Yoga Nanda – The Path to Self-Realization

March 2 - 4, 2018
Yoga Nanda is a community where students explore and practice the ancient tools of transformation grounded in the 8-limbed path of yoga. Joining body, mind and spirit, we unite with our larger collective in compassion and service. With a unique blend of diversified styles and seasoned instructors, Yoga Nanda offers both traditional teachings that are […]

Menla Create-Your-Own Getaway

March 2 - 4, 2018
Are you looking for a completely unique custom Menla experience? We have just the retreat for you! Menla Personal Getaways offer delicious locally sourced meals, a daily meditation class, traditional or Far Infrared sauna & steam room access and deluxe accommodations with the option for you to be creative with your schedule. Guests can choose to simply […]

Menla Create-Your-Own Getaway

March 16 - 18, 2018
Are you looking for a completely unique custom Menla experience? We have just the retreat for you! Menla Personal Getaways offer delicious locally sourced meals, a daily meditation class, traditional or Far Infrared sauna & steam room access and deluxe accommodations with the option for you to be creative with your schedule. Guests can choose to simply […]

Menla Create-Your-Own Getaway

March 23 - 25, 2018
Are you looking for a completely unique custom Menla experience? We have just the retreat for you! Menla Personal Getaways offer delicious locally sourced meals, a daily meditation class, traditional or Far Infrared sauna & steam room access and deluxe accommodations with the option for you to be creative with your schedule. Guests can choose to simply […]

Trek Reset

March 23 - 30, 2018
WHO IS Trek reset for? The Trek is for anyone looking for individuals wanting to make a breakthrough and reset in their life, to take their life (specifically their work and their relationships) to the next level. Are you in touch with your true Dream and do you fully believe in yourself to make it […]

An Introduction to Alchemical Healing

With Benjamin Fox and Lorie Eve Dechar

April 5 - 8, 2018
What does it mean to be truly healthy? How do we care for ourselves and each other to inspire the emergence of vital new possibilities in the midst of environmental crisis and cultural breakdown?

Menla Create-Your-Own Getaway

April 6 - 8, 2018
Are you looking for a completely unique custom Menla experience? We have just the retreat for you! Menla Personal Getaways offer delicious locally sourced meals, a daily meditation class, traditional or Far Infrared sauna & steam room access and deluxe accommodations with the option for you to be creative with your schedule. Guests can choose to simply […]

3rd Annual Iyengar Yoga Retreat

With Matt Dreyfus

April 13 - 15, 2018
Enjoy a weekend of Yoga in a beautiful natural space. Study Asana and Pranayama with an experienced, perceptive and sensitive teacher, and find pathways to go further in your own practice. This retreat is appropriate for students with at least 6 months of consistent Iyengar Yoga practice. […]

NY CAVMA Presents David Winston for an Ethno-botanical Adventure

May 2 - 6, 2018
Join the NY CAVMA with David Winston for an Ethno-botanical Adventure in Menla Mountain!! 

Menla Create-Your-Own Getaway

May 4 - 6, 2018
Are you looking for a completely unique custom Menla experience? We have just the retreat for you! Menla Personal Getaways offer delicious locally sourced meals, a daily meditation class, traditional or Far Infrared sauna & steam room access and deluxe accommodations with the option for you to be creative with your schedule. Guests can choose to simply […]

Gratitude Yoga Spring Retreat Lovingkindness: Cultivate Boundless Love and Compassion

With Gemma Farrell

May 4 - 6, 2018
May you be filled with loving kindness, may you be held in loving kindness. May you live with ease, surrounded by love. May you awaken to your basic goodness, your capacity for boundless compassion. May you be happy, may you be free. Awaken the tremendous goodness that lies within you and recognize your innate capacity […]

Tibetan Tones® Master Class & Teacher Training

With Elaine Mackle

May 16 - 20, 2018
A 5 day intensive gives you the tools for focus to create and teach transformational sound massage, movement sessions and how to combine with classical Chinese medicine teachings.  An opportunity to learn a proven systems, and pass it on to other to transform the stagnation in our world. Once we have been touched by the […]

Menla Spring Volunteer Trail Restoration Retreat Part 1

May 17 - 20, 2018
Menla Volunteer Forest Ecology and Trail Restoration Weekend with the Menla Staff   In the days when Menla's pristine land was owned by the Pathwork Center, an extensive web of trails allowed guests to experience the serenity and natural splendor of hiking all around our magical forests. One of our long-term goals is to restore […]

