Breathwork at Floating Lotus

Friday, September 9, 6:30pm – 9:30pm

Breathwork is a simple yet profound method that combines enhanced breathing practices with evocative music in a safe set and setting. By connecting with the breath in this way, the heart-center naturally opens and begins to restore a sense of mystery, wonder, and beauty. Breathwork activates a natural inner healing process which can bring profound insight and personal growth at all levels of self.

The Breathwork class offered at Floating Lotus is based on Holotropic Breathwork™ as developed by Stanislav Grof MD PhD, but has been modified to fit within a shorter time-frame. Hosted by Allen Howell, M.Ed., LMHC., and Silvie Lockerova

Cost: $45 ($35 with student cost w/ valid ID)
Appropriate for 18 and older
Limited to 20 participants – register through Floating Lotus in advance!

How to Prepare / What to bring to a Breathwork class:
1) Please abstain from caffeine or other stimulants for several hours prior to arriving.
2) Please abstain from eating a large meal prior to arriving (but light snacks are OK).
3) Please bring:
– yoga mat (double-thick preferred)
– comfortable clothes
– water bottle
– eye shades or something to cover the eyes (optional)
– a small throw or blanket in case you get cold (optional)
– persons with asthma must bring their inhaler

Please read and understand the contraindications prior to registering.

Contraindications: Breathwork is a safe practice but is not advised for persons with a history of cardiovascular problems including angina, heart attacks, or very high blood pressure. It is also not advisable for individuals with glaucoma, retinal detachment, osteoporosis or spinal injuries. Individuals with breathing impairments such as copd, chronic bronchitis, or emphysema may find this practice uncomfortable or difficult. Breathwork is not appropriate for pregnant women, for persons with current or recent surgery or fractures, epilepsy or seizure disorders, severe hypertension, severe mental illness, or for persons currently using major psychiatric medications. Persons with acute infectious or communicable conditions are asked to avoid the class at this time.

Allen Howell, M.Ed., LMHC is a Boston area therapist with a transpersonal orientation and specializations in addiction and trauma. He is a certified in Holotropic Breathwork™ and has studied several other types of breath-based practices (pranayama, coherent breathing) as well as other approaches to healing and wellness including mindfulness and shamanic practices. He currently works in a clinical setting with homeless veterans.


Reiki level 1 (adults)

Sunday, September 11, from 9:30am – 5:30pm
Floating Lotus, 169 Main St, Gloucester MA

This class includes: intro into energy system and healing, the history of Reiki, how to perform healing – self-healing and healing on others, Reiki detox, Reiki attunement and the certification into level 1. No previous class or experience required.

Value: $175
Pre-registration required min 5 days before the class.
Class size: 3 – 10 students .

Register with the Paypal or Credit Card option on the right
or leave $50 a non refundable deposit check at the Floating Lotus, made to Silvie Lockerova Healing


Reiki level 2 will be offered in near future.

Students who previously attended Reiki 1 with me can re-attend for FREE but please pre-register.


Children’s Reiki (level 1)

Sunday, September 18, from 10am – 4pm
27 Congress St, Salem MA, Suite 203

In this class children will learn the history of Reiki and its use, about chakras and how to balance them. They will be attuned to the energy of Reiki and certified into Reiki level 1. They will learn how to perform a self-healing as well as healing on their family and friends.

The ideal age is 6-13 (it is not restricted by age, but the ability to spend a whole day in class is needed).

The class will start at 10am and finish at 4pm. There will be short breaks and 30min lunch break.

Price: $99 EARLY BIRD (closes on September 10)
$125 after Septmeber 10 (closes on Sept 16)
Maximum 10 children/class

Pre-register with the Paypal or Credit Card option on the right.

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Reiki level 3 – Master/Teacher level (adults)

This class can be planned for fall 2016. Students must be certified in Reiki level 1 and Reiki level 2. It is a weekend long class and it may require some extra training. Students need to pre-register min 14 days before this class. Please contact me for more information.
Location: Floating Lotus 169 Main St, Gloucester MA