Dewa Spa is officially open!

Make it the mainstay of your Menla Getaway. Find out how we are implementing COVID-19 safety protocols in our GUIDELINES & FAQS.

To book, please email dewa@menla.org or call us at 845-688-6897 Ext 102 and leave a message. We’ll return your call within 24 hours.

Spa Menu

From our signature Tibetan KuNye massage to fragrant baths enriched with mountain herbs, personalized treatments drawing on Tibetan medicine and Ayurveda are what make Dewa a truly unique experience.

 

In addition to Eastern modalities, Dewa offers a full menu of Western spa treatments. The expertise of our carefully selected therapists is unmatched. We provide access to a full complement of amenities including an outdoor swimming pool, Finnish & Infrared saunas, steam rooms, a relaxation lounge, medicinal garden, gym, and serene private hiking trails.


Menla’s Signature Tibetan KuNye Massage

An ancient Tibetan tradition, KuNye is a profound healing experience designed to open your body’s subtle-energy channels and clear any blockages. This massage consists of slow, rhythmic movements enhanced by the curative properties of warm Tibetan medicinal oils which are applied from head to toe. See the Tibetan Therapies section below for more information on a variety of extended KuNye options. Depart fully invigorated with a deeper feeling of connectedness and relaxation.

Please bring a scarf or hat to cover your head after your treatment.

Basic: 90 minutes $215 (individual)
Extended: 120 minutes $285 (individual)

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Soothing Hot Stone Massage

There’s nothing like heat therapy to melt away stressors in your mind and muscles. Surrender as warm stones are placed on your body, bringing instant relaxation and calmness. Unwind as they are then massaged gently over your muscles to release tension. Depart feeling deeply relaxed and stress free.

60 minutes $135 (individual)
90 minutes $195 (individual)

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Swedish Relaxation Massage

This gentle massage consists of long strokes, with light to medium pressure, to help release stress and fatigue in your body. It is delivered with a meditative blend of organic coconut oil infused with a personalized selection of organic essential oils. Depart feeling calm and centered.

60 minutes $135 (individual)
90 minutes $195 (individual)

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Arnica Deep Tissue Massage

This strong, full-body massage is delivered with healing Arnica oil to relieve muscle and joint pain and reduce inflammation in the body. This massage improves blood flow, increases oxygen in your body and promotes overall wellbeing. Recommended for computer-related tension. Depart feeling relaxed with muscle tension relief.

60 minutes $135 (individual)
90 minutes $195 (individual)

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Shiatsu Massage

During this Japanese acupressure massage, you remain fully clothed as your practitioner applies firm finger pressure to specific meridian points. This helps to unlock tightness and tension trapped in the muscles. The treatment concludes with a nurturing head, scalp, and shoulder massage. This massage is recommended for chronic stress, tension, and fatigue. Depart feeling a sense of spacious fluidity.

60 minutes $135 (individual only)
90 minutes $195 (individual only)

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Craniosacral Therapy

This is a deeply nurturing therapy where compression and blockages in your soft tissue are released through the gentle touch of your spinal column, sacrum, head, and neck to help rebalance the natural rhythm of your cerebro-spinal fluid. Leaving you feeling reconnected and harmonious, this therapy is especially recommended for migraines, chronic fatigue, stress, and joint pain.

60 minutes $135 (individual only)
90 minutes $195 (individual only)

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Personalized Wellbeing Massage

As each day is different, each body is unique. During this session your practitioner will tailor your massage specifically to your needs. Need more focus on your lower back and neck area? How about a soothing head and scalp massage? Whether you prefer gentle or firm pressure, this customized treatment is for you.

60 minutes $135 (individual)
90 minutes $195 (individual)
120 minutes $255 (individual)

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Basic KuNye Massage

KuNye is the core of Tibetan massage therapy and is widely believed to restore the body’s energy, balance, and wellbeing. Your KuNye session will vary according to your specific needs. We hand-blend our three signature Tibetan herbal oils using sesame, sandalwood, and juniper. Your therapist will choose the blend that works best for your body type. Your treatment begins with the application of oil from head to toe and progresses to deeper work on your muscles and joints.

Please bring a scarf or hat to cover your head after your treatment.

