The brewery yoga started just a couple weeks ago, and there are classes at 5:30 p.m. on Fridays and 9 a.m. Sundays (which happens to lead right into brunch time!).
For the last two years, Tara's been leading yoga and nutrition-based classes and retreats on the island she's called home for over a decade.
This is a good thing for those of us who like to yoga or bootcamp, but who also really, really like being outside during these brief and glorious spring and summer months.
You know those days when you go out with friends and do something engaging and fun - like a group hike or a friendly game of tennis - and then after that you do ANOTHER really fun thing, like cross-country skiing, yoga, kayaking or, wow, horseback riding? Maine Yoga Adventures is like that.
A decade ago, I didn’t know anyone who did yoga (at least not anyone who talked about it publicly). These
It's true, these two disciplines don't seem altogether compatible at first glance. When I first heard that a kickboxing yoga class existed, I imagined leaning into warrior pose before letting a stream of punches fly into a heavy bag, or kicking at aforementioned bag while holding my hands at heart center.
I planked and popped to the beat of the music, sweating plenty along the way, and it felt more like dancing than exercise. And it felt spectacular.
For folks who have long harbored surfing fantasies, here's a chance to get surf-inspired exercise, sans the big waves and beach sand.
By now, you're likely familiar with the idea. It's yoga - the downward dogs and planks and twists and triangles you're perhaps already familiar with - except instead of a mat, there's a paddleboard under you.
Holly, a yoga instructor based in Orono, is the founder of Maine Yoga Adventures, an event company that combines yoga with an array of other fun activities, from hiking and tennis to writing and wine tasting.