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Woodstock Health Guide 2016: Get Your Mind, Body & Spirit in Shape

Aug 30, 2016 03:56PM ● By Erin Frisch
As summer winds down and fall begins, keeping in good physical health is an important job year round. Even if the window for doing outside activities is dwindling down you can still get plenty of fitness into your life. Whether that is concentrating on your heart health, mind health or physical strength there are plenty of ways to keep learning and enjoying new activities.

Biscuit Hill Pilates Studio

Biscuit Hills offers private, group, and semiprivate classes for Pilates, Mat Pilates and CoreAlign classes. At Biscuit Hill, instructors’ mission is to work with people of all abilities and ages to increase strength and functional stability. For pricing and more detailed information, click here.


The Woodstock Inn & Resort

Everyone needs a little downtime. When you’re ready, head to the Woodstock Spa for a day of pampering. To maintain good health, you have to take care of yourself. The Woodstock Spa offers a wide array of treatments from massages, reflexology, facials, body scrubs, a salt-water pool, steam room, sauna, hot tub and more.

One of the newest spas in New England, the Spa at the Woodstock Inn & Resort boasts a 10,000-square-foot, LEED-certified facility with 10 treatment rooms, a spa boutique, and locally sourced products.  Organic products and unique seasonal treatments capture the essence of Vermont and help restore your mind and body and your connection with nature. Embrace comfort and tranquility with natural light, fresh native flora, and Vermont-inspired treatments that reflect the changing seasons. Click here for more information.


Indoor/Outdoor Rock Climbing Green Mountain Rock Climbing Center

Learn to Belay, Climbing Technique and Efficiency, Intro to Lead Climbing, Intro to Rock Climbing, and Outdoor Climbing are just some of the classes offered at Green Mountain Rock Climbing Center. Whether you’re looking for indoor, outdoor, beginning, or advanced climbing instruction, they’ve got it all. Prices vary. Click here for more information.


Upper Valley Aquatic Center

This great resource is so much more than swimming, although swimming is a great way to gain strength, build muscle, and work on breathing. The UVAC also boasts a fitness facility that includes daily classes such as Mat Pilates, Zumba, Fitness Blitz, Yoga, Spinning, Aqua Plunge, Shed & Shred, Total Body Conditioning, Deep Water Volleyball, T’ai Chi and more.


Ancient Healing Arts Yoga Studio

Ancient Healing Arts Yoga offers small, personalized classes with highly trained instructors to make your visits with them safe and enjoyable. They currently offer private and group classes including but not limited to Gentle, Level 1, Level 1 & 2, Prenatal, Core Strength through Yoga and more. AHA also has workshops; the next one scheduled for August 18 is Yoga Parampara with Patricia Walden. For fees and more information, click here.

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