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You are invited to join Renaissance Yoga Studio for a fabulous weekend of yoga, relaxation and fun at the beautiful Himalayan Institute.

The Institute is located on a breathtaking, 400-acre, wooded campus in the rolling hills of the northeastern Pennsylvania. It is a peaceful refuge from the stress of a hectic world and a place to not only study and deepen your practice but also to rest and renew. We have designed a wonderful weekend of practice and rest.

Friday, June 16th

5pm                 Hatha Class lead by Himalayan Institute Teacher

6pm                 Dinner

7pm                 Chai Party followed by Building and Campus Grounds tour ending at Sunset Pond

Saturday, June 17th

7am                 Hatha Class led by Himalayan Institute Teacher

8am                 Breakfast

11am               Restorative Yoga

12:30pm          Lunch

4pm                 Master Class with Himalayan Institute Senior Teacher Shari Friedrichsen

6pm                 Dinner

7pm                 Bonfire

Sunday, June 18th

7am                 Hatha Class led by Himalayan Institute Teacher

8am                Breakfast

10am               Sun Salutations on Sound of Music Hill and closing activities

12:30pm          Lunch


The cost for the seminar weekend is $100 per person, plus room and board. The Himalayan Institute offers a variety of comfortable rooms ranging from $65 to $285 per day. Three delicious, vegetarian meals are provided each day. For more details please see Bob or Laura.

In addition, you are welcome to take part in as much or as little of what the Himalayan Institute has to offer, including…

Sri Vidya Shrine Meditation Hall which is open throughout the day and evening. Prayers from the Himalayan Yoga Tradition are offered at 6am and 9pm daily.

Hiking trails. The Green Trail is an easy 20 minute walk offering views of the forest, creeks and open fields. The Red Trail is a moderate 30 minute walk with great views of the forest canopy and undergrowth. The Blue Trail is challenging and typically takes 40-50 minutes to complete, with an opportunity to visit Tanner Falls. The White trail is considered the most challenging trail and offers several options to showcase the beauty of the forest and open canopy.

Guest Tea Lounge where hot teas, as well as hot and cold filtered water are available free of charge. It is a wonderful place to relax and borrow a book from the lending library.

Sacred Grove Café where homemade chai, organic teas and coffee, and healthy and delicious snacks are available in a friendly atmosphere.

Campus Bookstore which carries and extensive collection of artisan gifts, books, and herbal products.

Pure Rejuv Wellness Center for a variety of services including massage, Ayurvedic treatments and Yoga Therapy.