Lotus Co-Op Team

The Lotus supportive bodywork co-op team of practitioners offer a diverse range of holistic health care practices from Massage Therapy, Yoga/Movement Therapy, Meditation, Sound Healing, and so much more. With extended hours for easier access to services and community rates for bodywork therapy our team is here to provide you with lots of opportunities to enhance your self-care routine, reconnect with your body, and feel relaxed in body, mind, and spirit.

 
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Samantha Goodman

Licensed Massage Therapist, C-RYT Yoga Instructor

Sam is a licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist and a 500hr Registered Yoga Teacher. Sam received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Rhodes College, where she focused her studies around the psychosocial and economic influence on the rising rates of eating disorders in the United States. She also did independent research on alternative forms of treatments for at-risk teens, specifically examining the effects of Wilderness Medicine. Sam grew up in Asheville, North Carolina, where her love for the outdoors was established.

In her words:

“I believe our bodies and minds are constantly calibrating and expanding.

Somedays we need heat and power.

Other days we need ease and fluidity.

My goal is to facilitate space to allow you listen and learn what your body and mind need on a day to day basis.

Recognizing that there is no perfect formula, for each body is unique.

Therefore, each deserves the time and space to understand how to be well and be you”.

Additionally, Sam teaches yoga at Urban Yoga Charleston and HyLo Fitness. She is also a teacher with local companies Bendy Brewski and OmOutdoors. She is excited to begin small workshops and series at Lotus as well.

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LaShea Simpson

Licensed Massage Therapist and Aesthetician

LaShea is a licensed massage therapist and licensed aesthetician. She received her associates degree in applied science along with her certificate in aesthetics and aesthetics instruction at Miller Motte Technical College. LaShea received specialized training in lymphatic drainage, prenatal massage, neuromuscular massage, sports massage, energy work, make up application, eyelash extensions advance exfoliation techniques, skin lifting and sculpting techniques, and more. While developing  great passion for  healing through massage therapy, LaShea’s interest in products and ingredients that heal the skin lead her into becoming a master aesthetician. She encompasses the gift of the healing touch as a bodyworker and aesthetician. LaShea is a natural nurturer that gives great energy through her touch with every encounter.          

In her words…
“My purpose is to heal and nurture. I absolutely love what I do and it shows through my work. I have a gift and I am honored to be able to share it with the world!”

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Alexandra Litor

Access Bar Teacher, Kundalini Yoga Instructor, Gong Sound Healer

Alexandra Litor, a.k.a. Ravi Kirin, received her MBA from the University of Connecticut. She came from France with her husband with a dream of opening a French bakery cafe, which they did in West Hartford CT. A five day Kundalini yoga retreat at Kripalu opened her mind to new possibilities and inspirations. She decided to follow her heart again and took the level 1 Kundalini yoga teacher training. 

Ravi Kirin is now a Kundalini yoga teacher, a sound healer (using a gong and crystals) and Access Bar practitioner and facilitator. As a spiritual seeker and mom of five kids, she is passionate about helping other moms find balance and harmony in their life so they can raise healthy and happy kids. She likes to work with pregnant women, offering a holistic approach to help them prepare physically, mentally and emotionally for childbirth. She is also passionate about teaching Access Bars to moms to help them create ease at home and new possibilities for their family.