395 Washington Street​, Braintree, MA

781.843.8224
Open 7 Days 9am - 9pm

Meet our Wellness Therapists

RICHARD LANZA

Richard Lanza, ERYT, CYT, has been exploring the different branches of yoga and forms of holistic health for over 40 years with special focus on psychic development and spiritual healing. His background also includes training in Yoga, Eastern Philosophy, Hypnosis, Acupuncture, Massage, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Energy Healing, Essene Therapy and Therapeutic Touch. He is the originator and owner of OPEN DOORS HOLISTIC AND METAPHYSICAL CENTER and OPEN DOORS YOGA STUDIOS, Director and Instructor of the OPEN DOORS YOGA TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAM, Co-Director of the OPEN DOORS School of Energy Healing, Creator and Instructor of the Intuitive Mastery Program, producer of Hypno-Meditation CD's and creator of TranceFormation Workshops. He also has received training and certification from Tolly Burkan as a FireWalk Facilitator. He has taught yoga workshops nationally and internationally.

His passion is Vinyasa style of yoga. As a yoga instructor his classes blend the intensity and focus of a Vinyasa Yoga practice with a playful attitude towards the challenge. Richard believes his purpose is to provide the space to allow individuals the opportunity to transform their lives. As an instructor, his intent is to support his students to empower themselves, lighten up and enjoy life, deepen their spiritual practice, explore their potential, and discover their unique truth.

SHAWN CORNELISON

Shawn’s extensive training includes: 200 Hour Open Door Teacher Training, 800 Hour Advanced Teacher Training, Meridian  Teacher Training and additional study with Suzi Hately, Amy Weintraub, and Georg Feuerstein. Shawn also offers certification in Yin Yoga and Yoga for Anxiety & Depression through Open Doors Yoga Studios. 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. They are challenging and physical but very accessible at the same time. He uses his knowledge of meridians, yin yoga, therapeutic yoga, and fascination with yoga's rich history to create classes which are informative and allow students to move in ways that support their unique structure.

 

He is a staff instructor in the Open Doors 200 Hour Teacher Training Program and is a co-creator of the Open Doors 300 Hour Teacher Training Program and offers teacher certification in Yin Yoga and Yoga for Anxeity & Depression.  You can contact him at  YogaTherapyInternational@gmail.com to book a private session. When not teaching yoga. Shawn is also a sign language interpreter and can conduct sessions for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. 

PAT IYER

Pat Iyer is a Registered Nurse with over 35 years of experience in all types of nursing care. She has been a practitioner of Reiki for 27 years and has taught Reiki for 22 years. She presents regularly to various organizations on a variety of topics in traditional, holistic health and complementary medicine. Pat is a Reiki/Master Teacher in the western lineage of Hayawo Takata and provides Reiki certification on all levels of this lineage. She is also certified in both Shoden and Okuden in the Jikiden Japanese lineage of Reiki and a Master practitioner in Buddho, a Buddhist lineage of Reiki. She is certified in Therapeutic touch and was a professional palmist for over twenty years.  Pat is the former co-director of the Open Doors School of Energy Healing and former coordinator for Open Doors Power Yoga Teacher Training.  Pat is available for private Reiki sessions by appointment only.

 

Treatments: $60 for 60 minutes 

 

Reiki I and Reiki II Certifications available at Open Doors, nursing CEUs are provided. Reiki Master training by private tutoring only.

NICOLE HENLEY

Nicole graduated from the Cortiva Institute of Massage Therapy, Boston (formerly the Massage Therapy Institute) with specialized training in Swedish,  Myofascial Technique, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point/Neuromuscular Therapy, Integrative Injury work and Pre/Post Natal therapy.  Since then she has studied and gotten certified in Ayurvedic massage techniques,  Level 1 Craniosacral therapy, Level 1 Esoteric Healing, and is a certified Reiki Master, currently interning to become a teacher.
Nicole is a firm believer that relaxation is the key to helping facilitate change in the body and  tailors each of her sessions specifically to what her client needs that day.  Using a mix of modalities, she works to break up adhesions in the connective tissue and increase range of motion, all the while keeping her clients in a calm relaxed state.  This promotes healing throughout the body, increasing circulation and allowing the muscles to heal faster in order to help her clients function at peak physical performance. 


Nicole truly believes that massage helps to restore, inspire and promote balance and well being not only in the body, but also the mind and soul.  In her eyes education is key and she works to continuously educate her clients about their bodies and things that they can do, alongside massage, to promote health and well being. 

BETH O'CONNOR

Beth is certified as a Hypnotherapist by the National Guild of Hypnotists. She also holds advanced certificates in Hypnosis, Past Life Regression and Pediatric Hypnosis and is also an EFT Practitioner (Emotional Freedom Techniques). EFT is a fast, safe and very effective process that draws it's power from both time-honored Eastern discoveries that have been around for over 5,000 years, as well as Albert Einstein's theory that everything (including your body) is composed of energy. The EFT system is based on the statement that "The Cause of all negative emotions is a disruption in the body's energy system". It involves gently tapping on acupressure points and can literally be applied to just about everything. It is a "tool" that you will walk out with and it will allow you the opportunity to truly change your life. Beth skillfully combines both of these beautiful healing modalities, which work on the subconscious part of your mind and the limiting belief systems within you. The subconscious mind is used anywhere from 75% - 95% of the time and is where we store our emotions, habits and beliefs. The subconscious is the area of your mind, that I believe, one must access to see true and permanent change. Come and learn how your mind works, why self sabotage is a real thing and why it is not your fault that you haven't been able to achieve the success you have been looking for. You will leave with knowledge and "tools" that will literally allow you to change and heal all areas of your life. For information on EFT - please go to www..emofree.com

ELLEN GILL

Ellen is a certified 200 hour and 500 hour yoga teacher who graduated from Finding Inner Peace Yoga School. She has been teaching yoga for 12 years. She teaches a gentle hatha yoga class which she adapts to each students individual needs. She is a Usui Reiki Master, Lighterian Reiki Master/Teacher, PanGu QiGong teacher, Cymatron facilitator, IET practioner, Soul Entrainment™ facilitator and Thai yoga bodywork practioner. She is also trained in numerous yoga styles and other healing modalities. She specializes in working with people with panic attacks.

ADAM KNOWLES

Adam has been working with and reading energy for over 15 years. The training he has received through Open Doors has led him to guide others along their spiritual and energetic paths.

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