Rejuvenate & Rediscover: Women's Yoga & Workshop Retreat

July 12 - July 14, 2024

Samantha Demick, PMP, ICP

Kara Morelli CYT, 200

Brittany Peo, MA, LMT

"Fresh air is as good for the mind as for the body. Nature always seems to be trying to talk to us as if she had some great secret to tell. And so she has." –John LubbockEscape to the serene Catskills and rediscover yourself at our exclusive women's retreat. Nestled in the breathtaking glacial valley, the prestigious Menla Retreat Center is your sanctuary for relaxation and rejuvenation. Accommodations include the very cabin that once housed the Dalai Lama, allowing you to connect with the profound energy of this space.Our tailored workshops and yoga classes will be designed to tap into your divine feminine energy. Experience the transformative power of sound baths, self massage, and aromatherapy techniques for holistic health. Our on-site chef sources fresh ingredients from our garden to create nourishing meals that leave you revitalized.Participate in therapeutic workshops designed to tap into your inner feminine energy and reconnect with your authentic self. Indulge in amenities like an outdoor pool, fitness center, billiards, tennis courts, waterfalls, and the Dewa spa (additional fee). Explore enchanting hiking trails and find inspiration in our art displays.Please note that while all retreat activities are optional, the cost includes everything on the itinerary. We encourage you to embrace the layered learning approach of the workshops and attend them in sequence and entirety to fully immerse yourself in the transformative experience they offer.  Complimentary refreshments and delicious meals are provided.  Join us for a weekend that will leave you feeling renewed, reconnected, and inspired. Spots for this exclusive retreat are limited, ensuring an intimate and personalized experience for everyone.A few booking notes:Please note that the website lists available room types, not the number of beds left. Once you register, you will be assigned a room in one of the two cabins available. Roommate requests can be made through Menla after all parties are registered. Note that guests must book the same room type to be placed together. Each cabin has 5 bedrooms and two shared full bathrooms. There are a maximum of 9 people in each cabin. One bathroom is located on each floor and will be shared with 4-5 participants. Each cabin also comes with a living area and full kitchen.  Additional bathhouse amenities are also available on site if needed.
ScheduleFriday July 12
  • 3 - 4 pm Check-in & Registration
  • 4 - 5 pm Opening Ceremony
  • 5 - 6 pm Meditation Workshop
  • 6 - 7 pm Dinner Hour
  • 7 - 8:45 pm Workshop 1: Reflect & Remember
  • 9 - 10:30 pm Restorative Yoga & Sound Bath Experience
Saturday July 13
  • 7 - 8 am Yoga
  • 8 - 9 am Breakfast
  • 10 am - 12 pm Workshop #2: Realize & Rediscover
  • 12:30 - 1:30 Lunch Hour
  • 1:30 - 3:30 pm Revive Time (rest, read, hike, swim, spa, etc.)
  • 3:30 - 5:30 pm Massage & Aromatherapy Workshop
  • 6 - 7 pm Dinner Hour
  • 7:30 - 8:30 pm Sunset Yoga
  • 8:30 - 10:30 pm Revive & Glow: Bonfire under the Stars
Sunday July 14
  • 7 - 8 am Yoga
  • 8 - 9 am Breakfast
  • 9 - 10 am Break/Check out of Rooms
  • 10 am - 12:30 pm Workshop #3 & Closing Ceremony "Reinvent & Reintroduce"
  • 12:30 - 1:30 pm Lunch & Depart
  • 1:30 - 6 pm Free time for Relaxation, Spa or Departure
    • Dewa Spa is open to the public and retreat guests are welcome to stay and book a service, hike the grounds or depart after lunch on Sunday
* Please note that the schedule is subject to change.  


Samantha Demick, PMP, ICP

Samantha has worked in the Health and Human Services field for over twenty years.  Professionally, Samantha holds a Masters Degree in Human Service Administration as well as an Agile Certification (ICP), and Project Management Professional certification (PMP).  Samantha began h...

Kara Morelli CYT, 200

Kara began her yoga journey in 2000 after the mother of a dear friend suggested she try a class.  Over the next two decades, Kara enjoyed trying different types of yoga as she fell more in love with the practice and learned quickly that it relieved her chronic back pain and ...

Brittany Peo, MA, LMT

Brittany Peo, MA, LMT has had over a decade in the health industry with a passion for creating a more natural life and supporting women in their own self-care.  Brittany has been a Massage therapist since she was 21 years old with a thriving business in Central NY.  In 2016, sh...



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