“Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature as you nourish mind, body, and soul on a Lifepath Yoga, Ayurveda & Hiking Retreat”

In this program, you experience:
  • Friday evening Gentle Asana & Meditation to enable you to wind down from the week and acclimate to being on Retreat.
  • Daily Yoga Classes taught by Maria specifically designed to bring you to balance according to the Ayurveda Season of the Year (cooling/rejuvenating practices in Summer; grounding/nurturing practices in Autumn; energizing practices in Winter/Early Spring)
  • Saturday evening Restorative Asana, Pranayama & Yoga Nidra (powerful relaxation practice with guided meditation)
  • A Mindful Hike on the Retreat Center’s groomed forested Red Trail incorporating energy practices (qigong), asana, and meditations along the path
  • Sunday morning Qigong (Energy Practice) on The Sound of Music Hill
  • Ayurveda Lectures & Discussions: Each participant will have the opportunity to complete a questionnaire to determine their unique constitution (“dosha” in Sanskrit).
Ayurveda lectures will focus on:
  • Fundamentals of Ayurveda: the five elements and the three doshas
  • Understanding your Ayurveda Constitution/dosha
  • Health conditions that may arise from an imbalance in your unique constitution/dosha
  • Food — the six tastes/general dietary guidelines to bring balance to your constitution/dosha
  • The Ayurveda Clock: looking at the 24-hour day, seasons of the year, and the seasons of life from an Ayurveda perspective; discussions on lifestyle practices to promote balance according to the age-old Ayurveda Clock
Additional Amenities:
  • simple, comfortable, quiet accommodations conducive to a peaceful stay
  • 3 delicious, nutritious, and hearty vegetarian or vegan meals daily
  • complimentary daily morning yoga classes taught by a Retreat Center’s teacher
  • access to the newly consecrated Sri Vidya Meditation Shrine located at the heart of the Retreat Center’s campus
  • a tour of Moka Origins, a mission-driven chocolate and coffee factory nestled on the Retreat Center’s campus
  • Sacred Grove Cafe
  • Tea lounge with unlimited hot tea beverages
  • Complimentary Internet access
  • 400-acre wooded campus of the Retreat Center, including Sunset Pond, The Sound of Music Hill, residential herb garden, and forest pavilions
  • access to 4-groomed forested hiking trails, one of which ends at Tanners Falls
  • MarketPlace (books, Ayurveda products, yoga clothing, gifts)
  • PureRejuv Wellness Center (for an add-on massage or wellness service)

Lifepath Retreat tuition is payable to Lifepath Yoga Center LLC.

Early bird special! Save 20% (pay $260) if registered 60 days in advance.

Accommodations and meals are reserved through the Himalayan Institute Retreat Center.

Attention Yoga Teachers: Lifepath Retreat: Yoga, Ayurveda & Hiking is approved for 10 Contact Continuing Education Credits through Yoga Alliance.