• 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

Tracee Stanley

Tracee Stanley is the founder of Empowered Life Circle, a sacred community and portal of practices, rituals, and Tantric teachings inspired by more than 20 years of study in various Yoga and Tantric traditions, including Sri Vidya Tantra and the teachings of the Himalayan masters.

As a post-lineage teacher, Tracee is devoted to sharing the wisdom of yoga nidra, meditation, self-inquiry, nature as a teacher, ritual, and ancestor reverence. She is the creatrix of the Empowered Life Self-Inquiry Oracle Deck and host of the Radiant Rest Podcast, which celebrates the practices, teachers, and traditions that prioritize the rituals of rest, sacred dreaming, and self-care.

Tracee’s best-selling book Radiant Rest – Yoga Nidra for Deep Relaxation and Awakened Clarity, published by Shambhala Publishing, is now available everywhere books are sold. She is currently working on her second book and oracle deck. Learn more at radiantrest.com, and traceeyoga.com.

Events with Tracee Stanley

Awaken Radiance Retreat
June 22 - 25, 2023

Awaken Radiance is a deep dive into the wisdom of practicing resting in nature, communing with the elements, and offering gratitude to Earth. This retreat will be an exploration of the practice of nature as our primary and most sacred teacher. Inspired by the teachings of the sage Dattatreya, we will practice yoga nidra, rest, kriya and self-inquiry in the abundant forest that surrounds Menla. Held in the portal of the Summer Solstice, we will honor this time of year with Tantric practices of the Surya Gayatri to awaken our inner radiance and joy. Each day’s practice will include yoga…


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