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					          Jivamukti Yoga & Dechen Thurman
                       present
Navagraha: The 2011 Annual Jivamukti Yoga Vacation at
               Menla Mountain Retreat
                                              (2 Hours North of NYC)




                Menla is a jewel on this planet — a true resource for groups seeking retreat or conference
                     space to promote the deep investigation of silence, peace, sanity, and healing.
                                    —Jon Kabat-Zinn, author of Coming to Our Senses


                                  Monday, June 13-Friday June 17, 2011
   Take a retreat with Dechen Thurman, for 5 days this June in tranquil, verdant Phoenicia New York.
  Practice Jivamukti Yoga in an open space surrounded by nature. Learn to chant ma ntras to five of the
  universe’s planets and meditate upon the 5 transcendent virtues they represent. Enjoy gourmet vegan
 meals in scenic outdoor settings. Relax in a brand new, state of the art, healing spa designed to integrate
                             modern medicine with ancient healing traditions.
               *Dechen will be available for private 1-1 Mantra Meditation/Shiatsu Classes.

   Menla Mountain Retreat & Conference Center is set on 320 acres in the historic Catskill
  Mountains of New York State. Surrounded by a national forest preserve, the retreat center
  offers complete privacy in a tranquil setting. Our modern and comfortable facilities are an
 ideal setting for retreats, conferences and workshops. This woodland valley is an authorized
                                 Audubon Society bird sanctuary.

For registration, booking, information and to book private 1-1 classes with Dechen, please contact:
Purnima Langen (212) 353-0214, purnima@gmail.com

Your retreat fee is based upon your accommodation choices, includes classes, gourmet vegan meals at
Menla’s two dining rooms, including an outdoor dining deck with breathtaking views of the surrounding
valley., along with access to:

      Outdoor pool (Unheated)
      Sauna
      Two outdoor tennis courts
      Nature walks and hiking trails
      Fitness center with weight training equipment

   Note: Transportation is not included.

   ***Early Bird Discount: Receive $100 off your registration when you sign up by April 13, 2011.

   Cancellation Policy:

   05% Non-Refundable by April 10.

   100% Non-Refundable after April 10.

Deluxe Accommodations: Delos Inn and Hill House




Three-story Bell tower Inn with reception area and two dining rooms.
* Six single rooms with queen beds and private bath.
*Five double rooms with twin beds and private bath..
*Each room has forest and mountain views.
*The serene ambiance of the guest rooms with organic cotton linens, down comforters, and modern tiled
bathrooms will make your stay a relaxing one.
* Each room includes a desk for writing and study, with telephones and voicemail, Internet access, and
individually controlled thermostats.
*There is also free Wifi available in the lobby and dining areas of the Delos Inn. Fully handicap-accessible.




Delos Inn Single Room - Private Queen/Private Bath
Before April 13: $1588
After April 13: $1688

Delos Inn – Double Twin/Private Bath:
Early Bird Discount Before April 13: $1458
After April 13: $1558




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Hill House




Suite, Hill House


*Two-story chalet style building with forest and mountain views.
*Eight single rooms with queen beds and private bath.
*Four suites sleep 1–4 guests in twin beds with ensuite bath.
*The serene ambiance of the guest rooms — with organic cotton linens, down comforters, and modern tiled
bathrooms — will make your stay a relaxing one.
* Each room includes a desk for writing and study, with telephones and voicemail, Internet access, and
individually controlled thermostats.
*There is also free Wifi available in the lobby and dining areas of the Delos Inn. Fully handicap-accessible.

Hill House
Single Room – Private Queen/Private Bath
Early Bird Discount before April 15: $1588
After April 15: $1688

Hill House
Triple or Twin bed/Private Bath
Early Bird Discount Before April 13: $1369
After April 13: $1469

Private House Accommodations

Eagle (Dorm Style)
Two-story house with upstairs kitchen, dining/living room,
three bedrooms, one bathroom with jacuzzi and one full bathroom.
 Downstairs: 550 square foot meeting room, one bedroom and one bathroom.
 Sleeps 1–10 in twin and bunk beds.

Early Bird Discount Before April 13: $1336
After April 13: $1436

                                          Travel & Transportation to Menla:
                                                BY CAR FROM NEW YORK CITY:
 Cross George Washington Bridge (upper level); take an immed iate right onto the Palisades Parkway; continue to exit 9 West (NYS
 Thruway Albany 87). Drive for about 1 hour to exit 19 (Kingston exit); after toll booth take first right at traffic circle on to Route 28
West toward Pine Hill. Continue about 22 miles to Phoenicia. Continue approximately 1/2 mile beyond the Phoenicia sign and make a
left onto Woodland Valley Road. At the T, make a right, continuing on Woodland Valley Road for about 1/ 2 mile. Immed iately af ter
  the ―Dangerous Intersection‖ sign, make a right onto Pantherkill Road. Continue to end of road and enter gates of Menla Mountain
 Retreat. Go through the gates into Menla, bearing slightly right uphill to the main parking area. Go into the building in fro nt of you
                              (Delos Inn, yello w with a b lue staircase), and check in at the front desk.

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BY CAR FROM NYS THRUWA Y SOUTH:
Take exit 19 (follow direct ions above).

TAXI & Car Serv ice:
To Menla fro m the Phoenicia bus drop-off:
Call the Front Desk ahead of time to arrange for our $5 shuttle service to Menla 845-688-6897 ext .0

Car services to/from the Rhinecliff, NY A mtrak station and Albany, Stewart (Newburgh, NY) and New York City airports:
Blue Mountain Limo 845-246-4404
Catskills Co mfo rt Travel 845-254-6105

BY BUS:
Call Adirondack Trailways, 800-776-7548 or v isit http://www.trailwaysny.com/html/english/fares_pdf/phoennyc.pdf, for informat ion
and departure times to and fro m Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City to Phoenicia, NY. The trip takes about 3 hours. With
advance notice, Menla provides a shuttle to and from Phoenicia up until 8 p.m. Please call 845 -688-6897 to arrange for pick-up .

BY TRAIN:
The Amtrak Rhinecliff train station is appro ximately 50 minutes from Men la. Call A mtrak, 800-872-7245, for informat ion and train
schedules to Rhinecliff, N.Y. Train ride is less than two hours from New York City. Taxi service is generally available at th e
Rhinecliff station but is very expensive (up to $200). We therefore reco mmend travelling by bus instead.

BY AIR:
The closest airports are Stewart Airport in Newburgh, NY and Albany International Airport in A lbany, NY. The Trailways bus in
Albany can take you to Phoenicia. You may also fly into any of the major New York City airports and take a bus from New Yo rk
City. All New York City airports connect to Port Authority Bus Terminal (for the Trailways bus).

TAXI AND CAR S ERVICES:

Catskills Comfort Travel
845/254/6105
Local and Airport

Woodstock Transportation
845/679/8294
Local and Airport

Kingston Kabs
845/331/8294
Local and Airport

Blue Mountain Limo
845/246/4404
Local and Airport

New Cabs
845/336/2400
Local and Airport

Town Car Taxi Service
718/392/9191

Airport Transportation
518/374/4840
518/441/1523
To all NYC A irports plus Newark, Stewart,
Plattsburg Area, Logan (Boston) and Montreal.
$150-$200 fro m A lbany to Menla


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