• Choose from a Variety of Group Retreats

  • Learn from World-Renowned Faculty

  • Reconnect with the Timeless Rhythms of Nature

  • Choose from a Variety of Accommodations Options

  • Forge Meaningful Friendships

  • Take Advantage of our Hiking Trails and Other Amenities

  • Enjoy Delicious Healthy Meals

Retreats

Choose from a variety of weekend and week-long group retreats on Buddhism, yoga, holistic health and wellness, the sacred feminine, shamanism, conscious dying, addiction recovery, and much more. Menla retreats offer you a chance to expand your awareness, learn to live more fully, forge new friendships with interesting people, and reconnect with the timeless rhythms of nature.

In addition to classes with world-renowned teachers, enjoy comfortable accommodations, delicious healthy cuisine, daily yoga, clean mountain air and water, and a variety of indoor and outdoor amenities. During your free-time, do as little or as much as you like with a host of nature-based activities and wellness experiences to choose from, including unique therapies at our Dewa Spa—infused with the richness of Tibetan art and culture…


UPCOMING RETREATS

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  • Equanimity for Challenging Times: New Year’s Dharma & Yoga Retreat

    27 Dec - 01 Jan 2019

    Through guided meditations, talks about the Buddha’s teachings, and Q&A periods, this workshop will explore the practice of upekkha, usually translated from the Pali as equanimity. Equanimity can be described as balance: a spacious stillness that allows us to accept things as they are. The power of this balance is that it allows us to avoid both apathy and indifference on the one hand, and acute reactivity on the other. This can be most helpful when we are facing challenging times...

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    Sound Bath Healing for the New Year: Graced with Gongs & Cradled with Crystal

    31 Dec - 31 Dec 2018

    Reflect on and move through the passing year while considering what you need to leave behind. Sounding for more peace and love as the sun’s light begins to return will renew our own inner light through the sacred gongs and crystal bowls. We will release stagnant energy, awakening dormant prana and shining brightly into the fullness of...

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    Fresh Start 2019 Juice Cleanse

    24 Jan - 27 Jan 2019

    Start your New Year off with a fresh start and radically improve your health and vitality.  By cleansing your body of harmful toxins, and resting and rejuvenating your digestive system, you will boost your immunity, slow your aging process, and free up energy normally used for digestion to rejuvenate your body.  Further benefits of this ...

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    Snowshoe & Spa Winter Retreat

    15 Feb - 18 Feb 2019

    Get cozy this Valentine's Day--treat your honey, or just yourself, to a fun, nurturing, and invigorating spa and snowshoe retreat in the Catskills. We will be practicing hygge--the Danish art of being cozy, a conscious practice which contributes to the Danes' having such a famously happy culture. Wake up with morning yoga, then immerse yourself […]

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    The Art & Science of Yoga

    15 Feb - 18 Feb 2019

    “Yoga is both an Art and Science” -BKS Iyengar “Both Buddhism and science prefer to account for the evolution and emergence of the cosmos and life in terms of the complex interrelations of the natural laws of cause and effect. From the methodological perspective, both traditions emphasize the role of empiricism. For example, in the […]

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    Spring Kālachakra Study & Practice Intensive

    04 Apr - 15 Apr 2019

    Robert Thurman brilliantly elucidates and vividly brings to life the many dimensions of the Kālachakra Tantra in this special series of study and practice Intensives. The 2018 Kālachakra Summer Intensive is a full 6 days (5 nights) and focuses on a special Kālachakra Mind Mandala sadhana practice which Dr. Thurman himself uses...

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    Spring Volunteer Trailwork Retreat - Part 1

    09 May - 12 May 2019

    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 ...

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    Spring Volunteer Trailwork Retreat - Part 2

    13 Jun - 16 Jun 2019

    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 ...

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    Heal Our Children Heal Ourselves Retreat

    08 Mar - 10 Mar 2019

    One of the main concepts in Buddhist beliefs is that impermanence and change are undeniable truths in our existence. So we’re changing things up this time, and heading West (well, kinda….more like NW) and exploring new territory, as we discover the Menla Retreat Center!  But our chillaxing schedule of meditation, mindful breathing, nature walks, chanting, […]

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    Signature: Heart + Soul Business Retreat

    25 Apr - 28 Apr 2019

    It’s time to expand and step more fully into your power, but before you can expand, you’ve got to cleanse, simplify, and make space for your next vision. You can’t get where you’re going next by pushing harder or doing more. You’ve tried business blueprints and you’ve had it with business gurus. You’ve established your […]

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    Fourth Annual Iyengar Yoga Retreat with Matt Dreyfus

    17 May - 19 May 2019

    As the seasons shift, take this time to go more deeply into exploring and understanding the practice of Yoga, and how it can enliven and sustain you. 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 ...

