On April 7 – 9, 2023 we will be at Tops'l Farm for a Petite Pause Retreat. Join us!
SMC Retreats for WOMEN
From the saltwater coasts to the freshwater mountains, we lead retreats that include cold-exposure education and safety, daily dips, self-exploration exercises, yoga, breath-work and massage therapy. Retreats can vary in length from full-day to multiple days.
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Want to host a retreat? Email us.
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SMC Mini Retreats for WOMEN
Our mini retreats are the ultimate nervous system reset when you only have a few hours. These blissful morning retreats will help you access a state of introspection, inner peace and clarity. Enjoy a combination of physiology education, breath-work, yoga, massage and cold-water dipping.
Location: RISE Wellness Collective
Feb 25th – FULL – email us to get on waiting list
Mar 25 – FULL – email us to get on waiting list
Apr 22 – FULL – email us to get on waiting list
Join our email list to hear about the next mini retreat opportunity.
Want to host a mini retreat? Email us.
SMC Private DIPS for ALL
Are you curious about trying cold-water dipping, but would prefer a more private experience with some guidance and one-on-one coaching?
Are you looking for an adventurous activity to do during your weekend away with friends?
Are you interested in a unique staff-bonding activity?
Are you part of a class, club or sport looking to connect as a group in an invigorating way?
Email us to inquire about your customized individual or small group dip experience!
SMC Community DIPS for ALL
If you feel a calling, a curiosity and a craving, Dip Down and RISE Up with us!
We organize free and open-to-all year-round community dips in our home town of York, Maine, USA. Please note that all dipping is at-your-own-risk. Please read our FAQ/safety page before coming to your first dip.
Take a look at our dip schedule.
Join us this March for Young Women Rising!
Designed for 5th/6th grade young women. This class (limited to 6 participants) will focus on teaching age-appropriate “nervous system 101” for body/mind education and awareness. Each class will vary slightly but will revolve around relaxation, yoga, breathing techniques, gentle massage, journaling, empowerment and an introduction to the tool of (age-appropriate) cold-water therapy for building mental resilience.
Suggested list of what to bring/wear to your cold-water dip:
- A bathing suit or any non-cotton apparel that you are most comfortable wearing
- SMC dryrobe (or warm bathrobe)
- Neoprene booties and gloves designed to keep your feet and hands comfortable
- Warm mittens
- Warm hat
- A waterproof bag (plastic laundry basket or tote works well) to hold your belongings on the wet beach
- A towel
- Warm wool socks or slippers/ shoes (if needed for after your dip)
- Warm water or tea for your drive home
- An open and curious heart and mind