WANDERWOMAN® WOMEN’S WELLNESS RETREAT AT THE MAINE COAST
Women’s Vitality Retreat in Maine June 17-21, 2018!
Movement, Nature, Eating Well, and Revolutionary Self-care!
This retreat is designed for all women. Escape alone, or invite your mother/daughter/sister/friend for a special getaway to prioritize our own well-being, from which everyone in our lives benefits.
We hope you are able to join us in beautiful midcoast Maine for this women-only wellness retreat!
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Join Tara Hire, Certified Metabolic Typing™ Advisor, Food/Nutritional Counselor, and yoga instructor for a 5-Day Retreat to focus on your well-being. Tara is the director of Monhegan Wellness on Monhegan Island, ME.
“If the cycle of food trends, diet fads, pseudo-science, leave you feeling confused and uncertain about what healthy food really is, on this mini wellness getaway you will gain clarity and confidence about what healthy food is and how to incorporate healthy, delicious food into your every day. Nutrition knowledge coupled with greater body awareness through yoga and experiencing the outdoors will give you the tools to live a happy, healthy, life every day with ease.” ~Tara
Avail yourself of the amazing team of yoga and movement instructors in Midcoast Maine, gear up for outdoor adventures such as hiking, forest meditation, and kayaking in one of Maine’s most pristine playgrounds, or just spend time by yourself, napping or sitting by the ocean. Learn to cook nutritious, tasty meals; explore alternative health regimens; and find how eating certain foods can give you energy and a sense of well-being.
Women’s Vitality Retreat Itinerary
Day 1: Arrive at the village of Camden, Maine on the shore of Penobscot Bay, where “the mountains meet the sea.” Check in at our very comfortable home-away-from-home, a beautiful New England-style historic inn near Camden Harbor. After checking in begin your wellness getaway with an opening ceremony yoga session to de-stress after your journey and set our focus on your personal wellness. Relax this evening and enjoy a healthy, delicious welcome dinner and an opportunity to get acquainted with other retreat participants. (Welcome refreshments, D)
Day 2: Begin the day with a morning “Mountain Walk” connecting you with mountain energy and releasing denser energy on the walk up. Then at the top over looking beautiful Penobscot Bay, partake in a guided meditation and a Reiju Healing Blessing. After lunch, join Tara for a workshop on balancing food, movement and life-style. Afternoon stretches to increase engery. Next put on your apron and learn to prepare nutritious meals in a fun hands-on cooking class using fresh ingredients and wholefoods with Tara. The class culminates with a shared dinner of the foods prepared together. (B, L, D)
Day 3: Today get your energy flowing with an invigorating, physically challenging and fun dance/movement class in the morning. After a chance to freshen up and lunch, visit Avena Botanicals of Rockport, Maine. You’ll learn about Tinctures and Teas for promoting women’s health in a workshop with Herbalist/author Deb Soule. Return to Camden for a demonstration by Tara on preparing healthy, low sugar dessert recipes that are sure to satisfy every sweet tooth! Followed by a delicious family-style dinner and chance to sample the desserts. Evening walk. (B, D)
Day 4: Wake up with a gentle morning yoga session or a rigorous fitness/yoga/dance class followed by breakfast. Enjoy a late morning kayaking excursion led by our local guide (suitable for all levels) to Curtis Island Lighthouse with a picnic lunch. Or explore the quaint town of Camden. This evening enjoy a special farewell dinner at one of the area’s best restaurants. Before dinner, tour the restaurant’s organic gardens. (B, L, D)
Day 5: Our retreat closes with a special morning yoga session setting intensions for what from the retreat you would like to carry into your everyday life, followed by breakfast and farewells to new friends. (B)
Each day includes time for Optional Wellness Treatments such as massage, reiki, reflexology, acupuncture, nutrition consultation, colonhydrotherapy, which can be scheduled for an additional fee.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Expect to eat well, get out and be active, try new things, make new friends, laugh a lot and come home revitalized and glad you came. You are invited to partake in all included activities, or to relax and take time to rest and reflect enjoying the beauty of Camden. Each day offers opportunities to take yoga classes (some are private for just our group and others are on going classes) at High Mountain Hall, which is just across the road from our Inn. Everyday time is devoted to getting out and enjoying outdoor activities such as hiking in the Camden Hills, walking along scenic lanes, and kayaking in Camden Harbor. All rental fees for equipment and safety gear such as helmets and life vests are included.
