Mom Writing Retreat

  • Menla Mountain Retreat Center 375 Pantherkill Road Phoenicia, NY, 12464 United States

Get away. Have fun. Write poetry. Do yoga and meditation. Take a break from your every day and spend a weekend immersed in creativity and rejuvenation! Have all your meals catered, and leave the dishes to us.

Words are the powerful tools we use to communicate with the world and with ourselves. Learn to consciously tell the stories that create the life you envision. Spend quality time with creative people, recenter, journal, and workshop your ideas with the group. Complete the mind body connection with yin yoga practices and guided meditation.

Hike and explore the beautiful grounds of Menla Mountain Retreat in Upstate New York. Guaranteed to help you rediscover your most creative self! The best thing you will do for your family this year is take time for yourself! 


WHEN: Thursday, July 20th - Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

WHEREMenla Mountain Retreat in Phoenicia, NY.

Surrounded by thousands of acres of Catskills forest preserve, Menla is nestled in a magical mountain valley. Throughout the year, guests enjoy deep serenity, abundant wildlife, and can explore many different levels of hikes. You will have access to their beautiful Healing Center and Spa in addition to gourmet vegetarian cuisine from their organic garden. The hidden mountain valley of Phoenicia has much to offer: from the untouched wilderness surrounding Menla with well maintained hiking trails that stretch deep into the peaceful mountains to one of the most unique spas in the area that focuses on Tibetan massage and healing, as well as additional offerings of sound healing and guided hikes.


  • Accommodations (shared rooms)

  • 3 healthy vegetarian meals per day

  • 2 daily yoga/meditation classes per day (morning and afternoon/evening)

  • Writing workshops

  • Optional guided hikes, spa services + sound healing.


  • $800 by April 2nd / $900 after (per person)