90 minutes $215 (individual)

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Extended KuNye Massage

For a fuller authentic experience, we recommend experiencing extended KuNye therapies which will take you beyond your Basic KuNye massage. Based on your individual condition, extended KuNye therapies may include any of four traditional modalities: HorMe, YukChö, DoNye, and MeBum. When you book an Extended KuNye Massage, your therapist will recommend which of these treatments to include in your session, making it a full two hour nurturing experience. You may also experience DoNye or MeBum therapies, apart from a KuNye Massage, as 60 minute individual sessions.

Please bring a scarf or hat to cover your head after your treatment.

120 minutes $285 (individual)

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HorMe – Mongolian Hot Oil Compress

This traditional therapy, developed in Mongolia, uses herbal boluses filled with clove, cardamom, saffron, bamboo, and nutmeg in our hand-blended oil. The boluses are applied to your energy points as indicated in Tibetan medicine. The HorMe is beneficial for stress as well as nourishing and rejuvenating the body.

Available with your Extended KuNye Therapy only.


YukChö – Tibetan Stick Therapy

A centuries-old therapy passed down by Tibetan yogis from their treasured teachings, it involves gentle tapping, which creates subtle pulsations that deeply resonate within the body. This therapy helps to increase energy and circulation as well as counter imbalances in the body.

Available with your Extended KuNye Therapy only.


DoNye – Stone Massage

This therapeutic massage uses Tibetan herbal oils with heated stones placed on specific energy points. The sensation of the warmth from the stones, combined with the soothing massage, encourages a feeling of healing and calm.

Available with your Extended KuNye Therapy
Separate 60 minute session for $150 (individual)

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MeBum – Cupping Therapy

This powerful therapy uses suction cups applied to your body’s chakra energy points. Cupping is an effective therapy that is popular in Tibet and other Asian countries to help detoxify and stimulate healthy circulation.

Available with your Extended KuNye Therapy
Separate 60 minute session for $150 (individual)

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Abhyanga – Ayurvedic Body Massage

Tailored to your specific constitution, this deeply relaxing treatment combines warm medicinal oils with massage to help remove toxins, reduce pain and discomfort in your body, as well as balance and uplift your mind.

60 minutes $145 (individual)
90 minutes $210 (individual)

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Abhyanga Garshana – Detoxifying Treatment

In this exfoliating treatment, your therapist starts by dry-brushing your skin with a silk glove. This stimulates your circulatory and lymphatic systems, preparing your body for the flowing and soothing Abhyanga massage. Recommended if you have cellulite and fluid retention.

90 minutes $210 (individual)

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Vishesh – Invigorating Deep Tissue Massage

This is a powerful therapeutic massage consisting of vigorous strokes to stimulate lymphatic flow while relaxing deeper layers of your muscles and fascia. Vishesh can help dramatically improve circulation, reduce stress and tension, enhance your energy level, and detoxify your system.

60 minutes $145 (individual)

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Ayurvedic Yoga Massage

This detoxifying technique begins with a deep tissue massage and myofascial release using organic natural oil and powder. Your therapist then integrates Iyengar yoga stretches to help balance your nervous, respiratory, immune, and circulatory systems while improving muscle tone and range of motion.

90 minutes $210 (individual only)

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Dewa Signature Facial

In this 60 minute treatment, your esthetician tailors the luscious organic pAra product line selected specifically for your skin type. This signature facial includes a deeply relaxing hand and arm massage during the mask application. Depending on your skin’s needs, extractions and or massage of the décolleté, neck and face may be included. You’ll depart glowing inside and out!

60 minutes $135 (individual only)

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Dewa Extended Facial

This extended 90 minute treatment is made for those needing a little extra TLC. This treatment includes everything in the 60 minute Customized Facial, plus an extended facial massage, a second organic pAra treatment mask, and scalp or foot massage. This luxurious treatment will leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated!

90 minutes $195 (individual only)

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Tibetan Holistic Health Evaluation

Our doctor is not always on-site, please book well in advance.  We can arrange for a distance/remote evaluation done via computer.

Book a health evaluation for a detailed analysis and deeper understanding of your body’s unique condition, imbalances, and healing needs, based on several diagnostic methods. The Visual Examination includes a thorough analysis of your skin complexion, the color and texture of your hair and nails, the clearness in your irises, your sputum, and the quality of your voice. In the Pulse Analysis, the doctor feels for and listens to several distinct pulses that correspond to your internal organs, feeling for the width, depth, strength, speed, and quality of each pulse. This technique, famed for its accuracy, allows remarkable insight into any imbalances. Urinalysis is also an essential part of the traditional evaluation and provides additional information about the possible causes of imbalances detected in your body.