The Art of Self-FULLness

With Cher Meli and Guest Teacher Samantha Harris

May 25 - 28, 2018
I'm not selfish, but yes....my universe does revolve around me as yours should too! I thrive in selfless moments of serving humanity nut have zero interest in self sacrificing. There is a balance that I like to call living in self-FULLness. The reality is that through creating expectations of others, of ourselves based on past […]

Menla Create-Your-Own Getaway

May 25 - 27, 2018
Are you looking for a completely unique custom Menla experience? We have just the retreat for you! Menla Personal Getaways offer delicious locally sourced meals, a daily meditation class, traditional or Far Infrared sauna & steam room access and deluxe accommodations with the option for you to be creative with your schedule. Guests can choose to simply […]

Embracing the Sacred Feminine

With Isa Gucciardi and Robert AF Thurman

May 31 - June 3, 2018
Menla
Embracing the Sacred Feminine with Isa Gucciardi & Robert Thurman Join Isa Gucciardi, author of Return to the Great Mother and Robert Thurman to explore the vast dimensions of the Sacred Feminine. In this experiential workshop, men and women will examine and connect with the transformative and healing power of the Sacred Feminine. We will explore the ways […]

Friends of Fungi: Cultivating and Foraging for Medicinal and Edible Mushrooms

With John Michelotti

June 1 - 3, 2018
From the largest living organism on the planet to the creation of soil, Fungi play an essential part for life on earth. They have been recycling and helping to heal the planet for centuries. Now, we can pair with Fungi to improve our lives through appreciating the food and medicines this extraordinary Kingdom has to […]

Deep Ecology Retreat

With Lisa Taranto

June 7 - 10, 2018
The Pantherkill Valley has long been used for sacred practices by its guests and inhabitants.  What is deep ecology? Join us as we deepen our personal understanding of the fundamental interdependence of all geo-physical systems and cycles in which we are all embedded. How does ecological awareness contribute to a spiritual sense of belonging and […]

Sage Sound Healing Retreat Intensive

June 14 - 17, 2018
The world’s foremost experts in the art and science of sound healing will come together to immerse retreat participants in the sacred power of sound. Under the guidance of these remarkable scholars, doctors, healers, and sound practitioners, students will explore the healing potential of Crystal Bowls, Tibetan bowls, Sacred […]

Creating Malas and Miracles Retreat with Satya

With Satya Scainetti

June 15 - 17, 2018
  Schedule Friday, June 15th 3 - 6pm Check in 6pm Dinner 7:30 - 9 pm Introduction Saturday, June 16th 7 - 8am Morning Yoga 8am Breakfast 9:30 - 11:45am Mala Class 12pm Lunch 1 - 4pm Free Time for Relaxation and Spa Appointments 4:15 -5:45pm Afternoon Mala class 6:00 - 7pm Dinner 8-9pm Evening Meditation Sunday, […]

Heal Your Heart Yoga Retreat™

With Erica Stanzione

June 29 - July 1, 2018
I’ve always been most passionate about teaching towards the emotional aspect of yoga so I’ve structured my retreats and classes around all of the healing elements that yoga provides. My intention is less about getting you in a headstand and more about expanding your heart and providing the tools through our practice to heal from […]

Buddhist Recovery Retreat: Using the Dharma to Overcome Addiction

With Dr. Valerie Mason-John M.A and Kevin Griffin

July 5 - 8, 2018
In this inaugural retreat, we introduce Buddhist recovery through the lens of the 12 step model and the 8 step Recovery Buddhist program that can be a compliment or an alternative to other recovery programs. We welcome people to this retreat of all genders, sexualities, races, classes and cultures, who are working in recovery from […]

Divine Mirrors: Deepening Conscious Connection in Relationship

With Rebecca Wong, LCSWR, Kersten Chisti Dryden, HHC and Michael G. Burbank

July 5 - 8, 2018
Treat your beloved and yourself to a memorable Valentine’s getaway. Reconnect, relax, and luxuriate in our breathtaking Dewa Spa and explore a variety of ways to connect, have fun, and say I love you in a sacred and peaceful environment. As partners, we mirror each other in our lives, growing both individually and within the […]

Annual Iyengar Yoga Retreat

With Judi Friedman

July 22 - 24, 2018
Join Judi for 3 days at beautiful Menla Retreat, Resort and Spa for an exploration of how each of us can use our yoga practice to reduce stress and build resilience. This is an invitation to practice asana, pranayama and meditation in depth, in a very special peaceful place, AND take home ideas for making […]

