Mount Desert Island, Maine Summer Yoga Retreat
August 2017
Mount Desert Island, Maine

Mount Desert Island, Maine Summer Yoga Retreat
August 2017

Explore Acadia National Park during the heart of summer.

Rest and recharge with two daily yoga practices. Join in for group cycling, hiking, kayaking, and stand-up paddle board adventures around the island and throughout stunning Acadia National Park, or take the day at your own pace. Our inviting retreat center is a wonderful to place relax and read, draw, or work on your next knitting project.

Retreat accommodations for these five days are tucked away in a private corner of Seal Cove and abound with natural beauty, nature trails and feature salt water tidal frontage. There are kayaks and canoes available for your use.

retreat inn boats cabin

The popular tourist destination of Bar Harbor is only a short jaunt away. If you have a hankering for sampling local libations, tours and generous tastings are available at the local microbrewery.

All accommodations are included; accommodation styles vary from fully equipped guest rooms to more rustic lodging options. Meals are included and prepared with organic, locally sourced seasonal ingredients. Our menu will be gluten and dairy free and include seafood offerings. Fresh, local lobster and steamers will be served.

Our retreat will begin with an evening practice followed by dinner.

The daily rhythm:

8:30-10am Morning practice

10:15am Breakfast

Free time or optional activity (bagged lunch option)

5:30-7pm Evening practice

7:30pm Dinner

Evening practice time is approximate and subject to flux based on the day's adventures.

Breakfast is provided on the day of departure.

practice space Our yoga practice will be diverse, informed by our bodies and the activities we participate in. You can expect some vinyasa flow, strength training, restorative yoga, self massage with yoga therapy and Melt balls and a large dose of Hatha. Our practice space is the beautiful Pacific Hall, a converted church from 1902.

                carriage trails Optional group activities include an exploration by bicycle of some of the island's most scenic carriage trails, sea kayaking on the quiet side of MDI, hiking to a local swimming hole and stand up paddle board activities on the lake.

Please visit the links page to explore more about Mount Desert Island in the summer.

Children are welcome. Tag-along rentals are available for smaller children to join the biking adventure.

Daytrippers welcome. Please contact with desired dates for further information.