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 is 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 a facilitator for the Create Karma Leadership Program in PA. 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”.
Alicia Watts, RYT
Lou Schultz, RYT
Diane Mudd, 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.
Jennifer Seaton, RYT
Mom, wife, transformational change agent, servant leader. Jennifer has a master's degree in public administration and works as a certified drug and alcohol counselor. She recently founded TrueNorth, a sober living facility for women located in Owensboro, KY. Jennifer has worked in the addiction field for 7 years and has been affected by addiction issues through friends, family, and experience through her own rebellious years. She is passionate about her work helping individuals recover from addiction issues. Jennifer has been practicing yoga 3 years and has earned her 200 RYT with Transforming Health with Yoga, under Dr. Kay Corpus," and Sarah Gingrich.
Meredith Pinto, RYT
Meredith Is Pinto is a 200 hour RYT who has been practicing yoga for 5 years. She is also a Physician Assistant with the general surgery group at Owensboro Health. She lives in Owensboro with her husband and dog Murphy.
Chris Seaton, RYT
Emalee Deel, RYT
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)
Donation class.....................................$5 (regular, students with ID, and members)
Students/Veterans and Active Military (with ID)*
Single class…………………………….. $7.50
5 class package………………………...$30 ($6/class)
10 class package…………………….....$50 ($5/class)
CREATE KARMA KENTUCKY
2019 TEACHER TRAINING
May-November 2019 • Owensboro KY
Create Karma is a wellness-inspired organization committed to creating healthy communities through wellness classes, events, and leadership trainings. We strive to empower individuals to become embodied leaders who effect positive change through their lives and actions.
Our wellness leadership trainings LEAP & MEET transform individuals into mindful, engaged, self-realized teachers who learn to embody fundamental awareness principles in their own lives. We emphasize pay-it-forward principles in an effort to build a lasting wellness movement, empowering our graduates to create and inspire positive change in their communities.
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 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 trainings to our program as well as physician Kay Corpus, MD, the Create Karma Kentucky Affiliate Program Director, who is a Create Karma graduate/facilitator and owner of The Yoga Loft in KY.
Create Karma’s leadership training programs cultivate inner awareness and mindfulness through breathing, meditation, and movement. We offer 2 levels of trainings to engage your growth and advance you 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 (RYT's) through Yoga Alliance.
Level 1: LEAP – Leaders Empowered into Action Program (200hr)
Leaders Empowered into Action, or LEAP, is our flagship training program. This transformative 200-hour training meets every 3-4 weekends in Owensboro, KY from May to October and uses the spectrum of wellness with specialized Sunday modules to empower individuals into effective leadership roles.
LEAP provides you with an optimal opportunity for personal development by integrating leadership training techniques with a variety of wellness practices. We combine physical movement, breathwork, meditation, and self-inquiry with team-building activities and action-based service projects to generate enduring wellness in your life and community. By completing this leadership-in-action training, you will transform your relationship with yourself and your ability to create wellness and empowered leadership every day.
Level 2: MEET – Mentors Empowering Engagement Training (300hr)
Mentors Empowering Engagement Training, or MEET, is our 300-hour advanced leadership program. This training is designed to enhance your ability to become a leadership and wellness mentor to other teachers and community leaders. You will still experience the same amazing facilitators as our LEAP program, plus expanded opportunities to hone your mentorship skills.
MEET provides you with an optimal opportunity for personal development by integrating leadership training techniques with a variety of wellness practices. We combine physical movement, breathwork, meditation, and self-inquiry with team-building activities and action-based service projects to generate enduring wellness in your life and community. By completing this leadership-in-action training, you will transform your relationship with yourself and your ability to create wellness and empowered leadership every day.
As a MEETer, you will also participate in our Yoga Teacher Certification Weekend in October. In addition to facilitating the weekend for LEAP participants, you will receive feedback on your mentoring techniques and learn to creatively adapt workshop content to both your audience and environment.
Finally, you will complete an outreach project that integrates your mentorship learning and wellness initiatives to create enduring wellness for the community.
Program Curriculum Includes…
Ayurveda: Stabilize your inner and outer environment through nutrition and daily life practices
Physiology of Wellness: Learn how the systems of wellness regulate health
Functional Movement: Ground and energize through inclusive yoga and movement
Connection: Create partnership and community by sharing yourself authentically and generously
Leadership: Integrate your leadership as a natural extension of your being
Mentorship: Give and receive tools to effectively foster development
Sustainability: Nourish and support your body with daily wellness
Service: Impact the lives that matter to you
Facilitation Experience: Empower others to be leaders
2625 Frederica St
2019 Training Dates
Each weekend session includes Friday evenings, Saturday and Sunday mornings thru late afternoons/early evenings.
200-hour:$2,008 or payment plan
$508 deposit + $300 (5 payments)
300-hour: please email us at email@example.com
*Educators • Health Care Providers • Creatives/Entrepreneurs Special Pricing • Moms For A Cause
200-hour:$1,008 or payment plan
$508deposit + $100 (5 payments)
300-hour: please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
REFRESH Program for current 200-hour RYT’s:
200-hour:$1,008 or payment plan
$508 deposit + $100 (5 payments).
Audited training. CE’s awarded.
Save Your Spot Today: Deposit $508
Several scholarships available for active military/veterans/first responders and families as well as those in recovery. Please email us at email@example.com for application.
Anyone with an interest in leadership and wellness is welcome and encouraged to apply. Once you are accepted, you must attend all training hours, complete all coursework and training homework, and lead 12 outreach classes (a minimum of 60 minutes in length each).
To be eligible to enroll in our 300-hour program, you must have previously completed our LEAP program OR a 200-hour training with an accredited yoga or wellness school and have taught regular yoga classes for at least one year. Once you are accepted, you must attend all training hours, complete all coursework, training homework, and mentorship work. In addition to serving as a mentor to LEAP participants, there is a commitment to serve at least 20 hours giving back to a community by initiating healthy living programs or leading movement or meditation classes.
Yoga Teacher Certification
To become a certified yoga instructor with Yoga Alliance®....
Upon successful completion of FEAT and Yoga Teacher Certification Weekend you are eligible to become a certified 200-hr yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance®.
Upon completion of MEET, you are eligible to become a certified 500-hr yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance®.
Please note, if you choose to register with Yoga Alliance®, you will need complete your online registration with them after you have received your completion certificate from Create Karma.
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for the application and for any further questions.
2625 Frederica St, Suite D, JDQ Building, Owensboro, KY 42301
Q: Do I need to sign-up in advance?
A:You may sign up on the the MIndbody website or just show up an check in 10 minutes before class begins. A workshop or training may require sign-ups at which time a link or instructions will be provided.
Q: What should I bring?
A:It is always nice to bring your own mat for comfort reasons. We do have mats available at the studio.
Q: What if it's my first time?
A: We welcome students at any level, including beginners. Classes for those specifically new to yoga will be offered throughout the season.
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.