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    Fresh Start 2019 Juice Cleanse

    24 Jan - 27 Jan 2019

    Start your New Year off with a fresh start and radically improve your health and vitality.  By cleansing your body of harmful toxins, and resting and rejuvenating your digestive system, you will boost your immunity, slow your aging process, and free up energy normally used for digestion to rejuvenate your body.  Further benefits of this ...

    Full Details

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    06

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    REGISTER NOW

    Equanimity for Challenging Times: New Year’s Dharma & Yoga Retreat

    27 Dec - 01 Jan 2019

    Through guided meditations, talks about the Buddha’s teachings, and Q&A periods, this workshop will explore the practice of upekkha, usually translated from the Pali as equanimity. Equanimity can be described as balance: a spacious stillness that allows us to accept things as they are. The power of this balance is that it allows us to avoid both apathy and indifference on the one hand, and acute reactivity on the other. This can be most helpful when we are facing challenging times...

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    Hours

    06

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    REGISTER NOW

    Sound Bath Healing for the New Year: Graced with Gongs & Cradled with Crystal

    31 Dec - 31 Dec 2018

    Reflect on and move through the passing year while considering what you need to leave behind. Sounding for more peace and love as the sun’s light begins to return will renew our own inner light through the sacred gongs and crystal bowls. We will release stagnant energy, awakening dormant prana and shining brightly into the fullness of...

    Full Details

    24

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    12

    Hours

    06

    Mins

    REGISTER NOW

    Fresh Start 2019 Juice Cleanse

    24 Jan - 27 Jan 2019

    Start your New Year off with a fresh start and radically improve your health and vitality.  By cleansing your body of harmful toxins, and resting and rejuvenating your digestive system, you will boost your immunity, slow your aging process, and free up energy normally used for digestion to rejuvenate your body.  Further benefits of this ...

    Full Details

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    12

    Hours

    06

    Mins

    REGISTER NOW

    Snowshoe & Spa Winter Retreat

    15 Feb - 18 Feb 2019

    Get cozy this Valentine's Day--treat your honey, or just yourself, to a fun, nurturing, and invigorating spa and snowshoe retreat in the Catskills. We will be practicing hygge--the Danish art of being cozy, a conscious practice which contributes to the Danes' having such a famously happy culture. Wake up with morning yoga, then immerse yourself […]

    Full Details

    24

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    12

    Hours

    06

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    REGISTER NOW

    The Art & Science of Yoga

    15 Feb - 18 Feb 2019

    “Yoga is both an Art and Science” -BKS Iyengar “Both Buddhism and science prefer to account for the evolution and emergence of the cosmos and life in terms of the complex interrelations of the natural laws of cause and effect. From the methodological perspective, both traditions emphasize the role of empiricism. For example, in the […]

    Full Details

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    06

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    Heal Our Children Heal Ourselves Retreat

    08 Mar - 10 Mar 2019

    One of the main concepts in Buddhist beliefs is that impermanence and change are undeniable truths in our existence. So we’re changing things up this time, and heading West (well, kinda….more like NW) and exploring new territory, as we discover the Menla Retreat Center!  But our chillaxing schedule of meditation, mindful breathing, nature walks, chanting, […]

    Full Details

    24

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    12

    Hours

    06

    Mins

    REGISTER NOW

    Spring Kālachakra Study & Practice Intensive

    04 Apr - 15 Apr 2019

    Robert Thurman brilliantly elucidates and vividly brings to life the many dimensions of the Kālachakra Tantra in this special series of study and practice Intensives. The 2018 Kālachakra Summer Intensive is a full 6 days (5 nights) and focuses on a special Kālachakra Mind Mandala sadhana practice which Dr. Thurman himself uses...

    Full Details

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    Hours

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    Signature: Heart + Soul Business Retreat

    25 Apr - 28 Apr 2019

    It’s time to expand and step more fully into your power, but before you can expand, you’ve got to cleanse, simplify, and make space for your next vision. You can’t get where you’re going next by pushing harder or doing more. You’ve tried business blueprints and you’ve had it with business gurus. You’ve established your […]

    Full Details

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    12

    Hours

    06

    Mins

    REGISTER NOW

    Spring Volunteer Trailwork Retreat - Part 1

    09 May - 12 May 2019

    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 ...

    Full Details

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    Hours

    06

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    Fourth Annual Iyengar Yoga Retreat with Matt Dreyfus

    17 May - 19 May 2019

    As the seasons shift, take this time to go more deeply into exploring and understanding the practice of Yoga, and how it can enliven and sustain you. 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 ...

    Full Details

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    Hours

    06

    Mins

    REGISTER NOW

    Spring Volunteer Trailwork Retreat - Part 2

    13 Jun - 16 Jun 2019

    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 ...

    Full Details

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