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12

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06

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Menla Hiking in the Catskills

October 03 - October 06, 2019

Michael G. Burbank

Come join us for a spectacular weekend of fresh air and stunning fall foliage. Escape the stresses of your daily life and immerse yourself in the timeless tranquility of our breathtaking 325-acre Catskills forest preserve.  This package includes accommodations, delicious and healthy locally sourced meals, a daily meditation and yoga class, traditional and far-infrared sauna & steam room access, as well as an incredible local hike each day!

Some blissful relaxation in our Dewa Spa is the perfect option for your open afternoons. Please view our spa menu. to view all of our unique offerings, including rare Tibetan therapies, other eastern and western body work, private yoga, fitness classes, sound healing or meditation sessions with wonderful local and on-site teachers. All private sessions and spa appointments can be booked with our spa staff at spa@menla.org.
ScheduleThursday, October 3rd
  • 3 - 6pm Check-in and Free Time for Spa Treatments, Sauna & Steam or Relaxation
  • 6 - 7pm Dinner
  • 7:30pm Qi Gong, Optional Shamans & Siddhas Lecture Class with Robert Thurman and Isa Gucciardi, or Quiet Time
Friday, October 4th
  • 7 - 8 am Morning Yoga
  • 8 - 9am Breakfast
  • 9:30 - 11:30am Beginners Level Hike - Naga and Waterfall Medicine Trails
  • 12 - 1pm Lunch
  • 1 - 4pm Free time for Spa Treatments, Sauna & Steam or Relaxation
  • 4:30 - 5:30pm Guided Meditation
  • 6 - 7pm Dinner
  • 7:30pm Bonfire or Optional Shamans & Siddhas Lecture Class with Robert Thurman and Isa Gucciardi
Saturday, October 5th
  • 7 - 8 am Morning Yoga
  • 8 - 9am Breakfast
  • 9am - 12pm Intermediate Level Hike - Metta Loop Trail
  • 12 - 1pm Lunch
  • 1 - 4pm Free time for Spa Treatments, Sauna & Steam or Relaxation
  • 4:30 - 5:30pm Guided Meditation
  • 6 - 7pm Dinner
  • 7:30pm Restorative Yoga or Optional Shamans & Siddhas Lecture Class with Robert Thurman and Isa Gucciardi
Sunday, October 6th
  • 7 - 8am Morning Yoga
  • 8 - 9am Breakfast
  • 9am Check-out of Room
  • 9:30am - 1:30pm Advanced Level Hike - Menla Mountain Trail to Private Cliffs (Lunch Included)
  • 12 - 1pm Lunch for Guests not Hiking
  • 1 - 2pm Departure
*Note: Schedule is subject to change at any time.

ABOUT THE TEACHERs

Michael G. Burbank

Michael G. Burbank has been a student of Robert Thurman and HH the XIV Dalai Lama for 20 years, since his undergraduate years at Columbia University. In February of 2002 he was invited to help the Thurmans and Tibet House start the newly acquired Menla retreat. Over the years, he...

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