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A secret suburban spiritual retreat with yoga classes

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oga with the experts. That’s what you get at the Guru Ram Das Ashram, home to the Baba Siri Chand Yoga and Retreat Center. The center, based on Sikh principles, offers everything from yoga classes (in hatha, kundalini, or vinyasa) to teacher certifications, vegetarian cooking classes, men’s and women’s retreats, kids’ workshops, meditation sessions, and festivals of life, energy, and the opportunity to rest, heal, and relax in a mind/body-minded community with dark cherry hardwood floors, wide-open French doors, a cool and calming atmosphere, and 18 acres of land that will swallow you in retreat for an hour, a day, a week, or a month. Goldberg



In the first third of the 20th century, Millis was the site of summer resort hotels popular with Jewish immigrants who lived in Boston, including Nathanson’s, Delnick’s, and Cohen’s, all on Village Street. What is today the ashram was once among these Jewish summer resort hotels.