• 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

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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Friends Of Fungi

John Michelotti, Erwin Karl, Gabriela D’Elia & Aubrey Carter

May 27 - May 29, 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 pair with fungi to improve our lives through appreciating the food and medicines this extraordinary kingdom has to […]

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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

Jun 03 - Jun 06, 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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Simplicity Yoga Spring Retreat

Rosanne Ferraiuolo

Jun 09 - Jun 12, 2022

Welcome! Below is an itinerary for our retreat – all activities, classes, and workshops are optional. Our goal is to reconnect with nature, to release what no longer serves us or the collective, and to realign ourselves on all levels. This is your time – do what you like and have a great weekend! Schedule […]

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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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Held By The Earth - Yoga Nidra in Nature

Tracee Stanley & Crystal Marie Higgins

Jun 16 - Jun 19, 2022

Held by the Earth is a deep dive into the wisdom of practicing yoga in nature, looking into the night sky, communing with the elements and chanting to the moon. This retreat will be an exploration of the practice of nature as our primary and most sacred teacher. Inspired by the teachings of the sage […]

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11th Annual Sage SoundHealing Intensive

Lea Garnier, Peter Blum, GRANDMOTHER BARBARA THREECROW, Jessica Caplan & Angell Deer

Jun 23 - Jun 26, 2022

The world’s foremost experts in the art and science of sound healing will come together to immerse retreat participants in the sacred power of sound. Under the guidance of these remarkable scholars, doctors, healers, and sound practitioners, students will explore the healing potential of Tuning Forks, Crystal Bowls and Pyramids, Tibetan Bowls, Sacred Gongs and […]

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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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Cultivating Our Sacred Power the Bodhisattva Way

Elizabeth Murphy

Jun 24 - Jun 26, 2022

Are you searching for ways to begin or deepen your spiritual practice?  Are you ready to take a deep dive into exploring practical, time-honored principles that, if practiced daily, have the potential to liberate and transform your life?  Let 2022 be the year you crack open your heart, and live with more compassion, more love, […]

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Nourishing Your Divine Self: The Heart of the Summer

Jill Pettijohn

Jun 30 - Jul 03, 2022

Learn how to reconnect with your heart. Walk into this new season with grace, strength and a sense of oneness with others. Raise your vibration. Learn how to stay centered and have a clear and focused mind to navigate your way through life’s challenges with greater ease and compassion. Now is the time to make […]

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Becoming Whole Through Radical Self-Acceptance: There is Nothing to Fix

Suzanne Jones

Jul 03 - Jul 08, 2022

Have you ever felt like something in you is broken beyond repair? Do scars from your past keep you from being your best self? Sick of persistent feelings of unworthiness? Developer of the science-based Trauma Informed Mind Body Program and author of the award winning book There is Nothing to Fix, Suzanne Jones has helped […]

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Deep Space – Cosmic Forest: A Sound, Yoga, and Meditation Retreat

John Minks, Billy Pinkerton & Anne Marie Miller

Jul 07 - Jul 10, 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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Floresta Psychedelic Breathwork & Indigenous Medicine Ceremony

Shannon Starr, BC-PMHNP, Eugene Shteyngarts, TCM & Rob Israel

Jul 08 - Jul 10, 2022

This is a three-day Psychedelic Breathwork & Indiginous 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. Psychedelic breathwork is a […]

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UNTANGLE & THRIVE: A Woman’s Summer Retreat to Reclaim Your Life

Angela McKinney & Rebecca Baldwin

Jul 15 - Jul 18, 2022

In a supportive and high-touch, small group setting, Angela McKinney will guide you through her 3-step Untangle method to break free of unwanted and destructive patterns, so that you can heal attachment wounds and dissolve unconscious contracts that create suffering. Trauma is the story of what happened to you. But it is also the story of what […]

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Embodying Vitality: A Gentle Yoga and Meditation Retreat

Kate Hagerman

Jul 15 - Jul 17, 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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Introduction to Buddhist Yoga: The Subtle Body and the Vajra Rosary Tantra

David Kittay, Robert A.F. Thurman & Michele Loew

Jul 22 - Jul 24, 2022

Buddhist Yoga is the science and practice of learning and mastering the energy-winds of the subtle body and the use of mantra to create the conditions for enlightenment. Most of us will not undertake the advanced practices described in the Vajra Rosary Tantra in this life, but knowing a little about this path may be […]

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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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Nonduality and the Nature of Mind

Andrew Holecek & Robert A.F. Thurman

Jul 25 - Jul 31, 2022

This unique retreat is an exploration of the nature of mind from the nondual traditions of Tibetan Buddhism and Hindu Saiva Tantra. While based on these noble paths, the program is trans-religious, pointing out timeless truths that transcend any tradition. It is based on the radical proclamation that the enlightened state is always already present, […]

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Buddha & the Warrior Sage: the Sacred Armor of Heart-Wisdom

Jai Dev Singh & Robert A.F. Thurman

Aug 04 - Aug 07, 2022

Amidst culture wars, actual wars, and pervasive interpersonal conflict at home and abroad, this hybrid summer retreat is designed to rejuvenate our spirits, heal our bodies, and inspire our minds. In our highly-connected, fast-paced modern world, it’s time we rise up and stand with our hearts held high and open. With tremendous adversity staring us […]

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Call of the Heart

Alison Sinatra & Jessica Caplan

Aug 05 - Aug 07, 2022

Join Alison Sinatra and Jessica Caplan for an expansive weekend of movement, sound, breath, and voice activation. Through embodiment practices and the medicine of ritual experienced in community, we will together cultivate deep appreciation for the sacredness of life and return to our natural state of whole-hearted aliveness. These challenging times have brought so many […]

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Here and Now Yoga & Wellness Retreat

Michelle Cavanagh, Sommer Chetty & Jane Apostol

Aug 09 - Aug 11, 2022

Challenge, Align & Seek Challenge yourself, align your body and mind with ease, and seek a deeper, more meaningful path. This summer’s Here and Now Yoga & Wellness Retreat in the fresh mountain air and serene surroundings of these hidden Catskills will guide you towards your greatest potential. Step into open-level flow Yoga classes with […]

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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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Getting Over Yourself: The Best of Buddhism and Psychotherapy

Robert A.F. Thurman & Mark Epstein, M.D.

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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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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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

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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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 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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Vajrayoga 300hr Yoga Alliance Teacher Certification: Module 1 Immersion

Michele Loew & Robert A.F. Thurman

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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OM TARA YOGA GRATITUDE RETREAT

Jacqueline Deflorio-Reid

Nov 18 - Nov 20, 2022

Jacqui is honored and excited to be leading Om Tara Yoga Studio’s 4th retreat at Menla. To retreat means to withdraw. I invite you to withdraw from your routine and possibly stressful lives, 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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