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through OPEN DOORS with Instructors: Shawn Cornelison, Richard Lanza, and Radhika Priya Sakhi

Location: Open Doors in Braintree at 395 Washington Street

Saturdays 12-6 pm

June 24, 2023
July 22-23 9:30 am to 6:30 pm (Retreat Intensive Saturday & Sunday 9:30am-6:30pm OFF SITE)
August 26, 2023
August 27, 2023
December 16, 2023
December 17, 2023
January 5, 2024

January 13, 2024
February 25,2024 (Closing)

The commitments of the program are the above dates, weekly 2 hour zoom calls with Shawn (which will be recorded and available for students who cannot attend), and monthly 2 hour zoom calls with Richard (which will be recorded for students who cannot attend). Dates and times to be announced.

Essential Yoga 300 Hour Teacher Training
You will learn:

-Creative and functional sequencing.
-To restore your prana by deeply delving into breathwork
-How to incorporate the teaching of breath and pranayama in yoga classes or workshops.
-To practice the Yamas and Niyamas in your daily life.
-To explore for yourself and teach your students about the Yamas and Niyamas.
-To develop a consistent mediation practice.
-Through a 2 day retreat the direct experience of your essential nature and oneness.
-How to tap into your intuition and the subtle energy of yourself and others.
-To explore the spiritual and traditional depths of yoga and meditation.
-How to transform outdated patterns and connect to new and healthier ones.

-How to effectively teach an experiential workshop.

-Awaken your commitment to leading a happy, healthy and fulfilled life
-Ways to tap into the unlimited possibilities of your yoga teaching career

The cost is $4000.00.  A $500.00 deposit is required to hold your space. 


For more information contact Shawn Cornelison at or call him at 617.610.8683



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Shawn has been teaching yoga for over 22 years both in the United States and internationally.  In addition to being an E-RYT-500 certified yoga teacher, he is also a Certified Yoga Therapist through IAYT.  He also has extensive training with Yin Yoga, Meridian Yoga, and Yoga for Anxiety & Depression.  His studies have also included an 800 Hour Advanced Teacher Training in Yogic Philosophy & 100 Hour Advanced Breath Techniques Program.  In addition to his trainings, Shawn has a vibrant Yoga Therapy practice where he assists individuals in body awareness, pain reduction, and personal transformation. 


Shawn travels internationally teaching diverse styles of yoga, as well as offering a 200 & 300 hour yoga teacher training.  His home locations are in Braintree, MA, USA and Sofia, Bulgaria, as well as teaching time spent in Tokyo, Japan.  He offers in-person and remote training in Yin Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Somatics, Functional Breathing, and Yoga for Anxiety & Depression.


As a yoga instructor Shawn teaches classes that are focused on breath and functional movement of the body. His classes are geared toward students who want to explore the inner spaces of the body and mind.  The classes are both physically challenging and at the same time very accessible & nurturing.  He uses his knowledge of meridians, yin yoga, therapeutic yoga, breath work and his fascination with yoga's rich history to create classes which are informative and allow students to move in ways that support their unique structure.

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Richard Lanza, ERYT-500, has been exploring the different branches of yoga and forms of holistic health for over 53 years with special focus on meditation, energy healing, accessing and developing intuition, and spiritual philosophy.  His background includes training in Yoga, Eastern Philosophy, Hypnosis, Acupuncture, Massage, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Energy Healing, Essene Therapy and Therapeutic Touch. In the United States he is the originator and owner of OPEN DOORS HOLISTIC AND METAPHYSICAL CENTER, OPEN DOORS YOGA STUDIOS, Instructor of the OPEN DOORS YOGA TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAMS (200 & 300 Hour), Co-Director of the OPEN DOORS School of Energy Healing, Creator and Instructor of the Intuitive Mastery Program, producer of Hypno-Meditation CD series and creator of TranceFormation Workshops. He also has received training and certification from Tolly Burkan as a FireWalk Facilitator. 

Richard teaches yoga, meditation, and psychic development workshops nationally and internationally. His passion is vinyasa yoga, creative & playful sequencing, and creating classes that allows one to experience a deeper connection to self. Richard’s purpose is to provide the space to allow individuals the opportunity to transform their lives, to empower themselves, and explore one’s own unique potential.   For more information about Ricahrd visit and

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With great enthusiasm and dedication, Radhika Priya Sakhi (E-RYT 500) has been learning the compassionate practice of yoga for over twenty years.  She is devoted to joyfully serving all beings with unconditional love, and this is the core concept that shapes the way she shares her understanding of the practice of yoga and meditation with others.  She teaches a variety of styles, such as Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Yin, Hatha, Slow Flow, and Power, while adjusting each to suit the environment and the needs of the practitioners present.  She has certified knowledge and experience in teaching to a rich diversity of students, from children to those who are differently abled, to those who are recovering from trauma.  She also serves as the lead teacher for several Yoga Alliance affiliated Yoga Teacher Trainings every year. Radhika Priya’s personal learning and experience have shown her that yoga slowly reveals a treasure of infinite contentment within the heart, and that this is available to all who seek it within, with guidance.  She’s happily anticipating the opportunity to practice with you!

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