Certified yoga instructors Ellen Sevigny and Karen Roper lead outdoor yoga classes amid picturesque settings, such as beaches, lakeshores, and mountaintops, encouraging their charges to connect with nature as they unite their minds and bodies. Along the serene shores of Sand Beach or Echo Lake Beach, they lead guests on guided, yoga-centric hikes or swims in Yoga Adventures sessions. During public yoga classes, students can salute the sun atop Cadillac Mountain’s Blue Hill Overlook, one of the earliest spots in the continental United States to see the sunrise each morning. Yoga in the Park also offers wellness coaching to help clients reach their health goals, such as improving their mood or learning to dice vegetables with their feet.
Harsh chemicals such as sulfates and formaldehyde have no home at TL Studio. Instead, the beauty hotspot boasts a wealth of products from earth-friendly lines including wheat-protein-infused Chromastics and Soma, which is chock-full of organic ingredients. The team of stylists wield these nondamaging formulas during services such as highlights, chemical straightening, and deep conditioning. They also swap out harmful UV rays for airbrush tanning and adopt gentle skin-cleansing practices during facial services.
In The Rum Diary, a recent Hollywood release, Johnny Depp worked with an unlikely costar?Schooner Heron?s 65-foot wooden schooner, which graced the screen in the role of Sanderson?s yacht. When not avoiding the relentless flash of paparazzi, the boat traverses Penobscot Bay?s pristine archipelago of islands during three styles of daily summer cruises. The cruises run the gamut from tours covering local history and wildlife to BYOB adventures, on which guests can watch the sun set and the fish turn on their night lights. US Coast Guard-certified captains helm these journeys, drawing on expertise from their days sailing the Gulf of Maine, the Caribbean, and the trans-Atlantic passages.
Competitive?athletes, office workers, young adults, and retirees may have drastically different lifestyles, but they can all get on the path to increased wellness at?United Fitness. The center's trainers work closely with clients to create physiology-specific regimens to meet individual goals. The slate of classes reinforces the gym's inclusive ethos with everything from intensive boot camp sessions to functional fitness for older adults. For do-it-yourselfers, the gym offers plenty of top-notch equipment, encouraging members to exercise at their own pace.
All Out Fitness asks its guests to give it their all when they're at the studio, whether they're taking a 12-week fitness challenge or participating in the studio's group fitness classes. All Out Fitness focuses on getting adrenaline pumping with everything from 5 a.m. boot-camp sessions to evening kickboxing lessons. The studio's instructors also lead Les Mills Bodycombat classes, which blend elements of karate, boxing, and tae kwon do, as well as midmorning workouts aimed at moms.