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Workshop Registration & Refunds

Advanced Registration is REQUIRED for all workshops. Registration must be received no later than 24 hours before the scheduled class.
Register online, or submit your fee to Opening Lotus Yoga: 456 Main St. Holden, MA. 01520

Refunds for workshops can be made if we are able to fill the vacant spot.

Chakra Balancing Series - Tune inward and explore your subtle self!

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Dates - Saturdays:
January 20th - Root Chakra - Red
February 3rd - Sacral Chakra - Orange
March 3rd - Solar Plexus Chakra - Yellow
Time: 12:00 - 2:00 pm
Fee: SAVE! Attend all 3 for $80 or $30/class

In each workshop you'll experience herbal tea, deep guided meditation, yoga postures, acupressure points, aromatherapy, affirmations, breathwork, and chanting all tailored to balancing each individual chakra!

If you feel inclined please come dressed in color! (see above)

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

Being Well: Yoga Day Retreat - Winter Renewal

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Date: Sunday, February 18th
Time: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Fee: SAVE! with Early Bird registration - $108 by Feb. 8th
Register after 2/8. $135

Join Anne, Mandeep and Brenna for a full day of self-nurturance with a focus on releasing stress, activating connection to deeper vitality and integrity, and charting your course for a winter renewal.

We will hold sacred circle Kundalini Yoga to release unwanted habits, empower happiness, and elevate our true Selves. Also we'll experience a creative guided meditation to clarify the souls guidance, and restorative yoga with Thai Meridian massage to deeply soothe and release what is not serving us!

  • 10:00 am - Welcoming Chai Tea Circle w/ Energy Medicine to Release & Guided Sankalpa (sacred vow/intention) meditation
  • 11:00 am - Kundalini Yoga with Mandeep: Releasing Habits that Do Not Serve You
  • 12:30 pm - Vegetarian lunch
  • 1:30 pm - Kundalini Yoga with Anne to Awaken Your Body Temple & Crystal Bowl Sound Healing
  • 3:00 pm - Restorative Yoga with Thai Meridian Massage with Brenna
  • 4:00 pm - Closing Mantras & Blessings for a Winter Reset

Early registration is recommended!

Support for Those Caring for Others

caregivers This workshop has been adapted from a class that Cheryl teaches for Veterans and First Responders. We will cultivate “self care” and embracing the ordinary thru yoga asana, Meditation as well as self inquiry through reflection and conversation.

Please bring a journal and pen.

Instructor: Cheryl A. Johnson, RYT, Yoga Warriors International Certified, Shamanic Practitioner, Reiki Master
Date: Saturday, February 10, 2018
Time: 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Minimum of 5 people needed for this workshop to run.

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

Gather in Spirit and Heart in a Soul SiSTAR Circle

soul sister circle 250wJoin us to connect, share and support healing, for ourselves, our community, and globally. If you have been feeling overwhelmed by the rapid unfolding of catastrophic events in the past year and wondering ‘what can I do?', you are invited to gather with Soul Sisters who may be feeling the same and want a way to creatively respond to the challenges of our times.

The Divine Feminine is rising and she needs a voice and needs to connect with others. Our circle will have a welcoming meditation to center, some energy clearing to open up to our own truth and and time for sharing our experiences of what is showing up for you these days?

Instructor: Anne (Lakshmi Narayan )
Date: Sundays, January 14th, March 11th, May 20th
Time: 3:00 - 5:00 pm

We will create a refreshment potluck so bring something simple and healthy to share - Anne will provide Yogi Chai tea.

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Candlelight Restorative Yoga w/ Thai Meridian Massage

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Instructor: Brenna                  Instructor: Brenna 
Date: Friday, January 26th   Date: Sunday, January 28th
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 pm   Time: 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Fee: $40.00   Fee: $40.00


Enrollment is limited to 6.
All Levels Welcomed!

Join Brenna in this deeply relaxing and restorative yoga workshop. The studio will be softlit with votive candles. Rest your mind, renew your body and soothe your soul through guided meditation, breathing techniques that will dial your stress to zero and tension releasing yoga postures with Thai meridian body work to usher you to bliss! Allow yourself to let go and be peace!

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

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, January 19th, February 16th, March 9th, April 13th, May 11th, June 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

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Date: Friday, January 5th
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.

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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