Programs

Friends/Family/Press 2017

Flexible Dates

This is for friends and family. Use the Quick add register button and choose the room and then choose the dates and room type. For friends and family adjust the price for friends and family rate to 50 a night, plus half the cost of meals.

Basic Stays 2017 (use this until May 17th and for Quad rooms May 17th – Sept 1st) All Stays Must be approved by Amber

Flexible Dates

Use this to book basic stays. This is not up on our website. These stays must be approved by Amber prior to being booked as rates are not correct. Any basic stays May 17th- September 1st can be booked by guests online feel free to help with bookings. Let me know if you have any […]

Yoga at Menla Retreat

Menla Personal Wellness Getaways

Flexible Dates

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 […]

Mahasuka Spa Signature Wellness Getaways (Do Not Book)

Flexible Dates

Yoga, Hiking, & Wellness in the Catskills Having symptoms of adrenal-fatigue and burnout from too much stress? Or just need some time away immersed in nature to nurture yourself, reconnect, and revitalize? Come with a friend or simply treat yourself to one of our spiritually and physically nourishing wellness getaways, available throughout the year, just […]

Richard Freeman

Buddha & the Yogis: the Divine Feminine (Weekend)

With Richard Freeman, Mary Taylor and Robert AF Thurman

July 21 - 23, 2017
Menla Mountain Retreat

While enlightenment in Mahayana Buddhism and Vedantic Hinduism is described as indescribable, it is evoked as experiencing the infinite universe as your very own body (Dharmakaya), while still energetically maintaining your effortless continuity of wisdom and compassion to help other beings also discover their own liberating oneness. The doorway to such enlightenment is a critical […]

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Yin + Sound = Yoga

July 21, 2017

A yin yoga and sound healing experience.

Kalachakra Study & Practice Intensive Retreat 2017 NY

Kālachakra Study & Practice Intensive

With Robert AF Thurman, Kim Desrosiers, Michael G. Burbank and Michele Loew

July 23 - 26, 2017

For the first time ever, Robert Thurman is offering a special Kālachakra Tantra study and practice intensive this July, for all those who have participated in a Kālachakra Initiation with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, taking the requisite lay, bodhisattva, and tantric vows, and who are interested in deepening their understanding and practice of the […]

The Wilderness Walk

July 23 - 28, 2017
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Nena and Bob’s 50th Anniversary

July 23 - 24, 2017
Menla Retreat Spa Cleanse with Yoga Meditation & Massage in The Catskills

Menla’s Signature Cleanse Getaway

July 24 - 30, 2017
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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 […]

Bodysex with Betty Dodson

July 26 - 30, 2017
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Summer Lovin’ Weekend Getaway to the Catskills (Internal)

July 28 - 30, 2017
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Summer Lovin’ Weekend Getaway to the Catskills

With Charlene Lite

July 28 - 30, 2017

Are you dreaming of a summer escape just outside of the city? One where you can travel by public transportation, practice yoga daily (two classes on Saturday), eat delicious healthy food, meet like-minded individuals, make s'mores over a bonfire, swim in a pool, hike local trails...all surrounding the gorgeous catskill mountains? Well, I got you […]

Ariane Hundt

July 28 - 30, 2017

Phoenicia Voice Musicians

August 2 - 3, 2017

Baptiste Level 1

August 5 - 12, 2017
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(Re)Vision: Explore Your Stories, Shape Your Future: A Practice of Being Seen for Therapist-Healers

With Rebecca Wong, LCSW-R and Marisa Goudy, MA

August 13 - 16, 2017

How do you span the divide between hoping and doing, between dream and reality, between wounded and healed? You pause. You root into nature, into Spirit, into your body, into your history, and into what you know about the people you are here to help. When you see yourself clearly, you’re able to bring your […]

Rian Bodner Yoga

August 14 - 16, 2017

Judy Stakee Songwriting Retreat

August 15 - 19, 2017
Anxiety, Depression & Addiction: Buddhist Psychological Insights for Mental & Spiritual Health in the Modern World with Mark Epstein, M.D. & Robert AF Thurman

Anxiety, Depression & Addiction: Buddhist Psychological Insights for Mental & Spiritual Health for Modern World

With Mark Epstein, M.D. and Robert AF Thurman

August 18 - 20, 2017
Menla

In his earliest teachings, the Buddha put forth an Eight Fold Prescription for mental and spiritual health. The most spiritual of the world’s psychologies and the most psychological of the world’s religions, Buddhism can best be approached as a set of treatments for mental and emotional dis-ease. At the heart of the Buddha’s method lies […]

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Ku Nye Massage: Therapies from the Tibetan Science of Healing Level 2

With Eric Rosenbush

August 20 - 25, 2017
Book now and get a special 30% Menla Ku Nye discount!

