Meet the Team
Lindsay Hess- Studio Owner
Certified Yin Yoga Teacher
Lindsay is a registered yoga teacher and founded Wanderlotus Yoga in Windsor, Colorado. She is passionate about helping others find peace within themselves.
She hopes to work with people of all ages who struggle with anxiety or depression, helping those struggling to seek inward. Movement and flow are equally accompanied with meditation and stillness as she guides class. Calming the mind, bringing awareness to the breath and incorporating movement of the body are incorporated to each of her practices.
When off the mat, her hobbies include traveling, gardening, and camping. Lindsay was born and raised in Colorado. She attended Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO where she obtained her undergraduate in Biology. After college she spent years traveling the world. Upon return, she decided to turn her love for plants into an understanding of plant medicine. She is working towards obtaining her title as a Certified Herbalist.
Suzy Hawbaker- Studio Manager
Certified Restorative Yoga Teacher
Certified Yin Yoga Teacher
Suzy is a registered yoga teacher, completing her teacher training at Holistic Yoga School in Fort Collins, Co. along with her 20 hour Restorative Yoga Teacher Training at OM House Yoga in Loveland, Co. Her specialties include Slow Flow, Restorative, and Yin Yoga. When she isn’t in the studio teaching, she is practicing yoga, attending workshops, running her online retail shop, meditating, hanging out with her 2 teen daughters, seeing live music, and enjoying the amazing Colorado outdoors.
Suzy has a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology from Fort Lewis College in Durango Colorado. After College she worked with troubled youth until she had children of her own. She then decided she wanted to work from home and this is when her online retail shop was born. After 11 years, she continues to run her shop, while also teaching yoga and creating workshops and retreats. She has a deep desire to help others and wants everyone to live their best life. She believes that everyone can find peace through yoga and meditation as well as living intentionally. She wants to help others discover this inner peace and make the world a better place for all.
Certified SHERecovers trauma informed yoga teacher
Leanne teaches gentle styles of alignment based Hatha yoga and Chair yoga as well as Restorative Yoga and Yoga Nidra practices. She received her 200-hour certification in 2012 and 500-hour certification in 2016, both from Etowah Valley Yoga outside Atlanta, GA. She enjoys sharing yoga with children and adults, of all ages. She continues to increase her knowledge of yoga for overall wellness and for a variety of conditions such as osteoporosis prevention and reversal, through online and in-person workshops and classes.
Leanne has a passion for the gentle and restorative aspects of yoga as a result of how they have benefited her and based on the recognition that ‘life can be challenging’ and yoga offers practices that can help relieve the physiological, emotional and mental effects of those challenges. Leanne has lead several women’s retreats focusing on self-care and restorative practices and plans to facilitate more in the future.
Leanne is also a singer/songwriter. Her lyrics are a reflection of her life experiences. Messages of personal growth and emotional healing are often present. Leanne’s love of music began through her exposure to dance, which she was fortunate to study from age 4 to beyond college. hen she taught dance for over 20 years.
Leanne currently resides in Fort Collins, CO and LOVES the nature Colorado provides. Her three children are now in their mid-to-late 20s and are healthy, generous, thriving beings.
Paige completed her 200 hour yoga teacher training through Northern Arizona Yoga Center (Flagstaff, AZ) in 2017. After graduating, she went on to manage and teach at a donation-based studio in the heart of Northeast Minneapolis, MN. This kickstarted her mission of making yoga accessible for all. This mission has been carried with her to her new home at Wanderlotus Yoga & Wellness where she provides thoughtful and intentional sequencing to foster growth and transform mindset.
Alongside being a certified yoga teacher, Paige has a Bachelors of Science in Fitness Wellness from Northern Arizona University. She is also certified Exercise Physiologist through the American College of Sports Medicine. With her education, Paige performs wellness evaluations, personal trains, and teaches a variety of fitness classes around town. In her free time, she enjoys cuddling with her cat named Hendrix!
Grief Yoga Facilitator
Erin Doty offers inspiration and insight to illuminate your sacredness and activate your inner knowing while rooted in grounded, clear presence. She assists clients and students with discovering specific facets to live fearlessly with ease, to align with clear direction towards self-awareness, navigate trauma safely, enjoy optimal health, and to live an abundant life. Erin is owner of HK High Kicks, which integrates yoga, wellness, and gemstones for therapeutic use. Her authenticity and joy allows for an inviting and welcome experience to everyone. Certifications: ERYT200, RYT500, Certified TAOMCHI Master Crystalogist, Body Positive Yoga, Yoga Warriors International, Fascia in Yoga and Movement, Pelvic Floor Health.
Cory believes that a yoga practice is both a lifestyle & a journey. Deepening her own practice helped her to understand yoga on a more therapeutic level, seeing the impact it had on her life inspired her to travel and learn its teachings.
In 2014 she traveled to Spain and completed her first 200 hour yoga teacher training. In 2017 she took her second 200 hour hatha yoga teacher training in Fort Collins, Colorado at old town yoga with Michael Lloyd Billington.
After teaching yoga for 4 years she experienced a very unexpected loss. She was 25 weeks pregnant when she went into labor with her twin boys and lost them both shortly after giving birth. After the loss she stepped into the Grief Support Network in Boulder Colorado. The grief support network offered yoga therapy.
In January 2020 she completed her A 200 hour mindful grieving yoga therapy training through the Grief Support Network in Boulder, Colorado.
The style she represents is gentle and calming, taking time in each asana and using the breath being key to bringing awareness into the body and mind. Cory also has a passion for jewelry making. She makes mala necklaces known as prayer beads as a way to heal her heart. She loves to be outside in nature, gathering herbs for medicine making.