60 minutes $175 (individual only)

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JOURNEY TO BLISS - DAY SPA RETREAT

Need more time to rest, restore, and recharge? Come for the day and enjoy nourishing peace and tranquility on your own, with your partner, or with friends within the stunning surroundings of our private nature resort.

60 minute Personal Yoga or Qi Gong Session $165
90 minute Massage of your choice $185 each (Swedish, Hot Stone, Arnice Deep Tissue, Personalized Wellbeing)
Use of Lounge Area and outside Pool Area
Vegetarian Lunch and Dinner $45
Herbal Tea & Refreshments
Access to the hiking trails and swimming pool

$395 each individual
$790 for two

Please book at least 72 hours in advance.

$395 (individual)
$790 (couple)

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Energy Healing with Dannah Chaifetz

Dannah is an intuitive, a healer, and a Usui Reiki Master.

She is equally effective working in person or remotely, and she’ll begin your session by intuiting what you need and where you need healing.  You can let her know any issues you’d like to focus on, including where you may be feeling stuck, any physical problems you’re having, or any issues from childhood that may be affecting you now.  During your session, she will work energetically on clearing any negative energy.

Her sessions are extremely effective for stress reduction, pain reduction and post-surgical healing, and to alleviate anxiety and depression.  A session with Dannah can assist you in finding a path to your own physical, emotional, and spiritual healing.   Because Dannah is able to use photographs to receive specific messages for people from the spirit realm, she strongly suggests sending her your photo before the session and starting the session with a discussion about her insights.  This allows her to receive guidance for your healing in advance, and to make the most of your time with her.

60 minutes $200 (individual only)
75 minute $250 (individual only)

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Intuitive Soul Guidance & Energy Reading with Dannah Chaifetz

Intuitive Soul Guidance & Energy Reading with Dannah Chaifetz

Dannah Chaifetz is a Professional Intuitive and Psychic Medium.  She has worked and taught workshops at The Omega Institute and Lilydale.  She has a BA in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.

Dannah will take a photo of you on her laptop and while looking at it, recieve important information and helpful information about your soul’s needs and challenges. The information may be concerning emotional issues, past wounds holding you back, career, your inner child and any challenges you may be facing or avoiding. Dannah’s sessions bring clarity. She will give you practical ways to shift your energy and help you to move forward in your life and relationships with more satisfaction and meaning. 

During your session, Dannah can also read the energy of your loved ones and discuss your relationships, any challenges they have , and how to best deal with them. Please bring photos on your phone of anyone you wish to discuss and receive guidance on – most recent best, no sunglasses and eyes looking into the camera.

60 minutes $200 (individual only)
75 minutes $250 (individual only)
90 minutes for $300 (individual only)

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Akashic Records Readings with Karen Beth

The Akashic Records are an energetic archive that tells the story of your soul’s journey.  The Reading is an interactive spiritual resource that offers guidance and understanding into your soul’s unique explorations.
The records contain radiant vibrations of light. When the records are opened, you are bathed in light and positive energy.
Please bring some questions with you.
What possible questions could look like:
  • What limiting thoughts, patterns and beliefs are keeping me from moving forward?
  • What can help me to release these limits so I can move forward?
  • What teachings to my life challenges have to offer me?
  • What past life (lives) are affecting my current life in the area of….?
  • How can I resolve a specific issue in my life?
  • What can I do to improve my relationship with ….?
  • And many more
I am looking forward to being of service to you.
    Akashic Records Readings are for people 18 and older.
The Difference Between an Akashic Records Reading and an Intuitive Guidance Session
My  Akashic Record Reading is meant to open the Akashic Records.  Intuitive guidance may open the Records but it’s not the main intention. There is a similarity in that both of them are helping people with guidance.  And both come from a place a love.

60 minutes  $200
75 minutes  $250
90 minutes  $300

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Intuitive Guidance Sessions with Karen Beth

In an Intuitive Guidance session, Karen Beth will be working with your angels and guides.  They will assist you, through her as their voice, in finding ways that help you navigate life’s twists and turns.
These sessions are intended to help you gain clarity and insights into questions you have about situations, people, your path, your passions, your dreams, your work. The intention is to help you move forward so you are living the life you came here to live.
Please bring some questions with you.
 Find your questions by thinking about what is going on in your life such as: 
  • What would you like clarified?
  • What would you like to explore?
  • Where do you need closure?
  • What do you want to let go of?
  • What doesn’t make sense?
       Intuitive Guidance sessions are for people 18 and older.
The Difference Between an Akashic Records Reading and an Intuitive Guidance Session
My  Akashic Record Reading is meant to open the Akashic Records.  Intuitive guidance may open the Records but it’s not the main intention. There is a similarity in that both of them are helping people with guidance.  And both come from a place a love.

