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Loren Lotus

Loren Lotus, co-creator and director of Lotus Retreats, is a passionate Yoga instructor and retreat leader journeying through self-study and self-realization with the intention to heal and transform the mind, body, and spirit of others. Loren received her degree in Kinesiology and is a certified (500-hour) Vinyasa and Hatha Yoga and (85-hour) Prenatal Yoga Instructor.

She is a passionate Yoga instructor continuously inspired by the ancient spiritual traditions and Yogic teachings of India. Loren's teachings incorporate the intuitive and spiritual traditions of India with her biomechanical knowledge and alignment of Kinesiology with an aim to create styles suitable for every yoga practitioner. She believes Yoga is a practice not only on the mat, but also off the mat, in the kitchen, in our relationships and in everyday life. 

Instagram - @LorenLotus

Location – Los Angeles, CA

Certificates – 85-Hour Prenatal Registered Yoga Teacher, La Lupa Via Prenatal School

500-Hour Registered Yoga Teacher, YogaWorks, Los Angeles

200-Hour Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher, Passion Yoga School, Costa Rica

 

 

 

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Kelly Pender

Kelly Pender, co-creator and owner of Lotus Retreats, is a Philly based Yoga Instructor & Holistic Health Coach on her path to empower others to rediscover their voice through mind, body, soul connection. She began practicing yoga in her teens, but it wasn't until a few years years ago that she started to dive deep into her practice and experienced a lifestyle shift. By connecting back to herself & her roots; she discovered her voice.  She began to say 'yes' to herself.  She took the bold step of quitting her job full of broken promises and began to pursue her own passion.

Kelly’s yoga classes are filled with the intention of empowering her students.  You will experience a connection back to your center, inspiration to find your true voice, and ultimately empower your path.

Instagram - @KellyPenderYoga

Location - Philadelphia, PA

Certificates - 200-Hour Registered Yoga Teacher

StandUp Paddle Board Registered Yoga Teacher

 

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Beatriz Bonnin

Beatriz Bonnin is a heartfelt, fiery instructor from the island of Puerto Rico who is passionate about the Chakra system and guiding people through meditation, chanting and asana.

Beatriz has undergone two 85-hour Prenatal trainings with La Lupa Via in Costa Rica and Yogaworks in Los Angeles, along with a 500-hour Professional Program with YogaWorks in Los Angeles and a 200-hour Teacher Training at Shanti Yoga Shala in New Orleans. She shares a deep love and connection with mother earth and the animals. Beatriz is passionate about the Chakra system and guiding people how to work with their own energy through meditation, chanting and asana. She is profoundly connected to the moon cycles, since the cycles are tools to help us release and manifest. Beatriz has a drive to help, heal and revive the planet’s vibration through the practice of yoga and meditation.

Instagram - @BeatrizBonninYoga

Location – Puerto Rico

Certificates – 85-Hour Prenatal Registered Yoga Teacher, La Lupa Via Prenatal School and YogaWorks, Los Angeles

500-Hour Registered Yoga Teacher, YogaWorks, Los Angeles

200-Hour Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher, Shanti Yoga Shala, New Orleans

 

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Jessie Garnello

Jessie has been a practitioner and teacher of Vinyasa, Power, Yin, Kundalini Yoga and Meditation for over 10 years in California as well as Central and South America.  However, she is a former elementary school teacher from Chicago. She received her Kundalini Yoga and Meditation certification in 2005 in Los Angeles with master teachers Harijiwan, Gurmukh, and Tej Kaur which completely transformed her life and started her on the journey toward Self Love and Self-discovery.  Jessie's passion for yoga continued and in 2011 she become 200HR certified in Power Yoga(Ashtanga Influenced) while living in Peru.  Most recently, she received her 500 hour certification through Yogaworks in Santa Monica, California focusing on Iyengar alignment principles, injury management as well as ashtanga vinyasa flow.  Jessie loves to teach an all levels alignment based Vinyasa Flow. She is very passionate about correct alignment as well as giving her students the opportunity to find a rhythm and flow in their practice to create an inspiring moving meditation.  It brings her great joy to be able to share the gifts that she has been taught.  Jessie’s main intention is to inspire people to realize their wholeness, sense of freedom and peace that is always present and available.  

Location – Los Angeles, CA

Certificates – 500-Hour Registered Yoga Teacher, YogaWorks, Los Angeles

200-Hour Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher, Peru

 


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