• 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

Nourishing Your Divine Self

Jill Pettijohn

Dec 02 - Dec 05, 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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Wellness Weekend

Erica Stanzione

Dec 03 - Dec 05, 2021

Several years ago, I arrived at Menla and felt an incredibly powerful energy the second that I stepped onto the property. Because the spiritual component is a big part of my practice and my teachings, I knew that I was aligned with where I needed to be, and how I could best support my community when I […]

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The Bardo Between Navigation in the Light of Vajrayoga Practice

Michele Loew & Robert A.F. Thurman

Dec 09 - Dec 19, 2021

Join us as we step into the Winter Solstice for an exploration of the Bardo & The Night Yogas. Use this link to register today! In this course, we will study Robert A.F. Thurman’s classic translation of The Tibetan Book of The Dead and will practice ClearLight Sleep and Dream Yoga. Robert Thurman will delve […]

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

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

Dec 17 - Dec 19, 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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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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INNER SANCTUARY

Alison Sinatra & Jennifer Muir-Braunstein

Jan 14 - Jan 16, 2022

The season is upon us when the days are shorter and finding the light within is even more important. This weekend retreat is specifically curated to meet you in that internal space. Nature is the ultimate teacher and we will be delving into themes that reflect the dying process (Autumn/Winter) and that lead us to […]

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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~expandng 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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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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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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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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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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