60 minutes  $200
75 minutes  $250
90 minutes  $300

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Embodied Awakening and Intuitive Reading with Susie Brown

How do we live from the heart? How can we better serve ourselves in a world that often isn’t administering to the pain it is creating, that we see, hear and are often subject to every day? We have all carried suffering in our hearts. We are all vulnerable. Susie Brown brings an open heart and a safe space to each person that she works with — to wherever their path has led them.

 

Susie listens deeply to the questions that arise while learning to carry them with compassion.  Together we lean into the wounded places and learn to hold them with tenderness and curiosity.  She has found that each person has a unique essence and nature. Each person, when in direct communication with their own heart — has already arrived, is already seeing and hearing from a place of wholeness, is understanding without judgment. It is simply her job to be present. To open with you to what they already know. To see the patterns that no longer serve you so that you can open to a new dialogue with the world and its responsibilities as well as the intimacy and purpose that you so desire to connect with.  She does this by entering into the body. The body becomes our teacher.  She finds what part of the body the emotion has settled itself,  and then she settles in with it so that it may be held with kindness as it expresses itself. Often these emotions want to be “figured out”. They have created stories for us that become translated again and again creating a well worn path in our psyches. When we listen to these stories with presence, with the wide open lens of awareness and the generosity of awareness there begins to be a shift in how we perceive our narratives. We can open ourselves through a felt sense, to self compassion and self forgiveness. We see that we are not alone, that the suffering we feel is a part of the great human condition.  From this perspective we can begin to garner some peace in the storm.

 

In a typical intuitive reading session one can expect to be in silence for a few minutes after discussing any issues that are of concern.  The client then settles in with their breath. There is nothing for the client to do but rest in the heart and allow a restful alertness to be present.  During this time Susie will open herself through prayer to guidance and receiving information from the Shamanic Journey on the client’s behalf. The reading is usually 45 minutes to an hour and is also integrated into any questions a person may have regarding information that is received and needs clarification. Particular meditation practices are often referenced according to what the Journey reveals. While doing intuitive readings all sessions are recorded so that the client can refer back to them. Readings are done in person, or on line through Zoom.

 

Susie offers Embodied Awakening sessions in person and through Zoom. Six sessions are a requirement as she deepens the awareness in the body through inquiry and develops trust in how to observe and embrace the emotional and psychological terrains that present themselves. The tools that she brings to the work come from many different traditions. She uses Self inquiry, Mindfulness Meditations, Shamanic techniques, Imagery, Philosophy, Poetry, limbic repatterning, and breath work. It is both deeply quiet and active work.

60 minutes  $200
75 minutes  $250
90 minutes  $300

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Emotional Blockages Release with Adrienne Almamour

Please note, this currently is a remote offering done via Skype.  Emotional Blockages Release™ is a heart-based, intuitively guided, hands-off, remote distance releasing and healing modality. It involves the clearing and transmutation of the trapped emotional energies that are holding you back and or are bringing more of what you don’t want into your life. By removing these dense energies, not only do you lighten your karmic load, but free up your Soul-Self to expand and grow outside of the energetic repetitions of the trapped emotions and memories that are hindering you.

Your practitioner is a channel between your Highest Self, your Guides, the Angels and the Spirit Realm. We help you release blockages at the most subtle levels which have been impacting you physically, mentally, emotionally and or spiritually.  By stepping into your energy field, your practitioner is guided as to the location, type, origin and manner of release of your blockages. It is through the assistance of the Angels on her Spirit Team that you are freed from the heavy baggage that no longer serves you.

These are distance healing sessions via Skype that include a 60 minute session, pre-tune in and post tune-in, as well as a typed summary of your session sent via email. For more information, see www.befromtheheart.com

60 minutes $200 (individual only)

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“Buddha Tarot” Reading

This fun service used Robert Place’s Buddha Tarot deck. 

Readings can be short (3 cards/30 minutes) or long (7cards/60 minutes.)

 

Readings given by Dechen Karl Thurman.

