• 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

Iyengar Yoga Mid-Winter Mountain Retreat

Rebecca Hooper

Feb 03 - Feb 06, 2022

The Great Support During this mid-winter mountain retreat, we will be attuning ourselves through the integration of the 4 directions of asana, pranayama, seated meditation and the Maha support of being in nature, to discover that all is in support of the eternal presence: the ever-expanding field of awareness. Schedule Thursday, February 3rd 3 pm […]

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Deep Space – A Sound, Yoga, and Meditation Retreat

John Minks & Billy Pinkerton

Feb 11 - Feb 13, 2022

“A person does not hear sound only through the ears; he hears sound through every pore of the body. It permeates the entire being, and according to its particular influence, either slows or quickens the rhythm of the blood circulation; it either awakens or soothes the nervous system” ― Hazrat Inayat Khan Are you ready to […]

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Vajra Yoga 6: Tibetan Adepts and the Dzogchen, Mahamudra & Unexcelled Yoga Connection

Dr. Nida Chenagtsang, Robert A.F. Thurman & Michele Loew

Mar 21 - Mar 28, 2022

In the late 13th century, Yuthok Yonten Gonpo the Younger (1126-1202) attained full enlightenment and also direct revelations from Medicine Buddha. He then synthesized the Buddha Medicine teachings of Vāgbhata’s Heart of the Elixir of Healing’s Eight Branches with his original practice synthesis of the old (nyingma) and new (sarma i.e. Kadam, Sakya, Kagyu) tantras […]

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FROM SURVIVING TO THRIVING: Practical Compassion and Emotional Self-Regulation

Kim John Payne

Apr 01 - Apr 03, 2022

Break free of old unwanted patterns of action – reaction in your relationships with partners, children, co-workers, extended family and friends. This unique workshop will explore... A powerful meditative approach that can be used right in the moment to help you stay centered, balanced, and calm when people around you are “pushing your buttons” Responding […]

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Cultivating Wisdom Through Self Compassion: A Spring Mindfulness Retreat For Women

Paula Evans

Apr 01 - Apr 03, 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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Restore & Renew!

Heather Rice & Denise Mihalik

Apr 08 - Apr 10, 2022

Restore and Renew this Spring with Heather and Denise on the healing grounds of the Menla Retreat Center. Embedded amidst soothing streams and forests, Menla provides the perfect getaway to relax, rejuvenate and reboot. As mother nature begins to awaken from the depths of winter and begins to pulse energy back into our hemisphere may we also […]

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Navigate the Creative Path of the Self with Iyengar Yoga

Jessica Becker

Apr 08 - Apr 10, 2022

Spring is the season of creativity. Spring inspires growth - something new and different. The path of yoga is a deeply generous and creative gift to yourself for it gives you a place to know, accept, and grow with the constancy of change. This weekend retreat with Jess offers a space for this. Iyengar Yoga […]

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Energy Medicine Squared - Reiki Master Certification In The Usui System Of Natural Healing

Brian Dailey, M.D., FACEP, FACFE, RMT, John Davis, MBA, RMT, Kimla Rose, M.E., RMT, HF3K RMT & Brett Newstead RMP, PE

Apr 10 - Apr 16, 2022

The Energy Medicine Squared program is designed to offer participants a rapid expansion of their energy fields through practices enhanced by Monroe Sound Science technology, as focused through the lens of the art and practice of healing.  In this program, we will guide you, from Reiki I, II and through the Master level, into the transmission of healing […]

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Psychedelic Integration: Experiential Practice Retreat for Clinicians

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

Apr 19 - Apr 24, 2022

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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Matt Wood: A Potpourri of Herbal Wisdom and Insights

Matthew Wood

Apr 25 - Apr 29, 2022

'Potpourri of Herbal topics' including advanced materia medica, herbal philosophy-physiomedical and eclectic, tissue states and therapeutics; including cancer; skin diseases, chronic Lyme, IBS, and IBD, with informative sessions about tongue, pulse and some practical information on the extracellular matrix. Lyme Disease and Co-infections Matthew will share his experience with these problems in humans. “I’ve had […]

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Mindful Leadership for the 21st Century

Janice Marturano

Apr 27 - May 01, 2022

As leaders in an organization, we are charged with the responsibility of creating environments in which our colleagues and teams are nurtured and energized, our organizations innovate and flourish and the relationship with our consumers/clients/ patients/customers is built on a foundation of mutual trust and satisfaction.This is quite a complex assignment in a world and […]

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Spring Heart Opening Yoga & Meditation Retreat

Gemma Farrell

Apr 29 - May 02, 2022

Spring is a special time to awaken sacred presence, deepen our spiritual roots and grow in wisdom and kindness. In our Spring Loving Kindness Yoga & Meditation retreat, we will open our hearts, minds, and bodies through daily morning and evening meditation, Vinyasa yoga classes, Deep Stretching sessions, guided heart opening practices, and dharma talks to […]

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Sage Academy of Sound 2022 SoundHealing Certification 3 Part Training: Module 1

Dr. John Beaulieu & Lea Garnier

May 20 - May 22, 2022

The Fundamental Principles Of SoundHealing from the Ancient Shamanic Tradition to New Science: followed by Tuning Fork Studies with Dr. John Beaulieu and facilitated by Lea Garnier The Certification program is spread over 3 weekend intensives equaling 100 hours of training with pioneers who will show you how to utilize a variety of Sound Healing […]

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Sound Healing With Tuning Forks: A Biosonic Sound Healing Retreat

John Beaulieu, ND, PhD

Jun 10 - Jun 12, 2022

Learn how to use tuning forks for healing with Dr. John Beaulieu. Everyone attending will learn the theory and practice of how to use tuning forks for their personal wellness and working with others. Each session of the retreat will focus on how to increase wellness as well as the importance of sound healing in […]

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Sacred Summer Retreat for Yoga Teachers

Liza Bertini & Michelle Dalbec

Jun 24 - Jun 26, 2022

Join Michelle Dalbec and Liza Bertini, Co-Founders of the Thread Yoga Collective, for this sacred summer getaway designed just for yoga teachers. The week of the summer solstice, a time that represents the transition from action to nourishment, is a perfect time to pause, reflect, and nurture ourselves. As the Sun helps us transition from […]

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Coming Home

Anna FitzPatrick & Alexandra Chamizo

Jun 24 - Jun 27, 2022

An in-person retreat created to reclaim your energetic power through the teacher within. Coming Home was designed to bring you back to yourself— finding liberation through stepping into your own divinity.We will be removing ourselves from our hectic routines to practice mindfulness through meditations, yoga, nature exploration, sound healing, reiki, trauma release exercises, and ceremony. Coming back to […]

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Sage Academy of Sound 2022 SoundHealing Certification 3 part training: Module 2

Lea Garnier

Jul 22 - Jul 24, 2022

Sacred Metals: Standing Gongs/Himalayan Singing Bowls Bells & Shruti Songs with Lea Garnier and guests 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, […]

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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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