NOTE: This is an active trip and requires a certain degree of physical fitness. The activity options can be modified for all levels from novice to advanced. This retreat provides a supportive and fun environment to try new activities and to challenge yourself. To fully take advantage of this retreat weekend, participants should be able to comfortably walk at least 3-4 miles at a good pace. Please feel free to call us at 207.236.0110 if you have any questions.
Women’s Vitality Retreat Package includes:
Four nights lodging in a private room with bathroom
Nutrition Workshop with Tara Hire of Mohegan Wellness
Tinctures and Teas for Women’s Health Workshop with author/herbalist Deb Soule of Avena Botanicals
A Hands-on Cooking Classes, including a segment on Healthy Desserts
Delicious & Nutritious Recipes for you to take home with you
Possibility to partake in daily Yoga and/or Dance classes at High Mountain Hall
Daily outdoor activities: Hiking, Walking, and Kayaking
“Mountain Walk” with healing Meditation with Tami Rogers RMT, CHt. of Soul Wisdom Healing Studio
All equipment rentals including lifevests, etc.
Transfers as per itinerary
Gourmet Breakfast daily
2 Healthy Lunches
4 Healthy Dinners
The inn we have selected to host our Maine Wellness Retreat, The Hawthorne Inn, is a elegant Queen Anne-style Victorian mansion situated on 1.2 acres of lawn and gardens just north of the beautiful sailing village of Camden, Maine and steps from the Harbor. The Inn has 10 spacious and beautifully appointed guest suites and rooms; six rooms in the Main House and four in the Carriage House. All rooms have private baths (with comfy bathrobes); four in the Carriage House have Jacuzzi tubs, and three in the Main House have claw-foot Victorian tubs. The Inn has a beautiful large sunny kitchen for cooking classes and a lovely dining area for meals and a cozy parlor for gathering in.
EARLY BOOK PRICE: TBA for a private room en suite
Since lodging is at smaller local inn, the rooms vary slightly, but are all very comfortable. The Retreat Package Price is based on single occupancy (a private room) the Main House of the inn. Start the new year with a gift to yourself! Everyone reserved by February 14, 2018 will be entered to win a personal wellness treatment of choice (up to $125). SO do something nice for you!
Superior Room: TBA
The rooms are located in the Carriage House and face the gardens on the grounds and some have a partial harbor view. All have a shower & Jacuzzi tub and a patio or deck for relaxing.
Double occupancy upgrade rooms TBA
We have two beautiful rooms in the Carriage House that have 2 separate beds. One with a King and full and the other with two XL twin beds. Other rooms have a King bed.
For single occupancy upgrade rooms in Carriage House add TBA
Triple Upgrade Room- available upon request.
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Rates are subject to availability. Room selection is on a “first come, first service basis.
To reserve your space call or email Eurynome Journeys to obtain a Retreat Enrollment Form, copy of the Terms and Conditions and Release Form. Once your completed forms are received along with a deposit check for $500.00 per person your space will be confirmed. WEATHER in Mid-coast Maine during summer months is warm, but usually not hot, especially by the sea. It is perfect for keeping active- hiking, biking and doing other outdoor activities.The days are getting longer with about 16 hours of daylight. Days can be warm and sunny, as well as cool with rain. Day time temperatures average in the mid-seventies, evening temperature can dip into the mid-fifties.
GETTING TO MAINE
By airplane Mid-coast Maine is only an hour-flight from Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston, Massachusetts. Cape Air has service several times daily to Rockland, Maine (RKD), which is just a 20-minute cab ride to Camden. Flying over beautiful Penobscot Bay is amazing! Contact us for details and commuter rates.
Other airports with convenient transportation to Camden, Maine include Portland Jetport (PWM) in Portland; Maine and Bangor Airport (BGR) in Bangor, Maine. Concord Coach Lines provides convenient service from Logan International Airport; the train station in Portland, Maine; and Bangor, Maine International Airport to Camden. See Concord Coach Lines’ schedule.
By car Camden is a 4-hour drive from Boston, 2 hours from Portland, and 1.5 hours from Bangor. Private transfers arranged by request from Portland and Bangor airports. Call us at 207-236-0110 for assistance with your travel arrangements.
NOTE: Our welcome reception is at 3:00 pm followed by a welcome yoga class.
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