Lotus Palm May Newsletter:
An Act of Kindness

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Practical Uses For:

Carrot Seed Essential Oil

This essential oil is excellent for the skin (to treat acne, eczema, age spots, wrinkles) in addition to having a detoxifying effect on the liver and kidneys with the peculiarity of regenerating liver, pancreas and kidney cells.

For external use on skin: Mix 1 drop with your cream or neutral facial lotion. For therapeutic purposes, consult an aromatherapist.

* Precautions: Not recommended for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding. Not recommended for children under 5 years old.


Upcoming Courses Montreal

May
6-8 | Ashiatsu 1
7-8 | Thai Reflexology 1: Sold out!
14-15 | Thai Reflexology 1: New Date!
11-15 | Thai Yoga Massage 1
19 | Guided Review: TYM 1
26-29 | Traditional Thai Oil Massage
26-29 | Prenatal & Elderly TYM

June
3-5 | Herbal Compress Massage 1
4-12 | Thai Yoga Massage 2 (wknds)

Toronto

May
4-8 | Thai Yoga Massage 2
10 | Intro to Thai Yoga Massage
13-15 | Table Thai 2
13-15 | Prenatal & Elderly TYM

June
1-5 | Assisted Yoga With Adjustments
7 | Intro to Thai Yoga Massage
11-19 | Thai Yoga Massage 1 (wknds)

On-The-Road

May
3 | Intro to Thai Yoga Massage
IYI, New York City


Massage Special

May 7th and 8th in Montreal

Give the gift of relaxation this Mother's Day! Two options to celebrate the weekend with mom and get pampered from head to toe!

Thai Yoga Massage or Swedish:
• One 90-min massage for the price of 60-min.
• For two people, get one massage at regular price and the second one is 50% off.

Book your massage for May 7th or 8th to take advantage of this exclusive mother's day special.

Gift Certificates available at our Montreal center.

Call 514.270.5713 to make your appointment.

More information on our website


Ayurvedic Thai Therapy 1

July 25-29 at IYI, New York City

Learn the fundamental concepts, history, and philosophy of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian healing system in which Thai Yoga Massage has its historical roots, along with practical methods of applying Ayurvedic knowledge to deepen the therapeutic quality of Thai Yoga practice. Discover how to customize a Thai Yoga Massage according to a person’s body type (dosha) physically, characteristically, emotionally, and spiritually.

More information and registration on IYI's website.

Note: This program counts as Thai Yoga Massage 3 for students who are taking this workshop as part of the Lotus Palm Intermediate Certification.


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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An Act Of Kindness

On a trip back to Montreal, this beautiful older lady was sitting across the aisle from me. She wakes to the jarring of the train as we pulled out of the station. She seemed a little confused asking "Are we in Plattsburgh yet?" to no one in particular. "No we are not" I answered with a gentle smile. "Oh right" she said, "We are a ways off before we get there". She gets up, rustles through her things and down the hall she went, without missing a step and unwavering. Several times she does this. I wonder to myself if she needed my assistance and before I can offer any, the conductor is at her side. "I seemed to have lost my purse, did you see it?" The conductor looks around, lift things and looks under the seats. I wanted to be helpful and tell him quietly that she was moving things but that I don't think she had a purse with her. He patiently helps her lower her luggage from the overhead compartment and was assisting her in her search. He asks if she was traveling with someone and she said her son David had put her on the train but doesn't think he came with her. He tells her that he will see what he can do and that he will be back.

As he leaves, a passenger behind her asked if she wanted to call her son and if she had his number. David, her son, was on speakerphone as she asks him if he has seen her purse. We are now surrounded by 4 big, burly, concerned looking conductors. After a few words to his mother, the phone is handed over to one of them as we hear David explain that she did not take her purse for the very reason that she might misplace it. He asks David if anyone is meeting her and if he can kindly let them know to come to the platform to greet her. Everyone sighs with relief, they reassure her that everything is fine and they walked away.

I am hoping that when I need it, someone will lend a hand and treat me with kindness and respect.

It is the small things we do in life that makes us all kinder.

-Sukha Wong
Director of Lotus Palm


Thai Fun Fact...

The Thai greeting consists of a slight bow with the palms pressed together in a payer-like fashion and the words often spoken is สวัสดี (sawatdi). If it is spoken by a female, it is “sawatdi kha” and when spoken by a male “sawatdi khrap”.


Traditional Thai Aroma Oil Massage

May 26-29 in Montreal

Whether you are already a therapist, or simply want to learn a new skill for fun, this course is for you! Learn traditional Thai oil techniques straight from Thailand! In this 4-day workshop you'll learn how to prepare oils traditionally used to calm, cool, or invigorate the body.

Thai aroma oil massage is a rhythmic transitional flow of movements working sen lines (energy lines), marma points (acupressure points), and various techniques to balance the body. This 90 minute Thai oil session will leave your recipient blissfully relaxed!

Register for this course in Montreal, May 26-29 with Sukha


Lotus Palm is Coming to Calgary!

June 9-12 at the Westin Calgary Hotel

The Natural Health Practitioners of Canada is inviting all healthcare and holistic health professionals to attend the NHPC 2016 National Conference. It will explore the science and foundations behind healing, as well as a wide range of techniques incorporating various modalities, which will all introduce new perspectives to your practice.

Workshops with Sukha:

• June 10, 2016 - 9am-5pm: Thai Massage & Myo-Fascial Release
• June 11, 2016 - 9am-5pm: Thai Style Head Massage
• June 12, 2016 - 9am-5pm: Thai Style Foot Reflexology

More information on our website


At the Heart of Lotus Palm


Marie Dumont

"Life has an interesting way of presenting itself, I found myself questioning why life had brought me back to the beginning. In that moment, in the midst of my daydreaming, something has caught my eye..."

Read her story on our blog.


Prenatal & Elderly Thai Yoga Massage

May 26th to 29th in Montreal and Toronto

Thai Yoga Massage is especially well suited for women seeking relief from the natural stresses of adapting physically, mentally and emotionally to pregnancy. Designed with the goal of relieving stress and promoting wellness and balance, this program addresses many common needs affecting pregnant women, including relief from the discomforts of pregnancy with a focus on trimester changes.

As we all age movement becomes ever so important. Thai Yoga Massage helps to keep our bodies healthy and balanced not just free from physical pain but also helping our mental and emotional well-being. This 4-day program will prepare you to confidently provide a caring, safe, relaxing and nurturing session for both pregnant women and for the elderly.

Register online:
Montreal: May 26-29 with Melaine
Toronto: May 26-29 with Tracey


Recipe of the Month

Croissant pudding with Maple

What better way to highlight Mother’s day and celebrate your lovely mom than with a Family Brunch?

Since it’s also the time of maple tapping, enjoy together this decadent croissant pudding recipe with maple syrup!

See the recipe on our blog.

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