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5 Refreshing Yoga Retreats in New York

5 Refreshing Yoga Retreats in New York

While many opt for or only think of yoga retreats in lush, tropical places, that certainly isn’t the other type of destination for a yoga retreat! Practicing in nature anywhere is truly beneficial for your connection to Mother Earth herself, and New York state has some picturesque nature that is a treat to practice in. I’ll be honest though, while there aren’t many yoga retreats in New York offered, especially compared to other top yoga destinations, there are a few that are absolutely stellar. Check them out and if they don’t suit your fancy, don’t miss seeing other top yoga retreats in the USA.

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Top Yoga Retreats in New York

Treat yourself to a transformational weekend at one of the New York yoga retreats.

Editor’s Promise: All retreats are hand-picked by a writer who practices yoga. Choices are made based on a mix of styles offered, reviews, and availability from my trusted partners BookYogaRetreats and BookRetreats.

3 Day Catskills ‘Relax & Refresh’ Retreat in Ellenville

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This yoga retreat in New York has a little bit of everything to ensure that you have truly relaxing long weekend. Set in upstate New York in the beautiful Catskills, this is easily one of the best yoga retreats in the US and with good reason. A number of yoga styles are practiced at this retreat including restorative and transformational yoga as well as Tai Chi and Qi Gong, which are similar ways to move energy through your body but they are different and can feel odd but amazing. Regardless, all classes during the retreat are meant to tune into and relax your energy so you will feel rejuvenated. The beauty of the Catskills isn’t missed either as you will spend time outdoors doing nature meditations by a waterfall. Not to mention the workshops for stress management and wellness that are also included as well as access to the on-site spa. Talk about an informational and relaxing weekend!

3 Day Yoga, Meditation, and Wellness Retreat in The Hamptons, New York

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Immerse yourself in a truly transformative experience on this weekend retreat run by SIRKO fitness. This experience follows the Mamankuna program which aims to help open to your highest potential. A combination of classes will have you delving into your own power which includes Hatha-style yoga, guided meditation, cleansing rituals, and a Metaphysic class. This New York yoga retreat has you staying in a beautiful Hamptons house that is bright, inviting, and luxurious for you to settle into for your weekend journey. It looks dreamy!

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5 Day Private Women’s Five Elements Healing Yoga Retreat in Dutchess County

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Designed for healers, this solo woman retreat is for those who wish to explore yoga beyond the asanas (the physical practice). While yoga Nidra is practiced, you can expect deep healing in 5 days with activities that included guided meditations, mindfulness workshops, and art. You’ll have time to explore the area but will spend most of your time connecting with yourself and nature to balance your mind, body, and spirit.

3 Day “Couples Reconnection” Yoga Retreat in the Catskills

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Deepen your connection with your partner at a couples reconnection retreat in the picturesque Catskills. Through daily yoga, wellness workshops, Tai Chi and Qi Gong classes, and time in nature, together you and your partner will no doubt come closer together. Staff on-site is there to help guide you and assist you through the process and to make sure all of your needs are taken care of on this journey for both of you. Self-reflection and workshops that dive into topics such as letting go of attachment, love language, and couples healing, will give you both the space to open your hearts and delve deeper into healing, clarity, and emotional wellness. This is a truly relaxing, yet transformational weekend, and a unique opportunity to do so with a partner.

2 Day Exclusive Introductory Health Retreat at YO1 Health Resort in Monticello, New York

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Journey to a state-of-the-art wellness centre to help facilitate your inner and outer healing. Focused on sharing holistic Indian practices this new facility offers experiences from Ayurveda, naturopathy, yoga, and acupuncture. Everything you could need or want for your healing is on-site so that you can truly immerse yourself and focus on the union of your mind, body, and soul.

Join daily yoga and meditation classes offered in a Hatha style, enjoy a massage, and wander to top-notch spa facilities including a swimming pool, sauna, or steam bath. Hiking and even a gym are always available too so that you can choose how you spend your time at the retreat, making it truly a personalized experience.

Not quite what you’re after? Be sure to check out BookYogaRetreats for seasonal and one-time retreats that pop up!

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Best Time to Go on a Retreat in New York

Luckily there are yoga retreats available in New York state year-round. But if you’re an outdoor lover it’s best to visit when New York weather is at its peak from June to August. The fall, September-October, is ideal for those who wish to see fall foliage while temperatures are still mild.

November-May, winter and spring, bring cooler temperatures but the number of retreats on offer doesn’t diminish during these off-peak travel months.

How long are New York retreats?

Retreats in New York are shorter than your average retreat. The majority of retreats are between 3 and 7 days. Perfect for a weekend getaway or weeklong indulgence.

How much does a retreat cost?

Retreat costs in New York begin around $395 and reach upwards of $2000. This fluctuation is based on the length of a retreat, whether it is a group or private instruction, and any other activities that may be offered such as hiking, Tai Chi, dancing, martial arts, and massage.

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