This land is a living resource! The 24 blessed acres on which “Forest Circles” is located continues to provide visitors with uniquely personal mystical experiences. Overnight solo retreats in the forest are popular. Come for a gathering in a peaceful inside space, a program around the sacred fire pit or a walk. All are invited to experience this parcel of Earth that is eager to communicate and teach you how to find your way back to your heart. At Forest Circles we offer programs which include: multi cultural spiritual ceremonies, classes for enhancing one’s connection to Earth and inner self, solo and group retreats, classes on native medicinal plants, children’s programs Strongheart Healing with Regina Strongheart is featured at the retreat center. Self-Retrieval” is a technique developed by Regina which helps you reclaim your personal power and peace. Using healing energy, shamanic journeying and medical intuition, Regina will assist you in finding health and peace. Regina Strongheart, has an MA in education from UNH and experiences include 29 years teaching high school chemistry, 8 years in the medical field and 14 years as a spiritual healer and teacher. She is the owner of “Forest Circles”, Topsham, Me. 207-776-3152, www.forestcircles.com.
Silent residential meditation and yoga retreats scheduled throughout the year at 100 acre rural retreat center overlooking the hills of coastal Maine. Guidance for beginning, deepening or inspiring your meditation and yoga practice. Small group environment supporting inner stability, compassion, stillness, silence, and the recognition of your True Nature. From their 30 years of practice and teaching, Patricia Brown and Surya Chandra Das focus their retreats to encourage the development of a personal practice to provide self-sustanence after the retreat is over. Miles of wooded walking trails, spring fed swimming pond, sauna, organic vegetarian meals, uninterrupted, vast expanse of night sky and deep quietude.
83 Sullivan Road Brooks Maine 04921. Two hours north
of Portland, 10 miles inland from the coastal town of Belfast.
www.rollingmeadowsretreat.com, (888) 666-6412.
Enjoy yoga twice daily, meditation, massage, sauna, healthy home-cooked vegetarian cuisine. Near pristine lakes and Baxter State Park, hike, bike, swim, canoe, kayak or simply porch sit! Five days suggested, weekends, shorter and longer stays arranged. Step back into time in the comfort of this bed and breakfast style retreat listed in the National Registry of Historic Places. Nature guide William Sewall shared the healing attributes of nature with a young Theodore Roosevelt, who restored his health from life threatening asthma here. The tradition continues since 1997 with William Sewall's great grand-daughter, yoga instructor Donna Davidge, with over 25 years experience in the healing arts, and her Swedish husband, musician and chef Kent Bonham, Experience the friendly hospitality Sewall House has always offered. Sewall House Yoga Retreat Island Falls, Maine www.sewallhouse.com, (888) 235-2395 July 3 - October.
Mountain Qi: Healing Arts
Providing earth & energy healing in the Green Mountains of Vermont. Learn to enjoy more of your life by addressing body, mind, food and spirituality. We provide private consultation in Zen Shiatsu, Energy Healing, Holistic Easting and Weight Loss, Tai Chi, Yoga Therapy, Meditation & Relaxation, Qigong and Natural Injury Rehabilitation. Aaron Hoopes and his wife Elfeya have over 3 decades of combined experience in the Eastern healing arts and offer unique, holistic and personal programs for individuals, couples and small groups.
Mountain Qi, 1152 North Road, Vershire, Vermont 05079, (802) 685-4448, www.mountainqi.com