• Heal Your Mind & Body at Dewa Spa

  • Study with World-Class Teachers

  • Practice in One of Our Unique Venues

  • Expand Your Awareness with Meditation

  • Go Hiking in the Catskill Mountains

  • Enjoy Delicious Nourishing Farm-to-Table Cuisine

  • Menla is a Project of Tibet House US,

    the Dalai Lama’s Cultural Center in NYC

Non-Menla Group Retreats


My Practice

Oct 18 - Oct 20, 2019

Creating a personalized Mindfulness & Meditation Practice M=Meditation + Y=Yoga = a step-by-step, user friendly PRACTICE that makes experiencing the benefits of meditation & yoga achievable for everyone, through coaching YOU to be your wisest, best teacher. MY PRACTICE is a comprehensive system drawn from 20+ years of education and experience. I’ve extracted seven techniques […]

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The Four Winds: Rites and Initiations

Oct 20 - Oct 25, 2019

Explore the great initiations of shamanism and deepen your understanding of this path of energy and enlightenment in this Master-level class. Journey through the Medicine Wheel as you revisit each transmission of energy in the classic form in Rites and Initiations. Learn the passages that mark puberty, womanhood, manhood, and our sage years. Let the […]

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The Four Winds: Advanced Divination

Oct 21 - Oct 26, 2019

Deepen your shamanic skills and align yourself even further with the signs presented by nature, randomness and chance events. You will learn how to master the shaman’s art of tracking and seeing, and how to create maps on the level of the soul for individuals and for the entire world. You will learn the art […]

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Sacred Politics: Dance of the Sacred Feminine and Masculine

Oct 25 - Oct 27, 2019

Effective collaboration of sacred feminine and masculine energies is the most important issue of our times. It affects not just all human society, but the whole of nature. What will a harmonious future for humanity and the world look like? Will it be a time of resurgent feminine energies as part of a rebalancing of […]

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The Four Winds: Light Body School Review

Oct 26 - Oct 28, 2019

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 training and get feedback on your client cases, and join your Four Winds Ayllu in fire ceremonies. This in-person review is offered tuition […]

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The Four Winds: Advanced Shamanic Skills

Oct 28 - Nov 02, 2019

Acquire advanced techniques for working with complex energy medicine issues practitioners often face, including complex psycho- spiritual dynamics, past-life karmic dramas, intrusive spirit entities, psychic attack, and ancestral karma. In this class you will learn to differentiate what is part of your client’s unconscious and what are toxic environmental or spiritual energies. You will learn […]

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Get Unstuck and Get Happy - A Yoga and Mindfulness Retreat

Nov 01 - Nov 03, 2019

Do you feel stuck? Overwhelmed? Like life is moving super fast before your eyes and you are still unsettled and not as happy as you want to be? Maybe you’re stuck in a relationship or in your career. Or maybe you feel held back by your finances, health or emotions. Even though you may want […]

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Unplug and Recharge - A Tech-Free Weekend Yoga Retreat

Nov 21 - Nov 24, 2019

Give yourself the gift of “you time”, to relax and reconnect going into the holiday season. Join international yoga teacher, shamanic energy practitioner, and integrative life coach Marni Pogachefsky at the Menla retreat center in the Catskills for an intimate tech-free weekend yoga retreat, away from the city and into nature! This long weekend retreat […]

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Om Tara Yoga Retreat

Nov 22 - Nov 24, 2019

Jacqui is honored and excited to be leading Om Tara Yoga Studio’s 3rd annual retreat. To retreat means to withdraw. I invite you to withdraw from your routine and possibly stressful lives, immerse yourself in nature while practicing yoga, pranayama and meditation. Embrace the deeper study of yoga through philosophy discussions and take home with […]

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Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend Iyengar Yoga Retreat

Nov 29 - Dec 01, 2019

Thanksgiving is a holiday when we recognize our dependence on each other. We learn from each other. We give to and receive from each other. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, along with practicing asana and pranayama together we will focus on: Maitri, Karuna, Mudita, Upeksa. = Love, Compassion, Joy and Equanimity Buddhist call these four […]

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Subtler Shifts: Steady Awareness in Practice and Life

Mar 27 - Mar 29, 2020

This weekend journey will offer your body and mind a comprehensive reset. From asana to meditation, active movement to nidra, explore what it means to cultivate the subtler shifts within you to welcome a sweet freedom in your daily life. Schedule Friday, March 27th 3 - 8pm Check- in 6 - 7pm Dinner 7:15pm Welcome Program/Practice Saturday, March […]

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Heaven Holds Earth Qigong & Mudras: A Practice to Bring Harmony between Yin & Yang

May 15 - May 17, 2020

Qigong has been called the ‘grandparent’ of Tai Chi.  It is the essence of the forces of creation, heaven, earth and all life.  The microcosmic orbit is a loop of energy within the body on the path of the chakras which allies and balances our yin/yang, fire/water, the night and day of our natural circadian […]

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