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Wicked Maine Outdoor Fest
June 15, 2019 at the Cumberland Fairgrounds
Celebrate all things outdoors with hands-on activities like ax-throwing, fly fishing, archery, and more. Plus tons of vendors, live music, food trucks, and beer/wine!
More info + tickets: www.wickedmaineoutdoorfest.com

May
26
Sun
S.A.S. (Slow As S*#t) Running Club @ Eastern Trail
May 26 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
S.A.S. (Slow As S*#t) Running Club @ Eastern Trail

Do you run? Do you walk? Do you Run and walk? Well We are S.A.S and we want to run with you!!! Join us at the Pine Point entrance on the Eastern Trail for a 2.5-5 mile run! Free to all.

FMI: www.facebook.com/events/2303280469939140/

FREE Yoga + Barre Class @ Lafayette Park
May 26 @ 9:00 am
FREE Yoga + Barre Class @ Lafayette Park

Mark your calendars! We’re hosting a FREE barre + yoga class at Lafayette Park on May 26th at 9a. Come meet the team, build strength and stretch out with us in beautiful downtown Kennebunk.

Please arrive 15 minutes early to fill out a waiver. Wear athletic apparel and bring a yoga mat and water.

We look forward to building our community with you!

FMI: thedailysweatkennebunk.com

May
27
Mon
Biddeford Saco Boot Camp on the beach @ Fortunes Rocks Beach, Middles Beach, Bath House Beach, in Biddeford Pool
May 27 @ 6:00 am – 6:45 am
Biddeford Saco Boot Camp on the beach @ Fortunes Rocks Beach, Middles Beach, Bath House Beach, in Biddeford Pool | Biddeford | Maine | United States

Boot camp uses interval, circuit, and aerobic training. It will burn fat, tone muscle, improve posture, build strength and endurance, and build confidence. You work out your arms, legs, and core using exercises that incorporate your whole body. Boot camp can get you into the best shape of your life. As one of my campers stated, “I am stronger, faster, and leaner”
A typical day includes a warm up, stretches, the ‘workout’, cool down, a possible game or challenge, and finishing stretches.

Boot camps varying routines are intense sessions that offer a variety of exercises, and challenge every muscle in your body. By rapidly moving from one exercise to the next, with minimal breaks, you can get a cardiovascular workout while simultaneously toning your muscles. And, you burn lots of calories. Its fun, varied, motivating, produces amazing results, and meets at a fantastic location.

Boot camp’s 45 minutes workouts allow you to do strength training and aerobic training in a single workout, which is very efficient when you have a limited time to work out.

FMI: www.biddefordsacobootcamp.com

I checked it out! Do boot camp on the beach with Biddeford Saco Boot Camp

May
28
Tue
Beginning Swing Dance Classes w/ Portland Swing Project @ Mechanics Hall Ballroom
May 28 all-day
Beginning Swing Dance Classes w/ Portland Swing Project @ Mechanics Hall Ballroom

Join Portland Swing Project for Beginning Swing Dance Classes! We provide clear step-by-step instruction, plenty of practice time to build confidence and you never need a partner – we rotate in class so you meet and dance with everyone. And it’s fun! We promise.

FMI: www.portlandswingproject.com/tuesday-classes-a–b-level.html

Back Cove Run @ Edward Payson Park
May 28 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
Back Cove Run @ Edward Payson Park  | Portland | Maine | United States

Come on out and join the Runaways Run Club for a free, all levels 3.5 mile group run around the Back Cove Trail in Portland every Tuesday. This is an informal and fun group run, go at whatever pace you’d like, for first placers to first timers! We’re meeting at Payson Park at the parking lot nearest to the trail / Baxter Blvd and we’ll be taking off on the run no later than 6:05am, just FYI. See you there!

FMI: www.facebook.com/runawaysrunclub/

Vinyasa Yoga w/ Amy @ Threads of Yoga
May 28 @ 4:30 pm
Vinyasa Yoga w/ Amy @ Threads of Yoga | Bridgton | Maine | United States

The room is heated up to 80 degrees.
During summer months, the heat is not on. We work a nature’s heat.
Each class is unique and each class targets a peak pose through intelligent sequencing. The class is led with intention as you are properly prepared for the apex of the practice. We work with foundational and primary poses in each practice.

