My soul honors your soul.
The Yoga Loft at the Center for Integrative Medicine is a manifestation of a dream to create a place of personal growth and healing, collaboration, and a vessel of service to the community. Time and again, medical studies have shown the health benefits of yoga----increased strength and flexibility as well as decreased stress and pain. Yoga has also been shown to balance adrenals and hormones, improve sleep, decrease blood pressure and cholesterol, increase metabolism for weight loss and slow the aging process. Yoga heals.
Physician, yoga teacher, and founder of The Yoga Loft, Dr. Kay Corpus, offers to the public alignment-savvy and intelligently sequenced yoga which teaches and empowers students how to become embodied and self-aware physically, emotionally, psychologically, and spiritually This is always the first step in attaining whole health and vitality.
Our classes are taught by highly trained, professional, and compassionate instructors in a beautiful, sacred and supportive environment. We hope that you become a part of the growing yoga community in Owensboro----- guaranteed to transform your life, health, and way of being in the world.
As Ghandi said, "Be the change you wish to see in the world." See you on the mat!
Lead. Love. Transform.
Kay Corpus, MD, RYT
Kay Corpus, MD, is a board-certified family physician specializing in Integrative and Functional Medicine as well as a 500 hour registered yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance. Her approach to medicine involves uncovering the true root cause of illness and disease. She and her patients work together to illuminate how pathology occurs as a result of physical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual imbalances. She has studied with Drs. Andrew Weil, Mark Hyman, and Lissa Rankin. Kay has practiced yoga since 1996 and has studied with the Baptiste Power Yoga Institute as well as with Sarah Gingrich in Pennsylvania. She is also a facilitator for the Create Karma Leadership Program in Pennsylvania. She founded and directs the Center for Integrative Medicine in Henderson and Owensboro and The Yoga Loft in Owensboro where she guides patients and students to whole health transformation. Kay leads the Create Karma affiliate teacher training program in Kentucky developing new leaders and healers every year. She is committed to growth of individuals and her community. Please visit her website at www.kaycorpusmd.com and Facebook page Kay Corpus, MD
Lou Schultz, RYT
As a geologist, Lou enjoys developing innovative classes combining earth sciences with the science of yoga, such as Geo Yoga, Archaeo Yoga and Paleo Yoga. He enjoys creating new classes and unique sequences as much as he enjoys teaching, so each class is a fresh experience for both he and the students.
His classes explore the idea of relationship, connecting patterns in the nervous system to wake up and energize the body and open the heart. His practice unites yin and yang yoga, visualization, mediation, breath and attention in order to explore the limitless love of our true selves.
Diane Kolb, RYT
Mother, grandmother and passionate yogi. Diane retired from the corporate world after a successful thirty-eight year career. She is passionate about her work helping individuals suffering from grief. Diane understands grief firsthand, as well as yoga's capacity to help heal from the inside out. She understands grief comes in many forms from losing a loved one, a job, a pet - ANY loss that causes pain and suffering. She believes yoga is medicine for the body, mind, heart and soul. Diane has been practicing yoga for nearly 17 years and has earned her 200 RYT with Transforming Health with Yoga, under Dr. Kay Corpus, and Sarah Gingrich.
Meredith Pinto, RYT
Meredith Pinto received her 200 hour RYT certification from Dr. Kay Corpus and Sarah Gingrich in the Transforming Health with Yoga program in 2017. She is also a board certified Physician Assistant and has worked with the Owensboro Health Surgical Specialists group since 2016. She has been a practicing yogi for 6 years. She loves teaching solar Vinyasa flows and believes in the functional movement aspect of yoga to help all yogis gracefully age and prevent future injuries. She is also passionate about women's health and healing through yoga, especially postpartum. She lives in town with her husband, son Henry and dog Murphy.
Rendy is a wife to Dave and a mom to Clara. She’s also a dog mom to Olive Nesta. Rendy is from Henderson, KY where she taught school for 20 years. She earned her 200 RYT from Dr. Kay Corpus and Sarah Gingrich of Create Karma and has a Level 1 Healing Touch certification.
After unexpectedly losing her mom and sending her only child off to college, she was deep in grief. One yoga class later, she knew she was on the path to healing. After a little over a year of classes, she decided to become a yoga teacher. Mrs. Diane Kolb taught her that grief was not consuming and Dr. Kay Corpus taught her that she could be sad and have joy simultaneously.
“When you come to my class, expect a creative, sensitive sequence. I teach with an open heart and share my love of all endlessly.”
Monica M. Bidwell is an RYT with The Yoga Loft KY. As a 2019 Create Karma YTT 200 graduate, she teaches beginners workshops. She is on a rewilding journey of unconditioning to get back to her true self. She wishes to share her story with other women seeking their own truth and hold space for this messy and healing work through the practices of breathwork, meditation, body scan, and yoga.
Monica lives in Moorman, KY with her husband and two teen daughters, along with many pets. She grew up on horseback in East Texas before moving to western Kentucky. She loves to travel, explore new interests, and seek adventure in the everyday as much as possible. She also works a couple of side-hustles where she gets to help women feel beautiful in their own skin.
Yoga Class & Package Pricing
Single class……………………………. $15
5 class package………………..……….$60 ($12/class expires within 3 months)
10 class package………………......…..$100 ($10/class expires in 6 months)
Unlimited month…………………....…..$80 (excludes specialty yoga classes, workshops, and trainings)
Students/Veterans and Active Military (with ID)*
50% off discount for students and veterans.
Must message the studio for the discount to be applied.
CREATE KARMA KENTUCKY
Create Karma is a wellness-inspired organization committed to creating healthy communities through wellness classes, events, and leadership training. We strive to empower individuals to become embodied leaders who effect positive change through their lives and actions.
Facilitated by Wellness Leaders
Create Karma is excited to bring together leading wellness professionals to give participants an unparalleled training experience. Each weekend session is led by an instructor or expert who specializes in a unique area of leadership development, wellness, and/or community outreach. The training’s diverse curriculum is overseen by our flagship Program Director and Create Karma Founder Sarah Yukie Gingrich, who brings over a dozen years of experience in international yoga training to our program as well as the Create Karma Kentucky Affiliate Program Director and The Yoga Loft Owner, Dr. Kay Corpus.
Create Karma’s leadership training programs cultivate inner awareness and mindfulness through breathing, meditation, and movement. We offer 2 levels of training to engage your growth and advance your wellness and leadership. Our 200- and 300-hour programs transform individuals into mindful, engaged, self-realized teachers who learn to embody fundamental awareness principles in their own lives. Graduates may qualify to become registered yoga teachers (RYTs) through Yoga Alliance.
Learn more about Create Karma here.
Q: Do I need to sign up in advance?
A: Due to COVID, we ask that you sign up in advance here on the website or via the Mindbody app. Please call or message if you need assistance signing up, and we will be glad to help!
Q: What should I bring?
A:It is always nice to bring your own mat for comfort reasons. However, we do have mats available at the stdio for class use as well as for purchase. You may also want to bring your own water bottle. Complimentary filtered water is provided.
Q: What if it's my first time?
A: We welcome students at any level, including beginners, however - classes for those specifically for those new to yoga will be offered throughout the season. Please contact us if you have questions about a specific class or teacher.
Q: What should I wear?
A: Comfortable yoga pants/shorts, t-shirts or tank tops are fine. Dressing in layers is always best depending upon your sensitivity to the heat or cold.