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Bold Coast Adventure
Jul
19
to Jul 21

Bold Coast Adventure

Maine Yoga Adventures is heading downeast for another spectacular yoga, hiking, yummy food weekend in gorgeous Lubec!

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Adventurers will spend the weekend at West Quoddy Station; a beautiful piece of property with plenty of areas to practice yoga outside and in! The station is also very close to fabulous hiking!  

This year MYA finally gets to take over the super cool big house, the Station House, that has two levels, sweet views, and is so close to a great platform for outdoor yoga practices. The house is an original c.1915 USCG building that housed the officers and crew of USCG Station Quoddy Head until being decommissioned in 1970.

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Restored in 2002, it offers spacious accommodations with 5 bedrooms and 2 ½ baths. On the 1st floor there is a fully equipped, modern kitchen, half bath, dining/living room and a large master suite. The second floor has a queen bedroom, a full bedroom, a twin bedroom (2 beds), a single bedroom and bathroom.

MYA’s fab downeast cook, Machelle LaHaye, will be serving up some scrumptious vegetarian meals for adventurers, we’re always happy to work with special dietary needs. Adventurers will be responsible for their lunches (although there’s usually leftovers!) and healthy snacks to keep their energy up for lots of nature explorations.

Adventurers will enjoy Quoddy Head State Park and the Bold Coast Trail for some of the best wildlife watching in the state. Adventurers may spot whales, countless ducks and shorebirds as well as eagles and songbirds. We’ll check out Maine's easternmost lighthouse, West Quoddy Head Light, in all of it’s candy-striped fabulousness. Wandering amongst the cliffs is breathtaking!

Lubec offers an astounding amount of nature from beaches to forest, ponds to bogs, cliff sides to gardens. From the rich ecological tapestry, adventurers can pick a special hike, start upon a magical trail and simply breath it in and enjoy...

Our adventure will also take us to Canada! Campobello Island is known for natural beauty, cultural significance and outstanding picturesque locations. Adventurers will get in hiking there as well! 

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We visited Head Harbour Lightstation for a small fee last season and were rewarded with whale and porpoise sightings.

The cost includes two nights accommodations, daily yoga, spectacular hiking, dinners & breakfasts, nighttime explorations, and more...

Cost: $750/shared queen; $700/shared double; $450/double; $425/single; $400/twin (shared price is the cost for 2 adventurers total)

If we need more space for adventurers, MYA will happily take over the Crew’s Quarters, our sweet accommodations from last year.

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Bold Coast Adventure
Jul
20
to Jul 22

Bold Coast Adventure

Sold Out. The Crews Quarters is full; adventurers can contact Holly for space at The Station House - subject to availability.   

Maine Yoga Adventures is heading downeast for another spectacular yoga, hiking, yummy food weekend in gorgeous Lubec!

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Adventurers will spend the weekend at West Quoddy Station; a beautiful piece of property with plenty of areas to practice yoga outside and in!  

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The Station House will have a brand new, freshly designed space with water views perfect for MYA. The Crews Quarters is post and beam exposed timber constructed from locally sawn hemlock and locally milled cedar shingles.

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The quarters has two bedrooms and a large open space with a queen sleep sofa and two cots. More space is available at the station house for adventure overflow.

A well-stocked kitchen is in the space as well. Machelle LaHaye will be serving up some scrumptious vegetarian meals for adventurers.

Adventurers will enjoy Quoddy Head State Park for some of the best wildlife watching in the state. Adventurers may spot whales, countless ducks and shorebirds as well as eagles and songbirds. Maine's easternmost lighthouse, West Quoddy Head Light, candy-striped fabulousness, is in the park too. Wandering amongst the cliffs is breathtaking!

Lubec offers an astounding amount of nature from beaches to forest, ponds to bogs, cliff sides to gardens. From the rich ecological tapestry, adventurers can pick a special hike, start upon a magical trail and simply breath it in and enjoy...