The practice session allows the body to open slowly, not to overload the nervous system, and in exchange, tension, stress, and congestion that has been stored in the muscles and joints now has the opportunity to release. We also work to create strength in the body as we begin to embrace longer holds and include movement. In leaving a class one should have a feeling of stability, strength and a connection to the body.

This class is a dynamic practice. No yoga experience is necessary, as modifications are offered.

Please hydrate properly before the class.

FMI: threadsofyoga.net

Yoga and Cancer class @ New England Cancer Specialists
May 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Yoga and Cancer class @ New England Cancer Specialists | Kennebunk | Maine | United States

Yoga and Cancer classes are different from regular yoga classes you would typically find at your local studio. They are even different from classes that are called “gentle” or “restorative.” Yoga and Cancer was specifically designed to provide therapeutic benefits to cancer patients and survivors in a relaxed and supportive environment. Specific movements and postures along with mindful breathing and meditation techniques help manage stress and support the immune system. Yoga and Cancer will help you build strength, improve flexibility and range of motion and support the health of the cardiac and lymphatic systems.

FMI: www.yogaandcancer.org/classes

Moving ME Forward Running Club @ Central Maine Community College
May 28 @ 5:30 pm
Moving ME Forward Running Club @ Central Maine Community College

Weekly Running Club: Bob Brainerd, a Nationally Certified and State Licensed Athletic Trainer and co-owner of Central Maine Conditioning Clinic has been inspiring and coaching people of all levels of athletic abilities to achieve their fitness goals for more than 30 years. For some, that goal is to complete their first 5K as a walk/run, for others it is to run a qualifying time for the Boston Marathon and for others it is compete in an Ironman event, just to name a few. Although the goals vary, Bob has the proven experience and expertise to get you safely across that finish line!

The individual membership includes:

Exclusive weekly group training program with Bob Brainerd on Tuesday nights, April thru September, with a home base of Central Maine Community College in Auburn, ME
NEW for 2019: 1st Tuesday of each month workout will be held on the outdoor track at Bates College!
5K Community Fun Runs at various Lewiston-Auburn locations the last Tuesday of each month
Sneaker evaluation & gait analysis
Free periodic educational sessions
Annual club celebration event
$25 voucher toward team gear for new members
RRCA membership
Priceless gift of knowing that your membership fee is helping others in your community!

Beginning in 2018, Bob’s well known Tuesday Night Coaching sessions will benefit Moving ME Forward! By joining the Moving ME Forward Running Club , your membership fee will be donated to this local non-profit organization, whose vision is to mentor, inspire and grow opportunities for individuals to develop and implement innovative strategies that will promote health and fitness changes within their own communities.

FMI: runsignup.com/Club/ME/Auburn/MovingMEForward

May
29
Wed
Biddeford Saco Boot Camp on the beach @ Fortunes Rocks Beach, Middles Beach, Bath House Beach, in Biddeford Pool
May 29 @ 6:00 am – 6:45 am
Biddeford Saco Boot Camp on the beach @ Fortunes Rocks Beach, Middles Beach, Bath House Beach, in Biddeford Pool | Biddeford | Maine | United States

Boot camp uses interval, circuit, and aerobic training. It will burn fat, tone muscle, improve posture, build strength and endurance, and build confidence. You work out your arms, legs, and core using exercises that incorporate your whole body. Boot camp can get you into the best shape of your life. As one of my campers stated, “I am stronger, faster, and leaner”
A typical day includes a warm up, stretches, the ‘workout’, cool down, a possible game or challenge, and finishing stretches.

Boot camps varying routines are intense sessions that offer a variety of exercises, and challenge every muscle in your body. By rapidly moving from one exercise to the next, with minimal breaks, you can get a cardiovascular workout while simultaneously toning your muscles. And, you burn lots of calories. Its fun, varied, motivating, produces amazing results, and meets at a fantastic location.

Boot camp’s 45 minutes workouts allow you to do strength training and aerobic training in a single workout, which is very efficient when you have a limited time to work out.

