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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Linda Betts

With a personal yoga practice of over 20 years, Linda brings a wealth of experience to the Center. She's practiced Kundalini Yoga with Jai Dev Singh for five years and attended retreats at Tibet House at Menla Mountain in the Catskills with Bob Thurman (the first Westerner to be initiated by HH Dalai Lama to...

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Janelle Crocker

Janelle, or Yazi, is a self care advocate and health enthusiast who is passionate about helping others put their best foot forward. She believes in functional fitness and that health is more than just an exercise program or a trendy diet. It’s a LIFESTYLE....A culmination of BODY, MIND, and SPIRIT! She loves learning and teaching...

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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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Heather Aschenbrenner

Heather Aschenbrenner, LMHC, NCC, CCHMC is excited to join the Flying Lotus community where she looks forward to extending her experience as a licensed counselor.  Heather began her clinical practice in 2016 where she worked at a non-profit in North Carolina prior to relocating to Canton, NY in 2018 where she now serves the community as...

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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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Erica Kelso

Erica is a mother of 4 and an Executive Director to a new nonprofit, The Outdoor Academy of the North Country. She is a north country native with an eclectic journey to yoga. Erica is completing her 200 hour YTT with The Flying Lotus Yoga School with the class of 2020. The last few years...

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Sarah Buck-Morrill

Sarah began her yoga journey as a sophomore in high school. While struggling with anxiety, Sarah discovered the powerful and healing practice that yoga and breathwork offered. Sarah was inspired by how much yoga helped heal and calm her mind, that she wanted to help others find a similar sense of inner peace. During the...

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Rich Basler

Rich is a 200-hour registered yoga teacher. He completed his training at South Mountain Yoga in South Orange, NJ. A recent transplant to the North Country, he is excited to share his passion for yoga with this new and vibrant community. Rich’s teaching is alignment based, playful, and reflective. He believes that yoga is much...

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