Session with Nayana: 1-3pm
Do you want to know more about a career in Thai Yoga Massage Therapy? Are you interested in taking some classes? Come by to learn more about Thai Yoga Massage and how to start your career as a massage therapist. Discover more about our classes, training and why the Lotus Palm is right for you! Free and open to everyone!

Register for the Info Session online or by phone: 514.270.5713

2-hour Thai Massage Taster with Sukha: 3-5pm
If you have never tried Thai Yoga Massage, this 2-hour introduction is an easy and fun way to experience this wonderful massage technique. In this 2-hour workshop, you will be introduced to the practice and gain first-hand experience in both giving and receiving a Thai Yoga Massage.

Register for the Thai Taster online or by phone: 514.270.5713

Places are limited. Completing your registration online or by phone is required to assist these workshops.


Thai Fun Fact: A Colourful Collection of Orchids

Thailand is known to have more than 1,500 species of orchids. The Khao Sok National Park in Surat Thani Province has 739 km2 of protected lustrous forest, jungles, rivers, and lakes where these flowers grow wildly; blooming from August to September.
 


Thai Yoga Massage 1 with Kam Thye

August 24-28 in Toronto

Start your Thai Massage career this summer with the founder of Lotus Palm, Master Kam Thye Chow!

Our Level 1 course teaches a full body 90-minute Thai Yoga Massage flow, in addition to introducing the basic techniques; setting your foundation for a more advanced study.

Register online: Thai Yoga Massage 1 in Toronto on August 24-28 or by phone 647.352.7256.

If you have already taken Thai Yoga Massage level 1, you can join us again for only $150!

Places are limited. Register by phone: 647.352.7256.


Canadian Massage Conference

September 29th to October 2nd, Burlington, ON

Join Lotus Palm at the Canadian Massage Conference! There will be a booth to answer to your questions about training, classes and careers.

Don't miss these three workshops with Sukha Wong:

Thai Style Foot Reflexology & Massage
   Thursday, September 29th - 9am-5pm

Introduction to Thai Massage
  Friday, September 30th - 10:30am- 11:30am

Thai Style Head Massage
  Saturday, October 1st - 1:30pm-4:30pm

More information on our website


At the Heart of Lotus Palm


Kelly Alba & Kyle Weaner

"If you are reading this, then your story is probably similar to ours: you were living your life, doing your thing, and then someone introduced you to Thai Yoga Massage, and you thought, “Wow, how can I do this ALL THE TIME,” and now you’re reading a Lotus Palm Newsletter. Right? Well, that’s the shortest version of how it happened for us."

Read their story on our blog.


Yogathon 2016

August 20th, 9am-1pm in Montreal and Toronto

Join us and be part of this amazing event uniting people in 50 cities around the world to support a good cause. We will be giving Thai Yoga Massages under the Lotus Palm Zen Space and receiving donations! All proceeds support Care for Children, a program dedicated to providing free education to rural youth in India.

Montreal: McCord Museum's Urban Forest

Toronto: Yonge Dundas Square

More information on the Yogathon's website

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