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Lucas, Texas

Romans 12:2  Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.

Are you looking for physical movement that reduces stress, strengthens your body, and improves both flexibility and mobility?

Whole-Hearted Yoga is Christ-centered yoga with functional, creative sequences set to inspirational music with God’s word (the Bible) woven into each practice.  Each class caters to the specific needs and level of participants with a fun approach to yoga. 

 “Yoga is not about touching your toes; it’s about what happens on the way there.”  – author unknown

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Currently offering private instruction and small group practices.

Zoom instruction available upon request.

We believe that travel restores the soul and now offer wellness travel and retreats.

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About Lori

My purpose is to challenge, refresh and restore others through faith-based yoga and wellness travel.

  • Certified Yoga Instructor, RYT 200
  • Registered with the Yoga Alliance
  • Member, Christian Yoga Association
  • Trauma-Sensitive Yoga certified through Holy Yoga
  • Offering group & private classes in Lucas, Texas
  • Pop-up yoga events upon request at your desired location, such as church, retreat, corporate office, retail promotions, and outdoor events 
  • Retreats & wellness travel booking 

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I have been practicing yoga personally for about 20 years.  As a dancer in my younger days, I was instantly drawn to yoga as a form of exercise and stretching. Over the years, yoga became much more than physical for me.  The stress of walking through back-to-back difficult seasons led me to appreciate my personal yoga practice in a completely new light and pushed me to explore wellness travel.  I attended my first retreat in 2019 and was hooked!

Yoga became my safe place, my sanctuary, and a way to reconnect with God & manage my stress.   I decided I wanted to encourage others as I had been encouraged, so I embarked on the adventure of acquiring my 200 hour Yoga Teacher Certification in 2018.  I led my first retreat in January of 2020.

Breathing, meditating on God’s word and resting in his presence, both on and off the mat are vital parts of practicing faith-based yoga.  My faith has become intertwined with my practice because I believe that we are meant to worship God, not just with our hearts, minds, and souls, but also with our bodies.  1 Corinthians 6:19-20  Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit… Therefore, honor God with your bodies.

When we take time to restore, heal and fill ourselves, we have much more to offer those around us and a greater capacity to serve.  God created us to enjoy life to the fullest extent, which includes enjoying a healthy body and having fun!

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Click on the schedule, events or travel tabs for more information.

See you on the mat!

Lori Washko

I will follow the Lord my God wholeheartedly… (based on Joshua 14:8)

Join the Whole-Hearted Yoga Facebook Group!  click here Whole-Hearted Yoga FB Group

PS. If you have questions about Christian yoga, look for the books Holy Yoga or Stretching Your Faith.  You can also check out http://www.christianyogaassociation.org