Two New York Retreats - 2024

August 11-17, 2024: From Skyscrapers to Summits Yoga Retreat

August 23-26, 2024: Adirondack Mountains Weekend Yoga Retreat

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AUGUST 11-17, 2024

From Skyscrapers to Summits:

Yoga Retreat in NYC and the Adirondacks

7 Days / 6 Nights

Start in NYC with a weekend in the Big Apple, including Yoga in Central Park. With a 2 night stay in the city, you will have time to see the sites, go to a show, and shop. Guided group activities available, or you can explore solo. Enjoy the scenery while traveling by train to the Adirondack Park, a “Forever Wild Forest Preserve.” Over 6 million acres, it is the largest protected area in the lower US. After the train ride, a shuttle takes you to accommodations in the quaint town of Eagle Bay. Nestled in the mountains, lakes are all around with endless hiking trails. Spend 4 nights bunking in a mountain cabin with lots of activities to choose from including yoga, meditation, kayaking, and exploring.

Enjoy evening campfires and mountain lake beach access. You can return to NYC to fly home, or fly direct from Syracuse Airport. Transportation to the Syracuse Airport or Train Station in Utica provided for the group. Small group of maximum 7 students.


Rates:

$1050 Twin Top Bunk in Bunk Room - 1 Person, 1 Available.

$1200 Twin Bottom Bed in Bunk Room - 1 Person, 1 Available.

$1400 NYC: 1 Sofa Bed in Bunk Room, ADK: 1 Twin Bed in Bunk Room - 1 Person, 1 Available.

$1600 NYC: 1 Queen Bed in Bunk Room, ADK: 1 Twin Bed in Bunk Room - 1 Person, 1 Available.

$1800 NYC: 1 Queen Bed in Bunk Room, ADK: 1 Double Bed in Bunk Room - 1 Person, 1 Available. *For this option, you can bring a Partner or Friend! Sharing a bed is available. $900 additional.

Payment Plan Available: $125 deposit to reserve your spot + 50% of balance due by March 1 + 50% of balance due by May 1. Please contact us to set-up this option.

NYC Details:

Includes group bunk style accomodations in NYC at TRYP by Wyndham New York City Times Square / Midtown, 345 West 35th Street, New York, New York 10001. Optional group activities, including: Yoga in Central Park, walking visit to Times Square, and Walking Meditation in Battery Park. Sunday night vegetarian dinner, Monday light breakfast of fruit and yogurt, Monday night vegetarian dinner, Tuesday light breakfast of fruit and yogurt. Not included: transfers, transportation to NYC and to accomodations, lunch, additional activities outside of included ones.

Adirondack Details:

Includes train ride from NYC to Utica, NY, transfer from train station to accomodations in Eagle Bay. Accomodations as listed. Vegetarian dinners while in the Adirondacks at the cabin, light breakfasts and lunches. Please bring any special food items if you have special diatery needs. Includes group transportation to the Syracuse Airport or the Utica Train Station for the group. Friendly dogs welcome in Adirondack cabin. Please inquire about dog friendly accomodations during the NYC stay.

Travel Recocommendations:

  • Fly into JFK or LGA. Use public transporation, taxi or Uber/Lyft to get to hotel accommodations. (Not included.)
  • Fly out of SYR airport or take the train back to NYC for your return flight. (Not included.)
  • Rental cars are not a good idea in NYC because of lack of parking. (Not included.)

AUGUST 23 - 26, 2024

Adirondack Mountains Weekend Yoga Retreat

4 Days / 3 Nights

Spend a long weekend in the mountains of the Adirondack Park. Over 6 million acres, it is the largest protected area in the lower US. Enjoy bunking in glamping style accommodations in a mountain cabin in the quaint town of Eagle Bay. Lakes are all around with endless hiking trails in a vast wilderness. Vegetarian meals are provided, along with evening campfires and mountain lake beach access. Transportation from and to the Syracuse Airport or Train Station in Utica provided for the group.

Activities to Choose From:

  • Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Kayaking
  • Exploring
  • Hiking
  • Group Activities
  • Solo Adventures
  • Walking Meditation
  • Hike and Meditation
  • Hike and Yoga
  • Shopping
  • Watching the Stars
  • Campfire
  • Picking Wildflowers
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Games & Puzzles
  • and more!

Rates:


$425 Tent Camping

$500 Twin Top Bunk in Bunk Room

$625 Twin Bed in Bunk Room

$1425 Two Twin Beds in Private Room - Total for 2 People

$1000 Double Bed in Bunk Room - Total for 2 People

Payment Plan Available: $125 deposit to reserve your spot + 50% of balance due by March 1 + 50% of balance due by May 1. Please contact us to set-up this option.


Possible Travel Ideas:

August is a lovely time to camp in the Adirondack Mountains. Lots of camping and budget friendly options are available, including camping on an island in 4th Lake! Ask us for free advice and ideas to extend your stay in the area.

Adiorndack Details:

Includes group transfer from Syracuse Airport or Utica train station to accomodations in Eagle Bay. Accomodations as listed. Vegetarian dinners while in the Adirondacks at the cabin, light breakfasts and lunches. Please bring any special food items if you have special diatery needs. Includes return group transportation to the Syracuse Airport or the Utica Train Station for the group. Friendly dogs welcome!

Travel Recocommendations:

  • Fly into and out of SYR airport. (Not included.)
  • You can also take the train to and from Utica into NYC. (Not included.)
  • Rental cars are available at the SYR Airport, if desired. (Not included.)

TBD - 2024

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