• 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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  • The Art & Science of Yoga

    Feb 15 - Feb 18, 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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    Snowshoe & Spa Winter Retreat

    Feb 15 - Feb 18, 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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    Improving Medical Outcomes with Mindfulness Techniques

    Mar 15 - Mar 17, 2019

    March 15 - 17, 2019 Menla invites healthcare professionals to join us for a weekend think-tank to develop our mindfulness program within specific healthcare settings.  This cutting-edge mindfulness program is focused on improving patient outcomes utilizing an approach that considers the whole body, including mindfulness techniques, proprietary measurement of progress, healthy diet, sound sleep, and immersion in nature. […]

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    Spring Kālachakra Study & Practice Intensive

    Apr 04 - Apr 15, 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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    Kalachakra Tantra Extra Practice Module

    Apr 15 - Apr 19, 2019

    For those students and practitioners attending the Kalachakra Tantra Study & Practice Intensive, this discounted extra week-long practice module is available, providing ample time for significant mantra accumulation and sadhana practice...

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    Healing from Trauma: Journey of the Warrior Mystic

    May 02 - May 05, 2019

    PTSD is not a modern phenomenon. Throughout time immemorial, the Warrior has returned from battle, traumatized, and thus been sent for healing to the mountains and the guru, the jungle and the shaman, the woods and the yogi, and the monastery and the priest. There, he or she would learn the path of the Mystic, […]

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    Spring Volunteer Trailwork Retreat - Part 1

    May 09 - May 12, 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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    The Yoga of Bliss: Yuthok Nyingthig Karmamudra

    May 15 - May 19, 2019

    Karmamudra refers to the ancient Buddhist practice of partnered sexual yoga, whether in pure visualization form or with a physical partner. Also known as ‘The Path of Skillful Means’ or ‘The Path of Great Bliss’, karmamudra uses powerful meditation techniques to transform the raw energy of ordinary sexual pleasure, worldly desire, and orgasmic bliss into […]

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    Menla Lifestyle Reset Immersion

    Jun 04 - Jun 09, 2019

    Take a break from your hectic life and step into a secluded resort and healing spa deep in the Catskill Mountains. The Lifestyle Reset Immersion at Menla is designed to strengthen and empower you, to take your health to the next level, and to let you reconnect with yourself in nature. Start the day with morning yoga, then strap on your […]

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    Nourishing Your Divine Self

    Jun 06 - Jun 09, 2019

    A unique opportunity for a weekend of nourishment and self care, enjoying great cleansing food with the option to cleanse even more deeply. As life’s journey unfolds, we encounter situations that alter the way we think, and eventually, if we are not connected and following our daily practices, things start to fall apart. Perhaps it’s […]

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    Spring Volunteer Trailwork Retreat - Part 2

    Jun 13 - Jun 16, 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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    Embracing the Sacred Feminine

    Jun 13 - Jun 16, 2019

    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 ...

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    Shamanic Dreaming & Dream Yoga Retreat

    Jun 16 - Jun 18, 2019

    Shamanic Dreaming and Dream Yoga Dreaming practices have always been at the heart of many ancient forms of healing and wisdom traditions. Shamans have been recognized as the healers and leaders they are because of their capacity to dream. In Tibetan Buddhism, the art of Dream Yoga has expanded the reach of the dreamer into […]

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    Heal Our Children Heal Ourselves Retreat

    Mar 08 - Mar 10, 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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    Spring Equinox Yoga and Meditation Retreat

    Mar 22 - Mar 24, 2019

    Spring is the time when we prepare the ground for what we would like to bring into fruition. In this Spring Equinox Retreat we will practice invigorating and healing asanas, contemplative journaling and effective meditation with a focus on physical, mental and emotional stability. Please bring a journal, something for the altar (you will get […]

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    Signature Heart + Soul Business Retreat

    Apr 25 - Apr 28, 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

    May 17 - May 19, 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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    MEMORIAL DAY LONG WEEKEND RETREAT FOR VEDIC MEDITATORS May 24-27

    May 24 - May 27, 2019

    HOW TO BE NOW Personally, and collectively, one of the greatest needs of the time is an increased capacity for insight and inspiration. Life always draws us ever outwards in a stream of constant demands and activity. Even so, we live in a modern world that’s more and more prescriptive. Inundated with instructions, it’s all […]

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    Gratitude Yoga Spring Retreat Lovingkindness: Cultivate Boundless Love and Compassion

    May 31 - Jun 02, 2019

    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 ...

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    Snowshoe & Spa Winter Retreat

    Feb 15 - Feb 18, 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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    Menla Create-Your-Own Getaway

    Mar 08 - Mar 10, 2019

    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 ...

