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Mindfulness Hike

Relax, Reflect, Connect

Combining a hike, a meditation, some thoughtful conversation. As we travel we'll create art with found objects and practice reciprocity

 

On a meditation hike you will be invited to explore inner and outer landscapes to make connections and gain insights while enjoying a walk through the woods.

A meditation hike is a slow, relaxed hike with amble time to reflect, observe and discover mind-body-natural world connections. It’s a slow wander along a trail taking time to relax, observe and learn about nature; possibly reflect on personal experiences of the past and present and set intentions for the future.   

 

Sensory experience, gentle guided meditations and exploration of the complex and inspiring natural world can serve as powerful metaphors for understanding what is meaningful and relevant to each participant.  Total distance will be 1.5 to 2 miles.  There is uneven footing and short, gentle hills on a trail with roots and rocks.

Please note, this is a slow hike.  Total distance is typically less 1.5 to 2 miles. There is uneven footing and short, gentle hills on a trail with roots and rocks.  

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Logistics 

The walk includes an orientation, invitations to explore inner and outer landscapes  while hiking, independent wandering and sitting interspersed with the opportunity to share. 

 

Length: 1-3 hours, clear skies to moderate rain.

Time: Daily--mid morning or early afternoon.

Locations: Walks can be scheduled at  Sebago Lake Land Reserve in Standish, Clifford Park in Biddeford, Two Lights or Crescent Beach State Parks in Cape Elizabeth, or Bradbury Mountain State Park in Pownal (near Freeport). Other locations are possible provided permission to lead a walk on the property is granted by the land owner.  This is often possible on state and town parks and lands. Properties that are privately held or owned by nonprofit organizations are also possible on a case by case basis. 

Rates

January 1, 2024 through December 31, 2024

$45 per person 2-3 hour walk twelve or more participants

$50 per person 2-3 hour walk, seven to eleven participants

$60 per person 2-3 hour walk three - six participants

$85 per person2-3 hours one-two participants.

Available daily based on availability.  Must be reserved

a minimum of three days in advance.


Half day and full day flat rates provided upon request.  These are generally used when the cost of the walk is paid for by an organization and individuals participate at no cost.

Next Step: Click on the button below to fill out a form and we'll schedule a walk.

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Everyone is welcome!

The forests, mountains, lakes and oceans are our ancestral homes.  I believe they are part of your home regardless of race,  gender, religion,  sexual orientation,  or culture.  My heart tells me this: and I am absolutely certain nature would agree. If you are interested in coming on a walk; then I am delighted to be your guide. 

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