FMI: www.biddefordsacobootcamp.com

I checked it out! Do boot camp on the beach with Biddeford Saco Boot Camp

Portland SWEAT Project @ Various locations around Portland
May 29 @ 6:30 am
Portland SWEAT Project @ Various locations around Portland | Portland | Maine | United States

Portland SWEAT Project
FREE OUTDOOR WORKOUT

there is no better way to wake up and say good morning than with a group of strangers who all happen to be in one place because of an early morning workout

WHO? Good People. [age, athletic ability, social status, ethnicity – not applicable] In other words, this is for EVERYONE.

WHAT? FREE outdoor sweat session. Workouts are scalable and FUN. The sweat session will challenge you, the atmosphere will change you.

WHERE? Various locations in Portland (Baxter Boulevard/Back Cove Trail, Eastern Prom, City Hall.). See www.facebook.com/PortlandSweatProject/ for each week’s location

WHEN? Wednesdays at 6:29 AM – Rain or Shine

WHY? Because sometimes we need a reminder to wake up and get moving. It’s your accountability, motivation and reason to get in shape.

All you have to do is lace up your shoes and show up.
See you there.

FMI: www.facebook.com/PortlandSweatProject/

Beginner Swing Dancing Class with Lindy Maine @ The Dance Hall
May 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Beginner Swing Dancing Class with Lindy Maine @ The Dance Hall

Beginner swing dancing is fun, active, and social! You don’t need a partner and you don’t need any experience. Total beginners are VERY welcome. Try something new! Lindy Hop is the original form of swing dancing danced in the 1930s and 40s. It is danced to the big band and traditional jazz music of the era. 8-week session starts Wednesday, 5/29 at 6 pm at The Dance Hall. 1-hour class is followed by a 30-minute practice session. Bring clean, smooth-soled shoes and a bottle of water to class. See website for more info.

Beginner’s Yoga @ Threads of Yoga
May 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Beginner's Yoga @ Threads of Yoga | Bridgton | Maine | United States

The beginner class focuses on the fundamental principles of alignment and a sequence of postures linked together by the breath. Students will be introduced to yoga poses through step by step verbal description and demonstration. Emphasis is placed on student understanding, safety, and stability within each pose. Props and posture modifications are offered to accommodate new or tighter bodies. No yoga experience is necessary. Class is open to all ages.

About your Instructor: Laurie Chadbourne believes that we all come to yoga with different needs and goals and sometimes we may not even know why we are arriving upon the mat. Yoga calls us in and guides us. Her intention is to create a safe, supportive practice that is accessible for everyone, at every age and every stage of life. She aspires to lead you through compassionate, judgment free, lighthearted classes linking breath and movement as she embarks on the journey of teaching. Robert A. Heinlein inspires her with, “When one teaches, two learn.”

Laurie enjoys reading and playing the guitar. She truly believes laughter may be the best medicine (next to yoga) and brings plenty of that with her on and off the mat.

FMI: threadsofyoga.net

Fresh Air Yoga @ Payson Park
May 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Fresh Air Yoga @ Payson Park

There is no better place to practice yoga than outdoors with the sun on your skin, the grass beneath your toes, and the wind in your hair!

Find a deeper sense of connection to yourself and mother earth. Enjoy donation-based outdoor yoga in Portland, Maine from May – November.

Wednesdays: 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. @ Payson Park
Pay what you can. Recommended donation $12 // JCA fitness passes accepted

Group Ride #3: Women’s Ride @ Bicycle Coalition of Maine Office
May 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Group Ride #3: Women's Ride @ Bicycle Coalition of Maine Office

This ride is not meant to be exclusive, we are happy to ride with anyone. However, the last Wednesday of each month in our bi-weekly Wednesday Night Ride Series will be focused on getting more women comfortable with road riding. These rides will not leave anyone behind and will celebrate the strength and camaraderie of women.

We will start and end at the Bicycle Coalition of Maine Office, 38 Diamond Street, Portland and will depart for the ride at 6 p.m.

FMI: https://www.facebook.com/events/2975336829160000/

Runaway Wednesdays @ Various pubs in Portland
May 29 @ 6:00 pm
Runaway Wednesdays @ Various pubs in Portland | Portland | Maine | United States

Runaways Run Club is a Maine based weekly running meetup that offers Wednesday night pub runs and Sunday morning trail runs, for all speeds and levels.

