• 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. Re-treat 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.

 

The list of upcoming retreats below includes both Menla-sponsored programs (which have the Menla logo on the color bars of the program images) as well as programs sponsored by visiting organizations.


UPCOMING RETREATS

Getting Over Yourself: The Best of Buddhism and Psychotherapy

Aug 19 - Aug 21, 2022

Buddhism and Western psychotherapy both recognize that the ego, and its accompanying sense of nagging self-doubt as it works to be bigger, better, smarter, and more in control, is the one affliction we all share. And while the ego claims to have our best interests at heart, in its never-ending pursuit of attention, security and […]

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Sage Academy of Sound 2022 SoundHealing Certification 3 Part Training: Module 3

Lea Garnier

Aug 19 - Aug 21, 2022

Crystal Core Awareness with Crystal Bowls, Pyramids & Singing Crystal Consciousness with Lea Garnier. The Certification program teaches how to utilize a variety of Sound Healing techniques for your own practice as a Sound Healer. With a certificate from The Sage Academy of Sound, students should be better equipped to serve as practitioners, specialists, volunteers, […]

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Glow Yoga Summer Retreat: Total System Reset

Erin and Carl Klemme

Aug 24 - Aug 28, 2022

Gift yourself a journey into beauty, peace, and renewal. This four day retreat will include yoga, pranayama, meditation, guided hikes, evening bonfires and a sound healing event. After a refreshing yoga practice and delicious farm-to-table meal, you can enjoy some down time by the pool or book yourself a massage or other spa service at […]

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Manifestation Magic Retreat

Alyse Bacine, Andrea Donnelly & Dahlya Brown Shook

Aug 25 - Aug 28, 2022

With Spiritual Mentor and Trauma Alchemist, Alyse Bacine Immerse yourself in the potent transformational tools of breathwork, energy work, the Akashic Records and sound healing to propel you forward in manifesting a new version of yourself.  If you have been wanting to connect more deeply with spirit and learn how to work with your own […]

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Munay-Ki Teacher Training

Marcela Lobos, Steffen Büffel, ANTONELLA VELÁSQUEZ, Karen Hoza & Alberto Villoldo Ph.D

Sep 03 - Sep 09, 2022

Take the next step of the Munay Ki… The residential teacher training is here! Imagine yourself training Munay-Ki practitioners just as you were trained by your teachers. This is more than taking a peek behind the scenes. It is about immersing yourself fully into the art of initiating other practitioners like you. Join the first […]

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Simplicity Yoga

Rosanne Ferraiuolo

Sep 08 - Sep 11, 2022

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, and purpose.  This retreat will incorporate yoga, meditation, reiki, and sound healing, with hiking in the mountains that surround Menla.  During this retreat, you can expect twice daily […]

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Friends Of Fungi

Sep 09 - Sep 11, 2022

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 partner with fungi to improve our lives through appreciating the food and medicines this extraordinary kingdom has to […]

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FLORESTA HOLOTROPIC BREATHWORK & INDIGENOUS MEDICINE CEREMONY

Shannon Starr, BC-PMHNP & Rob Israel

Sep 09 - Sep 11, 2022

This is a three-day holotropic breathwork and indigenous medicine retreat designed to optimize your experience 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. Holotropic breathwork is a […]

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Gratitude Yoga Fall Yoga & Meditation Retreat

Gemma Farrell

Sep 16 - Sep 19, 2022

Find rest and nourishment through shared practices of morning and evening meditation, vinyasa yoga classes, deep stretching sessions, guided mindfulness and heart-opening reflections, and Dharma talks to further our understanding of the profound Buddhist teachings on love and compassion. Friday, September 16  3 - 8 pm Check-In 6 - 7 pm Dinner 7:30 - 8:45 […]

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Finding Joy through Self-Care

Colleen Saidman Yee

Sep 16 - Sep 18, 2022

In this course, you can expect to move your body, follow your breath, notice your habits, and be inspired to take this love and self-care into your daily lives long past the retreat. We will dig deep and discover who is living in these bodies. Women need to gather even if just to feel the […]

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Alchemy of the Equinox: Living the Magic of Shamanic Belongingness for Planetary Regeneration

Don Oscar Miro-Quesada Solevo & Cindy Miro-Quesada

Sep 22 - Sep 25, 2022

"By doing, one learns; with study, one refines; through dreaming, one creates; in loving, one fulfills—such is the secret art of tending to the sacred garden of our soul" — don Oscar Miro-Quesada Andean traditional peoples have long understood that attaining a balanced unitive expression of mind and spirit is the alchemical elixir for shape-shifting […]

