• Choose from a Variety of Group Retreats

  • Learn from World-Renowned Faculty

  • Reconnect with the Timeless Rhythms of Nature

  • Choose from a Variety of Accommodations Options

  • Forge Meaningful Friendships

  • Take Advantage of our Hiking Trails and Other Amenities

  • Enjoy Delicious Healthy Meals

Retreats

Choose from a variety of weekend and week-long group retreats on Buddhism, yoga, holistic health and wellness, the sacred feminine, shamanism, conscious dying, addiction recovery, and much more. Menla retreats offer you a chance to expand your awareness and learn to live more fully. Retreat yourself. Forge new friendships with interesting people and reconnect with the timeless rhythms of nature.

 

In addition to classes with world-renowned teachers, enjoy comfortable accommodations, delicious healthy cuisine, daily yoga, clean mountain air and water, and a variety of indoor and outdoor amenities. During your free-time, do as little or as much as you like with a host of nature-based activities and wellness experiences to choose from, including unique therapies at our Dewa Spa—infused with the richness of Tibetan art and culture


UPCOMING RETREATS

Vajra Yoga & Yoga Alliance Teacher Training Module 2: The Creative Art of Re-envisioning Mind and Body – Mandala as Empowering Space of Practice

Michele Loew & Robert A.F. Thurman

Dec 03 - Dec 13, 2020

Join us for this totally unique yoga teacher training, exploring the philosophical and experiential interface between Hatha Yoga and Indo-Tibetan Vajra Yoga traditions in the pristine hidden mountain valley of Menla—a Medicine Buddha land. This will be an intensive immersion designed for students and teachers of Indian and Tibetan yogas wishing to take their practice and teaching to a deeper level. A […]

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Psychedelic Integration: Premise and Promise

Elizabeth Nielson, PhD & Ingmar Gorman, PhD

Jan 15 - Jan 18, 2021

Psychedelic compounds have a rich and fascinating history of use in spiritual and healthcare settings. After a nearly 60-year hiatus, recent advances in clinical research indicate that these medicines may soon be available to the public as treatments for some of humanity’s most profound forms of suffering: alcoholism, drug addiction, PTSD, and depression. Psychotherapists and […]

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Calling All Mesa Carriers: Global Ceremonies, Celebrations & Wisdom Teachings

Julie Hannon, Heidi McBratney & Amina Meineker

Mar 18 - Mar 21, 2021

There is a call that’s being made - to create new maps with consciousness and love, to be of service to our Pachamama and the Cosmos.  As a Mesa Carrier, you are deeply connected to the Hampe Munay (healing Love) that fills your personal healing bundle and connects you to the stone altars across time. […]

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Advanced Shamanic Magic

Julie Hannon and Amina Meineker

Mar 21 - Mar 26, 2021

As the often repeated quote of Albert Einstein says, "No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.” It’s now heart time on the planet, and individually and collectively we have the opportunity to write the next chapter of what it means to be human. This will be a story […]

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Fire Woman Retreat 2021: Feminist Sexual Empowerment Retreat For Healing, Expanding and Exploring

Amy Jo Goddard

May 21 - May 23, 2021

The Fire Woman Retreat is a unique three-day event that provides a space to explore, heal and expand sexuality. Join us to witness, play and revel in our sexual natures, as women and non-binary folks break through the things that hold us back from our true desires and being who we really are as sexual […]

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Cacao, Kundalini, and Sound: A Return to the Heart

Jarrod Byrne Mayer & Sarah Eve Cardell

Jul 09 - Jul 11, 2021

The spirit of cacao is powerful and healing, and when taken with intention, it can cleanse us of negativity while increasing our creative potential. Cacao is also heart medicine, which can help us connect to others in an expansive place of compassion and love. We will combine the spirit of cacao with sound and the […]

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5th Annual Iyengar Yoga Retreat

Matt Dreyfus CIYT

Nov 04 - Nov 07, 2021

As spring arrives in the mountains, spend a weekend opening and reawakening yourself from the inside out. This beautiful and inspiring setting is the perfect place to transition out of winter and cultivate a positive and open state of being for the times ahead. This retreat is offering a two day option Check-in Friday November […]

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Channels of Acupuncture: Exploring the Road Maps of Development and Sustenance

Linda Boggie DVM, CVA (IVAS), FAAVA

Nov 10 - Nov 14, 2021

During this retreat, we will follow the flow of our lives and our animals through the exploration of the Channels of Acupuncture.  These Channels are the road maps for our development and are the sustenance for every individual, both animal and human.  We will explore these channels through lectures given by Linda Boggie, DVM, a […]

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