FMI: www.facebook.com/runawaywednesdays

FREE Barre at Frinklepod Farm @ Frinklepod Farm
May 29 @ 6:30 pm
FREE Barre at Frinklepod Farm @ Frinklepod Farm

We’re taking over Frinklepod Farm with a FREE barre class. Come strengthen and tone with us, check out the farm and meet the team.

Please arrive 15 minutes early to fill out a waiver. Wear athletic apparel and bring a yoga mat and water. Please email us at thedailysweatkennebunk@gmail.com to reserve a spot.

We look forward to building our community with you.

FMI: thedailysweatkennebunk.com

May
30
Thu
Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga @ Threads of Yoga
May 30 @ 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga @ Threads of Yoga | Bridgton | Maine | United States

The room is heated up to 80 degrees.

Each class is unique and targets a peak pose. The class is led with intention and intelligent sequencing to prepare the body properly for apex of the practice. We work foundational and primary poses in each session. And the root of the teachings is to develop the capacity for self-inquiry. The body becomes the vehicle. The practice session allows the body to open slowly not to overload the nervous system, and in exchange tension, stress and congestion that has been stored in the muscles and joints now has the opportunity to release. Thus creating ease. As we create strength in the body we also begin to embrace stillness and longer holds. In leaving a class one should have a feeling of stability, strength and a connection to the body.

This class is a dynamic practice. Please hydrate properly before the class.

About your instructor: The landscape of Amy Figoli’s teaching is to hold the intention for people to find a way in, to meet the totality of oneself through asana practice, as well as working with the ability to begin to listen to what is arising. Learning to not override the currently pushing language of culture and of our bodies. To hold the space for silence, and listen inquisitively to how the body speaks.

FMI: threadsofyoga.net

Bike & Brew Ride @ Maine Beer Co.
May 30 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Bike & Brew Ride @ Maine Beer Co.

Join us Thursday nights from May-September as we partner with L.L.Bean for our weekly Bike & Brew rides. The 22- mile route begins and ends at Maine Beer Company, and is a self-supported, moderate skill group ride through the back roads of Freeport, Yarmouth, North Yarmouth, and Pownal. Check in at Maine Beer Company between 4:30-5:15(you will need to fill out 2 waivers-only need to do this once), the ride leaves around 5:15, and is followed by a beer on your return.

FMI: www.facebook.com/events/308285440069511/

Yoga with Goats at Sunflower Farm @ Sunflower Farm Creamery
May 30 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Yoga with Goats at Sunflower Farm @ Sunflower Farm Creamery | Cumberland | Maine | United States

I am so so so excited for another year of Yoga at the farm.
Meet us for the first class on Thursday May 30th then make it a weekly event!

Thursdays 5:30-6:30pm
Saturdays 9:30 am-10:30 am
End of May-Mid September 2019
No need for ticket or reservation, just come!
Donations for Class Support Farm’s No Cull Philosophy. Suggestion donation $10.-$15. per person

Classes designed for teens and adults, but if you have a little one who can sit on a mat for an hour, feel free to bring them. There will no supervision elsewhere on the farm during class.

All classes are one hour, all level vinyasa classes in the field next to our goat pasture and end with goat snuggles and cheese tasting. Proceeds are split between instructor and farm. And… since the self-serve fridge is open Fri-Sun, people who attend yoga get early dibs on all the weekends treats! Hope to see you all back again this summer and to meet many new folks in the field as well. There is limited parking, and usually a turn out of 50-80 people, so try to carpool and pull all the way in to park behind the barn. Bring your mat and some water and get ready to enjoy a sweet outdoor class! Please note: Herd dynamics change throughout the season, so some weeks classes are next to the goats with baby snuggling after class, other weeks we will practice with goats in and amongst the mats! I try to decide based on what will make the goats most happy and quiet for our hour of yoga! The majority of the goat kids are at the farm for the June classes.

FMI: www.facebook.com/events/2164184717138762/

Ladies’ Lifting Night @ Wolfpack Fitness
May 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Ladies' Lifting Night @ Wolfpack Fitness | Auburn | Maine | United States

An outdoor workout (year-round – even in the winter!) at the really cool space at Wolfpack Fitness in Auburn, with views of the pond as you lift cinder blocks, do bear crawls in the dirt, sledgehammer a tire.