The Healing Science of Tibet includes a vast ocean of therapeutic techniques, capable of restoring health, treating disease and rejuvenating the body. As the bodywork system of Tibetan Medicine, the art of Ku Nye Massage is based on the philosophy and yogic science of Tantric Buddhism. This lineage has been passed down through millennia within […]

Judy Stakee Songwriting Retreat Alumni

August 21 - 25, 2017
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Immortal Sisters Conference

August 25 - 30, 2017

Come to this first-of-its-kind, historic gathering of over 100 women practitioners of Taoist health and spiritual arts, The Immortal Sisters Conference - August 25-30, 2017 www.immortalsistersconference.com Join the rapidly expanding community of women practitioners of Qigong and Taoist spirituality who will gather together to inspire, learn from, and empower each other through sharing the ancient […]

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True Meaning of Meditation: the Inner and the Outer

With Sri M

September 1 - 3, 2017

Please note at this time our rooms are booking up quickly. We only have a few spaces left. If you are unable to register for a room with us, we encourage guests to book our commuter and camping options. We have both camping spaces as well as our Deluxe Tent cabins available. Commuters please see […]

Nalanda

September 1 - 4, 2017

Baptiste Level III

September 9 - 16, 2017
Real Love Retreat with Sharon Salzberg, Robert Thurman & Krishna Das at Menla

Real Love: Buddhist & Bhakti Practices of the Heart

With Krishna Das, Sharon Salzberg and Robert AF Thurman

September 21 - 24, 2017

Join Krishna Das, Sharon Salzberg and guest teacher Robert Thurman for a weekend immersion exploring a world of great possibility in Real Love: Buddhist & Bhakti Practices of the Heart. These three friends and colleague bring a lifetime of experience nurturing a greater capacity for love rooted in both the Buddhist and Bhakti traditions. In this […]

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Krishna Das Kirtan 2017

September 22 - 23, 2017

Friday September 22nd and Saturday September 23rd Tickets also available at the door   Schedule 7pm Will Call for Public Kirtan Ticket Holders 7:30pm Doors Open for Kirtan 8-10:30pm Kirtan with Krishna Das (open to public)

Yoga Medicine

September 24 - October 1, 2017

Yoga Vida

September 28 - October 1, 2017
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Menla Cleanse Getaway

October 2 - 8, 2017
Menla Mountain Retreat

This special fall 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 […]

Shaman + Siddhas 2017

Shamans & Siddhas: Meeting at the Crossroads of Shamanism & Tantra

With Isa Gucciardi and Robert AF Thurman

October 5 - 8, 2017
Menla Mountain Retreat

This retreat focuses on the traditions of the “psychonauts,” explorers of the subtle realms of dream, death, and all “between” states. Such people are known as “shamans” in indigenous traditions and as “siddhas” or “adepts” in Buddhist and Hindu Tantric traditions. Isa Gucciardi joins Robert Thurman in exploring the deep and vast dimensions of these […]

NY Budokai

October 6 - 9, 2017
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Retreat Into Gratitude

With Stacia Nero and Daphne Lyon

October 6 - 8, 2017
Book now and get $50.00 off listed prices. Offer valid until Aug 2, 2017.

“GRATITUDE BESTOWS REVERENCE, ALLOWING US TO CREATE EVERYDAY EPIPHANIES; THOSE TRANSLUCENT MOMENTS OF AWE THAT CHANGE FOREVER HOW WE EXPERIENCE LIFE AND THE WORLD” ~ John Milton It is the time of year where Mother Nature calls us to come together, yet turn within to: reflect, connect, and give thanks. Fall is the perfect time […]

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Iyengar Yoga Three Day Weekend Retreat

With Carolyn Christie

October 6 - 9, 2017

Come participate in the mix of nature and consciousness at Menla Mountain Retreat Center. Many years of dedicated work toward building a conscious environment that heals humans, animals, plants, streams, balancing the elements, gunas, and the 5 winds makes Menla a very special place to do retreat. We will take our time at Menla to […]

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A New Possibility

With Benjamin Fox and Lorie Eve Dechar

October 12 - 16, 2017

Joy of the Yogini

October 13 - 15, 2017
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Four Winds Advanced Divination MENLA ACCOMMODATIONS

October 15 - 20, 2017

In Advanced Divination, you will 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. […]

Four Winds Online Energy Medicine Certification In-Person Review MENLA ACCOMMODATIONS

October 18 - 20, 2017

This program is for Four Winds Society’s Online Energy Medicine students only.

