Sewall House Yoga Retreat
Small personalized retreat, private rooms only, in historic home in Maine where TR learned the healing attributes of nature with nature guide William Sewall, healing from asthma and get his first exposure to deep nature and wilderness. The journey continues with Master level Yoga teacher Donna Amrita Davidge, teaching since 1985 full time in New York City, as well as workshops in the United States and abroad. Yoga twice daily, meditation, fabulous food and nearby rivers lakes, hikes, Baxter State park and Mt Katahdin- treasures of nature. See our Trip Advisor Reviews as well as press page.
Donna has appeared on Martha Stewart, Good Morning America and in press as well as radio interviews. She has produced several products for home practice as well as several online classes at Daily Om and Udemy.See more events in this venue
Since 1997 Sewall House Yoga Retreat has offered small intimate yoga retreats, off the beaten path in beautiful northern Maine, amidst the New England comfort of surrounding rivers, lakes and forests (including waterfalls!). Donna Amrita Davidge brings her caring and fun to support the guests in their yoga journey as well as their life journey. She helps the guests incorporate lifestyle changes like healthier eating (she holds Masters in Nutrition and has been a vegetarian for 40 years). Theodore Roosevelt stayed in the house for 3 consecutive fall expeditions with Donna's great grandfather William Sewall, a renowned nature guide. She continues the tradition of hospitality, friendship and healing established when TR was healed of asthma here. Twice daily yoga, healthy meals and a schedule catered to your needs, including morning meditation by a river and massage/sauna are all available during your stay. Each guest has a private room and porch sitting is the best place to enjoy a calming moment, read a book or watch the tiny town of Island Falls go by.
Hiking, kayaking, and biking options as well., Relax, renew.
Near the River Cafe, gift shops and a short drive to am Amish community/store.
Private bedrooms- upgraded mattresses, wallpaper and paint- each room has its own name and feeling/ the home has the feeling of its rich history of hospitality and healing.
Meals are vegetarian and several of our chefs have created cookbooks- No alcohol is served. coffee and tea are served.
Chosen top ten worldwide two years in a row online by Gayot.
Sewall House has been featured in many publications including Travel & Leisure, USA Today, Yoga Journal. Yankee and Instyle. (and most recently Poets and Writers for our Writing workshops).
Donna has been quoted as a yoga expert as well in many publications from Glamour Magazine to the NY Times and has appeared on Martha Stewart and Good Morning America.
She has produced a variety of products for home yoga practice.
Please see our trip advisor reviews and testimonials on our website.
Since 1997 Sewall House has offered acclaimed personalized retreats, unique in its offering of a daily schedule that you create, two yoga classes and more.
: Donna Davidge