Lotus Palm November Newsletter:
Moving Locations in Toronto and Coming to You!

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Lotus Palm Newsletter

Practical Uses For:

Ravensara Essential Oil

Need a little boost for your immune system in adition to some extra protection against cold viruses, flu and other respiratory infections?

Then don’t wait to Incorporate Ravensara essential oil into your daily life!

You can pour a few drops on a handkerchief to inhale, in a diffuser or diluted in a neutral liquid soap for the bath. You can also put a drop on your tongue and stick it to your palate for a minute to help it decongest your nose.

Upcoming Courses Montreal

12-13 | Thai Style Head Massage
16-20 | Thai Yoga Massage 3
17 | Info Session
21-22 | Thai Reflexology 2
23-27 | Thai Yoga Massage 1
24 | Guided Review: TYM 2 (9am-12pm)
28 - Dec 1 | Traditional Thai Aroma Oil Massage

7 | Intro to Thai Yoga Massage
7-11 | Thai Yoga Massage 2


12-20 | Thai Yoga Massage 1 (wknd)
23-27 | TYM & Myo-Fascial Release 2

3-11 | Thai Yoga Massage 2 (wknd)
7 | Intro to Thai Yoga Massage


16-20 | Thai Yoga Massage 2
IYI, New York City

Ayurvedic Thai Therapy 2

December 7-11 in New York City

Beginning with a complete review of the theory and techniques learned in Ayurvedic Thai Therapy 1, you will learn how to perform an additional 60-minute Thai Yoga Massage according to a person’s body type; identify and massage 18 marma (vital energy) points and understand their healing properties; employ preventive measures and therapeutic relief for common ailments for each dosha; add essential oils to your massage; and create a four-session Thai Yoga Massage wellness program that takes into account nutritional, lifestyle, and Yoga recommendations according to a person’s body type.

Note: This program counts as Thai Yoga Massage Level 4 for students who are taking this workshop as part of the Lotus Palm Intermediate Certification.

More information and registration on the IYI's website

Recipe of the Month

Basmati Rice and Chickpeas

With days getting shorter and colder, what better than a quick and comforting recipe for dinner? Try this delicious and easy to make chickpea and rice dish!

See the recipe on our blog

Thai Yoga Massage 2

November 16th to 20th
at IYI in New York City

This course teaches you new postures and presents case studies in order to customize the massage for a more profound therapeutic effect. You will also learn how to perform an expanded three-hour Thai Yoga Massage; customize the 90-minute massage for people of different sizes, flexibility levels, and abilities; and provide total stress relief and treat a variety of related ailments.

Register online on the Integral Yoga Institute's website.

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

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


We Are Moving Locations in Toronto and Coming to You!

We are excited to announce that Lotus Palm is going on-the-road! After 4 years in Cabbagetown, Toronto, we have decided to do something different in the upcoming New Year, and come to you instead! We are working closely with a number of different studios across Ontario, ranging from Burlington to Ottawa, to bring our internationally-recognized Thai training to everyone, no matter where you are located in Ontario.

Wanting more in New York? Wait no more! Our collaboration with the Integral Yoga Institute has grown to the point that we are bringing more of trainings to the Big Apple! Don’t miss our Open House Thursday December 8th form 6:30 to 8:00 pm at the Integral Yoga Institute New York City. I will be there to greet you and answer any questions you might have!

Going to be in Thailand in January? Join me in Chiang Mai and take the Thai Style Head Massage workshop at the beautiful Sunshine School January 7-8, 2017. What’s better than being together in Thailand?

In Canada, in the U.S. and internationally, we are proud to be offering more in the New Year so stay tuned and maybe you will find us coming to you!

-Sukha Wong
Director of Lotus Palm

Montreal Yoga Festival

November 11th to 13th 2016
at the Centre St-Pierre

Do you want to know more about Thai Yoga Massage? For everyone curious about the Lotus Palm School, there will be a table to answer to your questions about Thai Yoga Massage, training, classes and careers. We'll have specials on courses that you won't want to miss!

Two Workshops with Lotus Palm:

• Thai Yoga Therapy with Sukha Wong
Friday, November 11th - 9am-12:30pm

In this fun and intuitive Lotus Palm Thai Yoga workshop, students are introduced to the practice of Thai Yoga Massage. Through demonstration and hands-on practice, you will learn a fundamental Thai Yoga 20-30 minute form and gain first-hand experience in both giving and receiving a Thai Yoga Massage flow. Walk away with an invaluable tool that you can share with anyone.

• Asana Adjustments Using Thai Yoga with Geneviève Gignac
Saturday, November 12th - 10:30am-12:30pm

Lotus Palm Assisted Yoga with Adjustments course has been specifically designed for yoga teachers, pilates instructors, private coaches, or anyone interested in these practices. In this workshop, you will learn to adjust yoga postures safely using Thai Yoga Massage touch techniques. Ancient Thai Yoga Massage techniques, such as counterbalancing and leveraging the recipient’s body with your own, the gradual touch and proper positioning, will allow the practitioner to practice adjustments with confidence, precision and depth.

More information and registration on YOCOMO's website

Traditional Thai Aroma Oil Massage

November 28 - December 1 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 from November 28th to December  1st in Montreal or by phone 514.270.5713.

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If you have already taken this course and would like to review, you can join us again for only 50% of the regular price! Places are limited. Register by phone: 514.270.5713.

Thai Fun Fact: Thai Alphabet

Thailand’s national language is called Thai,which many scholars believe is a form of Chinese that was gradually brought to the area between the 7th and 13th centuries. Like Lao, Vietnamese, and Chinese, Thai is a very tonal language. The Thai alphabet has 32 vowels and 44 consonants.

Give the Gift of Metta!

Gift Ideas for Practitioners

Are you looking for the perfect gift for that special practitioner in your life? We have great combos and gift certificates for courses and massages at very special prices! A Lotus Palm course gift certificate is really the gift that keeps on giving!

Thai Yoga Massage is a great experience for the person receiving it, but also for those who give it. Who knows, maybe you will be the recipient of many practice massages from our students if you offer a course gift certificate as a present this holiday season.

Gift Certificates:
2-day Specialized Courses
Couples Thai Yoga Massage
20% off on Massages

Lotus Palm Mat Set
Thai Yoga Massage Combo
Meditation Combo

* Offer valid until January 2nd, 2017.

See all the specials on our online store.

At the Heart of Lotus Palm

Andréanne Poulin

"The famous question every young adult dreads so much is definitely: “What do you want to do when you grow up?” Over the years, my answer to that question has evolved a great deal..."

Read her story on our blog.

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