3o minutes $75
60 minutes $150

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Hatha Yoga

This ancient asana practice is based on unifying your breath with your body to improve mental and physical health. Our hatha practice consists of slow-moving yoga postures designed to improve flexibility and strength. It concludes with a relaxing meditation and pranayama breathing to calm your mind.

60 minutes $125
90 minutes $185
$40 for each additional person added to a session

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Yoga Nidra

Originating from ancient India, this gentle, guided meditation journey leads you inward by starting with your body and mind and progressing through the dream state into a lucid sleep state. Removing layers of anxiety, worry, agitation, and stress from your daily life, this regenerative practice is physiologically restorative, calms your mind and nervous system, and promotes deeply restful sleep.

60 minutes $125

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Pilates Session

Pilates is a physical fitness system incorporating slow and precise movements, that cultivates core strength and alignment, while developing flexibility, joint stability and total body conditioning. While enhancing  the breath and body awareness, it is popular for both general fitness and injury rehabilitation. Our skilled practitioner guides you through a gentle, yet challenging session, of smooth continuous movements to evenly train and balance your whole body.

60 minutes $125
90 minutes $185

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Qi Gong

This self-healing practice consists of gentle flowing movements believed to help prevent or provide relief from chronic pain and illness. QiGong is designed to let your Qi energy flow more freely. It helps you connect with your inner fire, clear energy blockages within your body, and improve mental clarity and self empowerment. 

60 minutes $125
$40 for each additional person added to a session

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Qi Gong Meditation

This service includes a 1/2 hour chi kung warm up.  Chi Kung is an exercise form which energizes the body and awakens the senses.  A perfect blend of light exercise and mindfulness.

 

Instructed by Dechen Karl Thurman.

60 minutes $100 (individual)
$40 for each additional person added to a session

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Vibrational Sound Therapy

Using high quality Tibetan Tones sound bowls, your practitioner will place the healing bowls directly on your energy centers for balance, restoration, and release of mental stress and stuck emotion. Perfect for those who feel the need to come back to center with a gentle yet powerful therapy.

60 minutes $150 (individual only)
90 minutes $215 (individual only)

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Sound Bath (Individual & Group Available)

A beautiful meditation where harmonic vibrations are created by singing bowls, gongs, and other resonant instruments. While you sit or lie down, this bath of sound waves stimulates alpha and theta brain waves which are associated with a deep meditative state. Sound healing synchronizes your brain and body, releases stress, and enhances inner peace and relaxation.

60 minutes $150 (individual)
60 minutes $175 (couple)
$40 for each additional person added to a session

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Tibetan Tones Sound Healing Treatment

Jennifer Muir-Braunstein provides sound healings for groups or individuals doing either traditional sound healings or playing the bowls on the body. The vibrations of the bowls not only tune and clear at a cellular level, but also energetically. The tones clear stagnation in the body, tune the chakras and clear the subtle energetic field. The combination of the vibrations and sounds of the bowls are deeply relaxing and nourishing to the nervous system. Tibetan bowls have the potential to activate theta and delta waves, which are states of the most profound relaxation common in deep meditation, visionary states and dreamless sleep respectively. This is the realm where regeneration and healing take place with absolutely no effort on the part of the client. Sound healing eases stress and heals trauma in a non invasive, gentle manner.

 

Please be sure to wear comfortable clothing with no buttons, snaps or zippers to your session.

Sound healing is a touch free experience!

60 minutes $150 (individual)
60 minutes $175 (couple)
$40 for each additional person added to a session

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Mindful Meditation

Regular meditation is proven to benefit cognitive function, increase concentration, reduce stress, boost feelings of happiness, and lead to physiological benefits. Regular quiet-time helps foster inner peace and increased self-awareness, helping you live a more balanced and empowered life. This gentle practice is recommended for people new to meditation.

$50/hr for private individual session
$90/hr for private couples session
$40 for each additional person added to a session

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Meditation for Beginners

This service provides guidance, instruction and supervision for basic meditation.  This is excellent for a first timer or experienced meditators.  There is time for set up, meditation as well as questions and answers.  Experience the present moment with mindfulness.

 

Instructed by Dechen Karl Thurman.

$50/hr for private individual session
$90/hr for private couples session
$40 for each additional person added to a session

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Tibetan Mantra Chanting

This service includes learning to chant basic Tibetan and Indian Mantras. 

A gentle voice warm up and short meditations is included in this 1 hour service.

 

Instructed by Dechen Karl Thurman.

