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Health and Wellness Workshops

Relaxation you can take home with you!

June 12 - September 4, 2017.

Indulge your senses and pamper yourself with any one of these refreshing workshops. Not only will you feel rejuvenated, you'll also learn techniques to take home with you - so whenever you need it, you can give yourself a little relaxation at home and reminisce about your Smugglers' Summer Vacation.

Vinyasa Flow Yoga
Sunday, 9:15 am - 10:30 am

This class will include a step by step approach that appropriately takes a student from one posture to the next. During this moderately paced practice will link together our body movements and our breathing. Some yoga experience is recommended. $15 per person. Advance registration recommended as space is limited.

Yoga for Every Body
Monday 11:30 am - 12:45 pm;
Wednesday, 11:30 am - 12:45 pm;
Thursday, 10:00 am - 11:15 am;
Friday, 10:00 am - 11:15 am;

Accomplished yoga instructors lead you through the postures, focusing on flexibility, alignment, strength and concentration. Appropriate for all levels. Please bring a towel or blanket. $15 per person.

Meditation for Stress Release
Monday 10:00 am - 11:15 am

Learn how to give your mind a vacation. Practice meditation techniques for releasing stress, calming down mental processing, getting better sleep and enjoying your day. Great for everyone. $20 per person

ZUMBA® - Fitness Party
Monday, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

If you're looking to start a fitness program, ditch the workout, and join the party! Zumba fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program. Zumba provides one exciting hour of calorie-burning, body-energizing, awe-inspiring movements that will have a profound effect on your life! Wear sneakers and loose clothing you're comfortable to move and sweat in. Bring a bottle of water. Meets in the lower level of the Meeting House. $15 per person.

Yoga Wike
Tuesday, 8:00 am - 10:30 am

Warm your muscles on a moderate hike in preparation for outdoor yoga practice. Enjoy the calm peacefulness
of yoga in a beautiful, natural setting. Class meets at the Gazebo. $20 per person.

Paddleboard Yoga
Tuesday, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

What better way to enjoy the art of Yoga than floating on a paddleboard on a beautiful, calm, serene pond setting in the mountains of Vermont! Practice traditional poses on the water as well as enjoy free time to Stand Up Paddleboard. Never tried either? No problem! This is geared toward all levels from beginners to advanced as you challenge yourself.


Easy Beginner Yoga for 50 Years Old and Over
Tuesday, 11:30 am - 12:45 pm

Tight and stiff? Don't think you can do yoga? Throw out those myths and join Lizabeth in learning an easy routine you can do at home to ease back pain, stiffness in your joints and make your whole day more enjoyable. $15 per person

Restorative Yoga for Deep Relaxation
Tuesday, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

In a soothing atmosphere, relax into blissful poses using cushions, eye shades, aromatherapy mist and soothing music as support. Everyone welcome. $20 per person. Ages 13 & up. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

The Fantastic Fruity Facial
Wednesday, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Kelley Robie, of Horsetail Herbs, will show you how to care for your special skin type with wonderful natural beauty products you can make yourself. You'll make your own nutritious face care products all with a fruity flare & then indulge in a fabulous five-step facial. These recipes will brighten up your day and your face! You will be applying an Apple & Oat Cleanser, a Pineapple & Coconut Face Mask, a Papaya Toner and a Mango Moisturizer. Come in stressed & leave relaxed & glowing! Please bring a large towel, bowl & something to tie your hair back.
$40 per person, ages 8 & older.

Herbal Kitchen Classics
Wednesday, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to add a little zest to your food? It's simple & tasty! Join Kelley Robie, of Horsetail Herbs, as we cover some kitchen classics. We will be exploring some inventive additions to your cooking as we prepare these creations. Every kitchen needs some Flavored Extracts, and oh how easy they are to make! Tired of using plain old salt on your food? Try preparing some Herbal Gourmet Salts to spice up the ordinary. Last but not least, we will be making an Herbal Infused Honey to sweeten up your drinks & foods. We will do a little taste testing & then everyone will prepare their own! $35 per person

Wild Edible & Medicinal Herb Walk
Thursday, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Just a few steps outside your door lies a world of wild foods and plants waiting to be discovered! Kelley Robie, of Horsetail Herbs, will guide you on this introduction to identifying common and abundant weeds that make some of our very best wild foods and medicines. Here in Vermont, we can find dozens of nutritious and healing plants to incorporate into our meals for at least half of the year! We will discuss parts of the plants used, when to harvest and even do some taste testing. You will go home with wild food recipes galore, and a new appreciation for the wild plants. Local eating at its best, both fresh and free! $30 per person

Herbal Medicine Making Basics
Thursday, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Immerse yourself in this hands-on class where you will learn to make your own homemade herbal medicine for yourself & your family! Ever wonder how it's done? Well, now's your chance to find out! It's both fun and empowering to make your own herbal preparations. Kelley Robie of Horsetail Herbs will discuss techniques for harvesting, drying & storing herbs and then cover the basics of how to prepare highly effective medicinal teas, tinctures, infused oils and salves. Medicine making using weeds for your needs! You will take home all of your preparations for immediate use. $40 per person.

Aromatherapy for Summer Body Essentials
Thursday, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Summertime means special body needs! Enjoy the heat knowing the basics are covered. Scorching sunshine, sweat and bothersome bugs! Need I say more? Whether it's exercising, dressing up for dinner or taking a walk in the woods, these items will be needed. Join Kelley Robie, of Horsetail Herbs, as we make these summer time essentials using aromatic essential oils. We will be making a Sensational Sunscreen, a Dynamite Deodorant, a Sonic Bug Spray and Tasty Toothpaste. The basics of aromatherapy will be discussed. You will go home with lots of goodies and do it yourself recipes! $40 per person.

All Health and Wellness Workshops require advance registration, and have limited space availability. Don't forget to visit the Mountain Massage Center.
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