5 of the Best Yoga retreats in Maine, Vermont & New Hampshire
by Alyssa James | Published August 20, 2019
Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire are part of one of the most peaceful corners of the United states, making them the perfect states to remove the distractions of daily life to connect with yourself in a deeper way during a yoga retreat.
Beautiful surroundings (Photo: Jewel City Yoga)
Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire conjure images of whitewash churches and beautiful old homes in quaint villages. There, you’ll have the opportunity to slow down, simplify, and reflect on your life. Here are five of the best yoga retreats in Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire:
Carol Faulkner Yoga
From $750/ per person
If you’re looking for a transformative yoga retreat in New Hampshire, Carol’s intermediate yoga retreat on Three Mile Lake is sure to do the trick. She specializes in Iyengar yoga and you’ll have daily restorative yoga and meditation classes. Highlights of the retreat include the opportunity for swimming, kayaking, and sailing and these beautiful natural surroundings. The price of the retreat includes three-nights’ accommodation, daily vegetarian meals, use of canoes, kayaks, and sailboats, as well as a complimentary massage.
Sewall House is TravelMag favourite for yoga retreats in Maine! Set in a unique historic home in a quiet part of northern Maine, Sewell House offers a variety of retreats that feature themes like SUP, nurturing yourself, and writing workshops. All retreats include daily yoga classes in a variety of styles, daily vegetarian meals, workshops, and accommodation throughout the retreats. At Sewall House retreats, you can always make these trips work for you by choosing what you participate in.The retreat is popular among people going through transitional phases, whether at work, in their relationships, or in their day-to-day life.
Enliven Retreats offers yoga experiences that inspire restoration and growth in beautiful and peaceful surroundings. You’ll be surprised at how great you’ll feel after just a few days! This four-day, adventure-filled yoga retreat in Saco, Maine offers daily yoga classes in Hatha, Power, and Vinyasa styles, as well as options for boating, yoga with horses, and the opportunity to enjoy paddleboarding. The retreat price includes three-nights’ accommodation in a shared lodging at the Coast of Maine House, a fully restored ship captain’s mansion from 1856 with an on-site pool; yoga classes; all meals; and a happy hour featuring local wine and beer.
Women’s Quest was founded by former professional triathlete Colleen Cannon to offer outdoor adventure holidays that empower women through activity. This six-day yoga retreat in Stowe, Vermont provides daily yoga classes, two mountain biking excursions, and various local trips including a maple syrup farm visit and a tour of the Ben & Jerry’s ice cream factory. This retreat features yoga in the Kripalu style, and includes five-nights’ accommodation and all your meals, both hearty and healthful. You will stay at the exclusive Lake Mansfield Trout Club nestled in Vermont’s Green Mountains and featuring some of the country’s best hiking and biking trails.
Explore and reconnect with your love of nature and expressions of creativity with a three-day art and nature yoga holiday in the Green Mountains of Vermont. You’ll join yoga instructors Jillian Schiavi and Elizabeth Barnett for two daily Hatha yoga and meditation sessions, art workshops, nature hikes, as well as one in-home Ayurvedic cooking lesson. The retreat includes two nights’ accommodation in a shared or private twin room, as well as all meals and snacks during the retreat.