60 minutes for $70

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Mudras and Affirmation Meditation

This service is for life coaching.  Using traditional hand positions and modern affirmations, the students are invited to focus the meditation towards life goals of healing, abundance and contemplation of past and future lives. 

Recommended for all levels.

 

Instructed by Dechen Karl Thurman.

60 minutes for $70

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Pranayama: Meditation for Yogis

This service provides more advanced breathing exercises to prepare a yogi for exercise.  There are counted ratios of breathing and holding the breath.  This class is ideal for yoga students looking to take their practice to the next level.

 

Instructed by Dechen Karl Thurman.

30 minutes $50
60 minutes $100

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Guided Hikes

Experience the wilderness and natural beauty of the Catskill Mountains. Our experienced guides will introduce you to the native flora and fauna found throughout the thousands of acres of state forest preserve surrounding Menla. Scout for wildlife, soak in the calming energy of the trees, and breathe in the fresh air. Hiking trailheads are on property or a short drive from Menla.

48 hours advance notice is needed to book these.

Please book guided hikes through the front desk or call them here:  (845) 688 6897

 

$50/hr per person (up to 4 people)
$75/Hour for a group of 5 or More

Health & Wellness Counseling

A certified Holistic Health Coach will review your diet and lifestyle and help you make a plan that fits with your busy schedule and can be easily implemented at home. Whether you are looking to improve your diet, change your lifestyle, or transform stress and anxiety into inner serenity and improved sleep, our coaches will set you on your way to a healthier, happier you.

60 minutes $100 (individual only)

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Heart Centered Life Coaching

Personal Breakthrough Sessions with Chisti – Heart Centered Life Coaching

Stress, depression, anxiety, and loneliness are on the rise, and many people are longing to find deeper meaning in their lives. I offer a safe space for reflective, non-judgmental listening, and techniques for clarifying and achieving personal and professional goals, enhancing communication in relationships, and living confidently with authenticity and fulfillment.

I use a heart-centered approach that focuses on human connection, authentic communication, mindful self-awareness, and compassion.  Whether you are looking to improve self-confidence, change careers, improve and deepen your relationships, or enhance your lifestyle or overall wellness, you’ll leave with a clear mind, an open heart, a fresh perspective on your unique and individual strengths, and tools to help you move forward and thrive.

60 minute Personal Breakthrough Session:

Book this session if you have a specific problem or goal.  Perhaps you have a clear vision of what you want to change, improve, or achieve, and just need some encouragement or help finding the way there.

90 minute Personal Breakthrough Session:

Book this session if you have a chronic or pervasive issue, such as anxiety or stress, or if you feel stuck in a lifestyle or career without a solution, or if you feel you need a fresh perspective and some tools to create a vision for your ideal future as well as a plan to get there.

120 minute Personal Breakthrough Session:

Book this session if you need a radical change in lifestyle, or if you need a career change and don’t know what you want to do, or if you want to improve your self image and identity in the world.  We’ll begin the process together in this session!

60 minutes $100 (individual only)
90 minutes $150 (individual only)
120 minutes $180 (individual only)

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Intuitive Counseling and Coaching 

Dannah Chaifetz is a Professional Intuitive and Psychic Medium.  She has worked and taught workshops at The Omega Institute and Lilydale.  She has a BA in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.

In an Intuitive Coaching & Counseling session, Dannah will take a photo of you on her laptop. As she looks at it, she will receive and share important information. The information may be about you, your partner, careers, children, emotional issues, talents, your wounded inner child, life challenges and where you maybe be stuck or holding yourself back.

During your session, she will focus on providing proactive guidance and practical actions that will create meaningful changes in your life and relationships.  She addresses your whole self: including past, present, and future possibilities. Clients find her channeled guidance, information and suggestions extremely helpful and often transformational.

During your session Dannah can also offer guidance for your loved ones and discuss relationships, their challenges, and how to best deal with them.  Please bring photos on your phone of anyone you wish to discuss and receive guidance on – most recent is best, no sunglasses and eyes should be looking at the camera.

60 minutes $200 (individual only)
75 mintues $250 (individual only)

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Personal Training with Ernest

Customized training geared toward your fitness level. Training incorporates weight, cardiovascular training and stretching. Ernest Heldreth, an experienced Certified Personal Trainer, will assist you with increasing your overall fitness level. Training for injury rehabilitation also available.

 

Session in Menla Private Gym located under the Conference Center.

