• Deluxe Queen – $926.00
  • Deluxe Double (Shared Room) – $766.00

Prices are all inclusive of: 2 nights accommodations, all meals (vegetarian, cooked with love, with many ingredients grown in the beautiful gardens on the property), yoga classes (all props provided, including a rope wall!), use of outdoor pool, tennis courts, and access to 325 acres of beautiful property (a private nature preserve), including well-labeled hiking trails. Treatments at the Dewa Spa are NOT included in the price but receive a 10% discount if you book your appointment 2 weeks in advance.

Address: 375 Pantherkill Rd, Phoenicia, NY 12464

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(845) 688-6897

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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 these ancient practices a part of improving the quality of your day-to-day life.

Menla is the home of the breathtaking Dewa Spa where if you choose, you can luxuriate in a large variety of relaxing and beautiful treatments.


Sunday, July 22
2:00 pm /Arrival
4:30-6:30 pm /Asana Practice
7:00-8:00 pm /Dinner

Monday, July 23
8:00-9:00 am /Breakfast
9:30-12:00 am /Asana Practice
12:30-1:30 pm /Lunch
1:30-4:30 pm /Free time for spa treatments, hiking, swimming, or resting
4:30-6:30 pm /Restoratives and Meditation
7:00-8:00 pm /Dinner
8:30-9:30 pm /Bonfire

Tuesday, July 24
8:00-9:00 am /Breakfast
9:00-11:00 am /room check-out
9:30-12:00 pm /Pranayama and Asana
12:30-1:30 pm /Lunch
2:00 pm /Departure*

*you may stay on at Menla Tuesday afternoon for spa appointments booked in advance, or for hiking or swimming


Judi Friedman
Judi Friedman is a certified Iyengar Yoga teacher and a Yoga Therapist certified by the International Association of Yoga Therapists. She has been teaching since 2003. Prior to teaching yoga, Judi was a corporate attorney. After 15 years of living a very stress-filled life of practicing law while raising her two boys, Judi developed a chronic pain condition. A wise therapist suggested that she try yoga as a means to balance her life, reduce stress and decrease pain. Judi’s very first yoga experience was an Iyengar Yoga class – she was immediately drawn to the intelligence and accessibility of the…
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