Adventure

HARVEST THE SPLENDOR OF THE SEA Hana, Maui

Join expert and native Hawaiian fisherman, Andrew Park, to explore tide pools, try your hand at Hawaiian throw-net fishing and learn how to make (and fish with) a bamboo pole. In Hawai‘i, the fall harvest isn’t all about pumpkins and squash, but reaping the bounty of the sea.

Culinary

HARVEST YOUR HEALTH JUICING Hana, Maui

Celebrate living healthily and in harmony with nature by sampling some of the best juice the fall harvest has to offer. Green vegetables have more valuable nutrients than any other food in existence, and mixing them with fruit helps make those nutrients more readily available to the body.

AUTUMN JUICING Austin

Learn how to reap the joy and health benefits of juicing Mother Nature’s plenty. After all, there’s no better time to juice than during the fall harvest.

PUMPKIN AND SQUASH Austin

There’s way more to pumpkins than spooky jack-o’-lanterns or Grandma’s pumpkin pie. Learn several scrumptious ways to prepare this sumptuous squash.

BREWING PUMPKINS Austin

Toast to the spirit of the season with our handpicked selection of Pumpkin Ales. With crisp autumn breezes, comes a cornucopia of unique flavors, and Travaasa’s beermeister has selected the most delicious ones for you to sample.

Culture

GHOST STORIES AROUND THE FIRE Austin

Gather around the crackling campfire for a spooky night of chilling local ghost stories and eerie tales from the beyond. The month before All Hallows’ Eve, the air cools and spirits come out to play.

ALOHA WEEK Hana, Maui

Join families from all over Maui for an enriching celebration of music, dance and special history, including a reenactment of our ali‘i (royal family) and other live entertainment. Aloha Week is Hawai‘i’s premier cultural showcase dedicated to preserving unique island traditions. Please note the opening day of this festival (October 13) will bring many people to Hāna, and a portion of the road will be closed from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Fitness

BEYOND SALSA STEPS Austin

Spice up the fall weather by learning some new Salsa dance steps. Dance the night away for fitness and fun, and even create a few patterns of your own.

REAP YOUR CORE Austin

Harvest better posture, balance and power, and discover your girdle of strength as you activate your intrinsic muscles.

PILATES SEEDS FOR CENTERING Austin

Learn how to gather your inner balance and control the muscles along your spine through mindfulness of breath and movement.

GREET THE GLOWING SUN YOGA Austin

Welcome the autumn sun while practicing “Surya Namaskara,” or Sun Salutations. This class will break down every pose, acclimating you to each movement and transition until the sequence becomes one inspiring meditation. No matter your skill level, you can adjust this sequence of poses to practice as a warm-up or as the heart of your yoga routine.

PLANT A YOGA PRACTICE Austin

Take in the fundamentals of yoga. This beginning class breaks down popular poses and discusses the variety of ways you can develop a regular routine to practice at home.

HOT TUB YOGA Austin

Heat up your yoga sequence by stretching out in a hot tub. From folks who need a bit of extra support, to those who just want to deepen their practice, this class is a great way to gently harvest your inner strength. Don’t worry, you’ll use the pool for stability while keeping your head nice and dry.

HARVEST STRENGTH AND RELAXATION Austin

Plant the seeds of relaxation by cultivating your inner heat and strength. In this intermediate class, you’ll focus on leg, arm and core strength, and then reap what you’ve sewn with a gratifying cooldown.

GO NUTS WITH COCONUTS Hana, Maui

Join us for a fun-filled workout that uses nothing but Mother Nature’s bounty — coconuts. Coconuts are healthy, but they also make great exercise equipment. Cultivate your strength through a cornucopia of exercises, including soccer tosses, jump shots, coco shuttles, push-ups, Russian twists, planks, coco hops, coco break dancing, coco squats and many more.

TAI CHI SPARK Austin

Learn the fundamentals of tai chi, and spark the energy centers in your physical body to access your spiritual drive. There’s no better time to tap into your inner fire, with vibrant fall colors glowing all around you.

KETTLEBELLS GLIDER WORKOUT Austin

Plant some fun and intensity into your workout while using props that enhance total body conditioning. You’ll glide and use the kettlebells as you squat, lunge, balance and complete more multi-joint exercises to enhance your physical performance in day-to-day activities.

HARVEST YOUR INNER CHILD HULA HOOPING Austin

Revive your inner child and have a blast with this back-to-basics fitness Hula-Hooping class. Get a great workout while learning the basics of hula hooping. Revisit the days when exercise was never boring as you start losing inches while having fun. Maybe your next feat will even be leaping headfirst into a pile of leaves.

GATHER YOUR STRENGTH WITH FREE WEIGHTS Austin

Harvest your muscular strength and grow more definition in your physique in this 45-minute Free-Weights class. Chisel your body while increasing your strength and endurance. With the help of dumbbells, props and some ultra-effective sculpting moves, you’re sure to leave feeling stronger and more physically fit. Pumpkins shouldn’t be the only things getting carved into something spectacular this fall.

HIPS AND KNEES YOGA THERAPY Austin

Give your hips and knees some pampering after a day of hiking through the rich autumn foliage. This transforming therapy creates more awareness and a wider range of motion while strengthening the muscles around these joints. Opening the hips also helps open minds to enjoy an active life with better mobility.

HARVESTING STRENGTH AND FLEXIBILITY YOGA Hana, Maui

Get ready to plant your core into the ground and watch your flexibility grow. In this intermediate class, you’ll nourish the seeds of relaxation in your inner heat and strength. After focusing on asanas that strengthen your arms, legs and core, you’ll reap what you’ve sewn with a relaxing cooldown centered around increasing flexibility.

Spa & Wellness

MIND BODY MEDITATION Austin

Envision yourself stretching out in a pile of leaves, inhale and say “om.” This refreshing class incorporates gentle movement, stretches and breathing to create a relaxing experience and a clear, centered state of mind.

PLANTING SEEDS OF COMPASSION MEDITATION Austin

Discover how meditation is not only a useful tool for gaining insight into your mind’s roots, but it’s an amazing opportunity to cultivate and practice compassion. In this transforming class, you’ll be guided though visualizations that strengthen your ability to sprout kindness in yourself and others.

HARVEST SPECIAL MEMORIES JOURNALING Austin

Rake up your fond autumn memories and bag them into a journal so you can rekindle your warm feelings long past fall.

See upcoming months

October is Harvest Month
November is Stop Month
December is Joy Month
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