60 minutes $125
90 minutes $185

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Couples Massage Mini-Workshop

In this fun, hands-on 90 minute class you will learn the necessary skills to give a relaxing massage.

Gentle movement to enhance immunity, reduce stress and invigorate physical and energetic systems.

Guided by, Ernest Heldreth, an experienced massage therapist.

60 minutes $280 (for a couple or 2 friends)

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Vocal Sound Healing Mini-Workshop

This mini-workshop is a wonderful way to find your “true” voice and connect your voice with your heart as a way to benefit all sentient beings.

The human voice is a powerful healing tool.  In this short (60 – 90 minute) session you’ll learn the simple but profound practice of vocal toning and receive instruction and transmission of one or two healing mantras from the Sowa Rigpa tradition.   

60 minutes $125 (individual)
90 minutes $185 (individual)
$40 for each additional person

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Five Nectars Bath Therapy

This powerful bath remedy is infused with the wild Himalayan plants of rhododendron, ephedra, mugwort, horsetail, juniper greens, and juniper berries. These are known to ease muscle and joint pain and will leave you feeling relaxed and restored.

This bath therapy needs to be booked at least 48 hrs in advance.

30 minutes $65 (individual only)

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Himalayan Detox Bath Therapy

Immerse yourself in this cleansing bath ritual which features Himalayan pink salt crystals, the purifying essential oil of rhododendron, and the forest oils of silver fir, pine, juniper, spruce, and angelica root.

30 minutes $55 (individual only)

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Flower Bath Therapy

Enjoy the sensation of soaking in this flower bath tonic surrounded by bursts of vibrant colors. This floral-scented water includes a pure essential oil blend of patchouli, mandarin, jatamansi, ylang ylang and nightblooming jasmine.

This bath therapy needs to be booked at least 48 hrs in advance.

30 minutes $55 (individual only)

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Evergreen Rejuvenation Bath Therapy

Immerse yourself in refreshing bathwater infused with healing plants grown locally in the Catskill Mountains: greens and berries of local fir, spruce, pine, cedar, and juniper trees.

This bath therapy needs to be booked at least 48 hrs in advance.

30 minutes $55 (individual only)

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Journey to Tibet: Tibetan Detox Ritual

This ritual is for those who wish to experience the ancient healing practices of Tibet. It begins with a soothing Tibetan Five Nectars Bath Therapy. This is followed by a therapeutic Tibetan KuNye Massage, a very comprehensive treatment that aids in the release of energetic blockages. You can experience this ritual either with the basic 90 minute KuNye or the extended two-hour KuNye which incorporates other Tibetan external therapies. This ritual is especially recommended for those who suffer from joint pain and chronic arthritis.

This package requires 48 hours advance booking.

Please bring a scarf or hat to cover your head after your treatment.

Basic KuNye Journey: Minimum 2 hours $265 (individual only)
Extended KuNye Journey: Minimum 2.5 hours $330 (individual only)

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Himalayan Journey: Salt & Oil Detox Ritual

Boost circulation and move toxins out of your body with a one-hour Arnica Deep Tissue Massage. Then step into your Himalayan Salt Detox Bath Therapy which will leave you feeling cleansed and invigorated. Arrive before your journey begins and take advantage of the Far Infrared Sauna which aids in detoxification.

This package requires 48 hours advance booking.

Minimum 1.5 hours $180 (individual only)

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Catskills Journey: Relaxation & Bath Ritual

Immerse yourself in the Catskills by beginning with a one-hour personalized wellbeing massage tailored specifically to your needs, followed by a seasonal bath. If you’re here in the Spring/Summer, luxuriate in our Flower Essence Bath Therapy using plants that are organically grown right here on property. If you’re joining us in the Autumn/Winter, indulge in an Evergreen Bath Therapy incorporating plants local to the Catskill Mountains. Our mineral-rich bath water comes straight from the mountain spring. You will leave feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.

This package requires 48 hours advance booking.

Minimum 1.5 hours $180 (individual only)

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Journey to India: Ayurvedic Detox Ritual

Transport yourself to Mother India with this Ayurvedic healing ritual. You will begin with the skin-cleansing and deeply exfoliating 90 minute Abhyanga-Garshana massage. This is followed by an herbal Swedana steam box session that is infused with detoxifying herbs to help leave you feeling replenished and renewed.

This package requires 48 hours advance booking.

