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Mini Mindfulness Retreat

with Anne Curtis, E-RYT500 & Melissa Carroll, E-RYT500

WHEN: Sunday 1/28  from 10AM - 12:00PM EST

WHERE: Your Fave Comfy Spot at Home, on Zoom

WHAT: Gentle Yin & Restorative Yoga, Guided Meditation & Journaling prompts for the New Year

Open to All! No experience needed

2 Yoga Alliance Credit Hours available for Yoga Teachers

Ground Your Energy  |  Calm Your Mind  |  Open Your Heart

This new year give yourself the gift of deep presence with this Mini Mindfulness Retreat.
All participants receive the replay and keep it forever. 

In this 2-hour Zoom Workshop you'll receive:


  • An All-Levels Yin Yoga Practice for Winter, which focuses on opening the Kidney Channels

  • A Guided Meditation to Align with your Intentions for 2024

  • Journaling Prompts to Help You Anchor into Gratitude & Flow for the New Year

Open to All! No experience with yoga or meditation needed. Perfect for beginners and seasoned practitioners.

2 Yoga Alliance Credit Hours Provided for Yoga Teachers

Investment:  $27, Free for Melissa's Patrons & Anne's Monthly Membership Students!


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The Holy Shift
Writing Series

As a Yoga Teacher or Wellness Pro,

your words are powerful.


The Holy Shift Writing Series helps you create online conversations that matter --  and turn your students into raving fans.

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The heart-opening 8-Week Course to help you make peace with your all of pieces of yourself through Shadow Work, Powerful Guided Meditations, Emotional Freedom Techniques, & Mindful Yoga.

Led by Melissa Carroll, ERYT500, MFA, YACEP, & Ashley Sweet, LMHC

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Your Mythic Journey Writing Series

If you want to change your life, change your story. This 4-week On-Demand Online Course takes you through a classic narrative journey to help you uncover insights about your spiritual path.

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Yin Yoga & Meditation for Fall
 Gentle Yoga Flow & Yin Yoga Postures
for Fall energies & meridians
✨ Breathwork to Soothe, Cleanse, & Nourish
✨ A Guided Meditation for Deep Rest & Receiving 

Donations between $11-33 can be made
via Venmo to @melissa-carroll-
via CashApp to @meljcarroll
via Paypal to 

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Reiki & Readings:
Full Moon Healing
& Soul Reading

DATE: Sunday, September 19, 2022
TIME: 6:30PM - 8PM EDT

Receive healing and personal guidance with the magic
of the Full Harvest Moon on

You'll receive: 

✨ A Psychic Reading (you'll receive messages both live at the event and a longer written personal message emailed to you after the event)

✨  Reiki healing (no experience with Reiki needed)

✨  An opportunity to strengthen your intuition in a safe, loving space

Attendance is limited to ensure everyone gets personal attention. Last time we sold out so be sure to save your spot!

Led by Reiki Master/Yoga Teacher Melissa Carroll & Psychic Medium Amy Dascola 


Price: $77

Fall Equinox Yoga + Meditation

Thursday, 9/30
7:00PM - 8:15PM EDT
via Zoom

The Equinox is an auspicious day tor Sadhana
(spiritual practice). In this session you'll enjoy:

✨ Gentle Yoga Flow & Yin Yoga Postures for Late Summer/Fall energies & meridians
✨ Breathwork to Support Balance of Light & Dark, Yin & Yang Energies
✨ A Guided Meditation for Deep Rest & Receiving 

Free for Patrons / Donation Based:

Donations between $10-30 can be made
via Venmo to @melissa-carroll-yoga

via CashApp to @meljcarroll
via Paypal to 


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Guided Meditation + Reiki Circle
Sunday, August 27th
7PM - 7:45PM
Donation Based

✨ Enjoy a Guided Meditation to Restore + Replenish Your Energy
✨ Experience a Healing Reiki Circle:
No Experience Needed! If you're human you qualify. :)

Receive the Grounding + Energy Protection Techniques

Free for Patrons / Donation Based:
Donations between $10-30 can be made
via Venmo to @melissa-carroll-yoga

via CashApp to @meljcarroll

via Paypal to 

To get the Zoom link, join the Patreon community or simply subscribe below 
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of that silliness...
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The Language of Teaching Yoga
Sunday, September 3, 2023

In Person at The Lotus Pond Center in Tampa, FL

12:00 - 3:00PM

Open to all Yoga Teachers & YTTs: 3 Yoga Alliance Credit Hours

As a yoga teacher, one of the most powerful tools you have is your voice.


Could you use some fresh language to enliven your teaching?

Are you tired of using the same phrases to guide your students?

How can you weave imagery, stories, and poetics without sounding inauthentic to your own voice?

There’s a style and tone that’s authentic to each individual teacher, but there are also techniques to make your language more compelling while still being true to yourself.

In this workshop, you will learn:

 Easy ways to make your language clear and your cues crisp

✨ Language & Consciousness: Which words don't register in your subconscious mind (and are therefore ineffective)

✨ How to use language that creates a supportive, inclusive atmosphere and induces a positive state of mind 

✨ The power of metaphor and imagery in teaching asana, pranayama, and meditation

Sign Up Here


(link will take you to the Lotus Pond Training Workshops Page: scroll down until you see the 9/3 Event)


Melissa Carroll, E-RYT200, RYT 500, is a writer, yoga teacher, and former creative writing professor at University of Tampa. She is in love with language and how it shapes our experience. Melissa is the editor of the essay collection Going OM: Real-Life Stories on and off the Yoga Mat, and is the author of two poetry chapbooks: The Karma Machine and The Pretty Machine.

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