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Portal 2022 Retreat

Josiah Brandt & Kerri MacDonald

Sep 25 - Sep 30, 2022

School of Imagination Headmaster and veteran teacher Josiah Brandt is guiding participants through a series of energetic activations to create a safe, grounded container for intensive exploration of the hypnagogic state -- the "portal to the multiverse" and the "window between worlds" referred to by venerated mystic Neville Goddard as "SATS" (State Akin To Sleep). […]

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Power through Powerlessness: Releasing self-sabotage and reclaiming your power in recovery

Stephen Earnhart & Andara Christina Michael

Sep 30 - Oct 02, 2022

Self-knowledge and intellectualization can only take us so far. At this retreat, we’re offering a different pathway to deep change. Though it may sound counter-intuitive, when we surrender to our powerlessness over our self-destructive patterns, our resistance dissolves so the energy can move. Using effective modalities such as Kundalini yoga*, sound healing, mantras, community recovery […]

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Sage Academy of Sound’s 10th Annual Gong Camp

Grand Gong Master Don Conreaux & Lea Garnier

Sep 30 - Oct 03, 2022

This is an opportunity and an invitation for SoundHealers and yogis wanting to embody the science of Nada Yoga, and study Gong Kriya, Gong Yoga. Since 1969, Grand Gong Master Don Conreaux has spread the gong, its uses and methods to new students of Holistic Resonance around the world. This year marks the 52nd year […]

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The Life-Force Academy Immersion

Jai Dev Singh

Oct 05 - Oct 09, 2022

Life-Force Academy at Menla This is an in-person, multi-day immersive yoga retreat that will give you the energy, inspiration and momentum to live the life of creativity and purpose that you were designed for. Join Jai Dev Singh and the Life-Force Academy this fall at the majestic Menla Mountain Retreat in the Catskill Mountains of […]

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The Activation Retreat: Unleash Your Greatest Potential & Activate Your Dreams

Emily Frieze-Kemeny

Oct 13 - Oct 16, 2022

There is more for you waiting to unfold. You feel it. It is a knowing inside you. You have the ability to create a beautiful, connected, vastly abundant life where you get to do what you love. Your time is now. No more waiting for the right conditions. By taking action, you create the right […]

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Parting Clouds Community Retreat and Senior Student Ordinations

Josh Paynter, Jack Schaefer & Ross Rosen

Oct 16 - Oct 19, 2022

This retreat will mark the first get-together since COVID, allowing Parting Clouds members to re-connect and foster deeper relationships. Additionally, it will serve as the vehicle for ordaining senior students and celebrating this momentous occasion as a community. Workshops and teachings will also take place. Schedule Sunday, October 16th 9 am Ordinees Meet at Daoist […]

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Dr. Weiss Mindful Living Retreat: Two-Day Immersion

Ron Weiss, M.D. & Asha Gala

Oct 16 - Oct 18, 2022

Join us for a two-day immersion with Dr. Weiss and his team. You will experience the high-level lifestyle he recommends. Dr Weiss’ goal via his primary care practice is to give you the tools to achieve optimal wellness by teaching and applying seven pillars of lifestyle medicine: six pillars from the American College of Lifestyle […]

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Awakening the Queen: Discover the Life-Changing Gift of Self-Ownership

Michelle Atlas

Oct 17 - Oct 20, 2022

While every woman carries enormous inner strength, we may live as a beggar, looking outside of ourselves for validation, attention, love and guidance. As deep, intuitive women, when we find ourselves unfulfilled, the path to an empowered, creative life can feel like a mystery. The Queen is committed to building her life around the truth […]

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Vajrayoga 300hr Yoga Alliance Teacher Certification: Module 1 Immersion

Oct 20 - Oct 26, 2022

Vajra Yoga explores the philosophical and experiential interface between Hatha Yoga and Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Vajra Yoga traditions. If you are looking for a Yoga Teacher Training course that brings in yoga and the meditative sciences from both traditions, this is the course. The journey is deeply educational and spiritually transformational while giving you the practical […]

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Spark Your Transformation Retreat

With Health Yoga Life Yoga Teacher Team: Stephanie Jones, LeeMarie Kennedy, Purvi Patel, and Julian Yun

Oct 20 - Oct 25, 2022

Curiosity is exciting! Learning something new, is fun and full of forward feeling energy. No matter where you are in this moment-more ease, more awareness, more freedom and power is available to you as you start integrating the tools of transformation into your daily life! A retreat is a journey that gives back to you […]

