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Sewall House Yoga Retreat

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May through October is the ongoing season- Small personalized Yoga retreat/sauna/massage/healthy meals in an historic Bed and Breakfast in a small (Maine) New England Town, near lakes, hikes,waterfalls, an Amish community nearby, relax, renew. Since 1997- As featured in Instyle, Travel and Leisure, Yoga Journal and Shape. Over 30 years experience in the healing arts, all levels welcome. Owned and operated by veteran yoga instructor Donna Sewall Davidge (Amrita), teaching yoga and meditation since 1985, varied styles including Hatha, Kundalini, Ashtanga. Iyengar, Dharmayoga and vinyasa, some restorative and yoga nidra) Davidge's great grandfather William Sewall was nature guide to a young Theodore Roosevelt here, who healed from asthma and forged a lifelong friendship with his nature guide at Sewall House. Chosen top ten by Gayot worldwide two consecutive years. Come beat the crowds as we design your individualized retreat with you. Ms Davidge also holds a Masters in Nutrition and offers healthy delicious educational meals with guest chefs. Enjoy the natural beauty of northern Maine in this historic B and B reminiscent of a simpler time with all modern amenities. Wifi included. Massage and some outings (bikes/kayaks/hikes) are small additional fees. Sewall House is a great place to do yoga as you step away from the stresses of the challenges and changes of day to day life in modern times. Private rooms only - no dorms or sharing other than double occupancy.
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My visit to Sewell House was during the clash of seasons, in October. One morning it was freezing. I slept in the "Sybyl" room. I was reminded of my friend Sybyl and Michelangelo's painting of another Sybyl, on his ceiling...My bed was sooo warm and...More

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Reviewed October 15, 2018

After working at the Sewall House in 2015, I decided to come back and not only work but also receive the 200 Hour Teacher Training offered. If you've never visited the Sewall House, you must! Donna, the owner is the real deal when it comes...More

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Response from MaineAmrita, Owner at Sewall House Yoga RetreatResponded October 17, 2018

Thank you so much for returning to take our training/ particularly honored since you are already trained and teaching! Your helpful spirit and energy Adds much to our guests and staff- you truly have become part of our yoga family! We appreciate this review immensely-

Reviewed October 9, 2018

This is truly a best kept secret in the beauty of Maine. The gorgeous scenery and the infinite hospitality of the staff keep me coming back. Donna the Master of the House is a kind soul who is client centered and opens her home and...More

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Response from MaineAmrita, Owner at Sewall House Yoga RetreatResponded October 10, 2018

Thank you so much for this kind review! We hope you keep coming back for more!

Reviewed October 3, 2018

I had a great experience at Sewall House. I'm not a real experienced yogi but Donna and the rest of staff and participants made me feel more like a friend than a hotel guest. I had a flat tire in Baxter State Park and one...More

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Response from MaineAmrita, Owner at Sewall House Yoga RetreatResponded October 4, 2018

Wonderful review! Thank you so much for taking the time to write it!!

Reviewed September 23, 2018

Beautiful area, wonderful house, great people, delicious food, and YOGA! I had the room with the private bath and soaking tub-- great way to relax. Even though the weather did not suit biking or kayaking as I had planned -- one of the staff went...More

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Response from MaineAmrita, Owner at Sewall House Yoga RetreatResponded September 24, 2018

Thank you SO much for this nice review! Yes fall weather not always as conducive to kayaking and other outdoor activities like SUP but we are so glad you got in a hike and enjoyed the soaking tub- glad It was overall a treat!

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"front house: view of sunrise and set (Oct) Upstairs rooms away from kitchen, laundry, yoga"
5 weeks ago
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"Pinecone room for a nice bath tub for soaking."
Oct 15, 2018
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"they are all good"
Oct 9, 2018
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"Loved the room with private bath and soaking tub with a view!"
Sep 23, 2018
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