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Our adventure will also take us to Campobello Island known for natural beauty, cultural significance and outstanding picturesque locations. Adventurers will get in a terrific hike there as well!  

The cost includes two nights accommodations, yoga, hiking in two state parks, Saturday & Sunday breakfasts, Saturday lunch, Friday & Saturday dinners, nighttime explorations, and more...

Cost: $400/king; $350/queen; $325/queen sofa bed; $300/twin cot

Please contact Holly about bed sharing pricing and Solo Saturday: $100 hike, yoga, lunch & dinner

the sensational sunrise we'll see from West Quoddy Station

the sensational sunrise we'll see from West Quoddy Station

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Tuscany Adventure
Jun
23
to Jun 30

Tuscany Adventure

View from the Spannocchia tower

View from the Spannocchia tower

Maine Yoga Adventures is heading to Spannocchia, the perfect place for adventuring into the heart of Tuscany, Italy. 

Organic farm and educational center, Spannocchia is nothing short of magical. Twelve miles west of Siena, Spannocchia boasts beautiful vistas, awesome hiking, verdant gardens, superb culinary classes, a lovely swimming pool, adorable farm animals, fantastic wine, amazing food, great people, and more...

our home for the week - Casetta al Padule

our home for the week - Casetta al Padule

Casetta al Padule will be our private oasis for a full week. MYA will offer breakfasts and dinners to adventurers - we'll keep our options open for lunches dependent on where our adventuring takes us. Wine tastings! Olive oil tastings! Nature walks! Thermal pools!

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Decorative details of the casetta feature the local yellow Sienese marble – a buttery stone marbled with ochre and bronze veins. The open layout is perfect for our group, and its location next to a pasture provides lovely morning views of cows grazing as the fog lifts from the valley. Four bedrooms create space for eight lucky adventurers!

The kitchen will be stocked for preparing delicious Tuscan style meals. A large covered terrace at the back of the house will highlight outdoor dining and gathering. Dinners will be split between the casetta and Spannocchia restaurant for a fully immersive experience.  

Adventurers will be sure to enjoy yoga every day, an excursion either on or beyond the property, and free time to simply soak in the atmosphere (and soak in the pool!). Our group will have an onsite cooking class as well as a wine tasting. 

MYA will have two vehicles for ease off-site adventuring. We'll enjoy a day in the city of Siena, explore quaint villages, connect with culture, art and nature. Some possibilities...

San Galgano: Visit the remarkable circular chapel of Monte Siepi, site of the miraculous sword in the stone of Saint Galgano. A wine bar with outdoor seating and a terrific view of the valley and mountains to the west, holds the perfect spot for a sunset aperitivo. 
Hot Springs: Relax at Antica Querciolaia thermal spa and Terme di San GIovanni hotel and thermal pools. Indulge in large heated pools - spa treatments are available! Entrance fee is about 15 Euro per adventurer. If we get our timing just right, baths are open late so we can experience thermal baths under the stars!
Colle Val d'elsa: Soak in this charming town off the beaten path with an incredible vegetarian restaurant and open air market on Fridays. And very close by is Colombaia, Biodynamic vineyard, a small production vineyard with incredible organic wines.
San Gimignano: Climb 15 of the original 72 towers that rise above the skyline for an impressive view of the surrounding countryside. The city developed according to a characteristic star-shaped plan along the ancient via Francigena.
Pienza: The city of cacio, cheese, MYA doesn't want to miss this! Adventurers may need cacio to go along with all of the splendid chianti we'll be tasting in the region. 

Cost: $1,800 before Feb 1; $2,000 after Feb 1. Adventurers choose to pay $1,000 deposit or pay full adventure cost. 

photo by Molly Goren

photo by Molly Goren

Cost does not include flight - the airport with closest proximity to Spannocchia is Florence but adventurers can fly into Rome and grab a ride in the rental car (Holly and other adventurers have committed to Rome on Friday and traveling to Siena on Saturday - joining us is definitely an option!). Pics below by Maura Perry...

Feel free to come early or stay later to add more adventure time in Italy.... 

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