Sun, Nov 14 | Minnewaska Lodge | New Paltz, NY

Renew & Restore Fall Retreat: New Paltz, NY

This wellness retreat teaches you everyday methods to alleviate stress while offering yoga practices to soothe your nervous system, nature hikes, star-gazing, fire ceremony, hot cocoa and more.
Renew & Restore Fall Retreat: New Paltz, NY

Dates & Location

Nov 14, 3:00 PM EST – Nov 17, 11:00 AM EST
Minnewaska Lodge | New Paltz, NY, 3116 US-44, Gardiner, NY 12525, USA

Event Description

This self-nuruturing wellness autumn retreat is an opportunity for you to shed the layers of stress that have accumulated during pandemic life. By learning about how stress works, you can better identify it and apply practices to decompress before it becomes chronic.

Join veteran yoga teacher and yoga therapist, Lila Lolling, for a 4-day immersion that takes you on a journey from stress to joy. According to ancient yoga wisdoms, peace and bliss are your true nature. So if you are not experiencing these 'natural states', then what is getting in the way?

During this retreat, we dive into the nuances of how stress impacts your physical, mental, and emotional bodies as well as investigate the signs and symptoms of your stress-triggers. This enables you to more easily navigate the ever-changing tides of modern living.

You will also experience:

   • enlightening talks + discussions

   • guided meditations + conscious relaxation sessions

   • yoga asana + breathwork classes: all levels

   • dedicated self-reflection + journaling time

   • nourishing nature adventures & fire ceremonies

   • informative theory-based workshops on stress


7am:  Breakfast Snack + Morning Medicinal Tea

7:30am - 8:30am:  Morning Meditation + Dharma Talk

8:45am - 9:45am:  Yoga Asana + Breathwork

10am:  Brunch Buffet

11am - 1pm:  Free Time *

1pm - 2:30pm, Monday Workshop:  "Stress + its Impact" 

1pm - 2:30pm, Tuesday Workshop:  "Recognizing + Mitigating Stress" 

1pm - 2:30pm, Wednesday Workshop:  "Transforming Stress to Cultivate Joy"

2:30pm - 4:30pm:  Free Time * + Afternoon Snack

4:30pm - 5:45pm:  Reflect + Connect Session (indoors or outdoors, weather permitting)

6:30pm:  Dinner Buffet

8pm - 9:30pm:  Evening Meditation + Dharma Talk

* Dedicated time to read, relax, nap, walk in nature, self-reflect, etc. Also since this is a mid-week R&R retreat, you are may also work if essential, although not recommended.


Lodge check-in 3pm. First session 4pm. Second session 8pm.


Lodge check-out 11am.


$645 early bird tuition plus accommodations.

Special room rates for this retreat range from $120-$230 per night (3 night stay) depending on room type. Room rates stay the same, regarldess of how many people occupy the room. All inclusive retreat begins at $1,005.


The stunningly appointed Minnewaska Lodge offers 26 uniquely designed guest rooms, some with cathedral ceilings and others with private balconies featuring spectacular mountain and forest views. Our location at the base of the Shawangunk Mountains provides guests the opportunity to witness this awe-inspiring setting from the coziness of their own rooms.

Commuting locals are welcome to attend for tuition rate only.


To book this retreat and receive special pricing, please call (845) 255-1110.

Please note, the intention is for a small group of people to go safely within and transform your stress. The intimate nature of this retreat awards you more time to be personally guided by Lila.

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