All levels welcome – there are plenty of modifications for every exercise to suit where you are.

Fit Maine checked it out: Lift heavy outside: Ladies’ Lifting Night at Wolfpack Fitness in Auburn

DROP-INS WELCOME! A full body workout for all fitness levels for just $5! We regularly have women from 18-60 at every class!

It’s a celebration of the human mind, body, heart, and soul. WolfPack Fitness, where “like a girl” is NOT an insult!

FMI: https://www.facebook.com/WolfPackWorldWide/

Restorative Yoga @ Threads of Yoga
May 30 @ 6:00 pm – May 31 @ 7:00 pm
Restorative Yoga @ Threads of Yoga | Bridgton | Maine | United States

This class setting is created to be of support to the nervous system. A reset to the system and the opportunity for deep rest are good for the soul, the body and the mind. We come in to a variety of restorative postures to aid in the dropping of an anxious mind. And to support a stressed physical and emotional body. This class goes well in tandem with any of the our other scheduled classes.

If you have a current or old injury you may also attend this class and you will be supported. Please inform Amy accordingly.

No yoga experience is necessary. Open to all ages and Levels.

FMI: threadsofyoga.net

Old Port Pub Run @ Meet at Liquid Riot
May 30 @ 6:15 pm
Old Port Pub Run @ Meet at Liquid Riot | Portland | Maine | United States

Free Group Run every Thursday at 6:15 p.m. with after-run libations at Liquid Riot.

Meet at Liquid Riot.

I Run.Drink.Socialize

FMI: www.facebook.com/oldportpubrunME

Thursday Night Swing Dance w/ Portland Swing Project @ Mechanics Hall Ballroom
May 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Thursday Night Swing Dance w/ Portland Swing Project @ Mechanics Hall Ballroom

Join Portland Swing Project for our weekly swing dance, Thursday Night Stomp! Come dance to a variety of swing music from our talented musicians and DJs playing music from the 1920s to today. Try swing for the first time with a beginning lesson 7-7:30 and music 7:30-9:30. Shake off some mid-week stress, meet new people and have a bunch of fun.

FMI: www.portlandswingproject.com/thursday-night-stomp.html

May
31
Fri
Biddeford Saco Boot Camp on the beach @ Fortunes Rocks Beach, Middles Beach, Bath House Beach, in Biddeford Pool
May 31 @ 6:00 am – 6:45 am
Biddeford Saco Boot Camp on the beach @ Fortunes Rocks Beach, Middles Beach, Bath House Beach, in Biddeford Pool | Biddeford | Maine | United States

Boot camp uses interval, circuit, and aerobic training. It will burn fat, tone muscle, improve posture, build strength and endurance, and build confidence. You work out your arms, legs, and core using exercises that incorporate your whole body. Boot camp can get you into the best shape of your life. As one of my campers stated, “I am stronger, faster, and leaner”
A typical day includes a warm up, stretches, the ‘workout’, cool down, a possible game or challenge, and finishing stretches.

Boot camps varying routines are intense sessions that offer a variety of exercises, and challenge every muscle in your body. By rapidly moving from one exercise to the next, with minimal breaks, you can get a cardiovascular workout while simultaneously toning your muscles. And, you burn lots of calories. Its fun, varied, motivating, produces amazing results, and meets at a fantastic location.

Boot camp’s 45 minutes workouts allow you to do strength training and aerobic training in a single workout, which is very efficient when you have a limited time to work out.

FMI: www.biddefordsacobootcamp.com

I checked it out! Do boot camp on the beach with Biddeford Saco Boot Camp

Beginners Yoga w/ Marcia @ Threads of Yoga
May 31 @ 8:30 am
Beginners Yoga w/ Marcia @ Threads of Yoga | Bridgton | Maine | United States

We begin with gentle movements to warm the body. This part of the practice includes gliding and circular motions to release tension from areas of congestion and restriction in the body. You are introduced to slower movements of the body in preparation for more movement in the form of Vinyasa. We transition into standing postures to begin to cultivate stability and strength. Props are utilized in the practice as support. The combination of these gentle movements and postures leads to the cultivation of a strong, flexible body.
No yoga experience is necessary

FMI: threadsofyoga.net

Jun
1
Sat
National Trails Day 10-Mile Hike @ Starts at at Blueberry Rd. on the Stroudwater Trail
Jun 1 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
National Trails Day 10-Mile Hike @ Starts at at Blueberry Rd. on the Stroudwater Trail

Celebrate National Trails Day on our annual 10-mile Forest City Trail hike, guided by co-founder Tom Jewell, City of Portland Parks and Recreation Director Ethan Hipple and Portland Trails Executive Director Kara Wooldrik. Explore hidden gems throughout Portland on a cross-city urban hike from the Stroudwater River to the Presumpscot River.

