May 07 - May 09, 2021
This digital detox offers you an opportunity to disconnect from your devices and connect with nature, community and the present moment.
Participants enjoy sound and silent meditations, nature walks, and learning techniques of traditional Japanese energy work for self care.
Hosted by Mari Tanaka and David Ellenbogen this retreat creates a space for mindfulness and genuine human connection. You’ll find yourself refreshed, recharged, and empowered to make changes within yourself and in the world around you.
Born in Kyushu, Japan, Mari Tanaka was raised in Shinto and Japanese Zen philosophy. After a near-death experience, Mari explored ancient techniques for her own self-healing and began studies of energy work in earnest. She is a lifelong practitioner of meditation, fascinated b...
As a producer and musician, David Ellenbogen has worked with a who’s who of global artists including Grammy winners Zakir Hussain, Toumani Diabate and Terry Riley. David’s role as guitarist and Artistic Director of Brooklyn Raga Massive has led to praise in the New York Ti...
“A wonderful retreat center. Beautiful setting and accommodations. By the end of the weekend I felt like I was in an different space, not in any specific geographical area but a separate magical world.”
“Of all the places I have traveled for retreats, Menla is the BEST!
“Homerun. One of the best retreats I’ve ever attended. Was an incredible treat especially to have so much access to Krishna Das, and I will never forget the Robert Thurman’s hysterical and insightful words. Incredibly inspiring and powerful weekend!”