• 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

The Empty Mind Yoga Retreat

Jai Sugrim

Oct 02 - Oct 04, 2020

This silent retreat is your opportunity to dive deep inside of yourself and quiet the noise. When we reduce the constant fluctuations of our mind, we can hear a clear signal, under all of the chatter. This signal is the reflection of our true nature, and shows us how we relate to the entire universe. […]

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Kālachakra Tantra Study & Practice Intensive

Robert A.F. Thurman, Michele Loew & Michael G. Burbank

Oct 05 - Oct 11, 2020

Robert Thurman brilliantly elucidates and vividly brings to life the many dimensions of the Kālachakra Tantra in this special series of study and practice Intensives focusing on a special Kālachakra Mind Mandala sadhana practice which Dr. Thurman himself uses and deeply explores with all participants. This retreat is intended and reserved for those who have […]

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Climate Change in 2020 and Beyond: Current Knowledge and Potentials for Reframing our Vision of the Future

Lisa Taranto

Oct 10 - Oct 10, 2020

We will start with a look at current science and the dire conditions which our extractive economy and human systems have created. Then we will look at solutions in the pipeline, and how they can be scaled up. What and where is the vision, what is the action? What do we value as success? Where […]

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Buddha and the Yogis: Freedom on the Path to Compassion

Richard Freeman, Mary Taylor & Robert A.F. Thurman

Oct 12 - Oct 17, 2020

Diving deeply into the complementary teachings of Mahayana Buddhism and classical Indian thought, we find at the core the common ground of cultivating compassion within the context of daily life. This turns out to be an essential step toward peeling away layers of confusion and habitual ways of thinking and acting that keep us stuck […]

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Maha Vidya: an Exploration of the Wisdom Goddesses of Tantra

Saumya Lauren Toolin

Oct 16 - Oct 18, 2020

Maha Vidya are the ten wisdom goddesses in the Tantric tradition. They are expressions of divine reality, time and consciousness, and as archetypes are powerful guides for our own inner awakening, self expression and universal connection. Experience their transformational capacity through lecture, mantra, hatha yoga and meditation. Schedule Friday, October 16th     3 - 8pm Check-In […]

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The Past is SO Not Over! Slaying the Dragons Through Memoir Writing

Bethany Saltman

Oct 24 - Oct 25, 2020

The past is very much alive in the present. Memoir writing is one of the most powerful ways to slay the dragons of the past so that we can become more present. And when we're present, we become more intimate with ourselves and everyone around us. This weekend/afternoon workshop will be an open-hearted, step-by-step exploration […]

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Psychedelic Integration: Experiential Training Retreat for Clinicians

Elizabeth Nielson, PhD, Ingmar Gorman, PhD, Joe Flanders, PhD, Leah Gooch, 500RYT & Jayne Gumpel, LCSW

Nov 17 - Nov 22, 2020

This 5-day experiential retreat is designed for therapists who practice psychedelic integration or psychedelic-assisted therapy, or are training to do so. Experiential training is a component of training in which therapists experience the transformative process of the given modality themselves, and apply their insights to their own lives and to their professional work with others. […]

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

Jarrod Byrne Mayer & Sarah Eve Cardell

Dec 04 - Dec 06, 2020

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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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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Transformational Breath: Personal Seminar

Dr. Judith Kravitz

Jun 28 - Jul 03, 2021

This Personal Seminar presents the finest tools, transformational skills and techniques to facilitate your rapid realization of higher consciousness. THIS POWERFUL, LIFE CHANGING SEMINAR and RETREAT includes: DAILY BREATHING SESSIONS * TONING & SOUND HEALING * BREATH AND MOVEMENT * BYRON KATIE’S “THE WORK” * FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH POSTURES * BREATHING ANALYSIS * ABUNDANCE PROGRAM […]

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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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