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Four Winds The Great Gathering of Shamans MENLA ACCOMMODATIONS

October 20 - 22, 2017

Dr. Alberto Villoldo and The Four Winds Society invite you to join fellow students and graduates of the Light Body School for a weekend of celebration and ceremony. We will meet to renew our collective power and vision at the 2017 Great Gathering of Shamans. Requirements: Students and graduates (and family) Please note that you must […]

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Four Winds Mastery of Time MENLA ACCOMMODATIONS

October 22 - 27, 2017

In Mastery of Time you will dance at the razor’s edge where there is no clock time — at the place of infinity. In this powerful experiential class you will learn skills to master dream—time, sacred time, and linear time — and learn how the future can reach back to the present like a giant […]

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Sattva Vinyasa Prana Yoga Weekend Retreat

With Dani McGuire(Vani)

October 27 - 29, 2017

Join us on an inward journey into the foundation of classical Raja Yoga and Sattva Vinyasa. Enjoy daily morning meditation and Sattva Vinyasa classes and afternoon discussion of the yoga sutras. Enjoy your retreat with personal time to hike, journal, and share together. Putting knowledge into embodiment as an inward journey into the foundation of […]

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Prana Yoga Weekend Sattva Vinyasa and Raja Yoga & Sattva Rejuvenation Retreat

With Dani McGuire(Vani)

October 27 - November 2, 2017

This year’s Sattva Rejuvenation retreat will be centered around Vani's upcoming book and the central practices of Sattva Vinyasa in Living a balanced life and harmonious relationships as expressed through her methods of a mondern day kriya yoga. We will have daily discussions around self care and self study themes in Vani's book as well […]

Carrie Schneider Yoga

October 27 - 29, 2017

Raquel Le Roux

October 27 - 29, 2017
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Sattva Rejuvenation Retreat: Regenerative Practices for Vinyasa Flow Teachers

With Dani McGuire(Vani)

October 30 - November 2, 2017

This year’s Sattva Rejuvenation retreat will be centered around Vani's upcoming book and the central practices of Sattva Vinyasa in Living a balanced life and harmonious relationships as expressed through her methods of a mondern day kriya yoga. We will have daily discussions around self care and self study themes in Vani's book as well […]

Missy Healing For Makers

November 2 - 5, 2017
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THE 21 STAGES OF MEDITATION: A JOURNEY TO THE SELF

With Guru Dharam , Siri Sat, Mahan Rishi Singh, Nirbhe Kaur Khalsa and Gurunam Singh

November 3 - 9, 2017

Join us for a powerful Journey: 6 days of deep, transformational practice in the beautiful Menla Mountain Retreat. The 21 Stages of Meditation clarifies the process and outlines the steps of your progress in meditation, and your profound understanding of your Self. Each part of this meditative journey takes you into a deeper level of […]

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The 21 Stages of Meditation MENLA ACCOMMODATIONS

With Siri Sat, Nirbhe Kaur Khalsa, Mahan Rishi Singh, Guru Dharam  and Gurunam Singh

November 3 - 9, 2017

Please be sure you have paid for tuition. This registration is only for accommodations at Menla during the 21 Stages of Meditation retreat and does not include tuition would should be paid for prior to booking a room. Please click here if you haven't already registered.

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Sufi Dance of Oneness

With Banafsheh Sayyad

November 3 - 5, 2017
Menla Mountain Retreat

Listen! and allow this listening to lead you into movement and a dance that opens your heart and kindles your creative fire. Sama, the Sufi Dance of Oneness, is a central devotional practice of Sufism, the path of Love. If you long to meditate with movement and feel drawn to truly ground your spirituality in your […]

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An Introduction to Alchemical Healing

With Benjamin Fox and Lorie Eve Dechar

November 9 - 12, 2017

"We are convinced that there are powers arising from within ourselves that are already at work overcoming the deficient and dubious nature of our rational ego consciousness via the new ... awareness whose manifestations are surging forth everywhere.” Jean Gebser, The Ever-Present Origin What does it mean to be truly healthy? How do we care […]

New Years 2017 Menla

Love Your Enemies: Annual New Year’s Dharma & Yoga Retreat

With Sharon Salzberg, Robert AF Thurman, Carolyn Christie and Brooke Myers

December 27, 2017 - January 1, 2018

In life we are presented with various outer enemies—be they malevolent competitors at work or in business, corrupt imperious politicians, or even wayward neighbors or family members—as well as a host of inner enemies, from our addictive emotions to our mental delusions. In this workshop we will explore a range of inner and outer enemies, looking at the fear, anger, and anguish generated by being stuck in a mode of "us" and "them", and focus on the total liberation that we are capable of, and on Buddhist teachings and techniques that help us to realize that liberation. […]

Institute for Mindful Leadership

April 18 - 22, 2018

World Peace Day Retreat with the Thirteen Grandmothers

June 21 - 24, 2018

Grandmothers Healing Intensive

June 26 - 29, 2018

Baptiste Level II

July 14 - 21, 2018

Baptiste Level I

August 4 - 11, 2018