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Balance Creation: A guided journey connecting mind, body and spirit

Sarah Ireland & Sille Ostergaard

Oct 21 - Oct 23, 2022

Looking for a purposeful getaway stimulating your sense of balance and connection with yourself? Join us on a 3-day retreat in the beautiful Catskill mountains, led by yoga teacher and breathwork instructor Sarah Ireland and balance coach Sille Ostergaard. In a small group of a maximum of 15 participants, we will introduce, instruct and inspire […]

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Sacred Circles Women’s Retreat: Parting the Veils to Remembrance

Connie Viglietti

Oct 27 - Oct 30, 2022

When women gather together, we remember. When we listen and receive one another, we tune into ecstatic connection and sisterhood reawakens. Together we remember and reclaim our wholeness and sovereignty. Together we create and amplify the life we desire to lead, instead of living or surviving in the one that was created for us. This […]

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Spirit Sisters Yoga & Healing Retreat

Tina Conroy & Dawn Peer

Nov 03 - Nov 06, 2022

Welcome to our Sisterhood! Join us for a transformative weekend of self-discovery and renewal. Below is the itinerary of our days together. Enjoy our offerings of: meditation, yoga, sound healing, workshops, reiki healing and nature hikes. All meals included. Please note: if you would like a spa appointment, it is suggested to schedule an appointment […]

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The Pleasure of Possibility: A Deep Dive Yoga Retreat

Leslie Pearlman & Denise Hopkins

Nov 04 - Nov 06, 2022

What if anything and everything is possible and only as limited as your ability to dream? The problem? We are discouraged from dreaming big. We are told our dream is impractical, unrealistic, audacious, even. So we assume dreaming big is for someone else. We give up, despite the fact that it is within our reach. […]

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R&R: RESTORE AND RECHARGE

Sarah Swanberg DACM LAc, Carolyn Brown MS RD & Aimee Elsner MS, OTR/L 500 hr. ERYT

Nov 06 - Nov 10, 2022

Join Indigo Wellness and Connecticut Power Yoga for a 5-day wellness retreat that will leave you feeling rested, restored, and rejuvenated. What is it: a space to restore and recharge, nourish your mind and body, clear out old stagnant energy and create new space for yourself. What you get: Both vinyasa and restorative yoga, meditation, […]

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Cultivating Joy: A Ketamine-Assisted Therapy Retreat for Couples

Seema Desai, MD, Dee Dee Goldpaugh, LCSW, Jayne Gumpel, LCSW, Donna Sorgen, LMHC,LPC, Matthias von Reusner, MD, Jeffrey Guss, MD & Rebecca Hendrix

Nov 11 - Nov 13, 2022

Consider this extraordinary opportunity! Partnerships can be hard work, but they can also be the source of the greatest joy and emotional fulfillment in our lives. Poor communication, distrust, relationship conflicts, and struggles with intimacy can make it difficult to access the love, connectedness, and joy we might have once experienced with our partner. Cultivating […]

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Embodying Vitality: A Gentle Yoga and Meditation Retreat

Kate Hagerman

Nov 18 - Nov 20, 2022

“Out of the embodiment process emerges feeling, sensing, thinking, witnessing, understanding and compassion. The source is free; it is love.” – Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen Nourish and nurture yourself with a gentle Embodied Anatomy and Yoga retreat in the majestic Catskill Mountains. In this healing retreat we will practice: Slow, gradual postures that reduce pain and […]

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OM TARA YOGA GRATITUDE RETREAT

Jacqueline Deflorio-Reid

Nov 18 - Nov 20, 2022

Jacqui is honored and excited to lead Om Tara Yoga Studio’s 4th retreat at Menla. To retreat means to withdraw. We invite you to withdraw from your routine and possibly stressful lives and immerse yourself in nature while practicing yoga, pranayama and meditation. Embrace the deeper study of yoga through philosophy discussions and take home […]

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CULTIVATING WISDOM THROUGH SELF COMPASSION: A DECEMBER RETREAT FOR WOMEN

Paula Evans

Dec 02 - Dec 04, 2022

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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Sound Healing Immersion Retreat

Maga Villarreal

Dec 09 - Dec 11, 2022

Have you ever wanted to dive deep into the practice of Sound Healing? Are you curious about how it works and how can you incorporate it into your daily practice? If your answer is YES, this retreat is for you! Join our weekend Sound Healing Immersion Retreat as we will study and explore this ancient […]

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