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Clinics & Retreats

Cycling Hill Climbing Clinic

Saturday, July 20th 8-9:30am

Have you ever started cycling up a hill only to bog down, lose your rhythm, fry your legs, drop your chain or simply struggle to find just the right gear?   During this session, riders will learn the most efficient technique for hill climbing as well as how to smoothly move into the most efficient gear and cadence.  You can learn more about this clinic HERE!

Women’s Trail Hiking and Yoga Retreat

October 24-27, 2019 (3 nights) – REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

Your choice to Walk or Run the Trails! See more about information and registration HERE.

Join us at the peak of the New England foliage season at the cozy Guest House Retreat Center in Chester Connecticut.  Imagine spending your time each day being led through a guided hike or run along peaceful state park trails, practicing gentle morning and afternoon Yoga or mat Pilates, and enjoying three AMAZING meals!  Wine will be served with each meal for those who enjoy. We will also include an afternoon activity that will challenge you to reflect upon and share what “living authentically” means for you.  The weekend would not be complete without our trip into the quaint town of Chester to browse  or shop before returning for dinner and a gathering around a brilliant bonfire!

Take time to simply relax and get away from the hurried pace of life! Reconnect with yourself and feel what it’s like to be completely present. This is the perfect getaway for friends, sisters, mothers and daughters (21 years or older) or just yourself. Our goal is for you to leave feeling invigorated and completely centered.

2019 Toast Your Buns Off Fall Run Series

(2019 Fall series info coming soon!)

 

I’m Worth It – Women’s Walk, Run and Yoga Retreat (2016-2017)

Join us for our three day Retreat at the Guesthouse Retreat Center in Chester, CT during a crisp, fall foliage weekend! Imagine spending your time each day with a  guided walk along peaceful state park trails and roads, practicing gentle yoga, enjoying three healthy meals, sitting by an evening bonfire, listening to talks on the importance of making choices that nurture your body and spirit. Share in brief, silent meditation and gratitude sessions and take time to simply relax and get away from the fast pace and noise of the outside world. We also offer guided JOGS if you prefer. This is a perfect Retreat for friends, sisters, mothers and daughters or just yourself. Aren’t you worth it?

Past Clinics and Talks

THRIVE!

Creating and honoring values and practices that foster personal empowerment.

 

Getting a Grip on Fueling and Hydration for Optimal Performance and Recovery

There’s more to setting yourself up for a great race day than the training piece alone. Consistent quality sleep, refinement of technique, positive imagery, nutritional timing and choice all play a role in allowing you to give your best on race or key workout days. This discussion will focus on the nutritional piece.

Triathlon 101 – Preparing for your first triathlon

This clinic covered all the basic information participants needed to know in order to be prepared for their first triathlon.

Learn to love your bike!

Tips and skills on how to fix minor snafus that can go wrong with gears and when shifting. Review of “must do” indoor cycling drills.

Run relaxed, run fast!

  • Correct Running Form – What to look for and how to visualize it
  • Warm-up and movement preparation exercises
  • Run training tips to help avoid injuries.

Swimming skills for the beginner and intermediate swimmer/triathlete

This clinic focused on a variation of drills for balance, buoyancy, rotation, and a streamline body position.  Participants left with a series of drills to practice on their own to increase swim efficiency!