Buddha & the Yogis: Divine Feminine Retreat

With Richard Freeman, Mary Taylor and Robert AF Thurman

August 17 - 24, 2018
The Buddha and the Yogi/nis retreat series brings together three contemporary Buddhist and yogic masters to serve as guides for participants to actively explore, intellectually and experientially, some of the profound texts and practices from the yogic technologies associated with Tantric Mahayana Buddhism and Vedantic Hinduism, in the pristine hidden mountain valley of Menla, land […]

Outing the Ego: from Anxiety, Addiction and Depression to Love, Relief and Understanding

With Mark Epstein, M.D. and Robert AF Thurman

August 24 - 26, 2018
Menla
In his earliest teachings, the Buddha put forth an Eight Fold Prescription for mental and spiritual health. The most spiritual of the world’s psychologies and the most psychological of the world’s religions, Buddhism can best be approached as a set of treatments for mental and emotional dis-ease. At the heart of the Buddha’s method lies […]

Intiq Wiracocha’s Return: A Shamanic Awakening of Higher Consciousness and Spiritual Healing in Our Lives

With Oscar Miro-Quesada Solevo

September 20 - 23, 2018
An Antisuyu sponsored ceremonial medicine gathering with don Oscar Miro-Quesada It has long been understood by Andean tradition peoples that attaining a balanced expression of mind and spirit is the alchemical elixir for shape-shifting the ills of humankind. The shamanic ritual arts known as the Pachakuti Mesa Tradition originated by don Oscar Miro-Quesada are an […]

Shamans & Siddhas: Meeting at the Crossroads of Shamanism & Tantra

With Isa Gucciardi and Robert AF Thurman

October 4 - 7, 2018
Menla Mountain Retreat
This retreat focuses on the traditions of the “psychonauts,” explorers of the subtle realms of dream, death, and all “between” states. Such people are known as “shamans” in indigenous traditions and as “siddhas” or “adepts” in Buddhist and Hindu Tantric traditions. Isa Gucciardi joins Robert Thurman in exploring the deep and vast dimensions of these […]

Sacred Politics: From Conflict and Division to Unity in Diversity

With Glenn Aparicio Parry, PhD and Susan Kaiulani Stanton

October 5 - 7, 2018
Sacred Politics Finding Your Center in a Polarized World   with Glenn Aparicio Parry and Susan Kaiulani Stanton Menla Retreat Center and Spa, Phoenicia, NY October 5th-7th, 2018   The dance of politics, like the dance of life, can feel complicated. Opposites may seem like the enemy, but they don’t have to be.   How […]

Shamanic Journey

With Isa Gucciardi and Robert AF Thurman

October 7 - 9, 2018
Menla Mountain Retreat
This retreat focuses on the traditions of the “psychonauts,” explorers of the subtle realms of dream, death, and all “between” states. Such people are known as “shamans” in indigenous traditions and as “siddhas” or “adepts” in Buddhist and Hindu Tantric traditions. Isa Gucciardi joins Robert Thurman in exploring the deep and vast dimensions of these […]

Tibetan Dream Yoga Retreat

With Dr. Nida Chenagtsang and Robert AF Thurman

October 10 - 14, 2018
This retreat opens the door to the profound world of dreaming from the perspective of Tibetan medical and spiritual practice, guiding us on a deep journey to the inner self. Combining theoretical instruction with practical meditation sessions, Dr Nida will share powerful methods to access hidden knowledge about ourselves; to analyze and interpret dream language […]

Restore and Renew in the Catskills

With Judit Duran

October 11 - 14, 2018
  Restore and Renew in the Catskills with Judit Duran October 11-14, 2018   It’s time to go inward and take care of yourself. Come and enjoy 3 days of a restorative retreat through yoga, meditation and sound healing to clear your mind, release deep layers of tension and stress stored in the physical and […]

Four Winds Society: Light Body School Review

October 23 - 28, 2018
MENLA ACCOMMODATIONS This Meet our faculty and other Light Body School graduates and students in person. Work on your technical excellence under the guidance of Four Winds Senior Faculty, master the healing practices in your online training and get feedback on your client cases. Receive and renew your Rites of Passage, and join your Four […]

Sufi Dance of Oneness

With Banafsheh Sayyad

November 2 - 4, 2018
Menla Mountain Retreat
Listen! and allow this listening to lead you into movement and a dance that opens your heart and kindles your creative fire. Sama, the Sufi Dance of Oneness, is a central devotional practice of Sufism, the path of Love. If you long to meditate with movement and feel drawn to truly ground your spirituality in your […]