Sacred Waters Yoga to Offer Fun Dance Classes for Beginners

Wedding danceSpring is here! It’s time to come out of hibernation and dust off your dancing shoes to celebrate! Wedding season is also right around the corner, and for those who wish to learn some new moves or brush up on their dance skills, Sacred Waters Yoga at Mill Falls is offering three new series of classes that will shake off the cold of winter and warm you up from inside!

Starting this coming Wednesday, March 26th, seasoned dance instructor Juli Pruden will be at Sacred Waters Yoga to lead beginner classes in Latin Dance, Ballroom Dance, and Blues Dance… Continue reading

Find Peace and Joy in the Labyrinth at Sacred Waters

A classical labyrinth design.

A classical labyrinth design.

The holiday season can be hectic while the days are getting shorter and darker, leading many people to feel stressed, frazzled, and depressed. Walking a labyrinth can bring focus and calm at any time of year, but is especially helpful during the holidays. Sacred Waters Yoga at Mill Falls is opening up the studio to this ancient design and offering two events to introduce the labyrinth as a meditative guide and to celebrate Winter Solstice—the wisdom of darkness, and the return of light! Continue reading

Sacred Waters Yoga to Host Renowned Instructor Ryan Cunningham

ryan-cunningham_bio_300x199One of the Lakes Region’s most vibrant and innovative yoga and wellness studios is planning a weekend of in-depth study with a well-respected and accomplished instructor from Boston, who will be teaching three different workshops for new and seasoned students, as well as for yoga teachers and teachers-in-training.

Sacred Waters Yoga at Mill Falls will welcome Ryan Cunningham on Friday, November 8th and Saturday, November 9th. Ryan is a yoga instructor and a Yoga Teacher Training instructor at Back Bay Yoga, a premiere studio located in Back Bay, Boston. On Friday evening and Saturday, Ryan will be leading three workshops: Introduction to Restorative Yoga, The Fluid Spine: Relieving Tension & Cultivating Strength, and Teacher Workshop: Building a Strong Foundation. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn skills and techniques to deepen your practice! Register for each class independently, or receive a discount on enrollment if registering for all three workshops. Continue reading

Sacred Waters Yoga Offers Diverse New Fall Schedule

Autumn SWYNow that we are settling into our new fall schedules, many folks decide to turn their attention to taking better care of themselves. Yoga and other forms of wellness practices can be powerful resources for overall health and wellbeing, and our own Sacred Waters Yoga at Mill Falls is offering a variety of classes to suit people of all ages, interests, and abilities, with a new class schedule and some great special events for the fall season.

Says Christina Alexa, Founder and Director of Sacred Waters Yoga, “We are excited about our Autumn schedule because we really run the spectrum of class offerings, such as Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced classes, classes for people with physical challenges/limitations (Yoga for Healing), Aerial Yoga and Hot Yoga, Yoga Groove with electronic music, Meditation with the “chakra sound bath” (crystal singing bowls) etc., so it is very diverse.”

Take a peek at some of these fun new classes and events: Continue reading

EKAL Lake Activity Center Officially Opens this Weekend

EKAL boatsYou know that summer has begun when the waters of Lake Winnipesaukee are warm enough for swimming and paddling. Well, it seems that moment has finally arrived, and to mark the occasion, EKAL Activity Center at Mill Falls is officially opening this weekend with an array of ways to get out and enjoy the lake!

EKAL is a full-service activity center in Meredith, NH, offering rentals, gear, and instruction for kayaks, canoes, pedal boats, and stand up paddleboards (SUP). This weekend, the center opens its doors and brings out its full fleet of boats, and is now open every weekend. Beginning June 17th, EKAL will be open seven days a week to give visitors as well as locals the best ways to experience Lake Winnipesaukee up close! Continue reading

Sacred Waters Yoga to host Wedding Prep Dance Crash Course

Wedding danceSeasoned dance instructor Juli Pruden will be at Sacred Waters Yoga at Mill Falls on Saturday, April 13th to lead a wedding prep dance class for those who wish to learn some new moves or brush up on their dance skills in anticipation of this year’s wedding season, which is right around the corner!

Taking place from 5 – 6:30 p.m. at the Sacred Waters Yoga Studio, the Wedding Prep Dance Crash Course is designed for those getting ready for that special day, be they the engaged couple, parents of the bride or groom, members of the wedding party, or guests who will be attending receptions and celebrations this coming wedding season. The class will focus on dance moves that can be performed on a small, social dance floor. Instructor Juli Pruden says all wallflowers are welcome! Continue reading

Get Your Laughs at Church Landing this Friday for a Good Cause

Comedy Night 2013The feel-good event of the year is back—Kidworks Learning Center is once again teaming up with Mill Falls at the Lake and Meredith Village Savings Bank to bring the Meredith community a night of comedy and fun to benefit the children of Kidworks.

On Friday, April 5th, two nationally renowned comedians will perform at Church Landing as part of the Comedy Night fundraising event. This is the third year Kidworks is setting the comedy stage as its annual fundraiser. Proceeds from the event will go towards bringing “Miles of Smiles” to the kids as the center looks to purchase a new transportation vehicle. This year’s fundraiser starts with a cash bar at 7 pm, followed by an 8 pm comedy show featuring Mike Burton and Paul Keenan. Continue reading

Come to the Lake for an Ayurveda Yoga Retreat!

Kate O'Donnell of Ayurveda Boston

Kate O’Donnell of Ayurveda Boston

Winter is over, and thoughts are beginning to turn toward opening the windows and letting the fresh air in! Spring cleaning, anyone? How about new beginnings? A refreshed and healthy new you? In any yoga practice, there’s always an opportunity to begin again, every time we come to our mats. However, Sacred Waters Yoga is offering a special weekend program that will nourish and renew you on every level, and offer you a chance to take home some skills that will bring health and wellbeing into your everyday life.

Sacred Waters Yoga at Mill Falls is delighted to present a Weekend of Ayurveda April 5th – 7th, 2013. The weekend retreat will feature Ayurveda yoga, cooking, and workshops, where students will fully engage with this ancient and powerful way of living. Kate O’Donnell of Ayurveda Boston will lead the weekend events. Her wealth of experience and knowledge offers us a deeply foundational, practical, and experiential immersion into the theory and practice of the principles of Ayurveda. Continue reading

A Mini Yoga Retreat at the Lake!

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Lake Winnipesaukee from Boathouse Lodge, March 4, 2013

As soon as I learned that Mill Falls at the Lake would be adding a yoga studio to its amenities, I knew I had to make the trip from the seacoast of NH to check it out! Being a yoga student myself, I am well acquainted with the many calming and healing benefits this wonderful practice can bring, and I realized that Mill Falls is the perfect spot for a yoga center—it’s perched on Meredith Bay overlooking the tranquil waters of Lake Winnipesaukee, the outstanding service and top-notch ambiance at the Inns facilitate a peaceful getaway experience, and the full menu of offerings at Cascade Spa go hand-in-hand with a nourishing yoga retreat—a trinity of relaxation treasures! Continue reading

Mill Falls at the Lake—a Refreshed Name and Logo for a Beloved Destination

PrintThe Inns & Spa at Mill Falls is transitioning to a new name. The collection of inns, lodges, activity centers, and spa is now going by “Mill Falls at the Lake” and sporting a redesigned logo to mark an evolution of the property and its increased variety of on-site offerings for guests.

According to Rusty McLear, president and CEO of Mill Falls, the new name and logo honors the organization’s roots and proud history of being located in Meredith, NH, with the change now reflecting a more accurate depiction of the Inns’ presence on Lake Winnipesaukee. Continue reading