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    Menla Create-Your-Own Getaway

    Mar 15 - Mar 17, 2019

    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 ...

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    Menla Create-Your-Own Getaway

    Mar 22 - Mar 24, 2019

    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 ...

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    Menla Create-Your-Own Getaway

    Mar 29 - Mar 31, 2019

    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 ...

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    Menla Create-Your-Own Getaway

    Apr 05 - Apr 07, 2019

    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 ...

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    Menla Create-Your-Own Getaway

    Apr 12 - Apr 14, 2019

    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 ...

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    Menla Create-Your-Own Getaway

    Apr 26 - Apr 28, 2019

    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 ...

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    Menla Spring Cleanse Getaway

    May 23 - May 27, 2019

    This special spring Getaway features Menla's signature detox cleanse, designed by Jill Pettijohn to clear your body of toxic residues, rest your digestive tract, and boost your immune system -- all in a way that is easy to learn and integrate into your life after you return home. Our unique recipes have been developed to […]

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    Menla Lifestyle Reset Immersion

    Jun 04 - Jun 09, 2019

    Take a break from your hectic life and step into a secluded resort and healing spa deep in the Catskill Mountains. The Lifestyle Reset Immersion at Menla is designed to strengthen and empower you, to take your health to the next level, and to let you reconnect with yourself in nature. Start the day with morning yoga, then strap on your […]

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    Menla Summer Cleanse Getaway

    Jul 23 - Jul 28, 2019

    This special Summer Getaway features Menla's signature detox cleanse, designed by Jill Pettijohn to clear your body of toxic residues, rest your digestive tract, and boost your immune system -- all in a way that is easy to learn and integrate into your life after you return home. Our unique recipes have been developed to […]

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    Menla Lifestyle Reset Immersion

    Aug 20 - Aug 25, 2019

    Take a break from your hectic life and step into a secluded resort and healing spa deep in the Catskill Mountains. The Lifestyle Reset Program at Menla is designed to strengthen and empower you, to take your health to the next level, and to let you reconnect with yourself in nature. Start the day with morning yoga, then strap on your […]

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    Menla Fall Cleanse Getaway

    Sep 30 - Oct 06, 2019

    Menla’s Fall Cleanse is designed to gently flush toxins from your body, strengthen your immune system, increase energy levels and mental clarity, and promote restful sleep.  This nutritional cleanse offers simple, nourishing alkaline and vegan meals, and detoxifying herb teas that will allow your digestive tract to rest and your organs to strengthen, while still leaving […]

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    Snowshoe & Spa Winter Retreat

    Feb 15 - Feb 18, 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

    Feb 15 - Feb 18, 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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    Heal Our Children Heal Ourselves Retreat

    Mar 08 - Mar 10, 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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    Menla Create-Your-Own Getaway

    Mar 08 - Mar 10, 2019

    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 ...

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    Menla Create-Your-Own Getaway

    Mar 15 - Mar 17, 2019

    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 ...

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    Improving Medical Outcomes with Mindfulness Techniques

    Mar 15 - Mar 17, 2019

    March 15 - 17, 2019 Menla invites healthcare professionals to join us for a weekend think-tank to develop our mindfulness program within specific healthcare settings.  This cutting-edge mindfulness program is focused on improving patient outcomes utilizing an approach that considers the whole body, including mindfulness techniques, proprietary measurement of progress, healthy diet, sound sleep, and immersion in nature. […]

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    Spring Equinox Yoga and Meditation Retreat

    Mar 22 - Mar 24, 2019

    Spring is the time when we prepare the ground for what we would like to bring into fruition. In this Spring Equinox Retreat we will practice invigorating and healing asanas, contemplative journaling and effective meditation with a focus on physical, mental and emotional stability. Please bring a journal, something for the altar (you will get […]

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    Menla Create-Your-Own Getaway

    Mar 22 - Mar 24, 2019

    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 ...

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    Menla Create-Your-Own Getaway

    Mar 29 - Mar 31, 2019

    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 ...

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    Spring Kālachakra Study & Practice Intensive

    Apr 04 - Apr 15, 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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    Menla Create-Your-Own Getaway

    Apr 05 - Apr 07, 2019

    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 ...

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    Menla Create-Your-Own Getaway

    Apr 12 - Apr 14, 2019

    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 ...

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    Kalachakra Tantra Extra Practice Module

    Apr 15 - Apr 19, 2019

    For those students and practitioners attending the Kalachakra Tantra Study & Practice Intensive, this discounted extra week-long practice module is available, providing ample time for significant mantra accumulation and sadhana practice...

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