We’ll start early on Saturday at Blueberry Rd. on the Stroudwater Trail and hike the entire Forest City trail across town, hitting the Fore River Sanctuary, Evergreen Cemetery, and lots of neighborhood trails. We end at the Presumpscot River and the beautiful falls. Grab your hiking boots, pack your lunch, and get ready to see Portland as you’ve never before!

$20 per participant. Registration is required.

We have a cap on the number of participants for this hike. So, please register early! Please plan on joining us for the entire hike. No dogs, strollers, or bikes. Thanks!

FMI: trails.org/calendar/national-trails-day-10-mile-hike

Vinyasa Yoga w/ Amy @ Threads of Yoga
Jun 1 @ 8:30 am
Vinyasa Yoga w/ Amy @ Threads of Yoga | Bridgton | Maine | United States

The room is heated up to 80 degrees. During summer months, the heat is not on. We work a nature’s heat. This class is great for a good sweat!

Each class is unique and each class targets a peak pose through intelligent sequencing. The class is led with intention as you are properly prepared for the apex of the practice. We work with foundational and primary poses in each practice.

The practice session allows the body to open slowly, not to overload the nervous system, and in exchange, tension, stress, and congestion that has been stored in the muscles and joints now has the opportunity to release. We also work to create strength in the body as we begin to embrace longer holds and include movement. In leaving a class one should have a feeling of stability, strength and a connection to the body.

This class is a dynamic practice. No yoga experience is necessary, as modifications are offered.

Please hydrate properly before the class.

FMI: threadsofyoga.net

FREE Yoga at the Colony Hotel @ The Colony Hotel
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am
FREE Yoga at the Colony Hotel @ The Colony Hotel

Mark your calendars! We’re hosting a FREE yoga class on the lawn at the stunning Colony Hotel. Come meet the team, build strength and stretch with one of the most beautiful back drops in the area.

Please arrive 15 minutes early to fill out a waiver. Wear athletic apparel and bring a yoga mat and water.

We look forward to building our community with you!

FMI: thedailysweatkennebunk.com

Safe voices 5K to End Domestic Violence @ Bates College
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am

Join us for a fun-filled day as we raise funds to support Safe Voices’ mission: to support and empower those affected by Domestic Violence and engage the community in creating social change.

FMI: https://runsignup.com/Race/ME/Lewiston/SafeVoices5KtoEndDomesticViolence

Paddle for Pine Tree Camp @ Starts at The Evergreens Campground
Jun 1 @ 9:30 am
Paddle for Pine Tree Camp @ Starts at The Evergreens Campground

Kick off your summer with friends, food, the great Maine outdoors and – best of all – the knowledge that you’re helping Maine kids and adults with disabilities attend a summer camp that means the world to them. Get ready for the Bath Savings Institution Paddle for Pine Tree Camp!

What: A two-hour paddle down the beautiful Kennebec River, concluding with a celebratory barbecue. This event is family-friendly and perfect for all ages, skill levels and abilities.

When: Saturday, June 1, 2019 (check-in opens at 8:00 a.m. and the paddle starts at 9:30 a.m.)

Where: The adventure starts at The Evergreens Campground in Solon and ends in North Anson. Want to reserve a campsite for the weekend? Call The Evergreens Campground at 207-643-2324.

Why: Proceeds from the Paddle go directly to Pine Tree Camp’s Campership Fund ensuring that all who can benefit from the camp experience are able to attend. With more than 99% of campers receiving full or partial tuition assistance, your support will make a tremendous impact. All paddlers are asked to raise a minimum of $100 for Pine Tree Camp.

