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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
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
28
Tue
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

May
29
Wed
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

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

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/

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

May
31
Fri
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
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

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
3
Mon
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
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

Jun
5
Wed
Beginner’s Yoga @ Threads of Yoga
Jun 5 @ 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
Jun 5 @ 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

Jun
6
Thu
Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga @ Threads of Yoga
Jun 6 @ 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

Yoga with Goats at Sunflower Farm @ Sunflower Farm Creamery
Jun 6 @ 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/

Restorative Yoga @ Threads of Yoga
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – Jun 7 @ 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

Jun
7
Fri
Beginners Yoga w/ Marcia @ Threads of Yoga
Jun 7 @ 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

Goat Yoga ME @ Smiling Hill Farm
Jun 7 @ 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
8
Sat
Goat Yoga ME @ Smiling Hill Farm
Jun 8 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
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/

Vinyasa Yoga w/ Amy @ Threads of Yoga
Jun 8 @ 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

Gentle Yoga w/ Amy @ Threads of Yoga
Jun 8 @ 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 8 @ 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
11
Tue
Vinyasa Yoga w/ Amy @ Threads of Yoga
Jun 11 @ 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 11 @ 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

Jun
12
Wed
Beginner’s Yoga @ Threads of Yoga
Jun 12 @ 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
Jun 12 @ 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

Jun
13
Thu
Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga @ Threads of Yoga
Jun 13 @ 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

Yoga with Goats at Sunflower Farm @ Sunflower Farm Creamery
Jun 13 @ 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.

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Restorative Yoga @ Threads of Yoga
Jun 13 @ 6:00 pm – Jun 14 @ 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

Jun
14
Fri
Beginners Yoga w/ Marcia @ Threads of Yoga
Jun 14 @ 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
15
Sat
Beginners SUP Workshops June 15 & 16
Jun 15 @ 8:00 am – Jun 16 @ 11:00 am
Beginners SUP Workshops June 15 & 16

BEGINNERS WORKSHOPS for SUP & SUP Yoga

Saturday, June 15 8:00-10:00 AM (Stand-Up Paddleboarding)
Sunday, June 16 9:00 – 11:00 AM (SUP Yoga)
York Town Docks, York, Maine 03909

Nervous about joining in on a regular class? These workshops will be a great opportunity for you to get your feet wet 😉

What’s included ($99):
– 2 hour workshop with paddleboarding and/or yoga lesson with WPA certified instructor, Katie Johnson
– rental of board, paddle, anchor, leash and PFD
– pictures

Register @ http://www.koanwellness.com/sign-up.html

Want to bring your own board? $75

E-mail info@koanwellness.com or call 207-752-4514 for more information.

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Vinyasa Yoga w/ Amy @ Threads of Yoga
Jun 15 @ 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

Gentle Yoga w/ Amy @ Threads of Yoga
Jun 15 @ 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 15 @ 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
18
Tue
Vinyasa Yoga w/ Amy @ Threads of Yoga
Jun 18 @ 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