Kelly Newman Burnham

Hello from the owner/operator of Flying Lotus Yoga Center & Juice Bar, opening soon in Canton, NY! Flying Lotus is a project that I have been passionately working on for well over a year. I am thrilled and thankful to see it come to fruition this year in my home town.  As a practicing yogi...

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Donna Ouimet

Donna Ouimet, LMT, is a graduate of the Center for Natural Wellness School of Massage Therapy in Albany, New York. She has been a licensed massage therapist by the state of New York since 2002. Donna has been working privately, as well as in the day spa and wellness industries for the last 17 years....

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Chantal Forrest

Chantal has devoted her life to the practice and study of Yoga.She first discovered Kundalini Yoga in 1993 from a book by Yogi Bhajan and finally became certified from Pranashanti Yoga Centre (Ottawa, CA) in May 2019. Her classes are balanced, with a compassionate emphasis on the physical body, accessing the power of one's breath,...

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Kelly Charlton

Kelly is a Reiki master and teacher, certified retreat coach, certified therapeutic art life coach, and BrainTap (brain enhancement) Specialist, as well as an early childhood education teacher.  She is a lover of all things creative and healing. A wife, mother of three, grandmother of three and also a mom to a sweet little Yorkie...

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Sasha Kocho-Williams

Sasha has practiced yoga since high school. She has been practicing Ashtanga yoga since 2003, studying in Mysore and with her teachers Manju Jois and Greg Tebb. She received 200-hour certification from Yoga Satsanga Ashram (Yoga Alliance UK aligned) in 2014, and has been teaching since 2013, establishing an Ashtanga community in Wales, UK. She...

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Patti Mason

Patti is a Level II Reiki Practitioner of the Usui Lineage, Tarot and Oracle Card Reader, and is always learning something new in the field of energy healing. She is happiest when sharing joy with others. She loves to read, sit by a fire, drink tea, travel, and find adventures. Tarot and Oracle Cards are...

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Shannon Richardson

Reiki, or literally “Universal Life Force Energy” is a Japanese healing modality; it is a laying on of hands over your energy centers or “chakras.” Energy wants to flow. When it is blocked, pain, fatigue, illness, and disease begin to develop. We all have life force energy flowing through us. Reiki promotes deep relaxation and...

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Kathy Wilcox

Kat brings with her multiple modalities of healing. She has developed a line of aromatherapy products exclusively for Flying Lotus Yoga Center. Thank you for your contribution to the Center, Kat! Kathy is an RYT-200 Yoga Instructor, Certified Aromatherapist, Level II Reiki Practitioner, and Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. She has a passion for incorporating all of...

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Tammy Dodson

Tammy (Zaharah/stage name) took her first belly dance class in 2004 and was completely mesmerized by the flow of the movements and how the classes made her feel empowered as a woman. She continued classes and studied mainly under Juanita Babcock, along with a few workshops with various instructors.  She joined Veils of The Nile...

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Lauren Sommerfield

Lauren has practiced yoga on and off for over over 11 years. It wasn’t until February of 2018 that she began to fully incorporate yoga into her life on a regular basis and truly understand the overall benefits. She went to Costa Rica to complete her 200 hour training in September of 2019. Lauren has...

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