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Early Bird Extended for Body Temple Course and Herbal Workshops

  • Body Temple
  • Melt Unwanted Habits
  • Herbal Workshops
  • Equinox Celebration
  • Kundalini Circle
  • Full Moon Yin

Body Temple: 10 Habits to Wholeness - Elevate Your Health, Happiness & Divine Nature

body temple 250wThe Body Temple course combines proven habit change science with Yogic and Ayurvedic sacred self care practices called Dinacharya (Daily Rhythms) that with practice, quite simply build a new body ~ mind connection for your highest Self to be embodied.

Anne will guide you step by step to take control of your wellness with the proven ancient tools of Yogic and Ayurvedic daily self care. You will practice the 10 Habits to up-level your sleep, energy and digestion to name a few. You will benefit from the group community support as well as individualized coaching to maximize your success.

The 10 Habits - find them below - are simple yet effective daily habits to support fundamental energetic shifts that impact your entire wellness.

Some of the natural shifts that happen:

  • Better Sleep & Energy
  • Better Digestion & Elimination
  • Body Weight Balances
  • Stress Patterns Reduce
  • Diet Improves
  • Unhealthy Cravings Diminish
  • Moods Balances
  • Meditative Mind Awakens
  • Connection to Spirit Strengthens
  • Connection to Intuition Increases

Early Bird Options Extended - there's still time to take advantage of special pricing!

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Kundalini Yoga To Melt Unwanted Habits & Empower Happiness

yoga addiction recovery 250wBreak Unwanted Habits that block your connection to your innate happiness. Learn natural tools which can be practiced at home to support your healing journey.


Who is this course for?
Whether you or a loved one need to break a persistent behavior pattern or you would like the support of a friend or loved one, this course is for you! Did you know? In the 1970’s there was an accredited center for breaking addictive behavior and unwanted habits using yoga and nutrition! Founded by Kundalini Yoga Master Yogi Bhajan, the SuperHealth program continues to be taught internationally.

What will this series explore?
Using tools from the SuperHealth program , this series will explore:

  • Increasing our awareness of mental and emotional patterns that keep us stuck in the pain of addictive patterning.
  • Healing mental trauma through physical practices involving movement, breath, and meditation.
  • Naturally accessing inner wisdom that motivates us to choose to embrace a healthy and happy lifestyle.


Instructor: Mandeep Kaur Khalsa
Day/time: Tuesdays, 7:15 - 9:00 pm
6 weeks - October 17th - November 21st, 2017
Course Fee: $249.00
Early bird: Register by October 1st and save $24.00 - $225.00
Repeating student: $108.00

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healing herbs 250wHealing Herbs Through the Seasons

Instructor: Rachel Ross, of Hillside Herbals
Time: 2:00 - 4:00 pm  -- Herbal tea & refreshments will be served.
Dates: see the schedule below
Fees & Registration: Registration options are below.

Early Bird Options Extended - there's still time to take advantage of this special pricing!

Early Bird Best Price!  Enroll by September 15th for the entire series of 9 workshops for $240 (receiving one workshop FREE)
Early Bird: Enroll for the entire series with a friend by September 15th and receive 2 workshops FREE $210 each

Fall Series: $105
Winter Series: $70
Spring Series:  $105
Any Single Drop-in: $40
Single Drop-in wih a friend: $30 (each)

Fall Workshops

September 30th: Healing herbs for infants and children – colds, fevers, bites, bumps and stomach aches – 10 remedies to have on hand and more! Hands on: Herbal emergency medicine kit

October 28th: Healing herbs in the kitchen – leaves, roots, berries and barks – teas, syrups, shrubs and sprinkles. Making it fun. Easy recipes! Taste tests! Demos! Hands on: DIY herbal tea infusion

November 18th: Healing herbs for muscle and joint aches and pains – Hands on: DIY herbal salve.

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Fall Equinox Class & Satsang

fall equinox sky 250wFind Your Inner Balance

Instructor: Anne
Date: Tuesday, September 19th
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Fee:  Class is FREE - A $10. donation is suggested to support the Worcester County Food Bank.

Join Anne in this celebration of the turning of the seasonal wheel from Summer to Fall. We will honor the Native American Six Directions of the medicine wheel with a center Puja (altar) enjoy some prana building exercises through breathwork, yoga flows & meditative mantras to align with our inner balance between the sun and the moon, inner Mars and Venus, Divine Masculine & Feminine energies. A crystal bowl sound healing is included.

A light refreshment potluck follows.

All are welcomed.

Pre-Registration is requested no later than 24 hours before the Satsang. To register, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or sign up in the studio.

Join in for a special Kundalini experience!

kundalini healing circleJoin me in our monthly Kundalini Yoga Healing circle. Through an energetic kriya( set of exercises) we will open to our solar energies in alignment with the Summer Solstice , practice pranayama (breathwork) to awaken our pranic channels so that our life force can flow more strongly and chanting the great healing mantra RA MA DA SA to bring our highest healing and awareness into being. We will seal the class with a crystal bowl sound healing.

Instructor: Anne (Lakshmi Narayan )
Date: Fridays; September 15th, October 3rd, November 17th, December 8th
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Its a wonderful opportunity to try something new.

Donations are welcome.  Open to all.


Full Moon Yin Yoga - With Crystal Bowl Healing

full moon yin 2Instructor: Anne
Date: Friday, October 6th
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Fee: $40.00

Experience a deep restorative Yin Yoga immersion that focuses on releasing the myofascial tissue of the lower body by holding supportive yoga postures, for an extended few minutes. Release tension by deeply grounding, expand range of motion, and increase overall flow of Chi-Life force.

Crystal Bowl sound healing uses the vibration of bowls that are 98% pure quartz crystal tuned to notes that resonate with the subtle body. The harmonic sound of Crystal Bowls assists areas of subtle imbalances in our subtle bodies to balance.

The workshop is open to all without acute pain or inflammation.

Pre-registration is required - registration must be received 24 hours before the workshop. To reserve your spot, please register online.

Yoga at Opening Lotus

Take the first step toward Vibrant Health - delve into Yoga.

Opening Lotus Yoga classes are for every level, every body, and every step of your transformative journey.

Take a class today, or sign up for a session, and you'll be on your way!


Check out our schedule.

Immersion Workshops

Deepen your practice or explore a new style. Monthly Yoga Immersions offers:

  • Full Moon Yin Yoga with Crystal Bowls
  • Candlelight Yoga with Thai Meridian Massage
  • Kundalini Healing Circle


current offerings

Vibrant Health Courses

Accelerate your transformation and connect with your intuitive Spirit.

  • Spiritual ReBoot: 7 Steps to Reclaim Your Sacred Intuitive Center
  • Chakras: Awaken your Vibrant Being
  • Seasonal Detox: Clear and Clarify Your Life Force

More Course Info

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456 Main St.
Holden, MA 01520

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Anne Townend-Duffey
"Explore Opening Lotus Yoga ~
Sense the Body, Quiet the Mind,
Discover your Spirit."

Namaste, Anne Townend-Duffey