• 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

Gratitude Yoga Loving Kindness Yoga & Meditation Retreat

Gemma Farrell

Sep 24 - Sep 27, 2021

Awaken to your innate capacity for boundless love and compassion through metta/loving kindness practices that foster wise equanimity, deep inner peace, and a profound connection to yourself and others. Our three-night retreat includes daily Vinyasa yoga classes and deep stretching sessions, walks in the woods, meditation, mindfulness, loving kindness practices, live music, wonderful vegetarian meals […]

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Nourishing Your Divine Self

Jill Pettijohn

Oct 07 - Oct 10, 2021

Join us this fall, for a beautiful and uplifting weekend to awaken and transform those parts of ourselves that have been closed off through fear and pain and the sometime harsh realities of this past year. It’s a wonderful time to reconnect with Mother Nature and learn how to harness her power and renew your […]

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Psychedelic & Indigenous Medicine Retreat: Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy with Floresta

Shannon Starr, BC-PMHNP, Eugene Shteyngarts, TCM & Paul Garcia, MD, PhD

Oct 08 - Oct 10, 2021

This is a three-day Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy retreat designed to optimize your experience and treatment and allow for lasting transformation. At Menla, we will be surrounded by the nature of the Catskill Mountains which will support a sense of nurturing and wellbeing as we explore non-ordinary states of consciousness and integration. Floresta is a team of […]

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Friends Of Fungi

John Michelotti

Oct 15 - Oct 17, 2021

From the largest living organism in the world to the creation of soil, fungi play an essential role for life on earth. They have been recycling and helping to heal the planet for centuries. Now, we can pair with fungi to improve our lives through appreciating the food and medicines this extraordinary kingdom has to […]

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Psychedelic Integration: Experiential Practice Retreat for Clinicians

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

Oct 19 - Oct 24, 2021

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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Braving the Wilderness: Discover Your Soul’s Power

Nicole Beekman-Zornitzer

Oct 21 - Oct 24, 2021

Immerse yourself in a journey to discover the most transparent version of yourself. Brave the wilderness of your own heart, mind, body and spirit. Release past samskaras and encourage a new vision of whole-body wellness. We will discover techniques for self-care and acknowledgment of our dharma. This program will include daily asana practices, meditation, immersion […]

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The Four Winds: Energy Medicine Training – Part II

Dean Taraborelli & Larry Furtsch

Oct 25 - Nov 07, 2021

Modern Neuroscience with Traditional Healing Methods – A unique combination In this course you will learn to understand the causes of civilization diseases and how to heal with a holistic approach. Become an expert of energy fields and learn how to use them. Modern science combined with traditional healing methods will give you the wholeness […]

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Simplicity Yoga Fall Retreat

Rosanne Ferraiuolo

Oct 28 - Oct 31, 2021

We have been through so much collectively this year, and the heaviness of the energies on our planet have many of us feeling depleted to say the least.  Our goal on this retreat is to stimulate the senses to purge negative energies from the body and refill ourselves with the energy of natural healing, peace, […]

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The Four Winds: Reading the Signs of Destiny

Lynn Berryhill

Nov 08 - Nov 12, 2021

Retrieve a higher destiny for the earth, your loved ones and yourself When we were cast out of the Garden of Eden, we stopped speaking with the rivers and the trees. We lost the voice of Mother Nature, and her protective embrace. Nature is speaking to us all the time. In this course you will […]

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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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The Four Winds: Light Body School Review

Karen Johnson & Larry Furtsch

Nov 12 - Nov 14, 2021

Meet our faculty and other Light Body School graduates and students in person. Work on your technical excellence under the guidance of Four Winds Senior Faculty, master the healing practices in your training and get feedback on your client cases, and join your Four Winds Ayllu in fire ceremonies. This in-person review is offered tuition […]

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Women's Weekend Of Mindful Self-Compassion

Paula Evans

Nov 19 - Nov 21, 2021

Mindful self compassion allows us to build a greater sense of our own self worth and  awareness, creating greater connection with our bodies and emotions and a stronger presence  with all that surrounds us, right here, right now.  Strengthen your ability to be present with yourself, just as you are with loving kindness. Just imagine […]

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Psychedelic & Indigenous Medicine Retreat: Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy with Floresta

Shannon Starr, BC-PMHNP, Eugene Shteyngarts, TCM & Paul Garcia, MD, PhD

Nov 19 - Nov 21, 2021

This is a three-day Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy retreat designed to optimize your experience and treatment and allow for lasting transformation. At Menla, we will be surrounded by the nature of the Catskill Mountains which will support a sense of nurturing and wellbeing as we explore non-ordinary states of consciousness and integration. Floresta is a team of […]

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

Jarrod Byrne Mayer & Sarah Eve Cardell

Dec 10 - Dec 12, 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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Celebrate the Here & Now - Without Expectation: Winter Yoga Retreat

Valerie Zimring Schneiderman

Jan 14 - Jan 17, 2022

At the start of a new year, we often set personal expectations or resolutions for ourselves. What if we took a mindful step together, without expectation, and allowed the spaciousness and refuge of the Sangha to alight us in present time? When we are collectively mindful, compassionate in support of each other, and fully present […]

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