FMI: www.pinetreesociety.org/events/paddle-for-pine-tree-camp/

Gentle Yoga w/ Amy @ Threads of Yoga
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am
Gentle Yoga w/ Amy @ Threads of Yoga | Bridgton | Maine | United States

In this class we slow things down. We begin each practice with slow stretching of the body and preparing the body for movement in the form of Vinyasa. We make our transition into fluid movement at a slower pace, then winding down and easing into restorative. Practicing poses from this easeful state will help develop balance, strength, and resiliency and create a nourishing and rejuvenating experience of yoga.

FMI: threadsofyoga.net

Yoga with Goats at Sunflower Farm @ Sunflower Farm Creamery
Jun 1 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Yoga with Goats at Sunflower Farm @ Sunflower Farm Creamery | Cumberland | Maine | United States

I am so so so excited for another year of Yoga at the farm.
Meet us for the first class on Thursday May 30th then make it a weekly event!

Thursdays 5:30-6:30pm
Saturdays 9:30 am-10:30 am
End of May-Mid September 2019
No need for ticket or reservation, just come!
Donations for Class Support Farm’s No Cull Philosophy. Suggestion donation $10.-$15. per person

Classes designed for teens and adults, but if you have a little one who can sit on a mat for an hour, feel free to bring them. There will no supervision elsewhere on the farm during class.

All classes are one hour, all level vinyasa classes in the field next to our goat pasture and end with goat snuggles and cheese tasting. Proceeds are split between instructor and farm. And… since the self-serve fridge is open Fri-Sun, people who attend yoga get early dibs on all the weekends treats! Hope to see you all back again this summer and to meet many new folks in the field as well. There is limited parking, and usually a turn out of 50-80 people, so try to carpool and pull all the way in to park behind the barn. Bring your mat and some water and get ready to enjoy a sweet outdoor class! Please note: Herd dynamics change throughout the season, so some weeks classes are next to the goats with baby snuggling after class, other weeks we will practice with goats in and amongst the mats! I try to decide based on what will make the goats most happy and quiet for our hour of yoga! The majority of the goat kids are at the farm for the June classes.

FMI: www.facebook.com/events/2164184717138762/

Jun
2
Sun
S.A.S. (Slow As S*#t) Running Club @ Eastern Trail
Jun 2 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
S.A.S. (Slow As S*#t) Running Club @ Eastern Trail

Do you run? Do you walk? Do you Run and walk? Well We are S.A.S and we want to run with you!!! Join us at the Pine Point entrance on the Eastern Trail for a 2.5-5 mile run! Free to all.

FMI: www.facebook.com/events/2303280469939140/

FREE Barre at Funky Bow Brewery @ Funky Bow Brewery
Jun 2 @ 11:30 am
FREE Barre at Funky Bow Brewery @ Funky Bow Brewery

Grab your friends and join us for barre & beer at Funky Bow Brewery in Lyman! This super fun outdoor venue is the perfect place to bring your fam to enjoy pizza and beer after class.

This is a great opportunity to meet the team, learn about all the classes we’ll have to offer and get a chance to sign up for our pre-opening special.

Please arrive 15 minutes early to fill out a waiver. Wear athletic apparel and bring a yoga mat and water.

We look forward to building our community with you!

FMI: thedailysweatkennebunk.com

Jun
3
Mon
Biddeford Saco Boot Camp on the beach @ Fortunes Rocks Beach, Middles Beach, Bath House Beach, in Biddeford Pool
Jun 3 @ 6:00 am – 6:45 am
Biddeford Saco Boot Camp on the beach @ Fortunes Rocks Beach, Middles Beach, Bath House Beach, in Biddeford Pool | Biddeford | Maine | United States

Boot camp uses interval, circuit, and aerobic training. It will burn fat, tone muscle, improve posture, build strength and endurance, and build confidence. You work out your arms, legs, and core using exercises that incorporate your whole body. Boot camp can get you into the best shape of your life. As one of my campers stated, “I am stronger, faster, and leaner”
A typical day includes a warm up, stretches, the ‘workout’, cool down, a possible game or challenge, and finishing stretches.

Boot camps varying routines are intense sessions that offer a variety of exercises, and challenge every muscle in your body. By rapidly moving from one exercise to the next, with minimal breaks, you can get a cardiovascular workout while simultaneously toning your muscles. And, you burn lots of calories. Its fun, varied, motivating, produces amazing results, and meets at a fantastic location.

