Menla Long Weekend Yoga Retreat
in the Catskill Mountains of NY
with Ariel Karass & Giulia Pline
Join Ariel Karass & I on an October long weekend
yoga retreat to Menla
in the breathtaking Catskill Mountains of NY.
Menla is a 330-acre private nature reserve. Sitting at the head of a breathtaking glacial valley, it’s one of the most beautiful parts of the Catskills. This long weekend retreat is the perfect active, healing and nourishing weekend escape: enjoy daily mediation & breathwork, yoga and mobility sessions, local & seasonally sourced organic plant-based meals, hikes, sweat lodge sessions, massage, relaxation/chill time, eating local country style food and other fun activities.
* 3 mediation & breath work sessions
* 6 yoga/movement classes
* Accomodation of your choice
* 8 organic & seasonally sourced plant-based meals
WHAT TO BRING:
* yoga clothes and layers for sat & sun
* water bottle + bug spray
* hiking boots
* fun stories for the night fire gathering
* optional: any card games / musical instrument
Early bird (before August 15th): $500
Regular Price: $575
Non-refundable deposit: $220
**space is limited!!
Please contact us for more info and for payment
Friday September 21st:
Depart Friday morning at 9:45am from Grand Central Station with the Metro North (Harlem line).
Arrive in Wassaic at the beginning of Bike trail at 12:03pm, the bike ride at a comfortable pace is about 3-4 hours (22 miles one way), with a breakfast break half way in the town of Millerton. Most of the bike trail is flat and goes through forests, ponds, meadows, swamps, corn fields and vast open spaces.
5pm Friday evening yoga with Ariel
7pm Dinner at the local country pub
Fire and toasting marshmallows into the evening
Saturday September 22nd:
9am Morning vinyasa class with Giulia
11am Bike ride to local diner for breakfast
12:30pm-5:30pm Optional afternoon activities: play ball games or frisbee, go on a short hike for meditation by the Bish Bash waterfall, ride bikes to Catamount Aerial Adventure Park or just relax and chill!
5:30pm Yoga with Ariel
7:30pm Dinner at the local country pub
Fire and singing songs into the evening
Sunday September 23rd:
9.00am Morning vinyasa class with Giulia
12pm start the bike ride back to Wassaic
4:27pm Train from Wassaic leaves and arrives at GCT at 6.46pm
Optional journeys: Leave on your own, biking back the way we rode in and catch an earlier train or later train. Earlier: leave Wassaic at 2:27pm arrive at GCT at 4:47pm. Later train: leave Wassaic at 6:58pm arrive at GCT at 9:16pm