Minimum 2 hours $250 (individual only)

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Journey to Thailand: Thai Detox Ritual

Experience the essence of Thailand with this detox ritual. You will begin with an invigorating 90 minute Thai Yoga Massage that will stimulate the chi energy flow throughout your body. Then, step into the Swedana steam box infused with Thai herbs to further detoxify, cleanse, and restore your mind and body.

This package requires 48 hours advance booking

Minimum 2 hours $235 (individual only)

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Traditional Finnish Saunas

The Finnish sauna helps to relax your muscles and reduce stress in your body, better preparing you for your massage. Saunas are traditionally used to flush toxins, aid in deep sleep, burn calories, improve cardiovascular health, and fight illness.

The saunas and steam room are complimentary with your massage or bodywork session. Spa Passes are available for purchase.


Far Infrared Saunas

Far infrared light safely penetrates your tissues, joints, and muscles down to the cellular level. It helps remove heavy metals and other environmental toxins while increasing feel-good serotonin levels. Unlike regular saunas, far infrared saunas maintain a comfortable air temperature using radiant heat, like the sun, but without any harmful ultraviolet rays.

The saunas and steam room are complimentary with your massage or bodywork session. Spa Passes are available for purchase.


Steam Rooms

Steam rooms create 100% humidity conditions, delivering the detoxifying benefits of saunas while offering additional benefits. Steam rooms are more hydrating to your skin than saunas, making them good for those with dry skin. They also help clear your throat and relieve sinus and lung congestion.

The saunas and steam room are complimentary with your massage or bodywork session. Spa Passes are available for purchase.


Spa Pass

The Spa Pass allows you to enjoy our beautiful facilities when not booking a treatment. The Spa Pass is valid for the date of purchase and includes access to the Steam Room, Finnish Sauna, Far Infrared Sauna, Relaxation Lounge, outdoor swimming pool (when open), as well as the hiking trails at Menla. It is best to contact the spa to check on availability before coming in. Spa Passes must be booked a minimum of 30 minutes ahead of time.

*Please note that the saunas close 15 minutes before the Spa closes.

Public Spa Pass $65 (for those not on retreat at Menla, valid for the date of purchase)
Public Spa Pass (for Ulster and Dutchess County residents): $45 (for those not on retreat at Menla, valid for the date of purchase)
Retreat Spa Pass: $25 (for those on retreat at Menla, valid for the date of purchase)


Ayurvedic Swedana - Steam Therapy

This steam box therapy is traditionally given with herbs to help relieve excess doshas or body-type imbalances. A Swedana session increases circulation and blood flow to the skin, promotes water-weight loss, burns calories, and beautifies your skin.

24 hours advance notice is needed to book this therapy.

30 minutes $55 (individual only)



Spa Hours:

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY (No walk-ins) 

Open Thursday, Sunday and Monday 10-4p.
Open Friday and Saturday 10-6p.
Closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
By appointment only. 

No day passes are available.  The facilities and pool are available before or after an appointment, if you book a massage or bodywork session.

Currently our locker rooms, saunas, baths and showers are closed per CDC regulations.


Spa Policies:

Should you need to cancel or reschedule, please notify us at least 24 hours in advance. Any cancellations with fewer than 24 hours of notice are subject to a cancellation fee amounting to the cost of the scheduled service.

We are unable to change the type of treatment with fewer than 24 hours notice. We require a credit card number along with expiration date to hold your booking. You will only be charged after your treatment unless you have a late cancellation or book within 24 hours of your service.

Please arrive at least fifteen minutes before your appointment start time to fill out the paperwork and change. If you are late, please note that it will impact your treatment length as we are often unable to accommodate extended session times. Even if your program runs late or your program schedule changes, you will be responsible for the full charge.


Spa Directions:

Take Woodland Valley Road from Route 28. Turn right at the T after the bridge. Turn right onto Pantherkill Road and follow it all the way to the end. Once you pass through the Menla front gates, take your first left which will take you past the pond (on your left) and a barn that’s under construction (on your right). Just past the barn, garden and labyrinth there is a row pine trees right before the driveway to the Spa. Turn right and follow the driveway to the top where there is a small parking lot. The swimming pool is located outside of the Spa. The fitness facility is located in the lower level of the Conference Center down the road from the Spa. Please allow yourself ample time to arrive for your appointment. It usually takes longer to arrive here than what the GPS says. Also, be aware that your GPS will most likely lose its signal on the way here.


MENLA

375 Pantherkill Road, P.O. Box 70 Phoenicia, NY 12464
frontdesk@menla.org