Boot camp’s 45 minutes workouts allow you to do strength training and aerobic training in a single workout, which is very efficient when you have a limited time to work out.

FMI: www.biddefordsacobootcamp.com

I checked it out! Do boot camp on the beach with Biddeford Saco Boot Camp

Goat Yoga ME @ Smiling Hill Farm
Jun 3 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Goat Yoga ME @ Smiling Hill Farm | Westbrook | Maine | United States

Part yoga, part goat snuggling, all smiles!
Enjoy Goat Yoga led by Ashley Flowers, at Smiling Hill Farm. Smiling Hill Farm currently has baby goats and mama goats that will be romping around in the pen with us during our yoga class. Bring a mat/towel or practice on the grass. All levels yoga class! Picture taking, laughing, and goat petting are all encouraged!

Each session will start with 15 min of goat snuggles, followed by an hour of yoga, completed with another 15 minutes of goat holding and snuggling! Arrive a few minutes early and check out the barnyard before class. Save time after class to get some ice cream made from Smiling Hill cow dairy!

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Adults and mature teens welcome!

What happens if it rains?

Goat yoga is rain or shine! In the event of rain we will practice under the big wooden pavilion!

Can I switch to a different date?

Yes, please login to your eventbrite account and select a new ticket date.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Email ashflowersyoga@gmail.com for more information.

FMI: www.facebook.com/events/413334269202408/

Jun
4
Tue
Beginning Swing Dance Classes w/ Portland Swing Project @ Mechanics Hall Ballroom
Jun 4 all-day
Beginning Swing Dance Classes w/ Portland Swing Project @ Mechanics Hall Ballroom

Join Portland Swing Project for Beginning Swing Dance Classes! We provide clear step-by-step instruction, plenty of practice time to build confidence and you never need a partner – we rotate in class so you meet and dance with everyone. And it’s fun! We promise.

FMI: www.portlandswingproject.com/tuesday-classes-a–b-level.html

Back Cove Run @ Edward Payson Park
Jun 4 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
Back Cove Run @ Edward Payson Park  | Portland | Maine | United States

Come on out and join the Runaways Run Club for a free, all levels 3.5 mile group run around the Back Cove Trail in Portland every Tuesday. This is an informal and fun group run, go at whatever pace you’d like, for first placers to first timers! We’re meeting at Payson Park at the parking lot nearest to the trail / Baxter Blvd and we’ll be taking off on the run no later than 6:05am, just FYI. See you there!

FMI: www.facebook.com/runawaysrunclub/

Vinyasa Yoga w/ Amy @ Threads of Yoga
Jun 4 @ 4:30 pm
Vinyasa Yoga w/ Amy @ Threads of Yoga | Bridgton | Maine | United States

The room is heated up to 80 degrees.
During summer months, the heat is not on. We work a nature’s heat.
Each class is unique and each class targets a peak pose through intelligent sequencing. The class is led with intention as you are properly prepared for the apex of the practice. We work with foundational and primary poses in each practice.

The practice session allows the body to open slowly, not to overload the nervous system, and in exchange, tension, stress, and congestion that has been stored in the muscles and joints now has the opportunity to release. We also work to create strength in the body as we begin to embrace longer holds and include movement. In leaving a class one should have a feeling of stability, strength and a connection to the body.

This class is a dynamic practice. No yoga experience is necessary, as modifications are offered.

Please hydrate properly before the class.

FMI: threadsofyoga.net

Yoga and Cancer class @ New England Cancer Specialists
Jun 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Yoga and Cancer class @ New England Cancer Specialists | Kennebunk | Maine | United States

Yoga and Cancer classes are different from regular yoga classes you would typically find at your local studio. They are even different from classes that are called “gentle” or “restorative.” Yoga and Cancer was specifically designed to provide therapeutic benefits to cancer patients and survivors in a relaxed and supportive environment. Specific movements and postures along with mindful breathing and meditation techniques help manage stress and support the immune system. Yoga and Cancer will help you build strength, improve flexibility and range of motion and support the health of the cardiac and lymphatic systems.

FMI: www.yogaandcancer.org/classes