Welcome to The Metta Center

Lise Waugh – Thai Yoga Therapy, Yoga Therapy, Structurally Integrated Movement Therapy & Pilates

John Hawkins – Behind the Yoga, Interfaith Minister

The Metta Center for Yoga and Healing Arts is now located in the Roosevelt Neighborhood in Bellingham, WA.

We offer Yoga classes for all levels and abilities, therapeutic Yoga, Thai Yoga Therapy, Structurally Integrated Movement Therapy, and Pilates based methods. Between the two partners, John and Lise, there is a combined total of almost 40 years experience!

We dedicate our practice to Metta (loving kindness). Our services include compassionate touch, breath awareness and mindfulness and we look forward to sharing these gifts with you.

The new studio is amazing. So comfortable, I feel right at home. And the wood floor is beautiful. Thank you.- K.T.

Lise & John have done it again! This one is the best, you better stop now and stay right here.  Ground floor. Great parking. Quiet. Huge room.  Beautiful. This is the place.- B.H.

I have had many types of massage before but was not familiar with Thai Massage until I was introduced to it by Lise Waugh. I have never had a more healing massage in my life. Weeks later I can still feel the healing effects from the massage. From a car accident, over twenty years ago, I have had a chronic tightness in my left shoulder and neck. Since my Thai massage it has never felt better. This massage is like nothing you have ever experienced before, but it by far the best massage I have ever had. I highly recommend Lise’s Thai massage. – Mary Benarth


Community Events

Check back frequently for updated offerings to support our community.

Upcoming Workshops:

Where do I stand?

- Alignment for Body and Mind, with John Hawkins
Saturday, January 24 Noon-3 $30

The Yoga of Touch-

Lise Waugh’s annual Valentines Day workshop for couples, partners or friends.

 Thank you for sharing this flier:  The Yoga of Touch

Saturday, February 14 3-6pm $54/couple $27/single
Last day to register and pay, 2/7.

For a closer look at all our classes and to register for workshops, classes and private sessions- please visit our schedule! 

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Many paths to the same destination.
We offer you choices in your healing journey.
May you be happy.
May you be well.
May you be safe.
May you be protected.
May you be peaceful.

Loka Samastaa Sukhino Bhavantu, Om Shanti, Shanti, Shanti
May All Beings Everywhere be Happy and Free.